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Social media and the #bodypos movement

April 26, 2016 Alexandra Prim 0

Alexandra Prim

Even Caitlin Marceau sometimes finds herself thinking body-shaming thoughts. “Ugh, I’m so fat,” and “I don’t have a good enough body for this dress,” are phrases that have passed through every woman’s head at some point, but Marceau actively fights this mentality as much as she’s able.

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Fashionable knows no size

April 24, 2016 Alexandra Prim 0

Alexandra Prim

Most brick-and-mortar stores only carry women’s clothing sizes zero through 12, but many resourceful women work around the average size restrictions to show off their distinct personal styles.

Laura Cole as a toddler. Photo courtesy of Laura Cole.

Growing up big

April 21, 2016 Alexandra Prim 0

Alexandra Prim

The first time Laura Cole was called fat, she was seven years old and it was by a boy at school. For her, that was the turning point.