Partnership in the Plus-Sized Fashion Industry Combats Body Image Stereotypes

Fashion Line La Physique and Photographer Mickey Armstrong of The Curves Ahead Project are partnering on a book project that they hope will spread their message of female empowerment and combat body image stereotypes. In an effort to combat negative self-esteem brought about by body image issues, known clinically as body image disturbance, these two…

Lake County School Budgets and Sweet Treats Scholarships

As reported on January 13th, Lake County daughter Haley Gerig and her mother Shelly were responsible for hosting a charity fashion show and shopping experience to raise money for local 8th graders interested in participating in the arts during their high school career. Haley and Shelly recognized the disproportionate financial attention given to “all other”…

The Fierce Fight over Fur

(Videos and links included in this article can contain disturbing and graphic footage that may not be appropriate for all viewers). With the return of fur to the runway, the for and the against of this debate is leaving bystanders wondering whether fur is still considered taboo or not.  Whether it’s the fur proud, the…

Fashion and Mother Earth- Friend or Foe?

As concerns over global warming continues to increase in our society, websites such as Global Action Through Fashion (GATF) have focused their attention on the relationship between the fashion industry and these changes in our environment. HURTFUL FROM THE BEGINNING As outlined on the GATF website, the impact of  $450 billion global fashion industry on…

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