The Naomi Campbell of Plus Size Lands a Role in Jay-Z Video

Thirty-two-year-old plus size model Liris Crosse has proven that having a voluptuous figure will not hinder you from achieving great success. This size 18 model is known around the fashion world as both "The Body" and "The Naomi Campbell" of the plus size modeling scene. She is known for her statuesque form, cat-like eyes and flawless complexion, which are among the…

Plus-Size Model Rebecca Russell Quits Career After Losing Weight

Former plus-size model Rebecca Exton-Russell made headlines after losing a tremendous weight loss that ultimately ended her £2,000-a-day career. Having weighed 14st when she was still modeling fashion pieces for full-figured women, she dropped to 12st and shrunk from being a size 18 to a size 12.In an interview with Daily Mail, Russell shared that she was secretly ‘repulsed’ by…

Japan’s Fashion Industry Hits a Milestone with La Farfa

Japan's first plus-size fashion magazine, La Farfa, recently celebrated its second anniversary. Considered as one of the country's fashion milestones, the magazine's name is derived from an abbreviation of the Italian word for butterfly, "farfalla", La Farfa. Only 50,000 copies of the magazine's first issue were printed. However, because of its warm reception, the number of prints was doubled for the…

Do Plus-Size Hashtag Campaigns Really Say the Right Message?

The prevalent use of social media, especially Twitter, gave birth to hashtags. This is considered as today's generation's iconic symbol in sending important messages across.Several of these hashtags are used by known plus-size personalities to launch their respective positive body image messages. Among the most popular messages that are now sweeping across the plus-size community and flowing into the mainstream…

#WeAreTheThey Campaign Created as Reply to Jamelia’s Plus-Size Comment

If there is something good that came out of British singer Jamelia’s controversial comment about plus-size clothing, it is the launch of the plus-size campaign called #WeAreTheThey.Despite the apology and the clarification that the 34-year-old British singer made about her comments on Loose Women, some women still found her statements quite disturbing. One of them is the founder of the…

4 Up-and-Coming Plus-Size Models That You Should Watch Out For

The fashion industry’s ongoing expansion made way to some of the world’s full-figured women. Some of the biggest names who represent the curvier side of modeling industry include Ashley Graham, Candice Huffine, and Crystal Renn. These names have recently been making headlines and have been described to be the plus-size counterparts of top models like Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Gisele…

Channel 4 Airs Compelling Documentary Titled, Plus Sized Wars

With the current rise of the plus-size models in the fashion industry, British television network Channel 4 has recently aired the highly anticipated documentary about the plus size industry titled, Plus Sized Wars, which gave viewers an insider’s look into what goes on behind the scenes of this rising trend.Plus Sized Wars features several prominent plus sized personalities such as Georgina Horne, who has…

Tess Munster, The Biggest Plus-Size Model to Sign Up with an Agency

Twenty-nine year old Mississippi native Tess Munster made headlines after landing the biggest modeling contract any plus-size model in the industry has ever achieved.Tess Munster, who goes by the name of Tess Holliday in her modeling gig, has officially signed up with the prestigious Curves, Milk Model Management’s branch that caters specifically to plus size models. Holliday stands at 5 feet…