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VIDEO: Blogger, Model, TED Talk Expert Brittany Gibbons on Her New Book,’The Clothes Make the Girl (Look Fat)?’

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Blogger, model, TED Talk expert and author Brittany Gibbons talks with BookTrib about the follow up to her bestselling memoir Fat Girl Walking: Sex, Food, Love, and Being Comfortable in Your Skin…Every Inch of It (Dey Street Books). Calling her latest book, The Clothes Make the Girl (Look Fat)?: Adventures and Agonies in Fashion (Dey Street Books), an “overdue love letter to her body,” Gibbons takes on the industries that use clothing size as a barometer for measuring how good women should feel about their bodies and fashion choices. Enjoy this light-hearted and informative talk between two women that sounds more like a conversation between two girlfriends than your standard interview! ABOUT THE AUTHOR Brittany Gibbons writes the blog Brittanyherself.com and is the curator…

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Five body positive blogs to celebrate those gorgeous curves

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When you’ve got curves, it’s not always easy to know how something will fit you—especially when most fashion images we see are of rail-thin models. Sometimes getting dressed feels like a minefield. Because let’s face it, styles that look amazing on a size 2 will never look quite the same on a size 12. And then there are the dreaded “rules” that we’re supposed to live by—no horizontal stripes, no strapless dresses, always wear black because it’s slimming… Thank god for body-positive blogs, where plus-size women are shattering those archaic “rules” and rocking awesome styles that look great on all body shapes. These blogs have become my daily reading, my inspiration, and a little problematic as they are direct contributors…

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