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A Brazilian Model Takes Top Honors — And, No, We’re Not Talking About Gisele

Chances are you’ve never heard of Fluvia Lacerda, but all that’s about to change. Fluvia was just named the Best Plus Commercial Print Model of the Year by Full Figure Fashion Week. She’ll officially receive the award this weekend at Full Figured Fashion Week, for her work with brands like Torrid, Monif C., Igigi and… More »


Tom Ford Wants You Naked

“You know, most people actually look better nude. We are all one harmonious colour, with a symmetry and an innate elegance. Fat women almost always look better without the constraint and lumpy pinching of clothes, all the straps and elastic squeezing and sucking.” – Fashion designer Tom Ford confesses he spends lots of time at… More »


I Feel Sorry For The Marie Claire “Fatties” Author

I have a high threshold for sexist, sizeist, classist, and racist things that people write on the internet because I’ve seen so much of it over the years. But the MarieClaire.com article by Maura Kelly titled “Should ‘Fatties’ Get A Room?” — which we told you about yesterday — was above-and-beyond disgusting. Kelly wrote that… More »


Crystal Renn Dances In A Leotard

These days, posting about model Crystal Renn poses something of a conundrum. If we say, “She looks like she lost weight,” it seems as if we’re as preoccupied with her body size as all those who couldn’t stop crowing about her plus-sized-ness when she was a seemingly fuller-figured girl. In any case, we… More »


Crystal Renn, Full-Figured No More?

Crystal Renn looks very svelte in these recently released Fashion for Passion promotional photos. [Ford Models] … More »


I Have A Big Butt, But I Found A Pair Of Skinny Jeans That Fit

You know that line in Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back,” where he goes, “I like big butts and I cannot lie”? Well, I have a big butt and I cannot lie. I’ve always had a big butt. Ever since I can remember. To be clear, it’s not like I have trouble getting through doorways, but… More »


French Marie Claire Goes Curvy

Lately I’ve been feeling really unhappy about my body. Mind you, I’ve been majorly slacking on working out and the most exercise I’ve been getting is a lot of walking on the weekends, riding my bike around my ‘hood sometimes, and the occasional Bikram yoga session. Couple that sad amount of effort with my up-and-down… More »


Bring On The Big Girls

Blogs like Sea of Shoes and Fashion Toast are fun, but their wispy purveyors weigh a combined 25 pounds and it gets a little hard to imagine some of that style on a normal-sized person. We’re totally into the inspirational aspect of the sites, but pleasantly surprised to see a new wave of stylish bloggers… More »


Asos Launches Trendy Plus-Sized Collection

It’s no secret that online shopping is becoming the new standard. From Net-A-Porter to Gilt Groupe, you never have to leave your couch in order to buy new clothes. (Going out to wear said new purchases, well, that’s a necessity.) Now, one of our fave online stores, Asos, has launched a plus-size collection called Curve,… More »