Theresa Avila
Theresa Avila

Theresa is a staff writer covering all things style for Mic. A recent graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Theresa did radio reporting and focused on the public education system in New York City. She's a proud member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was part of its 2015 Student Projects. You can send her a note in English, español, or Spanglish at theresa@mic.com.

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Jan. 12, 2016

GabiFresh's Latest Plus-Size Swimsuit Collection Has Cup Sizes That Go Up to "H"

Meet the "Queen of the Bikini."

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Jan. 11, 2016
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Jan. 8, 2016

Here's What Tess Holliday Really Thinks About the Word "Fat"

Take that, body-shamers.
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Jan. 7, 2016

Amandla Stenberg Sums Up the True Beauty of Embracing Natural Hair

"When I started wearing it natural, it felt like I was blossoming..."
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Jan. 7, 2016

Forever 21's Plus-Size Workout Collection — and Its Stars — Send an Important Message

Because curvy girls work out too.

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Jan. 7, 2016

Marc Jacobs Casts Trans Director Lana Wachowski for Ads Celebrating "Beauty of Equality"

"They embody and celebrate the spirit and beauty of equality."
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Jan. 6, 2016
Jan. 6, 2016

The Most-Liked Instagram Photo of All Time Required a Whole Lot of Help, Apparently

All with a little help from ... chopsticks?
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Jan. 5, 2016

This Self-Heating Sneaker Is the Perfect Shoe for People Who Are Always Cold

110 Fahrenheit, anyone?

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Jan. 4, 2016

Dolce and Gabbana's New Ads Feature "Chinese Tourists" in Italy

Is this the best way to appeal to Chinese shoppers?
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Jan. 4, 2016

This iPhone Case May Up Your Selfie Game to Beyoncé Levels

Say "hello" to perfect lighting — all the time.
Dec. 31, 2015

There's Something Missing From the Korean Makeup Beauty Craze

And it's not about the products.
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Dec. 31, 2015

Dascha Polanco Has a Message to the Clothing Brands That Only Make Small Sizes

It's not going to stop her from her stylish choices.
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Dec. 30, 2015

Native American Designers Are Behind More Clothes Than You May Realize

Learn their names.

Dec. 30, 2015

This T-Shirt for Girls Has the Internet Pissed at Old Navy

Why do companies always have to screw it up?
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Dec. 28, 2015

Halal Makeup Is the Beauty "Trend" to Pay Attention to Next Year

And it's a growing industry potentially worth billions.
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Dec. 24, 2015

A Bra "Try-On" Truck Going to Drive Around to Help Women Find the Best Bras

Because why drive to the store when it can come to you?
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Dec. 23, 2015

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham's 'Sports Illustrated' Ad Was One of Top Moments of 2015

In case you needed a reminder that curves are sexy...