Does telling women to love their bodies promote obesity in women?

Apparently, last week,  there appears to have been a bit of a kerfuffle between fitness expert Maria Kang  (a.k.a. “Fit Mom) and Curvy Girl Lingerie owner Chrystal B0urgon over Curvy Girl’s recent campaign that encouraged women of\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nall sizes to post pics of themselves to Curvy Girl’s Facebook page for their “unphotoshopped, regular woman” photo campaign.\r\n\r\nIt…

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Narciso Rodriguez Collection for Kohl’s new Design Nation debuts November 7

Kohl’s has taken a cue from both Macy’s and Target with their new Design Nation capsule collection intiative. The first major designer to debut a collection is Narciso Rodriguez, which will be revealed in stores on November 7 at 7 a.m.\r\n\r\nRodriguez’s collections are usually featured in upscale retailers Bergdorf Goodman, Macy’s, and Barney’s–so it’s quite…

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LuckyMag’s Brandon Holley promises more body diversity, dressing advice

Usually I don’t read a magazine’s Editor’s Letter–and the ones I have read sounded like explanations of what was in the magazine, so why bother?  Well,  I should have read Lucky Editor-in-Chief Brandon Holley”s letter in the October issue.  Apparently, an “avid” Lucky reader–in the un-average size range of 16-18–got Holley’s attention, who noted in…

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New Year’s Resolution: Losing Weight vs. Dieting

“Diet” is a four-letter word (correction: foul-letter word….)\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nI don’t believe in “dieting” per se.  I do, however, believe in losing weight when it’s appropriate.  When the number of outfits in my wardrobe that fit comfortably is disproportionate to the total number of outfits therein, it is most certainly time to lose some weight.  (or start…

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Flash Sale Overload!

\r\n\r\nThis morning, as I was updating my Facebook status, an ad appeared for another one of those Flash Sale sites..\r\n\r\nFor those of you who don’t know what that is, a flash sale site is a website that offers special deals on designer clothing, home furnishings, travel packages, etc. for limited time periods.  Many of the…

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