ModCloth Plans Expansion, May Even Launch A Bridal Collection

ModCloth, the spunky, vintage-inspired retailer for Zooey Deschanel devotees, has until recently only been accessible online. But the July opening of their first brick-and-mortar store in San Francisco signaled the company’s plans for expansion: more physical stores, athletic wear, even a bridal collection. »8/31/15 10:15pm8/31/15 10:15pm

What Happens if We Post Pictures of Happy Fat People on the Internet? 

In March 2015, Liz Boltz Ranfeld asked the question “What Happens If We Let Fat People Be Happy?” Her piece, published in Everyday Feminism, posits, “typically, stories about weight and happiness tend to be rooted in fat women losing weight, or perhaps thin women realizing they need to stop thinking of themselves as… »5/13/15 2:30pm5/13/15 2:30pm

Calling a Smidge of Bullshit on the Whole Makeup-Free Thing

Most of us agree a positive body image is a good thing, but we may not agree on how to cultivate it. That much was evident when Australian website MammaMia launched a well-meaning "Body Positive" campaign on Twitter recently with the #MMbodypositive hashtag, meant to address some troubling statistics they discovered… »8/23/13 1:35pm8/23/13 1:35pm

People Don Their Skivvies to Push for Body Diversity at Victoria's Secret

Last weekend, a group of San Francisco body positive activists wore their Sunday best undergarments, and stood proud and tall (and short) (and skinny) (and fat) in front of a Victoria’s Secret store. Their message? Love your body, even in the face of the photoshopped-to-hell-and-back photos we see in the media. »6/17/13 10:00am6/17/13 10:00am