Sunday Links, 5/10/15

pink cherry blossom on tree

Late April/early May is my favorite time of the year: when nature is as pink as I am.

Happy Mothers’ Day!

Fa(t)shion
-Fat Girl Posing’s spring pastel shoot is gorgeous.
-My friend Femma’s Etsy shop Femme Fat Sew is live!
-A plus size student was suspended for a supposedly revealing prom dress, while her straight size classmates got away with much skimpier dresses.
TheCURVYCon is coming to New York, and will have Amber Riley as a keynote speaker!
I said yes to the (gay wedding) dress.
Ten body-positive tips for plus size brides.
-This leather corset is gorgeous, comes in sizes XXS – 12XL, and even comes in pink!
Bombsheller has extended their leggings’ size range to include 2XL, and is working their way up to 6XL.
1910, Paris: some of the world’s first street style photography.
At this fashion library, you check out clothes instead of buying them.
Has it occurred to you that fat people have taste?
ModCloth’s men show their support of their body-positive pool party.
Russian artist compares famous designers’ dresses with nature.

Fat Acceptance
That one time I had liposuction and my life still sucked.
DadBod: three things I love/hate.
Fat-shaming vs. fat discrimination.
-A roundup of Bitch Flick’s posts on fatphobia and fat positivity in movies and TV, including two posts about Steven Universe.
Why diets don’t actually work, according to a researcher who has studied them for decades. It’s too bad that she recommends trying to stay at the lower end of your weight range rather than just aiming for health and letting your weight fall wherever it falls, but otherwise it’s a good piece.
FDA: trade your double chin for nerve damage!
Today fat yoga, tomorrow fat kayaking? Some thoughts on kayaking while fat, safe spaces, and inclusiveness.
This International No Diet Day photo is awesome, so here are 7 other reasons you should never have to justify eating.
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OOTD: Floral for Pi Day!

Every year on or near March 14th, Steve and I hold a Pi Day party. After we got engaged in February, I started thinking about having a party to celebrate, and it seemed only natural to combine our engagement party with our annual celebration of pie.

I’m so glad we did. The party was incredibly wonderful: so many friends from so many parts of our lives came together and showered us with love in the form of delicious, delicious baked goods (as well as a few savory pies like quiche and pizza). If I could bottle up that feeling, I would.

plus size outfit pink and blue floral dress with petticoat and flower headband

Dress: White Mark via Zulily, petticoat: Domino Dollhouse, shoes: Fluevog, purse: Papaya!, headband: Crown & Glory, necklace:  Forever 21, earrings and rhinestone wristband: So Good, bangles: eBay

plus size outfit pink and blue floral dress with petticoat and flower headband

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Outfit August, day 12: pretty pastels

The life of a fatshion blogger is so hard. I just had to go to one of my favorite cupcake places to find the perfect background for this outfit. 😉

sitting at a table in a cupcake place with a cupcake

Dress: White Mark via Zulily, skirt: made from two skirts sewn together (you can see it worn on its own here), necklace: Forever 21, bracelets: Deb, earrings and fascinator: So Good, shoes: Clarks

plus size outfit pink pastel dress with blue flowers

This dress is really short–even on someone as short-legged as I am–hence the skirt underneath.  I really like how they go together, and it felt vaguely superpower-ish to have hidden unicorns under my dress.

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