Sunday, April 22, 2012

Fatkini 2012

I just got back from a fantastic trip to Vegas with my boyfriend (don't worry, no drive-through wedding)! We had the best time, and of course I couldn't wait for an excuse to break out this year's bikini. I wore a vintage-inspired black and white striped one from SimplyBe that makes my enormous boobs look even bigger but I don't care--I loved the pattern too much to pass it up! With the white shades I was totally channeling my inner Wendy Peffercorn.

As always, I truly encourage you guys to get to the beach (or a pool) this summer--don't let body shame keep you from having a good time! I don't expect everyone to feel comfortable in a two piece, but hopefully I can inspire some of you to take the plunge. I can't tell you how freeing it is to just have fun without worrying about what other people think.

Looking for a bikini? I love this red one from Modcloth , this leopard print one from Monif C,  and this polka dot one from Evans. If you have boobs like me, lots of sites like ASOS and Figleaves also offer great bikini tops up to J cup from brands like Freya and Panache. I love this one (bottoms here) and this one (bottoms here). Hope you guys can find something that makes you feel gorgeous!
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To see more pics from the trip, follow me on instagram @gabifresh!  
Don't forget I'm selling my clothes in NYC on May 1st! Details here.

189 comments:

  1. the monochrome swimsuit is gorgeous and i love your sunglasses xxx

    www.thatgoodgirlchi.blogspot.com

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  2. You look GREAT!!!! this simple black and white pattern look so great on you and together with your skin color! :) I need this bikini!!! :P

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  3. I love that suit and sunglasses. Right on lady! I am so proud of your strength!

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  4. Literally just ran and bought this. SO GOOD...you look amazing!

    Tracy
    chubblebubble.com
    dominodollhouse.com

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  5. You look absolutely smokin' as always!!

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  6. wow!!! i think you look amazing! love the sunnies too

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  7. love this..you look gorgeous..the last shot is really making me want to jump into a pool!

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  8. Oh em ghee! I LOVE this! I am so scared to wear bikini's and I feel that this one would really be flaterring. Ordering now >>> Thanks you look wonderful! :)

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  9. Hi I'm Christina and I'm effing jealous of you! Girl, look at that boom-boom-body! Love it girl and you inspire me daily to be comfortable to be who I am and not make excuses. Love you girlxx

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  10. Simply stunning, you look amazing!

    http://juffielovesstyles.blogspot.co.uk/

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  11. gabi my love! you look so amazing. i can't even.

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  12. The black and white stripe swimsuit looks amazing. mmm I might consider a two piece if I get a holiday this year

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  13. That looks amazing! I want to wear a bikini this summer, I hope I look half as fantastic as you!

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  14. You are such and inspiration. Your sense of style and how comfortable you are in your own skin is exactly what makes a woman sexy. You go Ms. Fabulous. So proud of you. Stay beautiful!!! Hugs and more hugs.

    SDW

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  15. Cute suit. You look fantastic!
    http://hipsandhangers.blogspot.com/

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  16. Wow, you're utterly gorgeous in that Bikini! x

    http://foreverfabulousinbows.blogspot.com/

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  17. You know what is most wonderful and delicious about this post? The frigging hot as fuck inspiration you share with loads of other plus women.

    I am a swimmer and LOVE going to the pool or beach, but you are right - lots of girls dont have that confidence and posts like this, Gabi Gregg, will hopefully make at least one - take that plunge.

    You're a fucking super-star. Always.

    I love Vegas. I love your location, the pool shot is ace and you sunglasses rock that suit.

    Hells yeah. x.

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  18. Gabi. You look PERFECT. I am MOST DEFINITELY taking the plunge this summer, all thanks to you.

    xoxoxoxoxoxoox

    fickle-heart.blogspot.com

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  19. gorgeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    www.style4curves.blogspot.com

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  20. Work it girl! You look amazing!

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  21. That bikini is bomb! You look fab Gabi! Fourth pic is my fav :)

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  22. You look fabulous! That suit is great and you look gorgeous in it!

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  23. Beautiful! I love the glasses, hair, and the swimsuit :-)

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  24. So excited to see this post! I just ordered a different bikini from simplybe but was considering this one as well. The reason I chose the other one...it had underwire. So thanks for posting this...Seeing you in it makes me think I need to buy a 2nd bikini this summer.
    -Dejon

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  25. You look exceptional in that swimsuit girlfriend!!!


    blessings,

    estroJEN

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  26. Gabi, you look gorgeous! Seeing your bikini pic last year inspired me to get a 2pc. I'm proud of the work I've put into my body and the time for hiding is OVER! Thanks for being such an inspiration!

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  27. I'm a major fan of wearing bikinis and 2 pieces regardless of size. I'm a lot bigger than you and if I make it to the water this year, I'll definately be rockin the kini.I figured out years ago that one piece swimsuits weren't making me look any thinner, only difference was the one piece hides skin. A two piece is so much more comfortable (especially since I'm different sizes on top and bottom), and more practical (especially when going to the bathroom). You look fabulous in yours.

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  28. Yasss! You make me wanna plunge and get my bikini on this summer! Do it babe!

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  29. WORK IT GIRL. hot.

    ps: love the blog so much, i cannot wait to read more! keep 'em comin'! :)

    love, rach.
    www.so--hi.blogspot.com

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  30. you look fabulous!!! a true inspiration!!!

    ~nic
    www.nics-picks.com

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  31. So inspiring, you look amazing!

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  32. This post has changed my life. I am getting my fat ass into a bikini this year. Thanks Gabi!

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  33. Ugh this is killer! I also love your hair!

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  34. UM WOW you look amazing in that bikini, smoking hot. The sunnies really add something too, so glam. I'm missing Summer already, so hard watching all you Northern hemisphere gals going off to the pool while back in Aus it just never stops raining.

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  35. Pin-up beauty perfection! Your confidence should be bottled up & sold to women everywhere! That bikini is stunning on you!

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  36. Gabi...Gabi...Gabi...I CAN'T!! That 3rd picture!! Girl you look sensational! I am in love with that beautiful bikini and you are rocking it like no other. Your confidence is so inspiring to us thicker chics. Loving the sunnies..so Prada-ish! btw - you're losing weight aren't you! Don't get too small...you look fab! Kiah

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  37. Gabi Fresh! The fourth picture is amazing - could have been pulled straight from a magazine. you look stunning - bring on the two piece (I've never worn a bikini before but I think its time)

    Gems x

    Fashion, Well Done

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  38. Gabi! I always love your swimsuit post. Your last year's pink swimsuit post was adorable this year's is definitely my fav so far. If I ever have enough confidence to rock a two piece I would love a piece like this. I would probably mix and match the pieces though. You look amazing as usual lady! Continue to inspire by being yourself.

    XOXO
    Taneshia

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  39. I LOVE YOUR CONFIDENCE!!! The "fatkini" is in full effect and it works!! I love the pattern!

    XOXO
    http://mizzredkim.blogspot.com/

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  40. omg you look amazing! wish i could be so confident! :) pattern is great, and the sunglasses really top it off! :)

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  41. Love this on you! I like the red bikini you linked to (Modcloth) and seeing you in your own these past couple of years has been inspirational. Who cares what others think, right?! Gorgeous as always!

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  42. Love it! This is what I'm talking about, confidence to wear something and KNOW you look good!

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  43. Omg, you look amazing! I've been thinking of trying a two-piece again since having found higher cut bottoms (love the vintage styling!). Maybe I'll actually give it a go!

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  44. OMG GABI YOU LOOK AMAZING IN THIS SWIM SUIT!!!I LOVE IT ON YOU AND YOU ARE DEF WORKING IT WITH NO REGRETS(I SOOOO LOVE THAT)

    imancoco.blogspot.com

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  45. Perfection, this post makes me so happy after seeing ones full of body and fat shaming recently so thank you for continuing not to give a shit and look amazing while doing so :D x

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  46. Girl Weeerk that swimsuit!!! Retro Beauty, I love iii!!!

    xoxo,
    Coco
    http://flowersofyangita.blogspot.com/

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  47. You look FABULOUS!!! Thank you - I will be checking ASOS out as I am well-endowed up top :)

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  48. u are amazing :> so pretty!

    <3:emmiveera, finland

    http://fffirstclassticket.blogspot.com/

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  49. OMG i need. I wasnt blessed in the breast area which im totally ok with, but im still hunting down some great bikinis!

    love this

    xoxo
    Shay

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  50. I love this bikini!! I think I'm going to buy it, but I'm confused with the sizes. The options are like pant sizes for some reason.

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  51. WOW you are wonderful !
    I love the way you seem self-confident. You are a real inspiration for me because you always look really much more than good.
    YOU ROCK!

    thank you <3

    Samantha, a french girl

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  52. You look great in this :) I wish I could have more body confidence! I wear really lovely clothes and think I look great in clothes but in swimwear I literally cringe at the thought. I am getting better though :) stepping stones right!?

    Hailes<3

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  53. Gorgeous curves, that pattern makes you look like a model!

    I ordered the bathing beauty 2 piece from modcloth last year in red polka dot. it was gorgeous but not very supportive of my bust (i'm a 38DD). I had to alter it and I used the neck-straps for my back and the back-straps around my neck to get better support... but overall, a good suit!

    I just ordered the Sao Paul leopard bathing suit... hopefully I'll be able to do a review on my blog at some point in the future. Although, it's going to be hard to hold a candle to your banging beach look!

    Amazing blog! Huge fan!
    - Julia
    http://jajajules.blogspot.com

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  54. Thank you for this post! Honestly a few days ago I searched your blog for the photo of you in the red swimsuit on the beach. Seeing your posts has motivated me to get on the beach this summer, no matter what my size it.

    And you look good! :)

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  55. You look amazing -- and those shades are so good too.

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  56. Super cute!

    Stay beautiful! *Smooches*
    Nique

    www.chubbydivaonadime.com

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  57. I love the chevrons on the bottoms! I think those bottoms would look amazing with your hot pink bikini top... I totally don't need a new suit but now I am contemplating that combination for myself!

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  58. Well, I must say YES and You are amazing! When I see your's outfits and self confidence I want scream that You are beautiful and very creative and clever! You are absolutly unearthly. I want to emulate You and despite my kg - be so good dressed, do not ashamed. Thank U so much, that you give me confidence and inspiration.

    I'm sorry, but my english it isn't perfect - now, I learn it.
    Kisses, Marta.

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  59. You look so nice and nubile! Congratulations:)))
    Greetings from Poland!Midori.

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  60. OMG, I wish I had those types of balls to work that ... it's amazing! You look stunning!! :)

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  61. I've never worn a a bikini before, but I'm so ready now! That swimsuit and the pattern is thebomb(dot)com!!!!

    http://www.curvesfashionweek.com

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  62. Waaw! You just look great in it :)

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  63. Wow, you look spectacular! I have been toying with the new bikini options and you may have just converted me!

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  64. I FREAKING ADORE YOU!!! SO CONFIDENT AND BEAUTIFUL! GO GIRL!

    follow me @ adivasoutlook.blogspot.com

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  65. YOU PULL THIS OFF SO EFFORTLESSLY. You are truly a beauty! Large or small. This girl has fashion sense!
    - @joshhcoatess

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  66. You look incredible! Thanks for making me remember that it is confidence that makes a lady really shine. Time to man up and find my swimsuit.

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  67. You look gorgeous? Now where I can get that drink you're holding?

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  68. ONG! I saaw the last picture of you in a bikini and you rocked! Now, you look like you have lost weight and you ultra-rock! You are so GORGEOUS!!!!

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  69. You look absolutely AMAZING! I was walking around Old Navy with a swimming suit bottom about an hour ago, and couldn't bring myself to go in the fitting room because I knew I'd leave feeling like crapola. You gave me the kick in the butt I needed to go out and find something cute (and high-waisted!) Love it!

    Cheers,
    Kara of www.fancythatvintage.blogspot.com

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  70. You look fabulous. Just wanna say, even though you can rock the 2-piece. Someone like me (same-ish body type) can't. Why? Cause I'm pale white....so you can see every stupid dimple & distortion. And, you have such smooth, even skin....me & others don't have such smoothness & good proportion. AGain, I think you look fantastic, but I'm gonna have to stick with the 1 piece. Even then it's hard to venture outside.

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  71. I absolutely love this bikini, you look awesome Gabi. continue to inspire us curvy divas.

    http://psbodybeautiful.blogspot.com/

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  72. You look great! I've been looking for a bikini like that and because I also have "BB" that looks perfect!

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  73. You look so beautiful, especially the forth picture of you is just stunning. I'm so glad, that I found your blog some month ago. It really inspired me to start my own blog and feel more comfortable in my body even when it's not perfect. ;-)

    http://www.curvy-life.com/

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  74. i love your bikini. looks very beautiful :)

    <3

    http://girlslovefashion-sophie.blogspot.de/

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  75. Your so inspiring!
    You look a thousand times more beuatiful than all these stick thin twigs! xxxxx

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  76. Go on with your gorgeous self Miss Gabi! Stunning photography too!

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  77. Girl, you look AMAZING. Thanks for being brave and reminding the world that beauty is in the eye of whoever's having the most fun. Happy Summer!!

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  78. This suit looks AMAZING on you! Stripes are my favorite thing ever, and you are rocking them!

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  79. You look fantastic, this suit is adorbs! You have inspired me to post a pic of me in my bathing suit (if I ever get a chance to wear it) this summer.

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  80. Gabi, you are so hot. I would totally switch teams for you.

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  81. Wow, you look absolutely amazing in that suit. Like a 50's pinup girl! Gorgeous.

    Kristin
    www.dressedandfed.com

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  82. love love love these pics and you are rockin that bathing suit!! in fact, love it so much, I just ordered it!!

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  83. WOW! So nice! :) Love love love this look. :)

    http://varikaspipsa.blogspot.com

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  84. You look amazing, glamorous, beautiful and totally out there! Love that bold bikini. Love your style Gabi.xx

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  85. You're amazing and you look amazing! Totally admire you and you inspire me to have more confidence! :)

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  86. You look amazing, I love that bikini.

    Love the Stratosphere too - did you do the jump?!

    Styladelica

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  87. You look gorgeous & I am *SO* buying that bikini (I used to have a b/w striped one that wasn't half as cute as this).

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  88. I LOVEEEE this! You are gorgeous :)

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  89. Ah you are the most beautiful woman I've ever seen!

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  90. You are gorgeous in that bikini - thank you for being so confident, and one of my new love-your-body idols.

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  91. Everything about this post makes me yearn for warm weather so hard! Your bikini, rockin' shades, sexy beach hair and the turquoise water are straight out of a summer fantasy!

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  92. I am also looking for the perfect suit for the summer.
    Thankfully I have lost some weight. However, I bought some items from Eloquii that I have not been able to wear and am trying to sell them on Craigslist in Chicago. Please check it out: Fur Collar Cardi: http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/clo/2984694010.html
    Size 18 Red Dress: http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/clo/2984670122.html
    Size 18/20 Long Sleeved Shirts: http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/clo/2984671298.html
    Size 18 Military Jacket: http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/clo/2984678622.html

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  93. you look INCREDIBLE!! i just bought my first one-piece in years, because i have had so much trouble finding bikinis i feel good in...but this post is super inspiring.

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  94. Girl you look great. You're so lucky not to be covered with stretch marks and cellulite. I am but if I wasn't, I'd definitely rock this bikini. You go girl!

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  95. you look amazing and I agree wholeheartedly, never let some manufactured body shame to keep you from enjoying the beach and having fun.

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  96. Just wanted to let you know that I re-posted some of your photos on my blog, hope that is okay:

    http://flyingpurplehipposcom.blogspot.com/2012/04/my-four-favorite-fashion-blogs.html

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  97. YOU BETTA WERK!
    I know you were giving them FEVER!! *snaps fingers*

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  98. No to body-shame! Yes to rockin' swimsuits!

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  99. Found you (& this post) via Already Pretty. Am LOVING and adoring what I've stumbled into!! I wish so badly I could go back into time from about 13 until 28 and banish all the body shame I felt in bathing suits. (except for the summer I felt hottie mc hotterson around 23!) After I had my son, I suddenly felt the amazing powerfulness of what my body could do, and quit worrying about rolls and bumps. I was/am sexy! And when we make our annual beach treck, I am not going to relegate myself to cover-ups, sitting under an umbrella, hoping no one sees me. I am going to wear a halter top orange floral suit, dive into the waves, roast in the sun, and enjoy my seaside time! Why waste more summers wishing I were a waif? (and love your photos too...that suit is stunning!)

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  100. Thank you, my dear friend for looking soooooooooooo gorgeous , and for not being a size 0.
    Besos.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  101. You look amazing! I admire you for wearing this. I hope one day I'll be brave enough to do the same! I'm really inspired by the retro look of the bikini and I'm going after a one piece with the same vibe! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  102. OH La la...che Meraviglia!
    Vamos a la Playa!
    Greetings from Sunny Sicily

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  103. Gabi, I just want you to know that I ordered this bikini and for the first time in like seven years my belly might actually see the sun. You look super fly.

    Xo
    Rachel
    http://www.primpinainteasy.com

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  104. I really enjoyed your blog – Don't forget to visit us at Boutique 73 for Women's Clothing. We stock gorgeous tea dresses, vintage Levis shorts, and a variety of jewellery! We add new stock every day.

    Boutique 73 xxx

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  105. Love your bikini with the shades. So retro and stylish.

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  106. makes me sad that everyone bought this in a size 20! i can get the top, but not the bottom. i want this SO BAD!

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  107. Hi Gabi! Love your bikini! I'm a new follower and can i just say i love your blog. I hope you have time to check it out and follow if you like! You are such an inspiration!

    Vanessa

    http://thepinkmateproject.blogspot.com/

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  108. new follower. your blog>>>>> phenom! I will def be sporting the two piece this summer!

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  109. O bikini é lindo , adoro-o

    Beijinhos

    http://carolinaspinolastreetstyle.blogspot.pt/

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  110. I just found your blog, and how can I put this gently.... I FUCKIN LOVE YA !!!! the best style and attitude I`ve seen in ages !!! LOVE LOVE !!! :-)

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  111. I LOVE this swimsuit and LOVE your confidence! You look absolutely great! Inspiration!

    http://hauteguiltypleasures.blogspot.com/

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  112. Not only did you inspire me to buy my first ever two-piece at age 41, you inspired me to buy *this* exact two piece simply because you look so damn beautiful in it! Thank you thank you!

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  113. hi Gabi! you have super awesome skin. Lucky for not having any stretch marks or cellulite. do you have any tips or products that you use to keep your skin looking good? thanks!

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  114. That vintage inspired black and white bikini from SimplyBe looks great on you! I like the pattern of the stripes on the bottom! I haven't been to the beach in years but you are inspiring me! It looks like fun.

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  115. Heyyy! I just look through some of your posts here and this blog is pretty awesome! I will definately continue reading this blog. And you know how to dress. You're a great role model for girls with curves!

    Greetings from Norway!

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  116. Girl, you look gorgeous!! I absolutely love all of your photos. This bikini fits you so well!!

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  117. I just dropped 100+ on bikinis size 28 thanks to your hot tip on Simply Be and your amazing confident babeness! ♥ Thank you ♥

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  118. Great :) I need this bikini hihi ;D

    I was in Las Vegas at the same time at U ! Wow! Just like you!

    I lived in a pyramid ^^ , Luxor hotel, and you?

    My fotos from USA, Las Vegas too : http://amethyst-pl.blogspot.com/2012/05/fotoleracja-z-pobyty-na-zachodnim.html

    Best wishes, Ametyst ;*

    P.S. Greetings from Poland!

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  119. Hey, I wanted to stop back buy and let you know that I bought your bikini and it came yesterday and I love it. I've been interested in a high wast bikini for a while bc I'm not interested in showing all of my tum to the world (its fine with me if people do I just don't care to) but hadn't been brave enough to try. Seeing you look so great in yours made me decide I had to give it a go.

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  120. Girl you look FAB! I'm waiting for Monif C to restock her leopard version and I DARE anyone to do anything but blow a kiss. As beautiful as you are you should be handing out passes to be in your presence. Don't ever let the hate stop you!

    xoxo
    Amazon

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  121. So i don't comment on here as much as I do, but i love your confidence and I think I should be ordering this since i'm looking and thinking wow! someone with huge jugs like meh is rocking this out! I love it! and I'm just so happy that you are rocking this showing us a thing of too about curves and bikini's.

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  122. Ah! I love that suit! You look incredible in it. :D

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  123. This suit is amazing! Plus you look gorgeous in it! Love Love LOVE!


    http://curvyandcurveless.blogspot.com/

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  124. Love, love, LOVE this post! Besides that fact that you look GORGEOUS and have such amazing confidence to wear a bikini in public -- this has been a personal mission as of lately to promote the need for sexier plus size bikinis on the market! I love this look and it fits you so well - and you look SEXY! I have to say last year was my first summer wearing a bikini and ever since then I want to continue wearing them and promoting confidence for plus size women. THANK YOU!

    - Liz
    www.curvystahaven.com

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  125. You look amazing. Absolutely gorgeous. You've just inspired me to focus on the fun not the fear of summer swimsuit season. I am printing this as a reminder to start enjoying NOW ... Instead of waiting for when I've finally lost weight, started yet another diet, or can fit into just the right size. Thank you so much for this post.

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  126. ROCK it girl. You look fab!! we love your blog at www.beyondblackbeauty.com

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  127. oh, I totally love your bikini!
    I can't WAIT until it's hot enough in New Zealand again so I have an excuse to go swim wear shopping ;)

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  128. That bikini is adorable! I've been wondering where I could find a high waisted one.

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  129. I'm looking forward to Summer.

    The Wizard of BOD

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  130. You look like a million dollars, Hollywood royalty, beautiful bombshell, the works. You know exactly what looks good on you and you know how to rock it!

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  131. I applaud you for doing this! You look amazing and you're a true inspiration.

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  132. Awesome. You go with your bad self. Love the suit...but you make it stunning.

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  133. You have a very lucky boyfriend!!!

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  134. WOW!!!! It does make your boobs look huge! LMAO

    looks gorgeous though. I really like the pattern on the bottoms. Wish I had the confidence to pull off a bikini. I'll work my way towards that.

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  135. I just saw your spot on the Today Show and I gotta say, these photographs are so great. It's not your body or your suit that really draw my attention, it's the confidence you exude that's so alluring. "They" try to tell us that's the sexiest thing a woman can wear but you're actually proof of that. :)

    xx

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  136. Just saw you on Today & I think it's so great that you did this! BEAUTIFUL!

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  137. I was literally just packing for Vegas, trying to decide if I was feeling brave enough to rock my bikini this trip while watching the Today Show. Needless to say, your segment came on, and there are now 2 bikinis in my suitcase! Thank you.

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  138. Saw you on the today show and I just had to look you up! This is so inspiring. My fiancé and I recently took a trip to Daytona Beach and all I heard from him was why don't you wear a bikini? It was hard enough to take off my cover up with a one piece...I managed to find something flattering, but it gives me confidence to see girls like you, and let's me know I'm not alone! :)

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  139. Gabi: I just heard about your blog via an MSN link and stopped by to give my support. I love the line you wrote about not letting body shame keep you from having a good time. Those words ring true to me and I feel like I wasted my entire twenties feeling embarrassed by my body.

    I am an average weight now, but when I was younger I was very skinny - so much so that I was ashamed of my body because I didn't feel curvy or feminine. Rather than feel too large for a bikini, I felt too small - particularly in the chest area. That kept me from having fun in the sun in the prime of my youth when I should have been having fun without worrying about other people's judgments of me, as you stated. Thank you for a sharing your experiences and sending such a positive message. It really applies to anyone - no matter your size.

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  141. Hey Gabi!

    I just saw you on the NBC Today Show. You were fantastic!~ You were really poised and you had such great responses to all of her questions.
    Thank you for being such a great role model! I really admire you! I hope that someday everyone can be as comfortable and confident in their own skin.

    Love from Kentucky!

    - Kate

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  142. good post sir really a very good post that you have the posted have a very nice day sir.

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  143. You are gorgeous and inspiring us all!! I also embraced the plus-size bikini last summer and I have to say that I have actually never felt MORE comfortable in a swimsuit!! Go girls!!

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  144. You look amazing! I would never have considered a bikini until seeing you in these photos. Thanks!

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  145. Thank you Gabi for being open and honest about societies opinion of what body types look hot in a bathing suit. Girl you rocked it and I love your level of self love and confidence. We need more women like you who aren't afraid to openly love themselves no matter what.

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  146. I am not what you would consider a larger girl (clocking in on my worst days at 150 ish )but I saw the story on yahoo news, and went to Google to find this blog. I don't actively work out, but I have an outdoors job (a farmers tan!), and I eat as healthily as I can. I completely agree that the best thing to do is feel good in your body right now. I've been embarrassed so far about going to the beach with all these crazy tan lines I've got, and I've always been a little self-conscious of my body. Though I can't say I'm inspired to go to the beach RIGHT NOW, I can say that it was lovely to read this piece and see someone with a healthy and beautiful dose of confidence.

    Plus, that's an amazing bikini. Just saying.

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  147. I think your are beautiful!! Amazing!!

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  148. Self-love and self-confidence are what make a person BEAUTIFUL... whether large, small, hairy, hairless, gendered, gender-less, scarred, missing limbs, etc..., GABI, you're beautiful because of your positive attitude and self-respect... you just happen to be considered a 'large woman' in our society! Thanks for singing your praises and proving that being WHO YOU ARE is what attracts others to you!!!

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  149. Love the site and the photos! Sorry that people are giving you drama about loving yourself. It's a shame more people don't have your inner joy and outward beauty!

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  150. Most of the suits you link to don't come in my size. However, I applaud you for encouraging us to be comfortable in our skins. Thanks!!!

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  151. With 170+ comments, I'm sure it's been said many times over but it bears repeating -

    You look SO gorgeously fantastic!!!! i love, love, <3, love, LOVE (!!!!)

    xo,
    raven

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  152. Love it. You look awesome in that suit!

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  153. So cute! The high-waist brief bikini is so retro but the chevron zig-zag detail is so on trend right now. Love the best of both worlds. And girl, you are rocking the hell out that bathing suit. :}

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  154. I love it hot

    Danye Jay
    WWW.DivaSavvyBoutique.COM

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  157. You're already a stunner and your confidence just turns it up to 11.

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  158. Muy guapa, viva las chicas guapas como tu!. Saludos desde Canarias.

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  159. Estas para comerte!!!!!!!
    mmmmm!!!!!

    Saludos de un lector de "Público"

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