BIO

Annette Richmond is a California Girl who currently lives in the South. A self-proclaimed Fat Girl and staunch supporter of the Body Positive Movement. She's worked in the fashion industry for over ten years and is excited to see the change happening in the plus size industry. From dressing top models and celebrities to trend and color forecasting. Her work has been seen in music videos, magazines and on the red carpet. She is currently a Senior Fashion Stylist for an online company and has styled thousands of women. She aims to be a voice for Fat Fashionistas. Traveling is her newest obsession. She's visited over 14 countries in the last two years. She'll be moving to Asia later this year to study culture, fashion, and beauty. She is also the creator of the group Fat Girls Traveling. Which aims to take the stigma out of the F word and encourage big and beautiful women to jump in front of the camera! 
 

Annette Richmond's Articles

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Beautiful Plus-Size Brides Show That Wedding Season Is For EveryBODY

What if I told you that you already have a bangin’ bridal bod? And I have proof that beautiful plus-size brides come in all sizes, shapes and styles.
Annette Richmond    |   04.9.18 12am   |   SHARE
Photo by Kyle Loftus on Unsplash

5 Things I Wish I’d Known In My Twenties

I’ll be 33 this year, and I’m proud to say I know myself much better as a thirty-something than I did as twenty-something.
Annette Richmond    |   03.20.18 12am   |   SHARE
As the fat positive podcast The Fat Lip enters its second year, I wanted to do some reflecting with the creator Ash.

Ash Of The Fat Lip Podcast Wants You To Know That Sizes Above 32 Exist

As the fat positive podcast The Fat Lip enters its second year, I wanted to do some reflecting with the creator Ash. What is The Fat Lip? Find out here!
Annette Richmond    |   02.26.18 12am   |   SHARE
“Fat activism is one of the few branches of social justice in which fellow activists seem to feel entitled to comment, degrade, harass, and otherwise police the bodies of their peers.” - Ashley Nell Tipton

In Defense Of Body Positive Fat People Who Lose Weight

Maintaining a “healthy” lifestyle can be difficult. Being a body positive fat person on a weight loss journey can be complicated!
Annette Richmond    |   01.24.18 12am   |   SHARE
The entire situation of being sexually assaulted abroad was very uncomfortable, and I honestly didn't know what to do.

Sexually Assaulted Abroad

I was sexually assaulted abroad and I honestly didn't know what to do. I was stunned, relieved, and confused — so many emotions were running through me.
Annette Richmond    |   11.28.17 12am   |   SHARE
Is it cheating if you have sex abroad?

Sex Abroad: Is It Cheating?

Is it cheating if you have sex abroad? Or is a cruise ship like Vegas, a place where all of your sins magically disappear when you leave?
Annette Richmond    |   11.7.17 12am   |   SHARE
Once a year, fat and fashionable women flock to New York City to meet and greet some of their favorite fashion bloggers and influencers.

Hobnobbing & Trendspotting At CURVYcon

An estimated 67% of American women are plus size. So creating a fashion-focused space that caters to that market, like Curvycon is genius.
Annette Richmond    |   09.27.17 12am   |   SHARE
I hadn't been called "Ma'am" by someone I was dating until I moved to the South.

Southern Hospitality: Sex & Dating In The South

This California girl has been living down South and enjoying all of its southern hospitality. It’s been an interesting experience, to say the least.
Annette Richmond    |   09.21.17 12am   |   SHARE
Tips for dealing with a jealous co-worker.

Dealing With A Jealous Co-Worker

Jealousy is an innate human emotion and there’s no easy way to deal with the green-eyed monster. But here are five tricks to help spot a jealous co-worker and how I dealt with it.
Annette Richmond    |   09.14.17 12am   |   SHARE
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10 Questions You've Always Wanted To Ask Your Black Friend

I recently went tubing with a new friend. We met at our seasonal summer job and decided to spend the day floating down the Green River. She’s a self-proclaimed Southern-girl who proudly waves her “... Read...
Annette Richmond    |   07.25.17 12am   |   SHARE