Plus Size Blogger Liz Black and Fame & Partners Create ‘The X Collection’ For Plus Size Women

the x collection

Super Fabulous Dresses For The Size 16-26 Woman Lately, many fashion brands have been collaborating with bloggers and/or celebrities on plus size fashion collections and if you ask me, I think it's really exciting.  The result of the latest brand/blogger collaboration is The X Collection from Fame & Partners and plus size fashion journalist Liz Black.  The goal of The X … [Read more...]

Three Plus Size Beauty Queens Are Crowned At The First Plus USA Competition

Three Plus Size Beauties Are Crowned Queen At The First Plus USA Competition

Plus USA Competition crowns its new Queens  Earlier this month beauty queens from various parts of the country gathered at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, WA for the First Plus USA Competition. After being judged in the categories of active wear, evening gown, interview and personal character, two women were crowned. The star-studded panel of judges chose Miss Oregon Plus … [Read more...]

Niecy Nash Joins Season 3 of The Mindy Project


Niecy Nash is the newest addition to The Mindy Project where she will assume the role of Mindy Lahiri’s antagonist. Starting in season 3, Nash will play the recurring character Dr. Jean Fishman, the new chief of Shulman & Associates’ admitting hospital. Dr. Fishman is the complete opposite of Mindy Lahiri. She’s a lesbian who is described as a tough physician from Boston … [Read more...]

Plus Size Brand Igigi’s ‘Urban Jungle’ Collection Features Geometric & Animal Prints

Plus Size Brand Igigi's 'Urban Jungle' Collection Features Geometric & Animal Prints

Igigi's Urban Jungle Is Filled With Great Fall Trends Plus size brand Igigi by Yuliya Raquel recently released images of their newest collection Urban Jungle and we’re all in. There’s nothing more fashionable and sexy than safari and jungle inspired prints and this collection is a beautifully meshed concoction of fabulousness! According to Igigi the Urban Jungle collection … [Read more...]

#BoycottingTarget Hashtag Goes Viral Thanks To This Plus Size Blogger

#BoycottingTarget Hashtag Goes Viral Thanks To Plus Size Blogger Chastity Garner

After seeing photos of the Altuzarra for Target collection, plus size blogger Chastity of the blog Garnerstyle had mixed feelings. On one hand, the fashionista identified the collection as being beautiful and affordable; two qualities that all women desire in clothing, but her thoughts took a realistic turn when she realized that none of the clothing would be available in her … [Read more...]

Plus Size Brand Spotlight: The Wild & Free ‘Size Appeal’


Channel Your Inner Seductress If you’re a fan of SWAK Designs, then you’re going to love Size Appeal. From daring body conscious dresses to maxis in prints that pop, Size Appeal is putting curves front and center with new fashions to wear wherever the night may take you. Today we’re featuring 5 of our favorite looks from this sexy and sultry brand. To … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion: 8 Plus Size Peplum Tops For Effortless Style

Peplum tops

Effortless Style That Flatters Your Curves Whether you’re headed to work, or you’re it’s a Saturday night and you’re headed to the club, you want a top that stands out and goes perfectly with slacks, pencil skirts or your denim jeans. Something flared is the first thing that comes to mind, and since the peplum top serves all of these purposes, why not give it a go? We’ve … [Read more...]

Interview With Comedian & ‘The Real’ Co-Host Loni Love

Interview With Comedian & 'The Real' Co-Host Loni Love

Outspoken, driven and funny are just a few of the words that I would use to describe comedian/actress Loni Love. Known for America’s Sister, her one hour long Comedy Central special, Loni discovered stand up comedy after winning $50 in a comedy competition during her college years. After working at Xerox for eight years, the Detroit, MI native did what was necessary to take her … [Read more...]

An Album Synopsis: Marsha Ambrosius’ ‘Friends & Lovers’ Doesn’t Disappoint

An Album Synopsis-  Marsha Ambrosius' 'Friends & Lovers' Doesn't Disappoint

Discussing your sexuality, your sexual experiences or the things that you want to do sexually is often viewed as taboo, especially when there’s a woman doing the talking, but singer/songwriter Marsha Ambrosius throws that notion completely out of the window with her latest album, Friend & Lovers. The “Run” singer released the new album on July 15th and to say that I’m … [Read more...]

Kelly Osbourne To Launch New HSN Clothing Line Next Month

Kelly Osbourne To Launch New HSN Clothing Line Next Month1

Every Single Piece Will Be Available In A Size 0-24! Remember when Kelly Osbourne said that she would design a clothing line? Well, she’s ready to deliver on her promise. On September 25th, Kelly Osbourne will add fashion designer to her long list of accomplishments. Her collection for HSN is called Stories and of course there’s a “story” behind the name. "I believe that … [Read more...]

Designer Lela Rose To Design A Collection For Plus Size Retailer Lane Bryant

Designer Lela Rose To Design A Collection For Plus Size Retailer Lane Bryant

Designer Lela Rose is taking her brand a step further by debuting a joint collection with plus size retailer Lane Bryant. News of the Lela Rose collection comes after Lane Bryant launched a new collection with Isabel Toledo and the announcement that the retailer will collaborate with designer Sophie Theallet on a lingerie line. With a couple of designer collaborations under … [Read more...]

Cover Model Quotes: Inspiration From Past Cover Models


Since 2009, has featured plus size models, celebrities and other very important people on our covers.  After each cove model interview we walk away with a better understanding of those featured and we're always inspired by the brilliant advice that cover models share.  To celebrate the wisdom bestowed upon us during those interviews, we're featuring memorable … [Read more...]

Betty Jean Couture Plans To Change Your Ideas Of High Fashion During NYFW

Models Selected To Bring The Collection To Life

Expect To See A Powerful & Inspiring Plus Size Collection The subject of plus size fashion, it's staying power, the lack of options and whether plus size shoppers are loyal is a constant trending topic. Whether we’re discussing celebrity endorsed collections, fashion shows or various styles and price points, most of us are in agreement that something needs to … [Read more...]

Jazmine Sullivan Performs At A New Orleans Barbershop, And We Love It!

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Watch This Soulful Singer Capture The Attention Of A Room Filled With Men Philadelphia bred R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan is about as soulful as they come. Known for her powerful, raspy voice, this talented songstress recently started working on new material after a four year hiatus. While in New Orleans for the Essence Music Festival she met up with NPR Radio and together … [Read more...]

Modcloth Is The First Fashion Retailer To Sign The Anti-Photoshop Pledge


Modcloth For The "Real" People! Modcloth seems to get “IT” right. Instead of specializing in single or double digit sizes, they carry sizes 0-30 and they do a pretty good job at making sure all of their customers feels loved and appreciated.  No one suffers because of their broad inventory; in fact, it’s quite the opposite. Women of all sizes are fans of … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion Expansion: City Chic, H&M Plus and Wet Seal Plus To Put Down Roots In New Locations


Plus Size Retailers Open New Locations There are so many plus size clothing stores either opening new locations in different parts of the world or expanding in the U.S. If you blink, you may miss all of the action. First up is the very chic and popular retailer City Chic. This Australian based brand has made the wise decision to set up stores in the U.S.  Their first stop is … [Read more...]

Kathy Bates Confesses To A Sleepless Night After Filming ‘American Horror Story’


American Horror Story is known for staying true to its title by shocking the crap out of viewers and apparently, the show has the same effect on its cast members. During a recent interview with TV Line, Kathy Bates shared that she had difficulty going to sleep after shooting her first scene. “After my first scene last week — and this is a terrible confession to make — I … [Read more...]

‘Community’ Actress Yvette Nicole Brown Added To The Cast Of CBS’ Odd Couple


This Comedic Actress is Taking on a T.V. Classic Actress Yvette Nicole Brown will be joining the cast of CBS’ The Odd Couple reboot. Brown will make recurring appearances as Oscar Madison’s assistant Sarah Baker. Also Read:  Actress Yvette Nicole Brown Talks About Size Discrimination Yvette Nicole Brown has starred in several movies and television shows including the NBC … [Read more...]