leahvernon

Freelance writer/novelist

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Leah V. is a Detroit local and freelance writer. When she isn't working on posts for her body positive style blog, she is editing her dystopian novel. Check Leah V. out at www.beautyandthemuse.net and follow her on Instagram @Lvernon2000

I Wanted to Be a White Girl Once

It’s embarrassing to admit that I wanted to be a white girl for a large part of my life. I wanted the two-parent household, the bed with the canopy in the suburb, the medium-sized North Face jacket, t…

Style: Try Rocking a Bisht!

Western fashion tends to believe that the clothes must accentuate the female body, hug her curves delicately. And of course, I thought the same way. If it didn’t have a shape, then I wasn’t touching i…

Body Image: How to Get Over It

You can’t. Not ever fully. Life is full of ups and downs when it comes to how we, as women, perceive ourselves. The most bomb-looking girl has body image issues. Whether she divulges it or not. And a …