Like many fandoms, plus size fans are often excluded or made to feel unwelcome (just look at the Cosplay world). But a few KPOP fans were not having it and together went viral using the hashtag: #BigKPopBitches.
Check out a few of these beautiful KPOP fans below and read more on their campaign on BuzzFeed.
Plus model Hunter McGrady - best known for her body painted sport illustrated spread - is launching her own line, All Worthy. The line is set to be available April 22nd via QVC and will include pieces up to size 5x.
Check out some of the pieces below!
Many of us may be stuck in doors these days, but spring is here! Eloquii is not only showing off their latest spring styles, but they're 40% off all sale items!
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Lucky Brand has extended their sizing up to a 35!
This upgrade comes years after their 2012 75-item plus size integration which went up to size 24.
According to Yahoo, "26-year-old model Jill Kortleve became the first plus-size model to walk in a Chanel fashion show since Crystal Renn walked in the 2011 Cruise Collection show in May 2010", but the fashion world - and society at large - is torn regarding Kortleve's plus status. Based on the photos alone, we wouldn't label her as such, but the model world isn't the same one we're all living in.
Congrats to Kortleve, who also walked for Jacquemus, Valentino and Alexander McQueen. In February she took the runway for Fendi in Milan along with fellow plus-size model Paloma Elsesser.
After years of being anti-plus size, or "not cool" as their creator claimed, Abercrombie is FINALLY launching a body positivity campaign.
Beyonce's collaboration with Addidas is finally here, and IVY PARK only goes up to size XL!
Lizzo is easily the biggest name in music right now, known for her killer beats, words, and flute playing. But as the leading plus size rapper/singer in the industry she continues to use her ever-increasing fame to promote other artists of size. With upcoming performances at award shows and world tours, it shouldn't be a challenge to find plus size backup dancers. Yet her choreographer says it is.
TLC released a trailer for a disgusting new docu-series which exploits fat women and their "hot" male partners, titled Hot & Heavy. The trailer has been creating quite a frenzy with outrage on all sides, but this is best explained in photographer Anastasia Garcia's piece for Glamour. Check it out here.
It's almost that time of year and StyleCaster was kind enough to compile the best Plus Size deals coming to Black Friday. From Torrid and Eloquii to Anthropologie and ModCloth, check out the complete list of sales here!
-- Yael Tygiel
Body shaming hasn't gone anywhere and Instagram star Katie Sturino is no stranger to the haters. Known for her "Supersize My Look" campaign where she recreates celeb styles in her size, Sturino has recently been rocking some Princess styles.
While she's not usually one to "feed the trolls", Sturino posted an important message on her instagram regarding these hateful comments.
Read it for yourself then check out some more Meghan Markle looks from Katie Sturino below.
Katie Sturino is continuing her collaboration with Stitch Fix by releasing her Winter collection. Check out the new looks below and try them for yourself via Stitch Fix.
Part & Parcel, the network marketing plus size fashion retailer, has just announced the launch of their own inclusive Modeling Agency, Talent. According to Refinery29, "the agency launched with 15 women across the United States with an effort to shake things up in the fashion industry." The agency was “born from the company’s own challenges finding body-diverse plus-size models to showcase its apparel and footwear collections."
Check it out and submit to model here!
-- Yael Tygiel
Known as the creator of the Wrap Dress, Diane von Furstenburg, has finally heard our cries and decided to start producing her iconic look in plus sizes.
The second season of Hulu's Shrill, starring SNL's Aidy Bryant, is coming back with 8 episodes on January 24th. Check out some stills from the upcoming season below!