Business of Plus

As a brand consultant, I have worked closely with about a dozen startup fashion brands. In the course of doing this, I've seen the same issues and mistakes pop up, so.I thought it was time to write a blog post with some actionable advice.
I'm currently self-isolating in my house (Lena says hi!), and I thought that now would be a great time to do a series of interviews with inspiring women founders and business owners!! Today, I've interviewed Lysee Kaye of Bloom Bras. This fashion startup...
Hayley Herms is a plus size model from Los Angeles, whose online course, "How to Become a Plus Size Model: A Course For The Aspiring Plus Size Model" really helped me up my modeling game – and land plus size modeling contracts in Utah and New York...
See My Fit ASOS Tutorial for plus sizes
As a plus size shopper, I rarely shop in stores (honestly only Lane Bryant, Torrid and maybe Target for clothes). When I'm ready to go shopping, I put on my comfy pants, grab a latte and open approximately 2 dozen tabs on Google Chrome.
Y'all, I used to think that being a stylist was a bit of, well, a "fake job." This was about 5 years ago. "You put outfits together? How hard is that?!" Then, dear reader, I had to actually start styling...
I've never written an open letter, but after seeing the... interesting emails I've received from fashion public relations folks over the last while, I figured we needed to have a talk. Y'all. Y'all. There are some mega issues...
I’m pretty stoked to share this interview with Kat Eves of The Style Ethic. Kat is a fashion stylist who focuses on plus sizes, specifically plus size AND ethical options, and she has a personal aesthetic that I am *obsessed* with.   Kat has...
I have a confession. I'm a big ol' nerd. I grew up watching Xena, Hercules, Buffy, Stargate SG-1, and a myriad of other nerdy shows. In 7th grade, someone made fun of people who watch Star Trek, and I have never been more...
Growing up, I was cautioned against "meeting people online," but sometime around 2012 I threw that advice out the window. AND I'M SO GLAD I DID. Being open to meeting people on the ~world wide web~ means that I...
I first found Copper Union when I was hunting around the internet for plus size fashion that had something to say. Love me some wardrobe staples, but sometimes a gal wants to dress like a beautiful butterfly, ya know? Copper Union has been...
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