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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Working Together to Encourage a Positive Body Image
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Palm Beach Gardens, FL - August 24, 2009 -
To kick-off National Fat-Talk Free Week, Little in the Middle has partnered with Tri-Delta and The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness for a re(Define) (Real)ity™ positive body image fashion show, body image discussions, and a denim-fit challenge. The event will take place October 19th & 20th at Colorado State University.
National Fat Free Talk Week

'Fat Talk Free™ Week', a 5-day public awareness effort to draw attention to the damaging impact of 'fat talk' on women of all ages and their impossible pursuit of the 'thin ideal.' Fat Talk Free Video
re(Define) (Real)ity™ Fashion Show

A fashion show to promote women of all shapes and sizes Previous fashion shows in Miami Fashion Week, Los Angeles Fashion Week, Boston, and West Palm Beach.
Denim Fit Challenge

A challenge for women to find the best fitting jeans for their genes. When you are wearing jeans that fit you great, you feel so alive and confident!
About Little in the Middle
Little in the Middle™ is a clothing company that produces clothes using the patented OneUp™ sizing chart. The clothes are made to fit women with a smaller waist in proportion to the hips and thighs for the pear and hourglass shape. This sizing eliminates the gaping in the waist. Our mission is to encourage women to help other women. We promote positive body image and raise awareness about the dangers of eating disorders as well as encourage designers to create clothing for all body shapes & sizes using the patented OneUp™ sizing chart. Learn more at the Little in the Middle Website

Tri Delta and their Reflections Body Imagae Program
Tri Delta's body image education and eating disorders prevention program, Reflections, is the world's first peer-led eating disorders prevention program shown to increase body satisfaction, countering thin ideal pressures that begin in childhood. Piloted at 12 major universities with more than 12,000 hours of research already invested, Reflections will touch the lives of at least 20,000 young women in the next five years. More information on Reflections can be found at the Reflections Body Image website.
Be sure to watch the Fat Talk Free Video, it has a powerful message!
re(Define) (Real)ity ™ and The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
re(Define) (Real)ity™ is a movement created by The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness that challenges society to embrace diversity, dismiss unrealistic ideals, and prove that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. It's time to get REAL! The movement is promoted through fashion shows that showcase women of all shapes and sizes.