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…