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    Posted March 30, 2014 by
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    Honor Your Size, Honor Your Shape, Honor You!

    In a country that is more obese than ever before honoring your style, size, and body shape takes confidence, something many people lack. Kendra Porter of Honor You in NYC is passionate about helping people especially women love their body regardless of their size. Confidence is a huge thing and while looking good is important feeling good is even more important. So, how do you overcome the body insecurities we all have? Through fashion. Picking out fabrics, colors, and fits that accentuate your body will not only help you look good but it increases your confidence as a result.

    Growing up with a mother who had an opinion about losing weight and getting in shape Kendra realizes the importance of loving yourself and the impact conversations with close friends and family can have. Throughout school she was picked on for being taller and heavier than many of the other students. As our children continue to be bombarded with messages from the media about how important it is to be a certain weight and look a certain way their expectations become unrealistic and perception of themselves is skewed by our obsession with Photoshop.

    With many unhealthy food options children are now more than ever feeling the pressure to fit in. With schools lacking the tools and resources to address the major bullying issue happening in today’s society it’s hard to honor your shape, size and body. Everyone wants to express themselves in their own way and fashion is a great way to do that. Understanding that not everyone is the same, not everyone has the same shape or size is essential to helping one increase their confidence through patterns, shapes, and fabrics that honor you. Kendra has been working with fashion designers such as Calvin Klein and Stacey London for several years sharing her story of overcoming body issues and showing others how they too can do the same.

    To learn more about how you can overcome insecurities through fashion visit Kendra at kendraporter.com and may you continue to honor your size, honor your shape and honor you!
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