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Publisher's Summary

In a sartorial follow-up to her hilarious memoir in stories, Fat Girl Walking, Internet personality Brittany Gibbons once again deep dives into the world of the plus size woman, this time chronicling her love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with fashion.

From Pinterest boards and Instagram posts to shop windows and ad campaigns, fashion is everywhere. We shop and dress for practical reasons like job interviews or to make a good impression at the board meeting. We shop and dress for more adventurous reasons - for dates, to woo a lover, to catch someone's eye. Clothes are armor for women, and we wrap a lot of meaning in what we choose to wear.

As plus-size spokesmodel and blogger Brittany Gibbons knows, what we choose to wear is especially important, and especially emotional, for curvy women. This isn't only because curvy women feel underrepresented and underserved by the fashion world. For the curvy woman who struggles with feelings of self-worth and a lack of confidence, the feeling of "why bother" can come crashing in. You can't help but think, Wouldn't leggings and a slouchy sweater just be easier? Especially when we, like every other woman on the planet, are facing greater, real-life obstacles like raising kids, attending college, keeping your marriage together, paying bills, and a myriad of other daily struggles.

Everyone has those days where they hate their body, they hate their clothes, but self-confidence and strength can come from a great outfit. Brittany is determined to help women, curvy and otherwise, embrace fashion and all the bumps and lumps that come with it. In this "overdue love letter" to her body, Brittany delves into the hilarity and the humility of her quest to find her own personal style - to break out of a rut of maternity underwear and men's undershirts once and for all. From wardrobe malfunctions to fashion advice to mom bodies and the perfect pose, The Clothes Make the Girl (Look Fat)? is the empowered battle cry all women deserve.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Brittany Gibbons (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

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Amazing book!

I loved this book, I laughed and cried. Thanks Brittany for giving the(big)little women a voice. Everyone else- listen to this book! You will not be disappointed!

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I wish i could give it 20 Stars!!!

I had not heard of her before the book and now a huge fan! amazing writer and speaker. I hope she writes many many more books. I could relate to 90% of everything, I hope she comes to Minneapolis to speak sometime!! She has made me already feel better about myself and i now want a Brazilian!! (-;

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Amazing!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes this is a great book for any gal out there looking for a pick me up and a good girlfriend who has experienced the same issues in life!

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Brittany Gibbons is my own personal Jesus!

Everything Brittany discusses in her books serves to make me realize the struggle is real and I'm not alone. My thighs touch and guess what...so do most other women's thighs. I'm not the only girl who has to shop for scarves or shoes when shopping with smaller friends. Thank you Brittany- keep writing, please.

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She is so funny!

Brittany Gibbons is so funny! I was so excited for this book to come out because I needed more Brittany in my life! She makes great points and adds humor and comic relief to her struggles living as a women in today’s society.

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love this book!

love how real, genuine and relatable this book is! good read for anyone and everyone :)

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The Most Amazing

This book was Wonderful from start to finish. The many relationships the author share is inspirational, with her husband, strangers, and her mother. I love how it made me feel and love how the author makes me feel we are friends.

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Thank you Brittany Gibbons!

The struggle is real, and your words inspire a greater self confidence in me that I couldn’t imagine. From the first time I read your words, to this book, you’ve taught me to learn to love myself for who I am and not what I think I look like.
To potential readers/listeners; if you get “it”, these words will inspire you. For those of you who won’t get “it”, these words will hopefully teach you to try to not be a giant prick.