The Layers of Life After Top Surgery with Ellen Ford, Getting Dressed: An Act of Self-Love
The Layers of Life After Top Surgery with Ellen Ford

We are excited to bring you the second installation of our new series, Getting Dressed: An Act of Self Love, created with Schmidt’s in honor of Pride. Getting Dressed marries our hero series, The What’s Underneath Project, with our original Closet Series, as we take our subjects to a new edge of self-discovery. Beginning in their underwear and getting dressed into their fullest self-expression, through intimate interviews in the mirror about self-image and identity, we learn how each person's style has become an act of claiming and celebrating who they are. In our second episode, two months after top surgery, Ellen Ford is breathing a huge sigh of relief. The hero of their own story, Ellen takes us on a journey from having unrelenting tantrums as a six-year-old over having to wear frilly dresses and skimpy bikinis, to stepping into their most powerful energy today in suits and swimming trunks. Living outside of the gender binary, today Ellen is accepting the multifaceted layers of themselves and infectiously beaming with pride as a result. We’d like to extend a special thank you to Schmidt’s Naturals for partnering with us to bring this episode to life. Certified vegan and cruelty-free, Schmidt’s Naturals raise the bar for natural products by using innovative botanicals and mineral derived ingredients. For more on Schmidt’s, visit their website here: If these stories are transformative on your own journey towards acceptance, please consider becoming a member of StyleLikeU on Patreon so that we can build a world where everyone feels comfortable and safe in their skin. To join the movement, head over to And if you know anyone who would be empowered by this story, please share and be a part of spreading the message that true style is the result of radical self-acceptance. FOLLOW STYLELIKEU: Patreon: Newsletter: Instagram: Facebook: iTunes: Spotify: Stitcher:

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