#pullingoffacroptop (plus TONS of crops for you to shop)

Despite all the speculation that crop tops had no staying power; that they were a flash in the pan one-season trend, they are just as popular this year as they were last summer.  And if the Fall/Winter 2015 shows are any indication, they are not going away anytime soon.  I for one love the trend, and herald this as great news. Unfortunately, some seem to only agree if the wearer is very thin.  

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Body Positivity 101 and #ImNoAngel

My first impression of the #ImNoAngel campaign was something along the lines of HELL YES. A bold, unapologetic celebration of sexiness that includes visible, unretouched fat? I'm all about it. I've since heard some pushback against the hashtag and campaign: Namely, that it isn't radical enough in its inclusion; and that it is pitting thin and fat women against each other. While I think the former is a valid critique, we should not discount the positive impact of widespread representation.

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