Melissa McCarthy Plans to Ban “Plus-Size” Label with Own Clothing Line

Melissa McCarthy is a movie star, mother, comedian and fashion designer. She’s launching her clothing line Melissa McCarthy Seven7 at multiple major retailers.Melissa wants to do away with the plus size label. As a body positivity advocate, she does not like that women’s clothing is separated in stores. There’s no need to have larger women feel unworthy and unable to…

Former Plus-Size Model Grisel Launches Smoking Hot Swimwear

It is not an uncommon scenario for former plus-size models to eventually venture out into a business of their own, whether it is related to modeling or not. In fact, the plus-size industry boasts of a number of these models who established a name for themselves not just by modeling, but also by becoming accomplished entrepreneurs. One of the plus-size models…

Ashley Graham and Other Plus-Sized Models Pose for Glamour Iceland

Plus size model Ashley Graham made headlines again after she concluded another successful photo shoot for Glamour Iceland. The plus-size model made another historical leap, as she stripped and posed buck naked with fellow plus-size models for the May issue of the magazine.The issue, which hit news stands on May 8, features Graham along with fellow plus size ALDA models Marquita Pring,…

Rebel Wilson Conquers the Plus-Size World with Her Confidence

More and more plus-size women are conquering the fashion and entertainment industries and sending the message that success is not about size, shape or weight, but about passion, determination, confidence and hard work. The most current plus-size personality, who is making waves wherever she go is Pitch Perfect actress Rebel Wilson. She caught everyone's attention and hearts, when she graced the cover…

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…

Tess Munster, The Biggest Plus-Size Model to Sign Up with an Agency

Twenty-nine year old Mississippi native Tess Munster made headlines after landing the biggest modeling contract any plus-size model in the industry has ever achieved.Tess Munster, who goes by the name of Tess Holliday in her modeling gig, has officially signed up with the prestigious Curves, Milk Model Management’s branch that caters specifically to plus size models. Holliday stands at 5 feet…