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

Malia Anderson of Style By Malia. Photo by Yvette Brackett Photography.

Celebrity Plus-Size Stylists Revamp Your Summer Workwear

I turned to plus-size stylists to the stars to answer a frequent question I'm asked by other plus-size folks — “What do I wear to work during the summer?”

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Image: Instagram/ laureldickmanwrites

These Babes Slay At The 2nd Annual Torrid Pool Party

Flocks of beautiful plus and curve influencers from all walks of life and all over the country descended upon the gorgeous abode for swimming, dancing, and cocktails.

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#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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Instagram/ spookyfatbabe

12 Plus-Size Babes Rocking Spring Makeup

Check out these 12 plus-size babes rocking spring makeup!

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Activist and somatic therapist Rachel Otis (@somewhere_under_the_rainbow)

10 Plus-Size Babes Who Use Fashion To Make Social Change

Fashion is often described as fickle and soulless by critics. While they are not wrong, they aren’t right, either. Fashion can make social change.

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@msbeyoudoyou photo by: Charis Solutions Photography

13 Warm Knits For Cuddle Weather

Fall fashion is all about three things: staying warm, layering on textures, and rich colors. The real holiday treat are the warm knits for day-to-day wear.

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#SelfCareSunday: Solace In Solo Trips

One of the most liberating things a woman or femme can do is reclaim their independence by taking a solo trip. It may not sound like much, but it reinforces one’s confidence in their navigational abilities, being able to take care of their own needs without the help of anyone else, and the ability to entertain and be generally self-sufficient.

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Mother's Day Fatshion

Need a bit of inspiration? Check out these amazingly stylish moms and their little ones.

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THIS COULD BE YOU: clear skin, easy smile, GOOP-recommended ergonomic office chair that you forgo in favor of meditating on top of your tiny, clean desk. Probably an apple cider vinegar shot waiting for you in the kitchen.

How To Adult Without Being Slowly Suffocated By Your Responsibilities: A Handy Guide

Learning to break down huge obstacles is an act of self-care that is sometimes easier said than done. Occasionally, you have to call in the help of others to help you step back and see the big picture, break it down, and allocate time and ideas to each task or activity.

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The luminous Sauycé West. (image: Shawn Davis Photography via Instagram/ saucyewest)

Fatshion Friday: 14 Babes That Are Radiant In Yellow 

Yellow is a BIG color this year, but guess what — we don't see much of it in plus-sized fashion. Surprised? Unfortunately, neither are we. If you’re dying for a little bit of inspiration and a few options, look no further!

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