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Skinny Shaming Is A Real Thing

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Let's get real today, many people seem to think that skinny shaming is acceptable. Suggesting certain women really need to get a pizza or a burger and eat the whole thing it is an unacceptable joke. People only hear about fat shaming but skinny shaming is a real problem too.

Body shaming
NounThe action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size.

Don't get me wrong, I have had positive comments like I can pull of anything because I am skinny, that I could be a model and I have had girls tell me that they would kill to have my body however I have been asked how sad it is not having a big ass, I have been told that the wind will blow me away and that men do not want bones, they want curves (especially from the African community). Bones, too skinny, toothpick are just a few of the names I've been called over the years. Instead of being greeted with a typical "Hey, how are you" you often hear "you are…

Biggest Trend This Fall: Plaid

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Call it tartan, plaid or check mate, when you hear PLAID, you automatically think of the 90's grunge but this season it is all about the bright plaid from the 70's as seen in magazines and all over this season Fashion Runways, it is everywhere and it is everything from coats to suiting. This Fall/Autumn took us back to the last few decades ago and I am loving it.

This is just an update of what I wore yesterday to church. I kept it simple but classy and elegant with this beautiful plaid skirt from H&M and a black top from Guess. This outfit is also perfect for a business meeting or for work. Unfortunately you can't find these pieces online, so you will have to visit their local shop.

Thank you for stopping by Xo, Arielle.