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Yummie: Essentials for Women of ALL Sizes

From the Show: HER
Summary: Being overweight can put a damper your confidence and also make finding clothes that fit nearly impossible.
Air Date: 11/19/15
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Heather Thomson, Fashion Designer
Heather ThompsonHeather Thomson is a fashion designer, stylist, entrepreneur, TV personality, philanthropist, and a married mother of two children—Alexander Jack and Ella Rae. Heather is the creator of Yummie by Heather Thomson, a popular and innovative brand of wardrobe essentials.

Heather got the idea for Yummie by Heather Thomson shortly after having children in 2008, when she developed her patented three-panel system, which is now one of Yummie's signature designs. Since the launch of Heather's original Yummie Tummie® patented three-panel tank, Yummie by Heather Thomson has evolved to include intimates and shape, hosiery and leggings, denim, active, and loungewear.

Heather is all about inspiring women everywhere to look and feel their absolute best. In more than 20 years as a successful designer and stylist, Heather has worked with some of the biggest names in fashion and entertainment including Calvin Klein, Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, and Sean "Diddy" Combs. As the creative director for his Sean John label, she is credited as a major force behind multiple CFDA award nominations. In addition to her work in the fashion industry Heather is an advocate for several charities that have special meaning to her.

Heather is a founding board member of the Kellner Pediatric Liver Foundation, dedicated to helping children get lifesaving medical treatment. She is also an advocate for organ donation, the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance, and an ambassador for the organization No Barriers USA. In recognition of Heather's philanthropic work, she has been the recipient of several awards including the Champion Award from the American Liver Foundation, the Spirit of Life Award from the City of Hope, and the H.U.G. Award, presented to her by the Intimate Apparel Square Club.

Featured regularly as a business, fashion and lifestyle expert, Heather has appeared on numerous programs on networks such as Fox Business, MSNBC, CNBC, CNN and E!, just to name a few. Heather also spent three seasons as a leading cast member on Bravo's ever popular The Real Housewives of New York City.
Yummie: Essentials for Women of ALL Sizes
Whether you've just had a baby or you've recently gained some weight, it's easy to lose the confidence that your 20-year-old self once had.

You may avoid going out with friends or being seen in public. However, finding clothes that fit your current body type doesn't have be a frustrating and complicated process.

Former Real Housewives of New York City cast member, Heather Thompson, was just like you; feeling uncomfortable in her clothing and her own skin.

That's when she decided she wanted to do something to help build women's confidence.

Struggling to lose her baby weight, Heather created Yummie, a comfortable and stylish clothing company to help give women their confidence back.

How can the Yummie clothing line help women feel comfortable in their own skin again?

Listen in as Heather shares her personal story on her struggle to lose her baby weight and how that spurred her to create a product for women just like her.
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