Why is it that every Mercedes Benz Australian Fashion Week in Sydney, I am always in the same predicament? Menstrual; eating everything that’s not tied down and consequently becoming a barrel with several chins complete with adult acne. All while the rest of Sydney is hob-knobbing with their toned bodies in Louis Boutins, draped in designer garb and posting glamorous photos of themselves on Instagram. Why is this traditionally my most unglamorous time?
I’m not going to rant and rave (maybe just this once) and cry ‘poor chubby me’ (that’s not how I roll), but when it comes to shopping for something Über cute to wear, being a size 14 is the pits.
I mean, how many times does one shapely sister have to hear the words: “No, sorry we don’t have that in size 14?” What’s that about? Last time I heard, a size 14 was the average Australian woman. But obviously someone forgot to tell Sass and Bide. Continue reading
To clarify, I’m referring to an American size 8 which equates to about an Australian size 12, but still!! Plus size is a huge label to be placing on a size 12 (pardon the pun). Beyoncé Knowles, Khloe Kardashian, Sophia Vegara, Tyra Banks, and the simply divine Kate Upton (whom I wish to look like on a good day) are all size 12. Continue reading