This Week On The Web

This week we have wise words from Julia Child, a graceful and burly ballet dancer, why dieting may not be the answer and more. I hope you enjoy our finds this week on social media and the news.

  • Marie Claire shares some wise words from Julia Child. Read them here.

  • This plus size model tried on 10 different pairs of size 16 jeans and guess what happened next.

  • The all so fabulous plus-size blogger Gabi Fresh, walked the runway for Christian Siriano and Lane Bryant collaborative collection. See Gabi slay it as always.

  • Don’t let fear get in the way of your summer fashion ideas. Check out this short clip by Heart My Body, furthering the body confidence mission with a positive message.

  • Well and Good’s Lisa Elain Held shares  an excerpt by author Kelsey Miller on what happens when you give up dieting? Kelsey Miller is the lady behind the Anti-Diet Column by Refinery 29. Trust us this is a must read for the serial dieters.

  • If you’re interested in Yoga and worried about your body size. Then fret no more, because plus-size Jessamyn dishes out why Yoga is for everybody. The 48 hour sale is over but still check out this video.

  • Dudes can be graceful AF. Check out Erik Cavanaugh, the burly ballet dancer that glides. Watch out Black Swans.


Toya Burris, is blogger, visual designer, mom of two and a plus-size girl hailing from the borough of Queens, New York. Check her out on Shapely Events, for the latest in politics, fashion and pop culture. @toyadoitbig • toyaburris.com