My “Size” Story: Sobs, Successes and Shopping

The date was June 13th 1993. I was at teen cotillion, our first formal dance. For those unfamiliar with this practice, cotillion is a weekly dance class, held at night, where about 50-80 teenagers stand in a gymnasium and are taught everything from the foxtrot to the box step. This is meant to prepare us for the future. In the Southern…
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7 Days of Style: 22nd February 2021

Another 7 days of style, another 7 days of nowhere to wear them! But, you guys, there is hope. Apparently this evening we are in for an announcement from the Prime Minister that will set us on a course for reopening. Let’s keep our fingers crossed. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to dress up and go. I…
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Try on: Scamp & Dude, H&M and ASOS

This week was obviously a heavy shopping week. Apologies for two back to back try ons, but I blame the retailers. They are delivering a lot of stuff worth talking about right now. So, we have a three prong try on today. We start with a beloved British brand that is all about power…superhero power, and we end with a…
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Lockdown: Why it’s getting harder and how I’m trying to …

My to do list was pretty epic last week. But, you know what wasn’t on that to do list? Having a full on emotional meltdown on Instagram stories to start the week off with a bang. Yup, I let it rip. In all honesty, the scrunched up face for fifteen seconds on the gram didn’t hold a candle to what…
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Fashion Myth Buster: You can only be “stylish” in heels

Back in the 90s, I remember reading time and again how just throwing on a pair of heels can “instantly make any outfit more stylish.” As a woman that was already standing at six feet tall at the age of thirteen, I was terrified that I was going to be left out of the stylish pack, as donning a pair…
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