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…

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…

Torrid Teams Up with Sanrio to Launch Plus-Size Hello Kitty Collection

The plus-size fans of Sanrio character Hello Kitty are going to be very excited.On July 14, 2016, plus-size retailer Torrid launched the first plus-size Hello Kitty collection. The retailer collaborated with Sanrio, which is the company that owns the Hello Kitty brand. They have created a capsule collection of clothing that will be exclusively available on Torrid.com.Torrid said of the collection…

Size 28 Cailey Darling Is Accused of Promoting Obesity and Unhealthy Lifestyle By Online Trolls

A fashion blogger is having to deal with the backlash of harsh online critics after the size 28 woman posted photos of herself modeling swimwear. Many online trolls posted negative comments on her Instagram page accusing her of promoting obesity. Cailey Darling, a 27-year-old style blogger from Colorado just wanted to post photos of herself wearing a black one-piece swimsuit which…

Woman Accused of Faking Weight Loss Reveals New Figure After Removing Excess Skin

It was on August 29 of 2014 when Simone Anderson decided to change her life. She weighed 372 pounds, and she wanted to change her lifestyle. The 25-year-old underwent a gastric sleeve operation on October 29. In less than a year, the determined young woman managed to lose a whopping 202 pounds. To complete her major body transformation, Anderson did a nine-hour surgery…

Plus-Size Model Iskra Lawrence, Who Was Rejected for Having Hips ‘Too Big,’ Poses for Lingerie Brand Aerie

American Eagle lingerie brand Aerie does not airbrush its models. They have seen their sales rise in recent months, and now they took another step to stand out from their competition.While Aerie has always promoted "real women" with curvier shapes, their new ambassador is the beautiful Iskra Lawrence who has often been called a plus-size model, though she doesn't want to…

These Models and Agents Prove That Plus-Size Men Too Are On the Move to Promote Body Positivity

Male modelling is not known for its diversity of bodies. Haute couture is ruled by slender adolescents and the high street brands promote Ken doll silhouettes for menswear. This is now changing because the body positivity movement is gaining some ground in men's fashion. For the past few  years, there has been an increase in the popularity of female plus-size…

NYC’s Full-Figured Fashion Week Searches Toronto for the Next Big Thing in Plus-Size Modeling

Canada is a hotbed of talent. They gave us chart-topping singer Celine Dion, pop sensation Justin Bieber, and Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Reynolds. So now entertainment producers are searching the country for the newest soon-to-be stars. The next plus-size model could be somewhere in the country.The next Ashley Graham or Tess Holliday may be discovered soon. Casting directors with New York…