Gosh, all this jetsetting makes a girl thirsty…for indie plus size fashion! (Eh? Eh?) As many of you already know (because let’s be real, there are like 4 strangers who read this thing), I just came back from Portland! When I was deciding where to go for vaca, one of the big draws to Portland originally was their […]Read more "The Ample Goes West… Size Queen!"
So, I’m about to start a big conversation. I don’t even know if I’m ready for it. Also, I will preface this by saying that I know this issue is a tender one, and I am absolutely ready for this to blossom into a larger conversation. You may disagree with what I say, and that’s […]Read more "“Plus Size”, “Fat,” and The Imagined Future"
This morning, when I was choosing my clothes for the day, I chose black stockings, a black dress made out of leather, and black pointed-toe lace-up boots. When I was doing my makeup, I made sure my skin looked perfect; I primed it, I applied concealer and foundation with my eyes squinted, searching. I drew […]Read more "On Being a Mean Femme: Armor and Fat"
Hello, graduates of Indie Plus Sizes 101. Congratulations, you’ve made it to round 2. But the work DOES NOT STOP, so sit back, open your notebook, put on your tartan skirt, and let’s all listen to some ~~*Pink Floyd*~~ together as I give you some education. So, these posts were born out of my own […]Read more "Indie Plus Sizes 201"
An awesome femme commented last week that I should do a post on all those ~*elusive*~ indie plus brands that I was saying we should all buy from. Readers, TheAmple does not take that lightly. TheAmple gives her readers what they want. The people have spoken, and TheAmple listens. In this first installment, I’ll give you […]Read more "Indie Plus Sizes 101"
I don’t know if you all have noticed, but I have a very narrow aesthetic for myself. I wear lots of black, lots of bodycon, lots of pattern, and lots of drape. I find comfort in looking severe. I have a very specific idea of what I think looks good on me, and in order […]Read more "I Wouldn’t Wear That Myself…"
Okay, so this is a posting about an imminent model casting that’s about to happen that you should all apply for. But it’s also about a company that’s very near and dear to my heart. I intern for them, but it’s because they are one of the few companies that align with the way I […]Read more "SmartGlamour Spring Collection CASTING"