Laurel Dickman

Bio

Laurel Dickman is an intersectional feminist writer living in the East Bay. Originally from St. Petersburg, Florida she spent her childhood split between North Carolina and Florida, eventually running away at 21 to be a boho princess in Neverland, also known as Portland, Oregon. Laurel writes about fat bodies, plus-size fashion, self-care, music, and beauty. Aside from writing, Laurel also occasionally models, works as a personal stylist, and styles body-positive photo shoots alongside creative partner Suma Jane Dark. She lives with her Maine Coon by the name of Dorian Gray and her fiancee David on the side of what feels like Mount Olympus and has found herself currently obsessed with tea, waffle cookies, her loudly ticking biological clock and planning a wedding on a shoestring budget.  Follow Laurel on Facebook.

Laurel Dickman Articles

#SelfCareSunday: 7 Affirmations For Well-Being

When we think of self-care, we often think about what we can be doing externally in order to alleviate issues. However, self-care is just as much about internal processes. It doesn’t cost a penny to do any of this, either.

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There’s nothing demure about a glitter boot or these other statement booties.

Folks Of All Sizes Rock Glitter Statement Booties 

There’s nothing demure about a glitter boot or these other statement booties. If you need a little bit of bold style inspiration - we've got you covered!

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We are told that our bodies are simultaneously transitional and monolithic.

Why Don't Luxury Brands Want To Dress Fat People?

Luxury brands don't want to dress fat people. "Higher-end luxury options are sorely missing in Plus fashion,” Cafone explains.

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#FatshionFriday: Follow These 11 Plus-Size Makeup Artists For Inspiration

Ever find yourself dying to try a makeup look, but having a hard time envisioning it on yourself because most of the makeup IG’s and YouTube channels feature thin women whose features don’t resemble yours?

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Be inspired by these 15 plus-size Halloween heroes!

15 Plus-Size Halloween Heroes

Create a literal #BoPoWarrior costume and have a body-positive Halloween bash! Check out these plus-size Halloween heroes for a bit of inspiration.

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The 2018 Pantone Color of the Year may be named Ultra Violet (after the invisible light rays), but we can take it to mean EXTRA violet.

15 Plus-Size Fashionistas Show Us How To Rock Ultra Violet

With such an vibrant color and the intense feelings that come with it, ultra violet can be a little intimidating to style but these fashionistas rock it!

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Photo credit: Tracy Broxterman @brxtrmn on Instagram

13 Plus-Size Looks For Goth-Tober

What month could be better to celebrate gothic style than October? Fall begins the onset of the darkness of the year’s end. Here are 13 Goth-Tober looks!

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image credit Jes Baker via Instagram

13 Great Plus-Size Outfits For A Netflix Binge

Whether you’re looking to go out for a date, or spend the day in loungewear on the couch - there’s an outfit for it. Here are 13 great plus-size outfits!

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The fashion industry told me that I was not deserving of a childhood at a very young age.

How Access To Plus-Size Fashion Changed (And Saved) My Life

When we don't allow fat girls access to age-appropriate clothing, we're sending one terrible, chilling message: You're too big to deserve a childhood.

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Barbara German by photographer Joella Duncan

7 Picnic-Ready Outfits For The Perfect Outdoor Date 

These seven plus-size fashionistas rock the perfect picnic-ready outfits for a bit of inspiration for your next date. The possibilities are limitless!

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