Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you’re plus size and looking for jeans, you can’t just walk into any retailer and expect to find a pair in your size.  Similarly, if you try to find a plus size bra at your local lingerie boutique, you may be hard pressed to find what you need. While plus size shopping in person may still be a challenge, online outlets transformed the […]

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Disclosure: This set was purchased with my own money. All opinions are my own. Amoralle has this way of creating beautifully seductive imagery. The Latvian luxury label’s lookbooks are fairytale dreams. Even their studio product photography seems otherworldly. The last time I bought from the label was nearly 4 years ago. It wasn’t an entirely positive experience, and I had to cancel an order because it hadn’t been shipped after several […]

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Playful Promises has gone from strength to strength these last few years, first making their mark as an affordable, fashion-focused (albeit core-sized) lingerie brand before deciding to come for everybody’s coins with a stellar full bust collection and an equally gorgeous plus size collection. In addition to these incredible (and incredibly well-received) size expansions, Playful Promises continues to show their feminist roots with remarkably diverse lookbooks, ranging from an ‘Ageless […]

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  About a week ago, I realized something that had been building for a long time – I dreaded going to my own Facebook page. It wasn’t that I was tired of talking with TLA readers, of course. However, I was tired – so very tired – of the endless wave of sexual harassment in my page’s comments. Sexual harrassment entirely caused by men. I’ve been running my blog, The […]

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One of the biggest lessons I’m learning this year is the importance of completion, of finishing what you start. Creating new things is a type of high all its own. The thinking, the planning, the moment when everything comes together and it’s better than you ever imagined – that’s the exciting part, at least for me. But it always happens that shortly after I finish one idea, I’m driven immediately […]

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