Can a Lingerie Blog Boost Your Body Confidence?

Growing up I had a very troubled relationship with my body. I was forever trying to be smaller, covering up my perceived lumps and bumps and wishing I looked like somebody else—mainly those super glossy girls in all of the magazines. This sense of inadequacy carried through to adulthood. And my body confidence only began […]

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Underneath We Are Women

Underneath We Are Women: The Book Project Celebrating Body Diversity

Earlier this year, I took part in a unique photo shoot for Underneath We Are Women. This project is the brainchild of photographer Amy D. Herrmann, a photographer from Australia. Her goal is to publish 100 images of women from all over the world, plus feature their stories, in a coffee table book. It’s all […]

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plus-size model

Why We Need More Plus-Size Models Other Than Ashley Graham

It feels like I’ve been writing about plus-size models like Ashley Graham/Lane Bryant ads for years now. Every time you think you’re done, one pops up again. And then you are back in the mud pit that is “real women” versus “plus-size.” In part, these sorts of ads get a lot of coverage because many […]

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body diversity problem

Why "Size Doesn't Matter" Is a Myth: Fashion's Body Diversity Problem

When people find out that I write about lingerie full time, I tend to get a mix of reactions. “Oh, that must be so great!” says some women, as they ooze with envy and picture me lounging around with my laptop in silk dressing gowns. “Ugh!” say some people, as they try and imagine my […]

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