Outfit of the Day: Wool Coat

By |2017-06-14T12:15:30-04:00October 15th, 2012|Fashion, Outerwear|

You know what's funny about hating your body? The way you prioritize things. I never, never shopped for anything fashionable, partly because at the time affordable plus size clothing was still... well, a train wreck, but also because I just wanted to buy things that were comfortable and safe. There were more expensive options back [...]

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Lands’ End & I

By |2017-06-14T12:15:44-04:00September 5th, 2012|Body, Fashion|

As you know, I've been working with Lands' End this year as the Spokesperson for their relaunched Plus Size line. So far, it's been a lot of talking, a lot of traveling, and a lot of learning, for both of us. To date, one of the most amazing aspects of this campaign has been the [...]

How Does Andy Chino? Super Hotly.

By |2017-06-14T12:16:02-04:00August 30th, 2012|Fashion|

Recently Lands' End sent me a bunch of colored chinos to try and get me to embrace the whole LET'S WEAR COLOR ON OUR BOTTOMS thing. Ok fine, it worked. But, they also sent along an extra pair for Mr. Gibbons, himself. Let's review how that went. Hey Andy, they sent you pants! Awesome. They [...]

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The State of Plus

By |2017-06-14T12:18:06-04:00May 3rd, 2012|Body, Fashion|

I spent last week in New York City. Since I typically travel based on food, going to New York City is a personal favorite, because I can eat like a king at both in world famous restaurants, as well as on almost every street corner. This last trip was especially exciting, not only because I [...]

Playing Dress Up

By |2017-06-14T13:49:29-04:00February 21st, 2012|Body, Covet, Fashion|

The hardest part of this whole liking my body thing was learning how to dress it. I spent way too many years hating clothes and fashion to all of a sudden enjoy it, so getting to that place took a couple of steps. 1. I very realistically float between a size 12 and a size [...]