Ashley Graham’s Body-Positive Message for 2017

Countless plus-sized personalities have been looking to end 2016 right by giving a body-positive message. Danielle Brooks, Tess Holliday, and Iskra Lawrence are just some of the newsmakers who turned to social media to encourage women to greet 2017 with self-confidence and pride. One significant body-positive message was from Ashley Graham. The model has been experiencing success from her hard work and endeavors over the year 2016,…

Middle East Plus-Size Women Confess About Their Struggles

Plus-size women in America already experience marginalization in society. But for Middle East plus-size women, their personal experiences are far worse. In an interview with Volup2.com, blogger and founder of the online community Middle East Plus Size Fashion Bloggers Hanane Fathalah has been more than candid about the disaster plus-size women in the Middle East experience on a daily basis. May it be…

Plus-Size Model Shelly King Launches ‘Respeck My Curves’ Campaign

Wilmington-based plus-size model Shelly King kick-started the body positive campaign called Respeck My Curves, which aims to promote self-love toward women all over the country. The 10-year modeling veteran came up with the idea after attending the Full Figured Fashion Week in New York and later decided to launch the campaign in her hometown of Northside Wilmington.Shelly King Launches 'Respeck My…

Curvy Chic Bridal: A Boutique for Plus-Size Brides

Rebecca Bryson, the woman behind Curvy Chic Bridal, launched her one-of-a-kind brand after personally experiencing fat-shaming firsthand. So in a bid to help women who share her sentiments, the 30-year-old budding entrepreneur and stylist set up the bridal boutique that exclusively caters to plus-size women. Curvy Chic Bridal: Wedding Dresses for Plus-Size Brides[media-credit id=230 align="aligncenter" width="615"][/media-credit]There has been a remarkable shift when…

Zach Miko Is Fashion Industry’s First-Ever Male Plus-Size Model

Many have heard of famous plus-size women making waves in the fashion industry. There's Ashley Graham, Marquita Pring, and Iskra Lawrence, all of which have landed major campaigns and appeared in fashion runways around the world. But one demographic that is often overlooked are male plus-size models. Zach Miko is looking to change all that by being the first-ever plus-size male model to sign with a…