Liz Black is the creator of the plus-size style blog P.S. It's Fashion and spends most of her day writing and thinking about fashion. She is the main plus-size fashion writer for Refinery29, and has also contributed to xoJane, The Huffington Post, and City Magazine. Still attending NYFW after all these years, she covers both straight and plus-size fashion and hopes for a more inclusive sartorial future for everyone. A New Orleans-born Jersey Girl, she currently resides in Jersey City with her Nerf-Herder husband and exceptionally-happy English Springer Spaniel, Flynn. She’s kinda obsessed with collecting vegan taxidermy, painting bad art, watching sleazy reality TV, and adding to her immense collection of clothes and accessories. You can follow her on Instagram @thelizblack

7 Emotional Stages Of Getting A Hair Makeover

I've had fire engine red hair for approximately five years now, which is precisely why I found myself ready for a hair color makeover. This was the longest period I'd ever kept my locks the same shade in my entire life (besides when I was a kid,…
By Liz Black

The 7 Thoughts You Have While Going Commando

There are few things more freeing in this world than going commando. Besides the potential improvement in your level of comfort (no constricting shapewear! no panty lines! no wedgies!), you can't help but feel slightly wicked knowing that you have a…
By Liz Black

4 Ways To Wear Strapless Dresses If You're +Size

Dress styles may wax and wane — one month everyone is all about a floor-sweeping maxi dress, the next month everyone is rocking leg-baring minis — but one style has a firm hold on their popularity ranking is the strapless dress. Except, of course,…
By Liz Black

11 Makeup Tips From The Queens Themselves

Although drag was once considered an underground performance art, often hidden away in seedy dive bars or showcased in campy John Waters' movies, drag queens have recently seen an extreme upsurge in popularity among the general population thanks in…
By Liz Black

+Size Model Erica Schenk Talks Body Positivity

When the fitness publication Women's Running released its August 2015 issue, it clearly knew it was going to cause quite the stir. This isn't just because editors chose a beautiful model for the cover — that's no surprise. It's because they chose…
By Liz Black

4 Ways To Wear Plus Size Culottes

Culottes. That one little word — that one item of clothing — can evoke such revulsion from some, while simultaneously eliciting a raised eyebrow of interest from those who are up for a sartorial gamble. Turn it into plus size culottes, and the…
By Liz Black

7 Tie Dye Nail Designs For Your Inner Hippie

Although there are many people who see tie dye as a granola-crunching, hippie dippie, pot-related kind of look, there's something about that dynamic, vibrant swirl of color that evokes a strong feeling of nostalgia, including in tie dye nails. And…
By Liz Black

24 New York Fashion Week: Men's Photos That Slay

From July 13 to 16, the first annual New York Fashion Week: Men's, a much-needed event that took a surprisingly long time to be conceptualized, was upon us. After years of predominantly womenswear-centric fashion shows and an increase in menswear…
By Liz Black

9 NYFWM Looks That Need To Be In Everyone's Closet

Last week marked the first ever New York Men's Fashion Week, a three-day event (yes, I know that's not a week) that concentrated solely on menswear, unlike the traditionally female-focused shows during New York Fashion Week. But even though these…
By Liz Black

10 Male Models Talk The Hardest Part Of The Job

They say, "Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life," and if the pretty faces I met at the Wilhelmina Models party during New York Fashion Week: Men's were any indication, those guys will never "work" again, as long as they keep…
By Liz Black

11 Negative Space Nails Cuz Negativity Can Be Good

Normally I try to avoid negativity in all forms — from avoiding idiotic Internet trolls to not joining in with the pervasive pessimistic body talk — but there's a new trend that has totally got me seeing negative in a positive light. I'm talking…
By Liz Black

What Getting An IV Beauty Treatment Is Really Like

We've all been there — had one of those nights; the ones where everything is blurred together in a booze-fueled haze, and you're left cobbling together what happened thanks to Instagram, garbled text convos with your BFF, and crumpled fast food…
By Liz Black

I Wore A Rose Ceremony Gown Every Day For A Week

We're all aware of the "TV magic," i.e. creative editing, that reality TV shows love to employ. From strategically remixing scenes to make a character appear as a villain to setting up situations and plying people with alcohol to purposely cause…
By Liz Black

13 Geometric Nails That'll Make You <3 Math Again

Nail art is one beauty trend that's not about to disappear any time soon. From fancy floral fingers to Lisa Frank inspired nails, it's become a pervasive accent on both the catwalk and the sidewalk, but if you tend to skew more logical than…
By Liz Black

9 Things People With Big Butts Will Understand

Butts — we all got one. There have been songs dedicated to them, careers have been launched because of them, advertisements love to use them as a sight gag, scientists study them, and the art world is clearly obsessed with women with big butts. And…
By Liz Black

17 Food Inspired Nails To Literally Drool Over

Nail art is certainly having its 15 minutes of fame; actually, scratch that, more like its 15 months of fame, and food inspired nails are no different. While beauty trend analysts wax and wane over the popularity and future of embellished nails, it…
By Liz Black

The Much Loved Mall Brand Is Now Holding Strong

It's always a sad day when one of your favorite stores closes — from dELiA*s disappearing from every known shopping center in the country and the ubiquitous food court must-have Sbarro filing a Chapter 11, it seems like the staples of our youth are…
By Liz Black

7 Miss USA Categories We Desperately Need

With all the drama surrounding Donald Trump, the Miss USA pageant is getting even more attention than ever before. Which would be typically chalked up as a business move of the shrewd Trump, but considering he's been kicked to the curb by Univision,…
By Liz Black

9 Women Ruling The Flare Jeans Game

We may have hit the denim tipping point, since women wearing flare jeans are back for the first time in probably a decade. The oversaturation of skinny jeans undoubtedly reached an all-time high; everyone was (and for the most part, still is)…
By Liz Black

9 Ways To Modernize Your Vintage Threads

They say that "everything old is new again," and if the proliferation of retro and vintage inspired fashion is any indicator, I'd say "they" are correct. The variety of vintage styles you can choose from grows every year — literally. From…
By Liz Black