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 Jada Sezer Runs London Marathon in Her Underwear to Promote Body-Positivity

Since 1981, the London Marathon Limited gathers thousands of runners to participate in the annual marathon aimed at raising money for good causes. This year, an estimated number of 40,000 runners showed up. But of these thousands of participants, a pair of runners caught the attention of many, not because of how fast they reached the finish line but for…

Model Tabria Majors Hits Back at ‘Body Camera’ After App Photoshops Her Body

Tabria Majors has proven once again that she isn't one that should be messed with.The gorgeous model made headlines last month after she flawlessly recreated popular Victoria's Secret ads. She not only proved that curvy girls look just as great in lingerie as straight-size models do, but she made it a point to remind people that confidence—and not weight—sells a product.So…

Ashley Graham Launches SECOND Collection with Swimsuits for All

If you need another reason to get excited about summer, then you should know that supermodel Ashley Graham is launching her second collection with popular online retailer Swimsuits for All. The New York–based company is known for creating stylish suits that fit sizes 4 and above.Graham first collaborated with them during her historic Sports Illustrated cover last February 2015. In the same year, Swimsuits for…

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,…

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…

Stefania Ferrario Campaigns to Drop ‘Plus Size’ Label

Twenty-three-year-old Stefania Ferrario is creating a name for herself in the fashion industry. Not only did she work alongside fashion consultant Gok Wan for Target Australia, but pop culture icon Dita Von Teese tapped Ferrario for her personal line with Australian department store Myer. However, this gorgeous Australian model is more than just a pretty face. Stefania Ferrario is using her powerful voice to urge the…

Plus-Size Model Simone Mariposa Promotes Body Positivity with #WeWearWhatWeWant

Plus-size model and designer Simone Mariposa is using the hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant to change the way women see themselves. The movement is inspiring women to post pictures of themselves wearing outfits that society would deem unacceptable for their body types. Just a few days after Mariposa first posted this, the hashtag went viral.Simone Mariposa: #WeWearWhatWeWant a direct hit to body shamersThere's no denying…

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 Model Jordyn Woods Debuts Fashion Line for Boohoo

It is safe to say that Jordyn Woods is well known due to her constant presence in reality star Kylie Jenner's life. The two are often seen goofing around in her Snap stories or sharing fierce photographs in their respective Instagram accounts. But now Jordyn is becoming more than just an extension of the Kardashian-Jenner family tree. The 18-year-old plus-size model is making a name for herself…