survival of the thickest

survival of the thickest

What TV reveals are you watching today? I’m very into this new romantic comedy…

Survival of the Thickest. Have you ever seen it? Right here’s the trailer, above.

Primarily based on comic Michelle Buteau’s e book of essays, the Netflix sequence follows Mavis Beaumont, a plus-sized Black girl, as she breaks up together with her boyfriend and tries to construct her model as a struggling stylist. “I’m gonna hold it transferring and hold my crops watered,” she tells her pals.

There’s a steamy love affair (“I really feel like an Amish teenager throughout Rumspringa,” says Mavis)…

survival of the thickest

The requisite Brooklyn bodega scene…

survival of the thickest

…and GREAT fashion inspiration. Mavis places collectively very cute outfits, together with this two-toned shirt, which I stalked the web for however I believe is offered out? (This brown one and striped one are cool, too.)

survival of the thickest

Mavis is charming and humorous, and I really like that her physique is talked about nearly completely in optimistic methods. “Plus-size ladies are all the time being informed to shrink,” says Mavis. “So, I simply actually wished to take stunning kings and queens and nonbinary royalty and showcase them in stunning brilliant, daring colours within the mild.”

Ideas? Have you ever seen it? What else are you watching (or studying or listening to) today?

P.S. Michelle Buteau’s magnificence uniform, and Ashley Ford on weighing greater than her boyfriend.