Don’t Read the Comments: Policing Plus Sized Women’s Bodies
Lifestyle

Don’t Read the Comments: Policing Plus Sized Women’s Bodies

I read the comments. I should know better. I loved La’Shaunae Steward and plenty of “advice” geared towards overweight women. Just eat less, eat better, and exercise and you don’t have to be fat. It’s that simple. This past year, I did exactly that.   A year ago, I changed my life…

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Ask Allie: Personal Style with a Health Condition
Fashion Advice

Ask Allie: Personal Style with a Health Condition

I have multiple health conditions which make dressing nicely difficult. The two hardest are that 1. I can’t wear pants (or tights!) of any type and 2. I can only wear a few “comfort” shoes. Mainly Algeria Palomas. I can get by with some cute Merrell flats or Uggs for…

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Nordstrom and NIC+ZOE for Spring [sponsored]
Fashion Advice

Nordstrom and NIC+ZOE for Spring [sponsored]

I think you all know by now my love for Nordstrom. The selection of brands, the variety of sizes (and pricepoints!), the free shipping and returns, and the world-famous customer service can’t be beat. Nordstrom asked me to check out their NIC+ZOE collection and share with you my favorites. This…

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Ask Allie: Colorful Cusp Sized Workwear
Fashion Advice

Ask Allie: Colorful Cusp Sized Workwear

I have lost weight recently and now I am CRAVING color. I am interested in finding some beautiful, bright, jewel-toned pieces to wear mainly for work. I like a bit of structure but having had a personally-dark winter, I just need color. Tops, dresses, and suits. Now that I can…

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Ask Allie: Capsule Wardrobe for a Fluctuating Figure
Fashion Advice

Ask Allie: Capsule Wardrobe for a Fluctuating Figure

I’m going through a divorce and at the same time my only son has left for college [thousands of miles away]. I know I am self-medicating with food and I need to do something about it but in the meantime my clothes don’t fit. I don’t want to spend a…

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