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Author Gibbons, Brittany, author.

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

Publication Info. New York, NY : Dey St., [2017]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  391.2 GIB    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 230 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents They found my body in a GAP fitting room -- I blame Cher Horowitz for everything -- The word you're looking for is "fat" -- We called her the beast -- If these Spanx could talk -- I'm getting married; suck it, Julia Roberts -- Brittany with the good hair -- You have my permission to hate yourself -- On this episode of Jeans Hoarders -- Fat and pregnant -- I dress like a mom now, apparently -- I would like to dedicate a moment of silence for my thighs -- Everything I want to say to my daughter -- I'm not sorry -- Thank-you notes.
Summary An internet personality explores the world of the plus-size woman, illuminating the challenges of women who have been marginalized, underrepresented and discriminated against by a fashion industry that exclusively targets very thin girls.
"A sartorial follow-up to her hilarious memoir in stories, Fat Girl Walking, internet personality Brittany Gibbons once again deep dives into the world of the plus size woman, this time chronicling her love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with fashion,"
Subject Gibbons, Brittany -- Anecdotes.
Gibbons, Brittany.
Overweight women -- Clothing -- Anecdotes.
Fashion -- Psychological aspects.
Clothing and dress.
Self-perception -- Anecdotes.
Self-esteem -- Anecdotes.
Beauty, Personal -- Anecdotes.
Plus-size women's clothing.
Body image.
SELF-HELP / Fashion & Style.
HUMOR / Form / Essays.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780062499233 (paperback)
0062499238 (paperback)

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