Style at Any Size

7 Strategies for Sticking It to the Store

By Kaitlin Irwin--I think we’ve all had the experience of browsing in a clothing store and realizing that they don’t carry our size, the ads are offensive and idealized, or something else that really hits at our self-esteem. If you ever wanted to call the company out, but weren’t sure how, here are some strategies for sticking it to the store.

5 Ethical Alternatives to Fast Fashion

By Alison Znamierowski--Last week, I watched The True Cost (which is available now to view on Netflix). The True Cost is a documentary about the environmental and human exploitation and degradation that power our modern fashion industry.

JC Penney Knows How to Market a Plus-Size Campaign

By Palmer Hipp--Brands take note: JC Penney just raised the bar with the latest brand campaign for their plus-size clothing line, “Here I Am.”

5 Ways to Stay Body-Positive in the Dressing Room

By Kaitlin Irwin--You push the door open and walk into the tiny room. You hang up various articles of clothing and close the door, trapping yourself in that enclosed space with just yourself and a mirror for company.


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Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

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