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Stop the Body Shaming

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition There's been a lot of hoopla recently a...

The Hottest Looks From Plus Size Fashion Weekend In São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 02.03.2015 | Style
Stephen Grant

Plus Size Fashion Weekend in São Paulo was all about that bass! Fashion enthusiasts gathered at the Frei Caneca Convention Center to watch models hit the runway wearing winter 2015 looks by top designers of Brazil.

#EffYourBeautyStandards, This Model Has No Use For Them

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women

Plus-size model and body-love activist Tess Holliday has a message for anyone who thinks beauty is related to size: #EffYourBeautyStandards. Go...

10 Curvy Models Calvin Klein Could Have Used Instead

DebateOut | Posted 01.14.2015 | Style
DebateOut

Huge fashion brands, time and time again, fail to include diverse body types in order to challenge unattainable beauty norms and become more reflective of society. Myla Dalbesio serves as a reminder that successful models don't need to be stick thin.

Calvin Klein's Controversial Model Myla Dalbesio On Art, Envy & Body Image

The Cut | Véronique Hyland | Posted 11.12.2014 | Style

On Monday, Calvin Klein unveiled its newest lingerie campaign, featuring Myla Dalbesio, a size-10 model, alongside straight-size models like Jourdan D...

Plus-Size Runway Show Proves 'High Fashion Is For All'

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.18.2014 | Style

Evans, the United Kingdom's biggest plus-size retailer, closed out London Fashion Week with a milestone runway show. On Tuesday, the company debute...

The Fashion Industry Gets A Body-Positive Makeover

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

New York Fashion Week is officially in full swing, but some of the biggest industry innovations are happening off the runway. Socially-conscious d...

This Is What No Makeup Actually Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 08.15.2014 | Style

We said it once and we'll say it again: We here at HuffPost Style believe that au naturale will always be your best look. So we asked folks on Twitter...

What Ashley Graham Really Thinks About The Term 'Plus Size'

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Style

Ashley Graham has come a long way since the days when her lingerie commercial was banned from FOX and ABC. Today, she holds a coveted spot on the ...

This Is What Models Look Like When They're Not On The Runway

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 08.12.2014 | Style

We here at HuffPost Style believe that au naturale will always be your best look. In honor of this, we launched #BeautifulME, a photo series honoring ...

Here's What You Need To Know About The Pirelli Calendar's First Plus-Size Model

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 11.21.2014 | Style

It's that time of year again -- the Pirelli Calendar has been teased, and although the calendar has yet to be released for 2015, it's already making w...

Penthouse Forum Features First-Ever Plus-Size Model On June Cover

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Style

It's a great day in the world of adult magazines. Penthouse Forum debuted their June issue Wednesday, and to our pleasant surprise, it features Ke...

Proof That Beauty Comes In All Shapes And Colors

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style

Ironically, diversity comes in different packages. While we often see diversity as a representation of race or body type, it's also refreshing to ...

The Bold Way One Woman Is Proving That Beauty Comes In All Sizes

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style

Hollywood Boulevard has never looked better. Amani Terrell of Los Angeles, CA is creatively taking on the misconceptions of plus-size women. Clad ...

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...

Rick Owens Proves That Diversity Is Where It's At

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.28.2014 | Style

It seems like it was just yesterday that we saw a fierce step team take over Rick Owens' show last fall during Paris Fashion Week Spring 2014. And whi...

Rick Owens Inspires Beautifully Diverse Editorial

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.24.2014 | Black Voices

It's been nearly six months since Rick Owens' Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show took place in Paris, but we just can't stop talking about it -- and for ...

David Hasselhoff's Daughter Wants Respect For Plus-Sized Models

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Style

LONDON (AP) — Fashion weeks are not the friendliest events for larger women — or anyone else not tall, slim and perfectly put together. But Hayley...

The Nasty Insult That Could Have Ended Emme's Modeling Career

OWN | Posted 02.03.2014 | OWN

Emme rocked the fashion world when she became the world's first full-figured supermodel in the 1990s. She's appeared on countless magazine covers, hel...

FINALLY: Plus-Size Models Get The Industry Attention They Deserve

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.30.2014 | Style

Well, this is certainly a step in the right direction. IMG Models has signed on five new models to its label. Not stunning news for a modeling agen...

PHOTOS: Robyn Lawley's Cosmo Cover Is The One We've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.29.2014 | Style

2013 was Robyn Lawley's year, when she went from being an under-the-radar model, most famous for starring on Vogue Italia's infamous "curvy" cover, to...

Plus-Size Model Is Kicking Cancer's Butt One Lingerie Shoot At A Time

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

25-year-old women typically feel like they have lots of problems to worry about, most concerning relationships and career. But those growing pains see...

5 Of The Most Popular Plus Size Models

Stephanie Penn | Posted 03.23.2014 | Style
Stephanie Penn

In the plus size community, no one is more popular than plus size models so when it was time to make their year end list of popular plus size models, ...

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...

'Plus-Size' Models Aren't Actually Plus-Size Anymore

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

What is "plus-size"? PLUS Model Magazine and SWAK, a plus-size designs boutique, decided to conduct an experiment. They took two photos of model Al...