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Body Positivity By Swimsuitsforall & Aqua Cycle

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Body positivity. We hear the term a lot lately and I wonder, what comes up for you when you hear it. I automatically imagine plus-sized women marching through the clothing aisle, gleefully flinging skimpy outfits to the side as they sing an ’embrace your curves’ medley. OK, maybe that’s the musical theater version of it (which is odd because I don’t like musicals) but whatever the image in my head is, it’s definitely comprised of women who are all plus-sized.…

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Backstage Report: Georgine SS17 at nyfw

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New York Fashion Week is always a lot of fun (and work) and this year I enjoyed a special treat of being backstage (and in the photographer’s pit!!) for the Georgine SS17 collection. I also snagged an interview with MAC Senior VP of Global Artist Training, Development and Makeup Artistry, Gordon Espinet, who created the glamourous grunge look for the show.…

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Lifestyle

Summer Weekends + Lovely Links

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Last weekend I fell down a couple of rabbit holes and it was the perfect way to spend one of the few remaining summer weekends. One rabbit hole came with the discovery of Bullet Journaling and the other, an off-shoot because so many Bullet Journal bloggers talk about it, the KonMari Method of organizing. Both promise to be completely life-changing for me.…

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Juicy July + My Season of Celebration

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Woo hoo! July is my birth month and I’m big on celebrations! In fact, I celebrate for the whole season beginning on the Summer Solstice, aka, my favorite day of the year. I used to only celebrate for the month of July but I’ve expanded because, why not! Life is to be lived and there are few things better than celebrating the completion of another trip around the sun.…

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