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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?

PHOTOS: Are Plus-Size Women 'Scary'?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.08.2012 | Style

We understand the need to get attention in this media-saturated, 24/7 world. But Ashley Madison, we're guessing you didn't need to go this far. Ash...

Opinion: Why TLC's 'Big Sexy' Has it Wrong

El Estoque, Monta Vista High School Newspaper | Emma Courtright | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

With the tag line, “Not all fat girls want to be skinny,” the show Big Sexy tries to distance itself from other model-based reality shows like Ame...

Curvy Model Shares Her Trick Of The Trade

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 09.25.2011 | Style

We love Marquita Pring, one of the four curvy models who starred in Vogue Italia's now-famous plus-size editorial. Women's Wear Daily caught up wi...

Plus-Sized Models: Move Over Gisele, Brazilian Bombshell Fluvia Lacerda Strikes a Pose for Vogue

Erica Watson | Posted 08.31.2011 | Style
Erica Watson

In a fashion industry that is obsessed with size, full-figured Brazilian model Fluvia Lacerda is showing the world that not only is bigger truly better, it's also marketable.

Velvet d'Amour: Fashion Needs To Catch Up To Women Of Size

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 08.28.2011 | Style

Frockwriter tracked down plus-size model, actress and fashion photographer Velvet d'Amour to talk about curvy girls' place in the biz and the recent V...

Robyn Lawley Talks About Transition From Straight-Size To Plus-Size Model (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 08.10.2011 | Style

Plus-size models are fashion's topic du jour, particularly in light of Vogue Italia's recent cover featuring three curvy, lingerie-clad models photogr...

Candice Huffine, Vogue Italia's Plus-Size Cover Girl: 'What Was The Hold Up?' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 08.06.2011 | Style

Candice Huffine, one of the curvy beauties who covered Vogue Italia's June issue sat down for Ford Models to dish on how that whole thing went down. I...

The Skinny Model Diet

Leslie Goldman | Posted 07.10.2011 | Style
Leslie Goldman

An inane new University of Bologna study suggests that being exposed to plus-size models could fuel rampant weight gain among everyday women, and that eradicating rail-thin, emaciated models could actually worsen our obesity crisis.

Plus-Size Models Pose For Sexy V Magazine Spread

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Will 2010 be the year of the no-longer-emaciated model? Yesterday we showed you a Marie Claire cover model who went naked and un-Photoshopped on the m...

Marquita Pring, Size 14 Model: I Work Harder Than Some Of The Smaller Girls

Posted 08.27.2012 | Style

The Cut caught up with 20-year-old, size 14 model Marquita Pring who is swiftly rising up through the modeling ranks after walking in Jean Paul Gaulti...

Is the New Obsession With 'Fat Shows' Helping or Hurting?

College Candy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
College Candy

The list of shows about "fat" people and their inspiring lifestyle changes is endless. But is it wrong to put these people on TV and have them share their deepest feelings surrounded by cameras?

PHOTOS: Forever 21's Plus-Size Problems

Rachel Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rachel Kane

Doing plus-size clothes right is a delicate matter and it's unfortunately not the norm for a trendy clothing creator like Forever 21. But in 2010, the clothing company gave it their best and boy, oh boy, was it bad.

The Long Run: Plus Models Run for Charity

Leona Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Leona Palmer

Ladies and Gentlemen: I have just completed my first straight-up, uninterrupted 20-minute run, including a warm-up and cool down, I did 4 out of 5k. I...

NYC Fashion Week's Been Hit With a Curve!

Emme | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

It's 2010 and we're still not supplying over 63% of American full figured, curvy, plus-size women with hip, stylish, quality driven, trend-forward and shape appropriate clothing.