I'm super stoked about this guyz. ^Obviously.
Imma let you in on a secret: there is a magical place on the internet where you can post as many outfit pictures as you like and not feel the least bit vain! In fact, it's encouraged in the name of self love. WHERE IS THIS PLACE GIVE IT TO ME NOW, right? Okay, maybe I'm the only one who talks in all caps, but I'll tell you right now anyways. It's a site called BeauCoo and it's a fashion mecca for any gal of any size. The gist is this: you build your profile with your measurements (boobs/waist/hips/height, all confidential), post clothing you think you look fiiiiiiiiiine in, and share a little about it. Where you got it, what you think, etc. This creates a community of stylin women that you can search through BY YOUR EXACT SHAPE AND SIZE and see what they think about those pieces you've been oogling or maybe even find some new outfits YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE. Man, I'm overkill on the capitalization lately. Even on Twitter. I'M SORRY.
There are dozens of reasons I love this website, but three stand out to me. I present: "Three Reasons Why BeauCoo is the Shit". It's legit.
1.) ALL OF THE OUTFIT POSTS. Dear god. I'm sure you've noticed the spike in clothing talk on my blog in the last... well, since I promised it here. There is a good reason for that, as I believe personal style to be both a creative form of expression as well as a political statement. I sometimes wish I could post each outfit I think "HOT DAMN" about when I take it to the mirror, and guess what? Wish granted. You can post every outfit and it's applauded. Add where you got it, and your honest review and other ladies can learn something while browsing. I mentioned to Christian (Co-Founder and Tech Extraordinaire) that my shit is often vintage or thrifted and I wondered if I could include that too. He suggested simply noting where I found it, and if I don't know- saying that too. All of our submissions help create an inspirational place, regardless of the brand.
2.) It's a passion project. Genuine people who dedicate their life to building a more body positive world? Yeah, we're soul mates. Proof below. (Favorite quote "What we want to grow with BeauCoo is an environment where brands start to recognize that they need to show different body types and different body styles." Yes. Yes yes yes.)
3.) It's an app that creates discussion, community building, and... well, it's an app. We all know what a big deal it is for me now that I finally own a smartypants phone and can be like all the cool kids! And by cool kids I mean Kaelah (who's on there). And Karyn (who's on there). And Anne-Marie (who's on there) And Victoria (who's on there). It might have also introduced me to a new section of fashion blogs, which is pretty damn cool. For iPhones click here, Droids here. I've used pictures from my camera, Instagram, and blog in my posts. It's all a go, which helps me keep it simple. (UPDATE: they have buttons for your blogs now too!)
Oh yeah, and you can find ME here!
I'm just really impressed with the movement that the online body positive community is making. And BeauCoo is one of the guys making waves. Not ripples. Motherfucking waves. As I read this, I realize how much I swear. Sorry I'm not fucking sorry. Sometimes you just need strong language to express how magnificent something is. Curse worthy magnificent things include: getting to lick the spoon, rubbing your cats belly, awesome sex dreams, finding your lost debit card, and BeauCoo. Yeah, that. So, are you gonna join me?
P.S. Air-conditioning in the summer is also worth happy profanity.
P.P.S. Oh, and getting a bonus at work too.
P.P.P.S. I want a bonus at work.
P.P.P.P.S. What else?