Black/Indigenous Reflections on White Supremacy (During a Pandemic)

“You never completely have your rights, one person, until you all have your rights.” — Marsha P. Johnson I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve fallen apart and put myself back together over the past few months. People have asked me how I’m doing and my answer is almost always, “Up and down.” I’m trying to keep the faith,…
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Plus Size Inclusivity in Queer Fashion: A Virtual DapperQ Panel

“I love your stuff, but you don’t make my size.” — Jahn Hall (and just about every plus size person at one point or another) Hi friends! How are you holding up? Did my post on the importance of self-love during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine ring true for you? Are you finding ways to enjoy this time rather than…
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Recap: Website Launch Party + Contest!

A few dozen plus size style bloggers, models, influencers, photographers, stylists, MUA/hair stylists, my long-time friends and family gathered on the ACE Hotel rooftop in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the launch of this very website. In case you weren’t able to make the event, below are a few photos and a recap video to give you an idea of…
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This Sunday: Website Launch Party & Meet Up

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m on the fast track to reaching so many milestones I kept myself from achieving before. I’m working harder – and smarter – than I’ve ever worked before because there’s really no time to waste. But, I do…
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F*ck Skinny, Get Fit – a Trip to Indian Alley

“Perhaps, we should love ourselves so fiercely, that when others see us they know exactly how it should be done.” – Rudy Francisco This was the very first photo shoot I did for The Chief of Style. As you may have gathered by now, the word “Chief” in my name means more than just the boss (i.e.: CEO), but I’m…
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