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Author Gibbons, Brittany, author.

Title The clothes make the girl (look fat)? : adventures and agonies in fashion / Brittany Gibbons.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2017]
©2017
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  391 GIB    AVAILABLE
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Description 230 pages ; 21 cm
Summary From Pinterest boards and Instagram posts to shop windows and ad campaigns, fashion is everywhere. We shop and dress for practical reasons like job interviews or to make a good impression at the board meeting. We shop and dress for more adventurous reasons—for dates, to woo a lover, to catch someone’s eye. Clothes are armor for women, and we wrap a lot of meaning in what we choose to wear. As plus-size spokesmodel and blogger Brittany Gibbons knows, what we choose to wear is especially important, and especially emotional, for curvy women. This isn’t only because curvy women feel underrepresented and underserved by the fashion world. For the curvy woman who struggles with feelings of self-worth and a lack of confidence the feeling of "why bother" can come crashing in. You can’t help but think "wouldn’t leggings and a slouchy sweater just be easier?" Especially when we, like every other woman on the planet, are facing greater, real-life obstacles like raising kids, attending college, keeping your marriage together, paying bills, and a myriad of other daily struggles.
Subject Gibbons, Brittany -- Anecdotes.
Overweight women -- Clothing -- Anecdotes.
Genre Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780062499233
0062499238
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