Janie Ruddell and I met less than a year ago. She was my barista at the coffee shop I go to quite often. We would talk about the projects we were each working on. She worked on films and production and I work in the fashion industry. Both us of clearly the creative types. We bonded over our similar feelings on body positivity and love for photo shoots. Clearly, we had to figure out a way to collaborate. Janie had talked about wanting to do a Pin Up shoot months ago, but it final...
When it comes to style, size obviously shouldn't matter. As a plus size woman, it's always a struggle to find stores that actually cater to specific styles. For instance, some days I want to be a pinup queen and so, it's nice when I find a one stop shop for it! Lady Voluptuous is just that, for all things vintage!
(Photography by John Carlo)
I was lucky enough to get my hands on the Lyra Dress in "Blue Floral," and let me tell you they are flying off the shelves for a reason!