Great News, Fashionistas: The Ashley Nell Tipton Plus-Size Clothing Line Launched This Month

Ever since winning season 14 of Project Runway in 2015, Ashley Nell Tipton has been slaying the fashion game. She debuted her plus-size exclusive range in partnership with JC Penney a year after her big win, offering a wide selection of women's designs and sizes for the popular retail brand. But even after the success of the line, Tipton continues to find ways to up…

Another One: DJ Khaled Stars in Glossy Ad Campaign for Destination XL

There has been an incredible change in the plus-size industry for women lately. It's no longer rare to see a curvy woman walk the runway or grace the cover of upscale magazines like Vogue or Elle. There has also been an abundance of fashionable pieces for curvy women in store racks. Unfortunately, the same progress is inevident in men's plus-size fashion industry.It is safe to say that plus-size…

Plus-Size Model Recreates Victoria’s Secret Campaigns and the Results Are Undeniably Sexy

On the official company website, Victoria's Secret writes the tagline "The World's Best Bras." There's no denying that the company delivers high-quality undergarments at a reasonable price. But despite the fact that Victoria's Secret caters to all sorts of women, there's a considerable lack of representation for plus-size women in their campaigns. In fact, the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show has…

Debunking 5 Infamous Plus-Size Myths About Women

Plus-size women are everywhere! They're actresses, teachers, scientists, fashion bloggers, and moms. Yes, they're real people who have normal bodies, lifestyles, and emotions. Being a plus-size woman in an extremely judgmental society can be difficult. Each day, you hear an overwhelming amount of plus-size myths and misconceptions that can inevitably take a dig on your self-esteem. To put fat-shaming to rest,…

Blogger Brianna McDonnell Creates #BeInYourSkin 2018 Calendar to Celebrate Plus-Size Women Everywhere

Pirelli has taken huge strides in revamping their iconic calendars after a public outcry for more diversity. Now the Italian company has included diverse models of all cultural backgrounds, colors, and body size. The move has earned them praise from several people. However, for one woman, this single effort was not enough to inspire the everyday woman. Meet Brianna McDonnell, the body-positive fashion blogger that…

Lane Bryant’s #ImNoAngel Is Back and Women Are Kicking It Up a Notch

Not too long ago, plus-size clothing store Lane Bryant launched a lingerie campaign that addressed the lack of body diversity in Victoria's Secret. The bold campaign was given the name #ImNoAngel, and it managed to get attention from the most inspiring names in the industry, including Ashley Graham, Candice Huffine, Denise Bidot, and Orange Is the New Black actress Danielle Brooks. This year, the highly publicized campaign…

Plus-Size Model Thickleeyonce Shuts Down Body-Shamer in Just FOUR Words

If you've ever doubted that something as painfully unnecessary as fat-shaming happens every day, wait until you read this story. Photographer and plus-size model Lesego Legobane, better known as her fierce username Thickleeyonce, was body-shamed by a random stranger on Twitter. Fortunately, the gorgeous model wasn't about to let this lowlife troll get away with it. She managed to shut him down in a single…

Plus-Size Lingerie Models Who Would Make Perfect Victoria’s Secret Models

Victoria's Secret is a brand that has become synonymous with the word lingerie. Over the years, audiences have been treated to the must-see fashion event of the year: The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Each show features long and lean models including Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo, and Candice Swanepoel. Women of all colors have been given the chance to sashay down the signature runway, but…

‘Project Runway’ Gains Worldwide Praise for Including Models Up to Size 22 This Season

Project Runway is one of the most popular reality show competitions on television. It has catapulted the careers of several designers including Christian Siriano and Ashley Nell Tipton, both of whom have released designer clothing lines for women of all shapes and sizes. Following the footsteps of their successful alumni, Project Runway Season 16 announced a major change to its casting this season: their…

Plus-Size Trendsetters You Should Start Following on Instagram

Plus-size fashion has been ever-changing over the years, especially after body-positive movements have helped women become more accepting of their bodies. Now there's a plus-size model on the cover of Sports Illustrated, curvy girls dominating New York Fashion Week, and plus-size guys being accepted into modeling agencies.But even with all these changes, there is always room for improvement. It is about…

Why Plus-Size Model Dexter Mayfield Is Taking the Fashion Industry by Storm

Bodies of all shapes and sizes are slowly beginning to get recognition in the fashion industry. The likes of Ashley Graham and Iskra Lawrence have found themselves on the cover of magazines and sashaying down the runway. Although this is a good sign for plus-size women everywhere, the industry hasn't shown much love for their male counterparts. Enter Dexter Mayfield, a California dancer and…