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While I was away at Social Entrepreneur Camp, I got to talk live on the radio to the very lovely Jack Tame about making clothes for fat people, and how the pantriarchy is depriving us of pockets.

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The lovely Meagan wrote a great profile about House of Boom's launch, and picked out her favourite pieces from season one.  "My personal favourite has to be the DEMELZA dress, which fits like a t-shirt on top and then a swishy skirt on the bottom. It has pockets (of course) and is designed to be about knee length on a tall person, but if you’re short like me you have the option of either wearing it longer or, thanks to the simple hem design it’s pretty easy to take up. The reason I’ve gravitated to this dress is that it...

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I talked to the lovely Megan of Mode & Methodology about the design process involved in setting up House of Boom, and the challenges faced by fat people who want to dress up nice.  Megan is straight-sized but is really great at recognising that her shopping experience is very different from that of others. 

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