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...]

Aida Cosmetics Renews Chenese Lewis as the Face of Confidence and Glamour Campaign


Aida Cosmetics, known for their amazing colors and enhancing make-up, re-launches their Confidence and Glamour campaign featuring the first Miss Plus America, Chenese Lewis with new ads debuting Spring 2014. Aida Cosmetics introduced the Confidence and Glamour campaign featuring Chenese with the purpose of celebrating plus size beauty. The campaign premiered last year in Los … [Read more...]

Jill Scott Is Beautiful In Black At The ‘Get On Up’ Premiere


Ms. Scott Get An A+ For This Red Carpet Look! Jill Scott looked stunning as ever when she arrived at Harlem’s Apollo Theater for the NYC premiere of her new film Get On Up. In the James Brown biopic, Jill Scott plays DeeDee, James Brown's second and abused wife. The actress/singer celebrated the release of the highly anticipated film in a vintage inspired form fitting dress … [Read more...]

JCPenney Celebrates Diversity With Mannequins That Mirror The Bodies Of ‘Real People’

JCPenney Celebrates Diversity With Mannequins That Mirror The Bodies Of 'Real People'

In the past, women (plus and straight size) have been vocal in their desire to see mannequins that reflect the body types of average sized individuals. Regardless of your size, we can all agree that using a size 0 mannequins to represent the masses is doing just the opposite. Also Read:  Retailer Debenhams Unveil Size 16 Mannequins For Plus Size Shoppers Earlier this week, … [Read more...]

Retailer Addition Elle Addresses Controversial Question: “What is Plus Size?”


By: Jennifer Patterson Curvy. Above average. Fiercely real. Full-figured. Big and Beautiful. Voluptuous On their blog, leading plus size Canadian retailer Addition Elle finally addresses the controversy surrounding the term “plus size.” There’s been much debate surrounding what this broad term means and who is included in the description. Who belongs in this group of … [Read more...]

Prince Fielder Shows Off His Physique For ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’


Prince Fielder.... More Proof That Athleticism Comes in all Shapes and Sizes ESPN’s 2014 Body Issue is filled with suntan lines, buff bums and well trained athletes, but one image that’s garnering attention belongs to baseball superstar Prince Fielder. After images of his muscular physique began to surface, women weren’t shy in sharing their appreciation for the cover. … [Read more...]

Jessica Simpson Gets Married, Recreate Her Timeless Wedding Look


According to her publicist, singer and fashion mogul Jessica Simpson married ex-football player Eric Johnson on Saturday at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. The newlywed couple, who began dating in 2010, are the parents of 2-year-old daughter Maxwell and 1-year-old son Ace. People Magazine was lucky enough to obtain exclusive photos and an interview with the pop star … [Read more...]



AIDA Cosmetics, LLC (Aida Makeup Cosmetics) was started in Los Angeles by makeup artist Aida Danielle in 2008. The owners are Aida Danielle and Amberly Olguin. Aida and Amberly both strongly believe that every woman should feel beautiful, glamorous and have access to quality cosmetics products no matter the skin type. AIDA Cosmetics has all of your makeup needs including: … [Read more...]

This Gospel Singer Lost Major Weight, While Keeping Her Voluptuous Figure


Tamela Mann Is The Latest Celebrity To Get Healthy Gospel recording artist and actress Tamela Mann is one of our celebrity favorites. She always looks amazing and continues to do so fabulously 200 lbs lighter. Yes, you read that correctly.  According to several sources, the 'Take Me To The King" singer has lost 240 lbs citing her husband as the key to her success.  Tamela … [Read more...]

Thanks To These Plus Size Women, Summer Will Never Be The Same


This Calendar Features Plus Size Women, Swimwear and Sexy Curves On The Beach recently released their Sexy At Every Curve Calendar and it’s definitely a looker. This online calendar keeps you in the loop of all of the important dates during the warmer months (May - September). You’re even reminded of the birthday’s of Audrey Hepburn and Naomi Campbell, … [Read more...]

See How This Woman Is Celebrating Her New “Ugly” Body


Love Yourself & Your Body Before, During & After Weight Loss Last month we shared a story of the untold issues that may arise when you lose a large amount of weight. The story brought up that due to excess skin, shopping for clothes and even being comfortable in this new body/skin can be a bit of a task. This month we're sharing another perspective on the … [Read more...]

This Footage Is Proof That Even NBA Analysts Are Guilty Of Fat Shaming


Charles Barkley, Shaq & The Inside The NBA Crew Gets A Kick Out Of Shaming Plus Size Women Lately my Facebook timeline is littered with re-posts of plus size women being made fun of. Before I reluctantly joined Facebook in 2008, I used to receive forwarded emails containing picture galleries of the same things I see in my timeline now, only without the vitriol that is … [Read more...]

15 Beauty Hacks Every Diva Must Know!


Beauty Secrets That You Won't Find Anywhere Else I live for beauty hacks! Beauty hacks are nothing more than tips and tricks to help you save time, money or hassle when you are on the go! I have a ton that I use every day, but the following are some of my favorites and a few new ones I have yet to try! 1.) Accidentally broke your lipstick? Use a blow-dryer on a warm setting … [Read more...]

What Do These Five Successful Plus Size Models Have In Common?


ALDA Aims To Represent Overall Beauty & Stand Up For Curves As we all know, the great debate between the labeling of models according to their size continues. While there are many on the fence about the actual term "plus-sized", the fact of the matter remains that the average American woman is a size 14 or higher which means, no shade to my smaller sisters, that we need … [Read more...]

This Conversation Is Proof That Men Have Body Image Issues Too


Body Image Issues Affect Men & Women It’s no secret. is geared toward women, but at times we aim to appeal to our male readers as well. Meet The Male Media Mind blog, an online space that harnesses the collective creativity of nerdy black bears. In the following video the men behind M3 share their thoughts on male body image issues, including going … [Read more...]

Instagram Had The Nerve To Remove This Woman’s Photo. Hear What She Had To Say About It.


Do Plus Size Women Have The Same Rights As Others On Social Media? If you’re one of the million people who have an Instagram account, then seeing a selfie or a stranger or a celebrity showing off their body is pretty common. But what about a plus size body? Plus size blogger Meghan Tonjes posted a picture of her backside in her undies, to her surprise Instagram removed … [Read more...]

‘Booty Therapy’ Founder Launches Campaign To Bring This Movement To The U.S.


Booty therapy feeling like a woman without feeling guilty After seeing our friend and fellow plus size blogger Gaëlle-Vanessa Prudencio dancing her tail off in a video clip I wanted to learn more about the dance that I was witnessing. It's called Booty Therapy! Booty Therapy was created by dancer Maïmouna Coulibaly, and it’s described as a dance that heals through hips and … [Read more...]