TOO TIGHT, TOO SHORT… TOO CUTE!

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Too Tight, Too Short, Too CUTE! || fatgirlflow.com

Too Tight, Too Short, Too CUTE! || fatgirlflow.com

Too Tight, Too Short, Too CUTE! || fatgirlflow.com

I used to be really particular about how long my dresses were. I’m 5’8″ (and a 1/2!), and most dresses are slightly shorter than they’re intended when hanging on my body. It used to really worry me that someone may catch a glimpse of my tush, and part of me was even a little bit worried about making people uncomfortable with so much of my legs exposed. Even in the heat of summer, I would be putting other people’s comfort above my own.

I think there are a lot of reasons we do this as fat people, and as fat women especially. There’s an entire diet industry built around wanting fat people to shrink themselves, and we see that in our daily lives as well. Recently, I went to eat with my mom at a local restaurant, and we were seated in a booth that looked like some weird attempt at throwing a kids table into the corner of the dining area. I didn’t even try to sit in it before I asked the server if we could have another larger booth. Not long ago, I would have sat through a very uncomfortable dinner just so that I didn’t have to put the server through the “trouble” of moving me to a more accommodating seat. I won’t be made to be uncomfortable any more just because the world wants me to shrink. 

And that also means, I get to wear super tight, super short dresses if I want to! So someone may be exposed to my cellulite, or god forbid, I don’t wear a bra and the ever elusive woman nipple makes an appearance. I just don’t fucking care because damn it, it is not my job to make the rest of the world comfortable with my existence. I want to feel at home in my body. My dresses may be short, but my hopes are high.

Dress- Boohoo clothing (tip: I am a size 24 and regularly order size 20US from them. This dress is an 18US. their knit dresses are very accommodating and run large, and their “oversized” stuff is truly very big!)
Shoes- Dansko
Handbag- Patricia Nash

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  1. Leslie Harris
    July 19, 2015 / 7:33 pm

    Hi! You are such an inspiritation! You and I are actually the same height! And this is something tbat I use to always struggle with. I had a fear of making people uncomfortable with my attire. But this summer, that has changed! I have been rocking some super short, and super cute dresses with all the confidence that I can find in my body, and I have loved every minute of it! Thank you for encouraging fat girls everywhere to love the skin they are in! ❤️

    • July 20, 2015 / 4:59 am

      This is so awesome to hear Leslie!!! I bet you are absolutely killin’ it in those dresses!!!! Thank you for the love <3

  2. Mia
    July 20, 2015 / 4:06 am

    I gasped & said “yaaas” audibly when I saw these images posted earlier. Embarrassing for me to admit, but seriously – you look awesome!!! & that glare is perfect! “I won’t be made to be uncomfortable any more just because the world wants me to shrink.” = 110% relatable & something I still struggle with unfortunately. Anyway, you look super babely & your blog is awesome. Happy Sunday!

    • July 20, 2015 / 4:58 am

      AHHHHH THANK YOU SO MUCH MIA!!!! this made me smile really big!!!! <3

  3. Miriam
    July 22, 2015 / 12:39 am

    Always a joy to read..it’s so cool to b fat around ppl like you!! Lol.

  4. Miriam
    July 22, 2015 / 12:43 am

    I wanted to add that since reading your blog, my body is no longer imvisible. Started posting pictures online that show my whole body, not just my face. Thank you much for giving us a voice and inspiring us!!! ♡♡♡

    • July 23, 2015 / 3:49 am

      Miriam, you are way too sweet and this made me SO STINKING HAPPY! Thank you for sharing <3

  5. LOUDENLO
    July 26, 2015 / 7:32 pm

    Omg so fucking cute!! You look so good!! You inspired me to buy this dress! I can’t wait to wear it!

    • July 27, 2015 / 2:51 am

      YAY!!!! You’ll have to show me what it looks like when you get it!!!! <3

  6. Roxy
    July 27, 2015 / 5:07 am

    Teach me Senpai to be as confident as you are! You’re the person I want to be and I’m struggling so hard to become! I’m so happy there’s people like you in this world! Thank you beautiful woman

    • July 27, 2015 / 6:26 pm

      Aw roxy this is so sweet. The best way to be confident is to just take your time and get to know who you are, cause I’m sure you’ll find out you’re a kick ass human!!!!

  7. Tabby
    May 17, 2019 / 10:32 am

    I’ve started doing thus toi! Nice boxer shorts under the short dress so my bare butt isn’t out and there you go, problem solved. I’m fat, deal with it, society. Why should I be miserable to accommodate someone else?

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