Fashion magazines are full of "tips" telling plus-size women to, at best, just hide their bodies. And at worst, to just hide themselves. Simone Maripasa, a plus-size model and blogger, is hitting back at body-shamers by celebrating the glamor of bodies never seen in Glamor.
I no longer allow people to dictate what I should and shouldn't wear.— wise young fattie⭐️ (@SimoneMariposa) July 23, 2016
After seeing countless plus-size women being hounded on social media for showing skin, she tweeted, "Showing skin isn’t exclusive to smaller girls. It’s okay for a plus-size women to let her body breath in her clothing. Stop making it ‘unacceptable’ for plus women to wear clothes that show skin."
Stop making it "unacceptable" for plus women to wear clothes that show skin.— wise young fattie⭐️ (@SimoneMariposa) July 23, 2016
It's not your job to make our wardrobes.
She called on her 11,000 Twitter followers to share photos and celebrate their bodies even if some media won't.
Got a pic of you wearing something "fat girls shouldn't wear", but you look fierce in it anyway?— wise young fattie⭐️ (@SimoneMariposa) July 23, 2016
Post it and hashtag it w/ #WeWearWhatWeWant