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The 6 Most Important Plus-Size Fashion Moments Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Style

Plus-Size fashion had its fair share of ups and downs. In recent years, however, the progress that has been made toward a more equal, inclusive indust...

Kim Bhasin

Meet The Woman Who Wants Old Navy To Stop Charging Plus-Size Women More Than Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business

All Renee Posey wanted was to buy some pants at OldNavy.com. Now, she’s talking with Old Navy executives to try and change the way the store sells a...

Old Navy Under Fire For Charging Plus-Size Women More Than Plus-Size Men

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business

Old Navy is in hot water over allegations that it charges extra for women's plus-size clothing, but not for men's. Now, the company is explaining what...

Trendy Plus-Size Retailer Eloquii Debuts The 'Curvy Girl' Photo Shoot Of Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Style

Allison Teng of Curvy Girl Chic is one of our favorite fashion bloggers. Trendy plus-size retailer Eloquii is one of our favorite online shopping site...

The Broke Girl's Guide To Shopping Plus-Size

Refinery29 | Liz Black | Posted 06.11.2014 | Style

With plus-size clothing getting better and better, it's hard not to want to fill up your online shopping cart every single day. But, considering most ...

Is There a 'Fat Tax' on Plus Size Clothing?

Tony Posnanski | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Tony Posnanski

Yes, I do believe there is a "fat tax" on plus size clothing. Honestly, I do not have a problem paying more for clothing. But do not add more money after I worked hard to finally wear the clothes.

Denim For Every Plus-Size Woman's Budget

Refinery29 | Liz Black | Posted 05.22.2014 | Style

Sometimes, the denim world can feel like it's all about jeans. And, while skinnies, boyfriends, and even mom cuts have been leading the pack, we're jo...

Blogger Nicolette Mason: 'I Don't Identify Myself As Plus-Size. I'm A Person'

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.03.2014 | Style

If you're not already familiar with Nicolette Mason, you're going to want to memorize her name. The graduate from Parsons School of Design began her c...

Isaac Mizrahi On The 'Right Way' For Fashion To Incorporate Plus-Size

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.17.2014 | Style

On a recent segment of HuffPost Live, fashion designer and "Project Runway: All Stars" judge Isaac Mizrahi had some insightful things to say about the...

The Rise of Contemporary Plus Size Fashion

The Curvy Fashionista | Posted 05.10.2014 | Style
The Curvy Fashionista

Contemporary plus size fashion -- a segment within the plus size fashion industry that is quickly on the rise and I am here for it. And I am not alone...

Curvy Girls Love Sexy Lingerie, Too - These Brands Are Making It Possible

Chrystal Bougon | Posted 03.16.2014 | Style
Chrystal Bougon

I spent hours and hours in December browsing the new Valentine's Day and 2014 lingerie catalogs from most of our major lingerie suppliers and definitely saw some exciting trends for 2014. Some I am very enthused about, some not so much.

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...

When Your Favorite Plus-Size Store 'Rebrands' Itself

Ingrid R. Taller | Posted 02.14.2014 | Style
Ingrid R. Taller

I don't want to dress like every other fat girl. For the same reasons, I don't want to dress like every skinny or mid-sized girl. I don't want to dress like anybody. I want to cultivate my own style, and for that, I need options.

Another Trendy Retailer Launches Plus-Size!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.10.2013 | Style

As the plus-size market pushes more and more into the mainstream, a major retailer has announced it will expand its size offerings. Mango is launch...

'Fine' Isn't Good Enough For Plus-Size Women Anymore

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.28.2013 | Style

The average American woman is about 25 pounds heavier than she was in 1960, and 50 percent of American women now buy a mix of standard and plus-sizes....

The Term Plus-Size Women Prefer To Be Called Is...

Posted 10.07.2013 | Style

The demand for plus-size clothing is growing, with 60 percent of American women now identifying with the plus-size market. But with all this talk abou...

Coming Out As Wearing a "Women's" Size

Deborah Plummer | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Deborah Plummer

Owning the fact that a plus size (ouch!) fits my body even though I continue to exercise and eat healthy foods means that my body has matured along with the rest of my life.

Kim Bhasin

Inside The Multi-Billion Dollar Brand That Shuns Overweight People

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.09.2013 | Business

Back when she still worked at a Lululemon Athletica store in downtown Philadelphia, Elizabeth Licorish was struck by the contrasting ways the company ...

Plus Size Lingerie Store Owner Chrystal Bougon: 'Life Is Too Short For Ugly Underwear!'

Posted 08.22.2013 | Style

Robyn Lawley may have landed a Ralph Lauren campaign and Vogue put Adele on the cover, but plus-size women (or what is considered "plus-size" by fashi...

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...

20 Plus-Size Swimsuits That Make A Splash

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.02.2013 | Style

Swimsuit shopping causes anxiety for most women, but when you're looking for sizes that are difficult to find, it adds another layer of stress. Fo...

The Best Sites To Shop Plus-Size Fashion

Posted 06.25.2013 | Style

Navigating the online shopping world is tough enough as it is, but for plus-sized shoppers, it can be somewhat of a nightmare. Not all retailers offer...

Plus Size Clothing Sold Online But Not In-Stores Poses Problem For Shoppers

Posted 06.28.2013 | Style

With over a third of Americans qualifying as obese, you would think plus-size clothing would be omnipresent in retailers across the country. But a new...

Plus-Sized Designer: Fashion Forgot About 'Fat' People

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 06.21.2013 | Style

Shopping can be difficult for anyone to navigate, but fashion designer Kenyatta Jones makes the case that it's even harder for the plus-sized gals. "F...

PHOTOS: The Most Inspiring And Game-Changing Plus Size Models!

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 06.12.2013 | Style

Sometimes, it seems like everything is about being skinny -- juice cleanses will cut calories, yoga will keep you in tip-top shape and there's always ...