Wait, you mean there are supposed to be WOMEN inside these clothes?

You might have noticed that there hasn't been a lot of content lately, because things happen -- most notably, Kate and I have to go be professional writers sometimes, not to mention the fact that we're both pretty strenuously ADD, and SM and A Sarah have the equally if not more time-consuming demands of academia. … Continue reading Wait, you mean there are supposed to be WOMEN inside these clothes?

From the Archives: Fat Acceptance and the Acceptance of Fat

As we're facing a bit of a blogging slow-down here at Shapely Prose, we thought we'd occasionally repost some pieces that you might have missed the first time around or that might warrant a second look. If you've got suggestions for posts you'd like to see again, email me! This post was originally written by … Continue reading From the Archives: Fat Acceptance and the Acceptance of Fat

Friday fluff: Style inspiration

One of the best things you can do for your sense of self-worth is stop reading "women's" magazines. They have to sell you figuratively on your own "imperfections" in order to literally sell you the beauty products that are their raison d'etre. Throwing those magazines away -- or canceling your subscription, or reading Newsweek instead … Continue reading Friday fluff: Style inspiration