Lifestyle Brand Athleta Issues Apology After Labeling Straight-Size Models ‘Plus-Size’

The fashion industry is building a slow but consistent road toward body acceptance. In 2016, lingerie brand Lane Bryant dropped their This Body campaign commercial which starred Ashley Graham, Precious Lee, and Tara Lynn. The ad managed to crush stereotypes and establish the idea that plus-size bodies are sexy too. Other efforts to encourage fitness and self-love among curvier women include Iskra Lawrence's cover story on SELF magazine's…

Ashley Graham Launches SECOND Collection with Swimsuits for All

If you need another reason to get excited about summer, then you should know that supermodel Ashley Graham is launching her second collection with popular online retailer Swimsuits for All. The New York–based company is known for creating stylish suits that fit sizes 4 and above.Graham first collaborated with them during her historic Sports Illustrated cover last February 2015. In the same year, Swimsuits for…

5 of Your Favorite Plus-Size Bloggers Are Featured in the 2017 Eloquii Swimwear Campaign

Summer is officially here. That means the temperature gets hotter, skin gets darker, and clothes get shorter. It also means that your favorite retail brands would start rolling out their swimsuit campaigns. One big name that has already laid out its 2017 collection is Eloquii. The 2017 Eloquii Swimwear Campaign combats the "perfect bikini body" stereotype, and they've enlisted the…

Scientific Case Confirms That Plus-Size Representation Has a Positive Effect on Women

According to a recently conducted study by the Florida State University researchers, women are more likely to be drawn to images that feature plus-size models rather than those with slimmer ones. Other than increasing the likelihood of them purchasing the items they are modeling, there was also a significant improvement in their mental health.  Science Confirms That Plus-Size Representation Ensures Positive…

First Plus-Size Transgender Model Shay Neary Unveils Collab with Major Fashion Brand

Model and beauty influencer Shay Neary made headlines last year after she became the first plus-size transgender model to ever star in a major fashion campaign. Neary is now dropping her spring/summer 2017 collab with Yours Clothing, and the Instagram superstar is tapping her fellow trans friends to model the trendy pieces.Plus-Size Transgender Model Shay Neary Makes UK Debut with Yours Clothing[media-credit…