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Ashley Graham And Amy Schumer Have Different Ideas About The “Plus-Size” Label

They’re supposed to be “feuding,” but they’re above it.

Karen Fratti | July 8, 2016 - 8:51 pm

Amy Schumer Sketch About Shopping As A Regular Woman Shows The Stark Stress Of Finding Your Size

Amy Schumer goes on a very special shopping trip and soon finds herself in a grassy field that has a stockpile of firewood, a very lost Lena Dunham, and a cow shopping

Bronwyn Isaac | May 16, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Forever 21 Made Changes To Their Controversial Plus-Size Instagram Account, But Is It Enough?

When Forever 21 launched their Forever21Plus Instagram page back in February, it was immediately hit with mixed feelings. Sure, customers loved having models with more diverse body types represented, but the…

College Candy | April 2, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Maxim Photographer Fires Back By Sliding Into Ashley Graham’s Instagram Comments

Ashley Graham is having quite the year. She’s covered Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Edition, launched a line at Dress Barn, and been the face of Forever 21’s first plus-size activewear line. She’s stunting again…

Leah Prinzivalli | March 29, 2016 - 12:15 pm

True Story: How Sewing Empowered Me To Shape My Own Body Image

Uncomfortable with being told what clothes you can or can’t wear? Give sewing a go.

Jenny Rushmore | August 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

ModCloth’s New Ad Campaign Features The “Bravery” Of Real Women

Overpriced retailer ModCloth is doing something that I really, really like, for once: using actual, real women in their swimsuit campaigns. In a post on their blog, they said they’d…

Megan Reynolds | February 15, 2015 - 11:45 am

Frisky Rant: The Problem With Target’s Plus-Size Lilly Pulitzer Collaboration

When Target announced that its latest collaboration would be with Lilly Pulitzer, the godmother of American resortwear and technicolor prints, reactions were mixed. Her fan base — crazy, evangelistic, largely…

Megan Reynolds | January 16, 2015 - 2:00 pm

13 Styles Plus Size Women Are Told Not To Wear, But Should Anyway

Fascinatingly, there are many people out there who do not understand the concept of clothing. According to the Webster Dictionary, clothing is defined as “garments in general.” You put on…

The Gloss | August 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Tim Gunn Wants A Plus-Size Season Of “Project Runway” (And So Do We!)

“I would like to do a season of Project Runway where every model is larger than a size 12.”
Tim Gunn had a great answer to the question, “What reality show…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 14, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Bow Down, Bitches: Plus-Size Fashion Bloggers Create Their Own “***Flawless” Video

Fashion blogger GabiFresh deals with her fair share of haters. As a plus-size woman in the fashion world, getting passed over for opportunities, being judged for her size, and dealing with…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 8, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Damn, Girl: Torrid Unveils New Plus-Size Swimsuit Collection Starring Model Georgina Burke


Ladies, this is not your mother’s plus-size swimsuit catalog. First of all, the suits are sexy, flattering, and in no way resemble a waterproof muumuu. Second of all, Torrid…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 13, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Favorite Store Not Stocking Your Size? Give Them This.

Anyone who wears a hard-to-find, frequently sold-out, or generally ignored size knows that shopping can be an extremely frustrating experience. The next time you’ve scoured the racks and your size…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 10, 2014 - 9:30 am

Teen Petitions For The First Plus-Size Disney Princess

Disney princesses are a very specific breed of (cartoon) women, something akin to a casting session for “The Bachelor.”  Tall, skinny, long-hair, conventionally beautiful. In other woods, despite the company’s…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Must Haves: 10 Plus-Size Dresses To Take You From Winter To Spring

It’s still cold as hell, but with spring (allegedly) just around the corner, who wants to buy yet another winter dress? Luckily, Modcloth has a ton of cute transitional dresses…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Dear Target, “Plus Size” And “Pregnant” Are Very Different Things

Not sure why a national clothing retailer thought no one would notice if they just popped a pregnant model into a “plus size” dress and called it a day, but…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 6, 2014 - 11:40 am

If Only Plus-Size Barbies Were A Real Thing!

There are Asian dolls and Jewish dolls and Black dolls … and 1,894 variations of other dolls that Mattel, Bratz and the American Girl Company have dreamed up. But to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 24, 2013 - 4:00 pm

What Would It Mean To Have Adele (Or Any Other Plus-Size Woman) As The Face Of L’Oreal?

Adele has reportedly backed away from a $20 million contract with L’Oreal that she has been negotiating since March. According to the UK’s Daily Mail, sources had said the singer…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2013 - 4:00 pm
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