Posts Tagged ‘fat’

Guest Pinner: Janine Isabelle of Belle

8 Aug, 2013  |  by Yuli Scheidt

In that round-about -way that is becoming the norm I met a wonderful person on Instagram recently. The story goes that I followed her all but randomly and the very next day I opened my email to see the sweetest email I think I’ve ever received, asking point blank if we could be friends because we so obviously should be. In Janine Isabelle, a designer and web developer working in Toronto, I’ve found an adventure buddy, someone to see Toronto anew…

Lookin’ Good Girl: A Big Girl with Big Fashion Dreams

7 Jul, 2013  |  by FGFSadmin

It’s hard not to feel like plus-sized stores don’t want me to be the best I can be. Two years ago was the last time I set foot in an Addition-Elle, one of the largest plus-sized clothing stores in Canada. I went to their flagship location in downtown Toronto, searching for a skirt – long and fitted, in any neutral colour other than black. The skirt seemed to perfectly fit with what I’d expect at Addition-Elle; conservative, business-professional, and basic….

Hello from Ottawa! Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

7 Jul, 2013  |  by FGFSadmin

What’s Better Than Ice Cream? If you ask us? Very little. It’s National Ice Cream Day on Sunday July 21st, and we at Fat Girl Food Squad are going to celebrate by hitting up our local ice cream shop! The countdown is on. Here in Ottawa, it’s been a little on the hot side this summer, so we figured National Ice Cream Day was the perfect opportunity to cool down and introduce the Ottawa Squad to the  Fat Girl Food…

Lookin’ Good Girl: No Inhibitions Photo Shoot with Photographer Jessica Levy

7 Jul, 2013  |  by Yuli Scheidt

Maybe you heard us hyping it, or you saw the behind the scenes photos on Instagram but the wait is finally over. Bright and early one Sunday morning back at the beginning of June Squad Leader Ama and I converted a tiny Toronto backyard into a kiddie-pool party paradise. We checked our inhibitions and most of our clothes at the door. FGFS Photographer Yuli and Squad Leader Ama – Photos by Jessica Levy Given the opportunity to do a shoot with photographer Jessica…