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Little Shirt, Big Pants: The dichotomy between self-image and style

Little Shirt, Big Pants: The dichotomy between self-image and style

By Megan Ellis

November 10, 2019

*Content Warning: This article discuses themes of disordered eating and body image. In high school, I used to cry in the mornings as I got dressed for school. I didn’t want people to see my body, no matter what I wore. I didn’t want my classmates to look at me for more than a second when passin...

Little Shirt, Big Pants: Do you think I could find that at Goodwill?

Little Shirt, Big Pants: Do you think I could find that at Goodwill?

By Megan Ellis

October 8, 2019

I’ve never been huge on name brands. Not because I don’t appreciate them—the history and glamour behind brands like Louis Vuitton and Gucci are something I can get behind, but simply can't afford. This isn't taboo for me though—I grew up in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, a town completely ridden of name ...