Monthly Archives: December 2014

I’m 45, Fat And Finally Know I’m Sexy

Here’s an absolutely spot-on piece we found to put to rest the argument that you have to be thin to be sexy…

By Elle Chase

I happen to live in Los Angeles, where being over a2014-11-24-IMG_7570-thumb size 8 is almost a felony. As a plus-size woman, this can be depressing when I am searching for a cute bathing suit or a stylish pair of jeans in a city that considers the “norm” a size 2. At those times, I like to remind myself that the average dress size for women across America and the UK is a size 14, and that a size 2 is much less common than the norm. However, it’s disappointing to note that at size 14, those “average women” are also considered “plus-size,” a term that relegates them to a category that, in this media-driven age, sends women to the back of the proverbial bus. Continue reading