Though quarantine has many of us spending more of our time in our PJs than ever before, that doesn’t mean we’ve lost our appetite for looking good when we can. You’re sure to find some serious style inspiration from these six incredible body positive fashion influencers.
Whether you like to keep it casual or prefer dressier looks, we’ve got you! Read on to see some of our faves showing the world that great fashion and looking good is for every body.
Shapely Chic Sheri
Based in New York City, Sheri of Shapely Chic Sheri gives us timeless, understated, and chic feminine style that looks put-together no matter the occasion. She shares how she gets these looks for less and gives suggestions for how to adapt pieces to your wardrobe for every season. If you like trench coats, berets, and whimsical touches, she’s the lady to go to.
On the Q Train
Peggy of the popular On the Q Train is based in New York and has a fun approach to fashion. She serves in sexy body-loving cuts, and you’ll find a play with textures like faux leather, fur, satin, and organza. Vibrant color choices and patterns are foundational to her look. She will show you how to make any color or print you might be iffy on look incredible. If you really want personalized guidance, she’ll get you right through her virtual styling service.
Emily Ho started Authentically Emmie as a weight-loss blog, but it evolved into a chronicle of her personal style and journey to self-acceptance. Based in Louisville, KY, she shares more than just fashion by also providing snippets of her daily life. Her style is carefree casual with touches of glam. If you’re also looking for tips on how to look good and be comfortable when working out, she has some excellent older posts that can help guide you in the right direction.
Stephanie Yeboah, based in London, is a popular style blogger, who writes thoughtful content about body positivity and sustainability in fashion. Her looks are perfect for those who are looking for a laid-back, down-to-earth casual vibe. She’s also penned a self-help guidebook, Fattily Ever After: A Black Fat Girl’s Guide to Living Life Unapologetically, that was released this past September and expands on her experience dealing with fatphobia and racism.
Kelvin Davis, based in Columbia, SC, writes Notoriously Dapper. He showcases body positive fashion for men through his own personal style. He is a go-to if you’re looking to inject color and playful attitude into your wardrobe. You may have seen him in campaigns for Target’s Goodfellow & Co line. He also has published a NAACP Award-nominated book, Notoriously Dapper: How to Be a Modern Gentleman with Manners, Style and Body Confidence, that will help you hone your best style.
Caralyn Mirand Koch
Caralyn Mirand Koch, based in Buffalo, NY, is a professional plus-size model who was runner-up in Tyra Bank’s Fiercely Real Teen Model Search. She gives peeks into her career and writes about how to get an everyday casual style that you feel comfortable in. She also has some of the best content on the internet if you’re searching for undergarments that fit well and look great. You’ll find a wealth of info on everything from bras and shapewear to hosiery and swimwear. She’ll have you together down to your skivvies.
What body positive influencers are you pulling style inspiration from?
Header: Peggy (On the Q Train), Emily Ho, Kelvin Davis