Taylor Tak Talks Growing Up Plus-Size in a Country That Worships the Small and Thin

South Korea isn't called the plastic surgery capital for nothing. Every year, more than one million procedures are carried out in the country. In Gangnam district alone, you will find over 500 plastic surgery clinics ready to transform you into someone who would pass as a reimigination of a physically perfect anime character.Nobody knows every country's beauty standard, but it…

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…

Iskra Lawrence Is Changing the Plus-Size Fashion Industry

Iskra Lawrence is slowly becoming a household name in the fashion industry. She, alongside the likes of Ashley Graham and Sabina Karlsson, is changing the way mainstream audiences see plus-size models. They are representing the new wave of fashion models who showcase "real" figures and not the size 0 dresses that often sashay down the runway.  Iskra Lawrence: Redefining BeautyFor those of you who are not familiar…

Plus-Size Women Share Photos with Hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant to Get Back at Critics

Oftentimes, plus-size women are criticized for their taste in fashion, making them feel uncomfortable with their choices. People are quick to offer unsolicited advice on what they should or should not wear. But thanks to Simone Mariposa, the plus-size model and blogger who started a campaign on body-shaming against women. The hashtag that the twenty-three-year-old Mariposa posted on Twitter called #WeWearWhatWeW motivated plus-size…