Jamelia – Plus-Size Fight Heats Up with Recent Fashion Expert’s View

British singer Jamelia recently made headlines and came under fire following her controversial comments about how plus size clothing should only be sold in specialty stores. Although the singer was quick to issue an apology afterwards, fashion experts have stepped in to share their own opinion about her infamous statements.In an interview with the birminghammail.co.uk, Birmingham City University fashion and business expert…

Plus-Size Student Suspended for Revealing Prom Dress

For Alexus Miller-Wigfall, a typical plus-size student from Harrisburg School District, going to the prom should have been memorable. However, her once-in-a-lifetime experience was anything but.Miller-Wigfall found herself suspended shortly after prom, all because of what was said to be her ‘too revealing prom dress’. The plus-size student wore a beautiful floor-length red gown with a velvet appliqué bodice, long sleeves…

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Lashes Back at Protein World Ad

Plus-size model Ashley Graham again take center stage as she challenges Protein World following the release of the British supplement company’s controversial ‘Beach Body Ready’ ads.Graham has teamed up with the famous swimwear brand Swimsuitsforall and re-created Protein World's infamous 'Beach Body Ready' commercial. The photo features Graham looking over her shoulder with a come-hither look, as she appears to be…

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…