iOS app Android app

Plus Size Fashion

The Only Things Better Than These 13 Fashion Bloggers Are Their Amazing Instagrams

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Style

If you're anything like us, you've spent many an hour (as much as you can without it having a negative effect on your productivity) scrolling through ...

'Brands Think That Once You're Over A Size 8, You're Not Active'

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.25.2014 | Style

When Allison Dorst found shopping for activewear more challenging than buying maternity jeans, she knew she had to do something about it. Her solution...

How One Online Retailer Is Changing The World Of Plus-Size Fashion

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Style

Plus-size shopping hasn't always been the easiest thing to do. Between a lack of truly fashionable options and retailers incorrectly labeling their ow...

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 03.10.2014 | 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...

Do Not Settle, Curvy Girls

Chrystal Bougon | Posted 04.05.2014 | Style
Chrystal Bougon

We are not pretty for a fat girl. We are just pretty. We are not smart for a fat girl. We are smart.

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...

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.

5 Tips for Plus-Size Shopping Online

The Curvy Fashionista | Posted 03.15.2014 | Style
The Curvy Fashionista

Most of the really good plus size shopping is only to be had online. But online shopping can be like target practice, if you haven't practiced and done it enough it can be a real hit or miss. Even if you have perfected this craft, you can still be caught off guard.

Awesome Plus-Size Finds, On Sale For Less Than $100

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 11.24.2013 | Style

Slowly but surely, plus-size clothing is getting more fashionable. Though there are still some pretty atrocious items out there, designers and retaile...

PICS: This Plus-Size Fashion Week Is Pretty Much The Coolest Thing Ever

Posted 11.01.2013 | Style

At last, plus-size fashion isn't relegated to one mere show. This week in Paris, Pulp Fashion Week celebrated runway models with the closest bodies we...

Everyone Feels Like Crap in the Dressing Room (So Let's Stop Hating Ourselves)

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

There is this myth that we tell ourselves that clothes magically fit everyone else, and it's just our own terribly misshapen bodies that are the anomaly.

FINALLY: Plus-Size Shoppers Can Rent The Runway

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 09.17.2013 | Style

Rent The Runway founder and CEO Jenn Hyman started her groundbreaking e-tail site in order to provide every woman with her own "Cinderella moment." No...

One Size Fits All For This New Modeling Agency

Posted 07.19.2013 | Style

Sometimes, it can feel counter-productive to have size labels in the modeling industry. While so-called plus-size models do indeed wear larger dresses...

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...

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.

Just My Size Survey Reveals That Plus-Size Women Are Confident

Stephanie Penn | Posted 08.28.2013 | Style
Stephanie Penn

Before I was a plus-size woman, I was a plus-size teen and before that I was a pleasantly plump little girl. Growing up, my shopping sprees were reduced to the women's department because retailers had not grasped the concept of age-appropriate plus-size clothing.

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 ...

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: 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 ...

FINALLY! Plus-Size Dress Form Pioneered, Could Change Industry Sample Sizes

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 05.25.2013 | Style

The battle for body diversity in the fashion industry has been an uphill climb. For every health-conscious Equity Contract, there's an Abercrombie & F...

I Love Haters

Chastity Garner Valentine | Posted 07.03.2013 | Style
Chastity Garner Valentine

Recently, I was featured on Fashion Bomb. Now, I'm very aware of Fashion Bomb's readers and how they react to the plus size fashion bomb of the day. The audacity that a fat girl might love herself and try to show off in some cute outfits. But in the words of Beyonce: "I love haters."

Jill Martin With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

This week, I was joined by Style Expert and New York Times Best-Selling Author Jill Martin on Mondays With Marlo. Jill was so fantastic -- we spoke ab...

Plus-Size Style Tips, From Jill Martin (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Style Expert and New York Times Best-Selling Author Jill Martin had some fantastic tips for plus-size women when she visited me on Mondays With Marlo ...

Body Image in the Fashion World

Nadia Aboulhosn | Posted 03.11.2013 | Style
Nadia Aboulhosn

Fashion doesn't mean you have to be skinny. Fashion, to me, is feeling comfortable and confident in clothes that display your personality. Acceptance is the true key to happiness.