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Branded Content: The Currency of Connection

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 01.10.2016 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The rise of "content" is a fundamental 21st century marketing phenomenon. But is "advertising," deliberate messages broadcast at one time to swathes of people, dead?

Lane Bryant's Live Twitter Chat Didn't Go As It Probably Expected

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.09.2015 | Style

Lane Bryant says it's the "most recognized name in plus-size clothing," but some of that recognition comes from plus-size shoppers who aren't entirely...

Is Brainy Barbie Really Any Better?

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 09.24.2015 | Women
Karen S. Exkorn

Maybe someone can create the Perfectly Imperfect Barbie? The one who doesn't always look pretty and say all the right things all the time. Who occasionally eats too much pizza, gains weight, gets pimples and says the wrong things (for which she can also be programmed to apologize).

An Open Letter to Lane Bryant: Five Lessons Learned From the #PlusIsEqual Campaign

Sarah Sapora | Posted 09.23.2015 | Style
Sarah Sapora

As a plus size woman, I can say that when a slender woman stands in front of you and utters your battle cry, your first reaction is usually a knee-jerk, "What? There is NO way you can understand me."

Disabled Women Dare to Be Bold and Beautiful

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 09.22.2015 | DC
Ola Ojewumi

For centuries, women have been pressured to meet changing standards of beauty. There are billion-dollar industries built on how women can look more beautiful through make up, dieting, hair products and anti-aging treatments. From birth, we as women receive an onslaught of messaging that beauty is not within but what's on the outside.

Here's What Happens When Real People Recreate Iconic Fashion Ads

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.15.2015 | Style

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Aging Out of My Bra: Why Lingerie Brands Should Target Women Over 50

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 06.10.2015 | Fifty
Elisabeth Dale

I love to see older women celebrated and honored in this way. Now in my late 50s, I'm content, and even more in love with life. But I'm curious to know what these mature models are wearing underneath their outfits. Are they still able to find pretty, feminine and well-fitting lingerie?

Not Everyone Is 'Sexy'... and That's Okay

Chad Williams | Posted 06.09.2015 | Style
Chad Williams

Not everyone has to be 'sexy.' The fact that we feel such a campaign needs to be launched speaks to a deeper problem with how we as a society view women.

Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel Campaign Is Sexy In All The Right Ways

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 04.17.2015 | Style

Move over Victoria's Secret. Lane Bryant just won the prize for sexiest campaign of 2015. The plus-size brand launched its #ImNoAngel advertisemen...

A Once Homeless Mom Of Autistic Daughter Shows Us What It Means To Never Give Up

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 12.11.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

What does a 42-year-old mother of four do when she loses her job and ends up in a homeless shelter? Not to mention that her youngest daughter has spec...

Lane Bryant Looks A Little Different At Fashion Show In NYC

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.21.2014 | Style

Looks like congratulations are in order! It was nothing short of a celebration Thursday night for Lane Bryant, as the plus-size retailer debuted th...

Lane Bryant Teams Up With Sophie Theallet On 'Risque' New Lingerie Line

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Style

There's another new victory in the world of plus-size clothing. Lane Bryant announced Tuesday morning that they are collaborating on a new line of lin...

'You Should Be A [Plus-Size] Model'

Jocelyn Giannini | Posted 04.06.2014 | Women
Jocelyn Giannini

She simply what she saw, a beautiful woman, and was moved to speak up. And the more time I spend trying to reconcile her vision with my own narrative, the less time I have for the elliptical and bacon cheeseburgers (because there is time for both).

Providing a Road Map

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The efforts of historical women who started companies, took companies out of bankruptcy, developed new business models and created new product lines provided a road map for women today.

Lane Bryant Announces Its First-Ever Designer Collaboration!

Posted 10.08.2013 | Style

Lane Bryant is getting its first-ever designer collaboration. Isabel and Ruben Toledo will be designing a capsule collection for the plus-size ret...

Hot Curves Ahead: 10 Reasons why You Must Attend Full Figured Fashion Week

Erica Watson | Posted 08.17.2013 | Style
Erica Watson

Summer is not officially here, but things are heating up as NYC begins the biggest celebration of plus size fashion the world has ever seen during Full Figured Fashion Week, June 17-22, 2013.

PHOTOS: Did Lane Bryant Get Overzealous With Photoshop?

Posted 09.06.2012 | Style

Leather skirts are having a moment (we have a few styles we've been stalking on and regularly). But as with any trend, you'v...

Made of New York: Wooden Things For Manhattan Apts

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Just because something's made in Manhattan doesn't mean it's 100% local, though frankly, once you're hooking up with the room service it probably doe...

Bill O'Reilly & Lane Bryant Ad: Everyone's 'Trying To Cover Their Butt On This One' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Billy O'Reilly and his "culture warriors" Gretchen Carlson and Margaret Hoover weighed in on this week's Lane Bryant brouhaha . In summary, Lane Bryan...

Lane Bryant Lingerie Commercial Model Ashley Graham Speaks Out, Calls Fox And ABC Prejudiced (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WPIX caught up with plus-size model Ashley Graham, who stars in the much-talked-about Lane Bryant lingerie commercial that was reportedly banned from ...

Astoria Characters: The World-Wise Window Washer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The secret's in the squeegee. That's what gets windows streak-free, squeaky clean. So says Barry Feirstein, the guy who does windows for a living.

Lane Bryant Accuses Fox And ABC Of Refusing To Air Plus-Size Lingerie Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Update 4/23: Lane Bryant released documents from ABC specifying when the commercial could be aired--during daytime dramas and after 9 p.m. in certain ...

Victoria's Secret Ad Spoof On Lane Bryant Blog Features Skeletons In Bras, Targets Fox And ABC (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Lane Bryant is still embittered about ABC And Fox's refusal to air its plus-size lingerie ad--and so are its fans. One supporter created a parody of a...

Lane Bryant Murder Site Clothing Donated To Charity

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TINLEY PARK, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities say the piles of clothing that were inside the former Lane Bryant store in Tinley Park where five women were mur...

Lane Bryant Killings: Victims' Families Mark One-Year Anniversary Of Shooting Rampage

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TINLEY PARK, Ill. — Mike Hudek still longs for the 12:15 p.m. daily phone call with his sister. The short check-in at lunch was a time to recoun...