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Personal style blog Style Like U has just kicked off a month-long body issues initiative. For those unfamiliar, Style Like U is one of the more inspiring fashion sites out there. Sort of the anti-street-style blog, mom daughter team Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandlebaum created the site as a reaction to what they saw as a sameness and lack of creativity in the fashion industry, and their lush videos profile a cool mix of people from different ages, races, and body type.
Starting now, they'll be rolling out a month's worth of special features, including an interview with model Erin O'Conner in which she discusses the criticism she received from the fashion industry, a personal essay from Lily Mandlebaum about her struggles with her own body, and a Body Image Roundtable discussion with Eve, Cory Kennedy, Model Alliance founder Sara Ziff, and Nicolette Mason. Watch the video above to meet Elisa and Lily and hear more about it.
· Body Image Mission Video [Style Like U]
· Plus-Sized Fashion Blogs: The Most Inspiring Personal Style Blogs on the Internet Right Now? [Racked]
· Toronto Writer Says 'Fashion People Are Dicks' After Laughter at Plus-Size Fashion Show [Racked]