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Plus Size Model

Even 'Plus-Size' Models Are Smaller Than Their Target Demographic

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

It's hard to believe that the very women who are meant to empower plus-size ladies by showcasing body diversity might just be posing yet another impos...

Meet The Next Plus-Size Star Of Modeling

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.20.2013 | Style

Stores like Lane Bryant have always had plus-size models. But it's the slow but persistent move of plus-size models into the mainstream that's finally...

Why Tyra Banks Doesn't Like The Term 'Plus-Size'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.20.2013 | Style

With waif-like fashion models filling the pages of magazines, it's easy to lose sight of the diverse spectrum of body types out there... and to stigma...

How I Learned to Love My Fat, Naked Body

Tess Munster | Posted 02.02.2014 | Style
Tess Munster

Our bodies tell a story, and everyone's journey is different, everybody is different, unique, and exquisite. The only problem is that not everyone one respects that or comprehends that we don't have to all look like a cookie cutter or perfect picture of "health."

'Plus-Size' Model: We Need Size 8 (And Every Other Size) Models, Too

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.03.2013 | Style

While the fashion world scrambles to find a place for so-called "plus-size" models, it seems the models themselves are the ones least caught up in all...

PHOTOS: Plus-Size Stunner Leah Kelley Models Robyn Lawley's Swimwear

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.26.2013 | Style

For all those scouts looking for the next "It Girl" of the so-called plus-size modeling world, we'd like to submit for consideration Leah Kelley. ...

Plus-Size Model: 'The Women We Hold As Icons Of Beauty Are Not Happy'

Posted 11.15.2013 | Style

The recent push to include more realistic, diverse body shapes in the modeling industry has focused on the message that models' images send to female ...

Plus-Size Model: 'It Is Hard To Make Clothes Look Great On Big Women'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.11.2013 | Style

Time and again, we've seen designers persistently adhere to the stick-thin model ideal, despite efforts made by modeling advocacy groups, eating disor...

Robyn Lawley Dismisses The 'Plus Size' Label With Bikini Shoot

Posted 11.06.2013 | Style

Few models have been able to transcend the plus-size world like Robyn Lawley has. With each modeling gig and interview, the Australian stunner seems t...

'Plus-Size' Model Wants Girls To Accept Their Bodies

The Huffington Post | Marines Arroyo | Posted 09.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Being a plus-size model is now a trend. Magazines like Elle have featured plus-size models on their covers. Renowned brands like Special K are using r...

Plus-Size Model: Kate Moss' Figure Isn't Responsible For Damaging Women

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.07.2013 | Style

Few fashion industry insiders get it as right as Robyn Lawley does. The plus-size model is a veritable treasure trove of body image wisdom, and she's ...

Would You Like To See More Plus-Size Models? (POLL)

Posted 09.10.2013 | MarloThomas

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Plus-Size Modeling Contest Winner Simone Charles Is One To Watch

Posted 07.12.2013 | Style

Scoot over, Robyn Lawley -- there is another plus-size stunner joining the ranks! Meet Simone Charles, winner of the Models 1+ Instagram Competitio...

Plus Size Fabric Guide

Chastity Garner Valentine | Posted 09.08.2013 | Style
Chastity Garner Valentine

One of my personal tips for successful online shopping is to know your fabrics. Knowledge of fabrics will allow you to gauge the fit of a garment, allow you to pick the best size, and give you a good idea on what you will be getting in the mail.

PHOTOS: What's Going On With This Model's Chest?

Posted 07.08.2013 | Style

The world of plus-size modeling isn't exempt from a fashion industry-wide problem: overzealous retouching. We've seen everything from carved-out th...

'You Can Be Pretty And Plus-Size At The Same Time'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.27.2013 | Women

The winner of the Miss British Beauty Curve 2013 competition has an important message about body image, which she's determined to share with women aro...

WATCH: Beauty Queens At Size 22

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.19.2013 | Women

What woman hasn't felt the pressure to be thinner? It's hard to even imagine widespread representation of real women's bodies in the mainstream media ...

Why The Fashion Industry Needs Plus-Size Models

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.15.2013 | Style

These days, the term "plus-size" seems to be assigned to models with the slightest of curves (ahem, Robyn Lawley), but it turns out there's a reason f...

PHOTOS: Robyn Lawley Stuns In Va-Va-Voom Number At Ballet Gala

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.15.2013 | Style

Robyn Lawley's enviable frame has snagged her top-knotch modeling gigs, including a Vogue Italia cover, major lingerie jobs and a role as Ralph Lauren...

LOOK: H&M's Big Step Forward

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.30.2013 | Women

If you happen to be casually perusing the H&M website today, be sure to click over to the swimwear section. There you'll see a plus-size model, who Je...

Recovered Anorexic Woman Makes Surprising Career Choice

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women

A recovered anorexic woman in England has become a plus-size lingerie model, aiming to help those with body-image issues. "Hopefully I've inspired ...

WATCH: Kaela Humphries Models For Plus Size Fashion Company

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 01.28.2013 | Style

Kaela Humphries is the 29-year-old sister of Kris Humphries -- you know, the basketball player who was married to Kim Kardashian for a hot minute. ...

Why Do We 'Self-Bully' Ourselves About Weight?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 08.21.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

The word "plus" should have no place in a description of a woman unless it is describing her accomplishments (e.g., she has a B.A. plus a Master's degree).

There Isn't Anything Wrong With Our Bodies

Stephanie Penn | Posted 04.29.2012 | Detroit
Stephanie Penn

We can blame society, entertainment and outside influences for the way that our children view themselves, but television is no match for good old fashioned lessons taught to children by their parents.

Plus Size Magazine 'Reveals' Low Weight Among Models

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 03.14.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

We don't need to see the research to believe the claims. Can anyone look at runway models and think that they weigh anything near what the non-models do?