Posts tagged "plus size"

The Devil Dog-Lover Wears Prada: Saks Fifth Avenue To Sell Plus-Size Clothes

High fashion is usually a skinny woman’s game (which is not so surprising when you consider the 15-year-old girls stomping designer looks down the runways). But Saks Fifth Avenue is…

Jessica Wakeman | July 28, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Anything Over Size 10 Is “Plus Size” At Forever 21

I guess it serves me right for trying to buy denim at Forever 21. But what can I say? I needed new jeans and was trying to be thrifty. Last…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Crystal Renn’s Agent Assures Everyone She’s Still A Size 10

A couple of blogs — including us — noticed that supermodel Crystal Renn, who is fuller-figured and vocal about promoting healthier body images, looks much skinnier in recent pics. But…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Frisky Q & A: Nikky Blonsky On Her New Show “Huge,” Plus-Size Actresses & Zac Efron

Missing Nikki Blonsky from your life after the 2007 remake of “Hairspray”? Have no fear, she’s back again: not in a John Waters musical this time, but on “Huge,” a

Jessica Wakeman | June 22, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Top Model” Judge Calls Plus-Size Models A “Joke”

Julien Macdonald, a designer and a judge on “Britain’s Next Top Model,” issued a slap in the face to plus-size models everywhere when he said they don’t belong on his…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Would You Join SonsiLiving, A Social Networking Site Just For Plus-Size Women?

Who needs another social networking site, right? Apparently, plus-size women. The company that owns Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug, and Catherines is launching, a site hawking clothing and accessories for…

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Skeletons In Lingerie: Is This Spoof On Victoria’s Secret Funny Or Tasteless?

Sure, it’s hypocritical and fat-phobic of ABC to air the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show starring Heidi Klum’s glorious ta-tas while also demanding “excessive re-edits” on this plus-size

Jessica Wakeman | May 26, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Lane Bryant Says ABC Is Fat-O-Phobic

Apparently ABC has a problem with hot ladies in their undies. Or so says plus-sized lingerie purveyor Lane Bryant in their claim that the network tried to shut out…

Lily Q | April 22, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Quotable: Crystal Renn Says Plus-Sizing Isn’t So Baffling

“Well, [in modeling] there is the standard, which is a 34-inch hip and then there is ‘plus’ that. Unfortunately, I think when people think of ‘plus’ they think of only…

Annika Harris | February 23, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Why Are Plus Sizes Labeled “Wide”?

My brother is getting married! And I couldn’t have picked a cooler future sister-in-law myself. I’m so friggin’ excited for the wedding, I don’t even mind the usual BS of…

Simcha | February 8, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Racy Preview Shots From V’s Curvy Issue

The previews keep leaking for V magazine’s much-hyped, so-called “curvy issue” dropping next week, on the 14th. We already saw plus-sized darling Crystal Renn modeling the same clothes alongside standard…

Erin Flaherty | January 5, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Marie Claire Debuts Plus-Size Style Column

Like Glamour, Marie Claire has decided it needs to offer more content geared toward plus-size readers. In the November issue, the magazine introduces Ashley Falcon, a size-18 stylist who will…

Catherine Strawn | October 8, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Plus-Size Model Crystal Renn Is Hungry No More

After years of envying Kate Moss’s seemingly infinite closet and Gisele’s parade of bang-able boyfriends, a girl would be right to think the hardest part of a model’s life is…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2009 - 5:10 pm

What Fashion Insiders Think Of Glamour’s Plus-Size Model

We told you all about how much positive response Glamour magazine has received from readers for the image of a nude plus-size model featured in the September issue. Lizzie Miller…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 31, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Social Networking Overkill? Lane Bryant Launches “Inside Curve” Website

When it comes to new ways of marketing products, businesses are really trying to cash in on social networking. The latest to stake a claim in the internet forums is…

Leonora Epstein | August 5, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Chesty La Rue? Jessica Simpson To The Rescue!

The empire that is Jessica Simpson keeps expanding. (Sigh.) From her humble music roots, she’s moved on to hair extensions, shoes, bikinis and now plus-sized bras. Simpson latest launch is…

Zandile Blay | August 5, 2009 - 1:50 pm

“More To Love” Actually Sweet, Not Horribly Exploitative

I assumed the worst about “More To Love,” the new reality dating show where Luke, a handsome 300-lb. bachelor, is looking for love from plus-sized beauties. How could…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2009 - 12:04 pm

Plus-Size Women Get Their Own Fashion Week, But Is That Enough?

Most fashion shows are known for emaciated, twig-like models strutting down runways, but there’s a different kind of fashion week going on right now. Full-Figured Fashion Week took five years…

Catherine Strawn | June 26, 2009 - 3:20 pm

The Skinny On Being A Plus-Size Bridesmaid

I’m on the borderline of sizes between plus and misses — a 14/16 that can easily fill an 18 after a Snickers bar. So, every time one of my friends…

Simcha | June 4, 2009 - 4:30 pm