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Mirror, Mirror: A Lament From A Size Zero On The Ever-Changing Body “Ideal”

I spent my teens and early 20s wishing for a bigger, rounder, fuller body. In fact, I did more than wish. I padded my bra with two rolled-up washcloths, I…

Kiri Blakeley | February 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Shopping Guide: 7 Stylish Plus-Size Blazers

A blazer is one of the few pieces of clothing that can transition effortlessly from workday to date night to casual weekend. It’s also a super flattering choice for curvy…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 2, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Shopping Guide: 7 Sexy Plus-Size Sequined Dresses

The season of holiday parties is upon us. What better time to ditch the predictable LBD and highlight your curves with a fabulous sequin dress? We found seven sparkling show-stoppers…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 12, 2011 - 2:00 pm

“ANTM” Winner Whitney Launches Plus-Size Dating Site

In 2008, Whitney Thompson made waves when she became the first-ever plus-size winner of “America’s Next Top Model.” These days, she’s parlayed her win into a successful modeling career –…

Julie Gerstein | December 6, 2011 - 10:50 am

Full-Figured Fashion Week Tips The Scales

This year, as in every year, there was an absence of plus-sized women at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, which gave the organizers of Full-Figured Fashion two options: either lie down…

Julie Gerstein | November 1, 2011 - 10:00 am

Tatyana Ali’s Show “Love That Girl” Fat-Shames A Big Girl … Who Happens To Be My Friend, Erica Watson

“Making fun of the fat girl” is the oldest and most clich√© gag in TV history. And when Tatyana Ali’s show “Love That Girl” made fun of a fat girl…

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Is The Feud Between Nancy Upton And American Apparel Really Over?

Remember when American Apparel held a contest to publicize its new plus-size range of fashions, and provocative and outspoken American Apparel critic Nancy Upton won? Upton was offended by the…

Julie Gerstein | October 11, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Soapbox: Plus-Size Model Crystal Renn Is Thinner Now — So What?

No matter that in the real world women come in a bevy of shapes and sizes, in the model world, you’re either “regular” or “plus-size.” And for the past several…

Julie Gerstein | September 29, 2011 - 11:00 am

Embarrassed American Apparel Agrees To Meet With Nancy Upton, Plus-Size Model Contest Winner

Earlier this week, we enjoyed a delightful “open letter” from Iris Alonzo, creative director of American Apparel, to Nancy Upton, the Dallas woman who won the company’s plus-size model contest…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2011 - 4:20 pm

American Apparel’s Lame Open Letter To Nancy Upton, Plus-Size Model Contest Winner

Last week, we became enamored with Nancy Upton, a Dallas woman in the #1 spot for American Apparel’s plus-size model contest. The company asked bootylicious girls ages 18+ to send…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Nancy Upton Wins American Apparel’s Plus-Size Model Contest

Nancy Upton, the winner of American Apparel’s plus-size model contest, penned an article about why she spoofed the fat-women-as-pigs stereotype in her submission photos. “[With the contest, t]he company…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Meet Our New BFF, Nancy Upton, The Girl To Beat In American Apparel’s Plus-Size Model Contest

We’ve been only marginally interested in American Apparel’s plus-size model contest, which is open until Sept. 8 for bootylicious gals ages 18+. American Apparel is literally in the news every

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2011 - 1:20 pm
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