Are you serious? I don't understand why I'm writing about this type of thing again: Another retailer used straight-sized models to promote plus size models, only this time, they had the model STRETCH the fabric to show how large it gets.
K-Mart announced last week that it would be renewing its fast fashion offerings in plus sizes, but with a new twist. They're calling the larger-than-L selection "Fabulously Sized" which reminds me of when Tyra started calling us "fiercely real".
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The Wrap announced Ken Baker's novel, "How I Got Skinny, Famous and Fell Madly in Love" is being adapted into a film and will be directed by actor/director Stefanie Black.
Iskra Lawrence, best known as the plus size model who stripped down in the subway, was recently criticized for not actually being "plus size".
While fans appreciate her posting non-retouched photos on her Instagram, they cant' help but point out that she's in no way bigger than the average woman.
Vogue has released their new "diversity" cover for March featuring models Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Ashley Graham, and more. Although this cover has models who are different shades, and even a plus model, many people are speaking out online, calling the magazine out for not being diverse enough.
Urban Outfitters is the latest fashion house to use a Plus Model as a marketing tool, yet they do not even carry Plus Size clothing!
A friend texted me, hurt and frustrated after being body shamed by a family member.
Although I found a lot of resources to share with her, I couldn't find the exact article I wanted.
So I've decided to write down my own thoughts, as well as share some resources, in an effort to help ANYONE who needs to put a hater in their place.
Remember: it's your body.
America's Next Top Model has returned and this time Tyra's been replaced by Ashley Graham, Rita Ora, and... other people. The contestants this go-round are incredibly diverse - ranging from a gingers to Asians & Africans, they got an androgynous girl, sister, and a trans woman - yet Plus Size seems excluded. The community isn't happy.
A live-action Barbie movie is coming, and Sony has cast raunchy comedic actress Amy Schumer in the titular role.
Haters are out in full force with the recent announcement, but is their argument valid?
This issue was brought to my attention by a concerned plus size friend:
Apparently, WW Black is a new campaign from Weight Watchers aimed at getting bigger ladies laid.
Watch the campaign's promo here.
But for some of us, being plus size never meant sex was off the table.
New reality series, Cast Me! on MyxTV, is fighting for body diversity in front of the camera and former host of Australia's Biggest Loser, Ajay Rochester is leading the charge!