**This is not a review.**
The highly anticipated dramedy from the people who gave us Crazy. Stupid. Love. (a wonderful dramedy in itself) starring Milo Ventimiglia and Many Moore is about to hit televisions and, from what I hear, it fills the void left by the much beloved Parenthood (I never watched that show, but sure).
With a stellar cast - you've got heartthrob and former Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia, singer/ actress Mandy Moore alongside mega-hottie soap alum Justin Hartley, The People v OJ's Emmy nominated Sterling K. Brown, and American Horror Story: Freak Show's Chrissy Metz - it's a must see! But that's not what this is about...
Famed designer (and Project Runway mentor) Tim Gunn recently wrote a well-meaning piece for the Washington Post about the current state of Fashion and Plus Size Fashion.
(You can read the entire thing here)
Unfortunately, I'm not sure there was any new information in his piece. I appreciate his frustration, but wonder what he is doing to change the climate of his industry.
Famed Model and inspirational human being, Tess Holliday, has fought fatphobia countless times and won. Yet, Facebook continues to disable her account for posting things they claim as violations of community standards.
This story is ongoing. For more, follow @Tess_Holliday on Twitter & @TessHolliday Instagram
Ashley Graham continues to take the retail world by storm, now promoting H&M's new plus size line. Unfortunately, the pieces she's promoting in the ads, as well as the entire plus size line, will only be available for purchase online. Even worse, this isn't the first time a newly launched plus size line was released online only.
This isn't the first time a Lane Bryant ad was rejected by TV - and sadly, I don't think it's the last. (Watch the 30 second ad below)
Mattel is changing Barbie again, and this time she's got curves (or Petit, or Tall, etc)
Listen up “Project Harpoon” (or “Operation Harpoon” as your Facebook says you’re running scared to
Today I was lucky enough to participate in a photoshoot for the #DropThePlus campaign with my new friend Ajay Rochester. The photoshoot called for women in their underwear or a bathing suit. One friend told me that I was "brave" to strip down and take part in this shoot, I told her "it would only be brave if I wasn't confident in my body."
For more about the #DropThePlus campaign, visit http://droptheplus.org/
I want to first express something that I love about #DropThePlus: Regardless of your position, this simple little hashtag is starting a dialogue that is way overdue!
In November 2014, it was revealed at that popular fashion retailer, Old Navy, charges $12-$15 more for women's plus size jeans than women's straight sized jeans. This fact was not the same for men's clothing. The company defended this claim by stating their women's plus size clothing required more expensive fabrics and materials.
You can read more about Old Navy's plus size mark up here.
Today is was announced that retailer Hot Topic had teamed up with BBC America's Orphan Black to launch a collection inspired by the hit series' main characters - Sarah, Alison, Casima, and Helena.