“You look nice Delyse.” “Really? No, but my tummy is showing, I need to wear a jacket to cover it up!” Even in summer you’d always see me wearing a jacket Ask me how many times I said this statement to my friends and family. Being the bigger, darker friend and sister is how I… Continue reading Issa Shnack!!
Today I dedicate my blog to the one and the only... Scarfiana! Whoop whoop! 😆 Lol, don’t worry, not that scarfiana. (Sorry guys, this is an Zimbabwean inside joke). But we are going to do this item of clothing justice! First off let me say, scarves are a must in any closet. They are so… Continue reading 4 Ways to Wear a Scarf as a Top
I'm looking for a new family. One of the reasons why I started this blog was to create a platform for plus size women to talk about their experiences and struggles. I feel like women, especially in Zimbabwe do not have a lot of forums where we can discuss issues about our weight freely and… Continue reading Who Do You Talk To?
Have you ever bought or received a piece of clothing as a gift that was waaay too small for you and there was no way you could throw it away because you convinced yourself that you would one day fit into them? I am definitely guilty of this. So, in 2014 my sister sent me… Continue reading The Pants That Couldn’t Fitting
You've finally found your place in the plus size world and you're happy with where you are in life. Life is good and you no longer have low self-esteem. Sadly, the rest of the world hasn't gotten the memo and thinks it's appropriate to comment on your weight. Needless to say, they should have no… Continue reading Annoying Things About Being Plus Size
After many years of finding myself, I came to the conclusion that being comfortable in your skin means being confident in yourself and how you look. It transcends any perceptions or views people may have of you. When you reach that stage where you do not care about people’s opinions of you, you have reached… Continue reading Thighs, Eyes and Sighs
“I am a gorgeous woman, and it’s a fact!” Let that sink in!!! Have you ever felt like shouting these words out for the whole world to hear but something inside tells you not to because that’s being vain? But actually, who is telling you to lower your voice? Why are you not allowed to… Continue reading I Am Divine Feminine Energy
Imagine that you have made plans to attend two events in one day. One plan is a chilled creative's market that ends at 5.30pm and the other is a birthday celebration starting at 6.30pm for 7pm. There is no way you can go home and change beacause home is in the opposite direction so you… Continue reading Delyse Two Ways: Casual Vs Dolled Up
Amidst the global pandemic COVID-19, my mental health has been tested and affected. A way I’ve found that puts me at ease is writing to my body to protect my peace and keep calm during these uncertain times. Here’s a dedication to my vessel...
"Delyse, I love how you styled your shirt. It's so different. You need to teach me how you did that." After receiving so many similar comments about my look, particularly how I styled my shirt when I was out the other week, I thought it would be a great idea to do a blog post… Continue reading 5 Ways to Style a Shirt
How thick is your skin? Can you handle the heat? Do people’s chats about weight, particularly yours get under your skin? Do you dress in a way that almost exempts you from being talked about? Has it made you strong or you’ve found yourself conforming to society’s expectations of you as a plus sized individual?… Continue reading Big Fine