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Uye Surana is the kind of brand that’s grown on me – little by little, lookbook by lookbook – until, without even noticing, I found myself eagerly awaiting every new collection. Everything they make – their entire aesthetic – feels so natural and carefree and accommodating that they’ve become a brand I recommend to people of most any size who want beautiful lingerie that will make them feel gorgeous. Now […]

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As I mentioned a little while ago, I’m spending a few weeks catching up on lookbooks I wanted to feature earlier this year, but didn’t have the time to because of book deadlines. Even though TLA is rather small as far as media publications go, I still think it’s important to support brands when they take steps in the right direction and become part of the change we want to […]

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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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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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Let’s talk #BodyPositivity! Body positive has become the marketing catchphrase of the moment. We see no shortage of brands calling themselves “body positive” through press releases, selectively diverse model choices, and more ad campaigns than I care to count. Media outlets have also been incredibly keen to jump on this bandwagon. They celebrate repetitive, incremental shifts in acceptance and breathlessly post PR copy without giving a second thought as to […]

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