The Importance of Body Positivity in 2018

on July 19, 2018

In recent years, body positivity is much more accepted than ever before. People are more comfortable wearing the clothes they like and do not feel as though they have to look a certain way to wear them. Brands are also becoming much more size inclusive, adding clothing sizes that are meant to fit everybody, not just people between sizes 0 and 8. Additionally, many companies have started to feature models of every shape and size, which is an incredible step in the fashion industry. However, body positivity still has a long way to go.

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Photoshop is still widely used on pictures of models on websites, in magazines, and throughout social media. It is also becoming more and more available to just about anyone who wants to use it, not just editors and other professionals. Apps and programs that allow people to edit their own photos are extremely popular in today’s society, meaning that people can see retouched photos all over, not just from famous models on magazine covers. This can cause major insecurity since average people are now able to edit themselves to look much different than they actually do.

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FASHOM’s goal is to include everybody and spread body positivity.

Here at FASHOM, we believe it is important to embrace your inner beauty. Our brand is meant for everybody, not just a select group of people. We celebrate the fact that everybody is different, and that’s okay. FASHOM is centered around the phrase “Better As I Am,” meaning that you do not have to change yourself to be beautiful. We welcome everybody, all you need to do is download the FASHOM app (Google Play version) and get started!

What are your thoughts on body positivity? Let us know in the comments below!

PS Methods on How to Overcome Body Shame & Do Not Let Self-Hate Ruin You

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The SAG Awards

on January 25, 2018

Did any of you Fashomistas watch the SAG Awards? It was a great award show wasn’t it, but did you see the FASHION?! The SAG Awards, like many other award shows, is known for its red carpet fashions. Celebrities walk the red carpet in some of the most fashion-forward and extravagant pieces out there.

You may be thinking, “How can I be fashion forward without breaking my bank and being way too extra?” That’s where we come in. Inspiration is everything in style. Fashion is what you were; style is how you wear it! Remember that difference. You don’t have to carbon copy someone’s outfit just because you like it. All you have to do is be inspired by it. Then you can make it your very own.

Our top eight favorite SAG Awards red carpet looks came from the following (in no particular order): Tracee Ellis Ross, Marisa Tomei, Yara Shahidi, Danielle Brooks, Clea DuVall, Diane Guerrero, Saoirse Ronan, and last but certainly not least Dasha Polanco. These eight women used the red carpet as their runway. They showcased their own personal style and their fashion sense. They wore pieces that were good for their own bodies and skin complexions as well. Sometimes we forget about those two factors and just wear anything because we think it looked hot on someone else. You have to wear what is right for you! Some trends these ladies inspired for us were: all white, all black, A-line dresses, midi dresses, jumpsuits and pantsuits, crop tops, and figure-hugging dresses!

Now let’s, take a look at each and see how we can use this in the day to day life-“style”.

First, we have Tracee Ellis Ross, who never disappoints on the red carpet. She is a Fashion diva much like her mother! She strutted her stuff in an all-white ensemble even down to her shoes which popped in contrast with her skin complexion. She chose a bold red lip in contrast to her neutral colored ensemble. When is it appropriate for us to wear an all-white ensemble? They are most fitting in the summer or winter. A nice white dress and heels in the summer will do the trick or a white sweater with white tights or jeans and a white coat for the winter.

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Next, the lovely Marisa Tomei stepped out in one of our personal favorite styles of dresses which is the midi dress! She even paired it with a pair of single-soled sandal heels which are also our fave! Every woman, no matter the height, need at least one staple midi dress and a pair of single soles sandal heels in their closet. A midi dress is considered below the knee unlike a mini but doesn’t touch the floor like a maxi. As a short woman midi dresses are key to making you look longer and thinner depending on the color and pattern of your dress. Try dark shades to thin and lengthen you out.

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Another staple piece is the A-line dress or skirt. Saoirse Ronan looks chic and classic in her black A-line dress. She finished the look with pointed toe heels, which are our fave for an A-line! If you have more of a classic look an A-line will do you well. They do, however, tend to make you look shorter, but both a-lines and pointed to us heels should have a place in every woman’s closet especially the working woman or businesswoman.

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We’re going to address Yara Shahidi and Clea DuVall together. Yara killed in in an all black jumpsuit that had a cool train attached to it. Clea worked a black pantsuit. Black is our happy color so anything black we are drawn to, but these ladies really did it and went out of the box. We know trains on jumpsuits aren’t practical, but you could easily find a jumpsuit to wear for any occasion. If you’re not into dresses for your more dresses up occasion go outside of the box and wear a pantsuit like Clea. Both of these looks have the ability to make you look longer. We love a good jumpsuit, and pants are everything when it’s cold or We just don’t feel like being in a dress.

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Danielle Brooks and Dasha Polanco looked stunning on the red carpet. Where are our curvy, full-figured Fashomistas at? These ladies are amazing at showcasing their curves in the correct way for their bodies. This is a major key in both fashion and style because it is what and how you wear pieces. Both women are wearing a fit just where they need it. Danielle is showcasing her bust while Dasha is showcasing all her curves, but it is done subtly and elegantly. If you want to show off a little there’s nothing wrong with that, but you don’t want to show off too much. Danielle’s dress fits her body, but she isn’t showing too much. She wants the attention up towards higher where her bust and beautiful face are. We all have an asset we like to show the most whether is it your bust or legs or curves. Dasha is a curvy woman she loves to showcase her figure not by baring it all but by framing it nicely. Her figure-hugging dress isn’t showing much, but those curves shine through as the center of attention. Even her wavy dresses are cohesive with her curvy aesthetic. So, for our everyday women: find your favorite asset, and then find the best way to showcase it without letting it all hang out. Don’t be afraid to be sexy!

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Winter is withering away and Spring is near! Diane Guerrero came out in a crop top. She’s our kind of woman because we love crops. As soon as it gets warm I’m busting mine back out! There are so many types of crop tops. You can wear fitting ones like she has here, or you can wear a flowy boxy blouse shaped one, there are even cropped sweaters and hoodies for our lounging ladies. You can pair them with leggings, joggers, skirts, or jeans. If you have some tummy that’s nothing high waist bottoms can fix. We love high waist 90s style jeans personally because they flaunt our curves better.

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If you need some help because you’re inspired by celebrities, but aren’t quite sure how to make it fit with your everyday life, then download Fashom App. We are here to help you. We can find pieces that fit your body, your work, and any occasion. Our new stylist feature matches a stylist with you who will personally style you. Remember it’s not just about fashion but your own personal style!

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New features, New Fashom!

on December 14, 2017

 

Fashom started with the idea of sharing every-day-style and celebrating body positivity and self-love. We have offered a social platform that allows users to share their daily looks, comment on them, tag brands, and like them. During this journey, we gathered a global community of over 100,000 fashion enthusiasts.

We had recently introduced our peer-peer styling feature where anyone could become a style adviser. But now we are ready to take us to the next step.

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Fashom now offers styled outfits for your budget and personality!

Fashom’s team is very excited to present this new offering to our audience in the US, where one of our professional stylists will curate 2 outfits for you based on your preferences. Unlike other platforms, Fashom offers a selection of items (10-12) on the app that you would want us to ship. You keep what you want and shipping & returns are free!

Loving it, aren’t we? We have spent several months on getting ethical, trendy and budget-friendly clothing, shoes and accessories. As an introductory offer styling is at no cost to you.

Fashom would love to style you in your work to play outfits. We would love to see you in your best looks while doing a great job in what you love.

Download latest update of FASHOM.

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Dressing in Public

on November 12, 2017

 

Have you ever thought why women wear dresses and men wear suits? Why it is not the opposite. Why people see it is normal for women to wear pants, trousers, suits and even ties, but it is not that common for men to wear dresses and high heels. Why society changes only for women when it comes to clothes but it is hard to change for men. Who put these rules!

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I think that the answer is social acceptance. Humans always find it hard to accept what is different. In many cases, they can deal with it but can not accept it that easily. They will always be afraid of what is new and different. Most philosophers stated it that people hate change they like everything to be the same. That’s why people at the beginning of every new and different idea or phenomena they start to fight it and hate it but with time they start to adapt it and accept it. History shows many of these examples.

When it comes to dressing and choosing what people wear in public, they only want to choose the things that will make them fit in the small community that they are entering. That’s why you will find a great pressure on a new student, for example, who are new to a school. They normally take too much time to choose what they will wear and if what they wear will make them look amazing in order to be easy for them to fit in the new school.

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Also when someone starts a new job he/she will take time to find the good attire that will fit with the company culture and he/she will ask a lot about the dress code of the company in order to look like everyone else in the company.

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Dressing like everyone makes people feel comfortable, but what about what you really want to wear. What if you want to wear a jeans and shirt and just to make your hair a ponytail and go out to a party, why we should dress up and wear our best clothes. Is it because of people acceptance or because we are afraid of what will people say.

I remember one time I was in New York City and having a walk with my friends and saw a man wearing a pink bikini and riding a pink bicycle. At the beginning, I found it was awkward but when I saw him again later,  I was very happy and admired his courage. He didn’t care about what will people say, he cared only about what will make him happy.

The problem with us is that we are scared from other and from what they will think and say about us. But do you know what? LET THEM THINK! The most important thing in this life is to be happy.

Life is too short and we have to please ourselves and not to focus on what people say or think. And believe me, people will not leave their life and their problems to only think about what you are wearing they will look at you just for a second and then will ignore you and ignore what you are doing. Just be happy with what you are and what you are wearing this is what really matters.

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No makeup celebrities movement 

on October 23, 2017

Some people are crazy about makeup. They think that makeup can hide their age, change their look, or even make something extraordinary. All of that because they think that celebrities and actresses look exactly as how they look in the movies all the time. They don’t see them as normal people with messy hair when they wake up from sleeping. They think that those celebrities never have any face problems.

However, some actresses and celebrities decided to show the world that they are normal, that they have daily problems that everyone else has. One of these celebrities is Julia Roberts. She started to talk about her age and how she is proud of it and how her face skin started to change while she is aging. She started also to post many photos for her without makeup to show the world her real beauty and that there is no shame about aging and having it shown on her face.

Another example is Adele. She started to post photos for her without makeup and during her daily routine. She wants to show her fans how she looks when she is away from cameras and that she looks normal like everyone else.

Those celebrities want to tell everyone that there is nothing bad about being normal and about having face, body or style issues. They want to say that they are not perfect and there is nothing called perfection when it comes to the body. And the most important thing is that everyone should love himself/ herself as it is. We as Fashom share the same idea of body positivity and self-love. We believe that you should not hide your age, body marks, or even face issues. We believe that you should love yourself as it is and we can help you in doing so through our app and our website.

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Beauty around the world

on October 12, 2017

Beauty is relative and there are no fixed standards that can measure it. However, being self-confident, happy and satisfied with what you are and how you look is the real beauty.

A photographer called Mihaela Noroc’s decided to take 500 photos for different 500 women around the world to show how people are very diverse and how diversity is the thing that makes us beautiful. Imagine if everyone looked the same, we will not see how beautiful the people are and we will get bored. For more than years, Mihaela traveled around the world and took these photos to illustrate that beauty can be found in our differences. She called these photos The Atlas of Beauty.

Palestine

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North Korea

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Turkey

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Nepal

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Iran

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South Africa

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Greece

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USA

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Mexico

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Guatemala

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France

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Makeup and nice clothes can help in making the person look nice but the real beauty comes from inside. Believe it or not, when you feel beautiful you will look beautiful and everyone else will see it and that’s what the photographer showed in that photoshoot. All of these women were real, not supermodels. At Fashom we believe that every woman is beautiful as she is and we can help you in showing the beauty that you have inside you.

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Styling tips for curvy women

on October 10, 2017

Some women think they don’t have to care about what they are wearing because they are curvy, however, this is a wrong belief. We dress well to look well and that affects our own self-image and our self-esteem. So no matter how you look like or if you are skinny or curvy you have to care about your look. Here you are some tips about what to wear if you are curvy

  • Shop from a plus size brand:

I love this idea of plus size brands. You will find lots of cute outfits that will fit on you if you shopped from those brands and it will not make you feel disappointed as you will find various designs in different sizes.

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  •  Try darker colors:

Try to wear dark colors bottoms and light color tops that will give you a nice look

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  • Wear accessories:

Always wear accessories that will add a nice touch to your look especially wide belts.

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  • Boots!!!

As a curvy woman, I always use boots to take the attention of my body. Wearing a nice ankle boot will give you a very cute look.

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  • It’s all about confidence

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Do Not Let Self-hate Ruin You

on August 28, 2017

All of us are repeating the confidence and self-love all the time. Do we really understand how to love ourselves?

Even though we know that It is important to treat ourselves good, we still influenced by some bad motions. There are some ways that we can understand the real meaning of self-love and do not let self-hate ruin your life.

#1 Know your situation

When you feel that your pants are little big tight, do not panic and immediately start a diet. Know your body’s real situation and make a reasonable diet plan.

#2 Share your feelings

You can always talk with your friend and family about your situation and your concern about your body. You should let people know your situation and help you. You can also write a blog about your feelings to share it with people who have a similar situation.

#3 Treat yourself well

Treat yourself good is another important way to overcome the self-hate. You should really know why you need to do the exercise and control your food. Do not just copy what others every day. Do not let your self-hate ruin your life! Enjoy your daily life and try to know your body’s need.

Written by: Scarlett

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Self-love wins: Plus Size Models

on July 14, 2017

What is your size? Are you confident?? Some girls are super confident, who wears size 16 clothes. Who are they?? They are the models for all plus size girls and full of confidence.

Let us get to know those girls and get inspiration from them

1. Naomi Shimada

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Naomi is a half Japanese model who became the voice of this generation.

 

2. Liris Crosse

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A leading plus size model shows her confidence and her personality in every shot!

 

 3. Ashley Graham

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Plus size super model, Ashley Graham, rocks the model field!

What can we learn from them??

  • Confidence! Every girl should know her body and love it. Do not let people judge your body or your size. Confidence comes from self-love, which is inside but not outside of the body.
  • Smile! Always put a smile on your face and show happiness. Do not let yourself become your biggest enemy.
  • You deserve a perfect life! Healthy does not mean skinny, be yourself and fight for your perfect life!

    Written By: Scarlet


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