"Why the hell am I a medium at Jacqui E but I'm an extra large at Zara?"
For Eleanor Curry, the things at the top of her list are, of course, her children and her job, in addition to traveling and spending time with the friends who empower and inspire her — six of whom she invited on a trip to Los Angeles for a totally boss photoshoot.
Yulianna Yussef has amassed a large following on Instagram, thanks to her unique birthmarks. While she projects confidence, she says, she nevertheless struggles with her skin condition.
In light of Pirelli’s last two releases, it seems that the era of the white-washed, size-six fashion calendar is coming to an end.Only there’s one group of women yet to have a calendar of their very own: plus-sized women.Which is why Brianna McDonnell, a body-positive fashion blogger at the B Word, has decided to create one.The #BeInYourSkin 2018 editorial calendar features 25 plus-size bloggers, influencers and friends as part of a campaign to empower and inspire – an idea which she told Mic came “organically”.“I wanted to create images of plus-size women that were creative, different, sexy, artful, strong, empowering and editorial,” she said. “It’s very rare to see a plus-size body in the media portrayed in an editorial way.”“I wanted to create something for plus-size women, where they could see themselves in the images. If they could see themselves in one of us, they too can be as strong, powerful and glamorous. It is about representation.”You can buy your own here.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Plus-size woman turned into a body-shaming meme fights backThis one woman inspired hundreds to wear clothing they have ‘no business wearing’Former Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman, 59, posts honest bikini selfie
Blogger and mom Katey Johnson shared a photo of herself in a fitted dress she had “no business wearing.” The post went viral and has inspired other women to do the same.
Body positivity blogger Ana Carolina Rojas has nothing to hide, not even the hate she receives from trolls. Rojas was minding her own business, enjoying a beautiful, warm day of sunbathing and sharing it with her followers when a troll attacked.
Beauty queen Victoria Graham, who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, proudly shows her surgery scars. Victoria Graham is much more than just a pretty face. The 22-year-old Maryland college student, who was crowned Miss Frostburg in October (a local title associated with the Miss America Organization), is on a mission to raise awareness about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) — a rarely diagnosed genetic condition that affects connective tissue in the skin, joints, and blood vessels.
Serena Williams got real about strength for Sports Illustrated. Serena Williams appeared in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated with a clear message: Everybody deserves to feel comfortable in their body. It’s okay to look good and feel good and I’m strong,” Williams said.
Accepting and loving our bodies is no easy feat — so many of us struggle with it on some level every single day.
“The key to confidence from a neuroscientific perspective is the interplay between the hormones testosterone (higher levels of which are positively correlated with confidence) and cortisol (the stress hormone),” explains Dr Tara Swart, neuroscientist and leadership coach.
One fitness Instagrammer is on a mission to show her fans that the bodies we admire aren’t always as perfect as they look on social media. Sara Puhto posted a photo on her Instagram demonstrating how artful posing can give you a “Kardashian booty.”
It’s hard to deny Willow and Jaden Smith’s impact upon the fashion and music world. And as the duo have recently hit 15 and 18, they’ve now revealed how Will and Jada’s relaxed attitude towards parenting has contributed to their success. “When we were old enough to start dressing ourselves, my mom was like, ‘Are you sure you want to go out like that?’ And me and Jaden would be like, ‘You know what?
She may be ready to flaunt her figure in nude selfies now, but Kim Kardashian West’s been on a long journey toward accepting the changes that pregnancy has put her body through. She explains in a new post on her app that she, like many women, had body-image issues during and after both of her pregnancies.
In todays society, confidence is a must have accessory for every man, woman and child. If you’re not naturally confident you have to pretend you are. If that isn’t hard enough then the same society is telling you you need to eat less, eat more, wear make up, look natural, dress your age, eat this, don’t eat that, speak up, don’t have an opinion, be slim, have curves. Phew! I’m exhausted just thinking about that list.
Michelle Icard was at Starbucks when she heard three teen girls trash-talking a girl they knew. So she wrote them a note and revealed the incident on her blog.