Posts tagged "plus size"

Lessons From The Fat-O-Sphere, By Kate Harding And Marianne Kirby

Oh, no! We forgot to celebrate our new favorite holiday, International No Diet Day, on May 6th!

But it’s cool. We can still score some body-image karma by grabbing a copy of Lessons From the Fat-O-Sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce With Your Body by bloggers Kate Harding and Marianne Kirby.

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 16, 2009

The Beth Ditto Doll Doesn’t Really Look Like Beth Ditto

The Gossip’s chanteuse Beth Ditto let Superdoll Collectibles give her the Barbie treatment to promote her line for Evans, a plus-sized clothing chain in the UK—and here she is!

We’re psyched the Beth doll will be stage-diving at a rock show while Barbie’s back at the Dream House, doing her nails and mooning…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2009

Say What?! Kim Kardashian Isn’t Plus Size Or A Size 2

Forever 21 will debut a plus-size collection in May called Faith 21. Us Weekly dished on Faith 21 in a recent issue, but the mag misleadingly connected Kim Kardashian to the new line. Here’s a little faith for fuller-figured fashionistas: On May 1, they can try on a new plus-size line, Faith 21, from hi…

By: Annika Harris / April 22, 2009

Frisky Rant: I’m Fat, So?!

I’m fat. I have gigantic ta-tas and a fat ass(et). While I didn’t always see it as such (high school was rough), as an adult, having all those extra mouthfuls has certainly come in handy — just ask my boyfriends. But OK, I’ll admit it; being a large lady, I’ve worried about the possibility of…

By: Simcha / January 7, 2009

Crave: Black Smocked Hooded Tunic Top

Now that it’s getting cold, I just want to live in a big hoodie. But alas, I need people to still wanted to have sex with me so I’ve got to show off my shape, somehow. What is the just as cute, yet seasonally appropriate, version of that long shirt I called a dress and…

By: Simcha / October 3, 2008

Essence Magazine: Voluptuous And Lovin’ It Issue

I was very skeptical when I heard about Essence’s special “Voluptuous Issue” this morning. I thought maybe it would be a gimmick like Vogue Italia’s “Black Issue”. And I didn’t see a need for a special issue celebrating full-figured women because Essence seems to do just that on a consistent basis. One of the reaso…

By: Annika Harris / September 24, 2008

Bigger Would Be Better On America’s Next Top Model

We have some news for Tyra Banks — a size eight dress isn’t plus size and America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson ain’t no fat girl charity case. The new “plus sized” model is on the cover of the June issue of Seventeen, sending the message to America’s highest risk group for eating disorder…

By: Simcha / May 19, 2008

Fit For A Queen

There’s a new queen in England, and she’s got more poise than Her Majesty and more cleavage than Elton John. It’s 17-year-old, size 16 beauty queen Chloe Marshall! She’ll be strutting her stuff in the Miss England Pageant in July, but she’s already become a media darling. “What I am promoting is a healthy girl…

By: Simcha / April 2, 2008
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