Is This FCKH8 Video An Example Of Feminism Gone Wrong?

Is This FCKH8 Video An Example Of Feminism Gone Wrong?

Is This FCKH8 Video An Example Of Feminism Gone Wrong? We live in a world where everything is visual and almost anyone or anything can become an instant celebrity or gain recognition depending on the number of views and “Likes” it gets and of course it's “shock” value.  Recently, while on Facebook I stumbled upon a video created by the FCKH8 company to promote feminism and … [Read more...]

JIBRI is the Most Feminine Line That Plus Size Fashion Has To Offer

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JIBRI Is The Most Feminine Line That Plus Size Fashion Has To Offer The skirt has always been a symbol of femininity and whether you’re wearing a skirt above your knees or below your knees, there’s something very alluring about a woman confident to show off a little leg. Each season, plus size designer Jasmine Elder manages to recreate something as simple as a skirt by … [Read more...]

Rue+ Offers Plus Size Clothing For Teens Wanting To Celebrate Their Curves In Style

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Rue21 Offers Plus Size Clothing For Teens Wanting To Celebrate Their Curves In Style Long before Torrid, Forever21+ or Modcloth, I was forced to shop at Lane Bryant, Ashley Stewart and Avenue. Although I frequent each of those stores as a 30+ year old woman, as a teen, it would have been nice to have stores that carried clothing with me in mind. After all, I never understood … [Read more...]

Dascha Polanco’s Month In Fashion: 5 Fierce Looks That She Rocked In October

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Dascha Polanco's Month In Fashion:  5 Fierce Looks That She Rocked In October Although October has come to an end, we’re still swooning over the red carpet choices of actress Dascha Polanco. Last month the Orange Is The New Black star attended several events looking fashionably fierce from head to toe. Because we’re such fans of Dascha, we’ve decided to round up some of her … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fashion: Meet The Students Responsible For Creating The New ‘Cut By Evans’ Collection

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Plus Size Fashion:  Meet The Students Responsible For Creating The New 'Cut By Evans' Collection Bright eyed students with fresh ideas are responsible for creating Cut for Evans, and from what we see, launching the student/designer collaboration competition was a move in the right direction. Students Eve Turley, a second year student from Kingston University and Ellie … [Read more...]

2014 November Cover Model: Plus-Size Model Jewels Hay

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Jewels Hay is many things.  She’s a plus sized model, a mother, a military spouse and a woman spreading positivity to everyone she comes into contact with.   After becoming a straight sized model at a young age, Jewels took a break from the industry to live life, start a family and to be a wife and mother. Years later, she stepped back into the world of modeling, but this time … [Read more...]

Mistaken Identity: Danielle Brooks & Retta Are Not The Same Person

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Mistaken Identity:  Danielle Brooks & Retta Are Not The Same Person Celebrities get mistaken for each other quite frequently. Not only are their fans often confused, but media outlets drop the ball as well. Recently, Danielle Brooks (Orange Is The New Black) and Retta (Parks & Recreation) were mistaken for each other. While surfing the net, I stumbled upon Danielle’s … [Read more...]

Get Your FOCSI On In Style And With Confidence!

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Get Your FOCSI On In Style And With Confidence! We all love fashion that's hot and unique.  We also get excited when we see curvy/plus size representations of ourselves, be it in a model or an illustration. So when I saw the loveable and confident plus illustration from Focsi, I just had to share with you guys. One of the things I adore about Focsi besides the concept behind … [Read more...]

Igigi’s Luxe Elegance Collection Features Old Hollywood Inspired Designs For Plus Size Women

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Igigi's Luxe Elegance Collection Features Old Hollywood Inspired Designs The new Luxe Elegance collection by Igigi is an ode to glamour in the way that it includes Old Hollywood inspired designs with a modern and sophisticated flair. In classic IGIGI tradition, silhouettes that accentuate and flatter curves laden with all-over lace treatments, peekaboo slits, and lavish … [Read more...]

Z by Zevarra Launches A New Luxurious Plus Size Collection In Time For The Holidays

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Z by Zevarra Launches A New Luxurious Plus Size Collection In Time For The Holidays Last year, Z by Zevarra introduced us to luxury, fashionable clothing for plus size women by incorporating a range of beautifully crafted styles using equally beautiful prints and fabrics. Designer LaKisha Livingston-Brown brought her vision of creating affordable ready-to-wear clothing to life … [Read more...]

Michael Kaplan, CEO of Fashion To Figure Talks Plus Size Fashion From A Business Perspective

Michael Kaplan, CEO of Fashion To Figure Talks Plus Size Fashion From A Business Perspective

Michael Kaplan, CEO of Fashion To Figure Talks Plus Size Fashion From A Business Perspective Michael Kaplan, CEO & Co-Founder of Fashion To Figure recently sat down with The Street to break down a company's decision to enter the plus size fashion industry from a business perspective.  During the discussion, Kaplan shared the reasons of why other retailers are beginning to … [Read more...]

British Retailer Wallis Launches Their First Plus Size Line

British Retailer Wallis Launches Their First Plus Size Line

British Retailer Wallis Launches Their First Plus Size Line British women's retailer Wallis recently launched their first plus size clothing line and we're pretty impressed. The inauguarl collection features bold prints, luxe fabrics and elegant kimonos that appeals to a shopper of a certain age. According to Dailymail, the established retailer typically connects with shoppers … [Read more...]

Lane Bryant Makes A Difference In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

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Lane Bryant Makes A Difference In The Fight Against Breast Cancer Recently Lane Bryant, along with the American Cancer Society, Daily Venus Diva and The Fuller Woman Network hosted the "Making a Difference" initiative to raise funds for Breast Cancer research at Macomb Mall in Roseville, Michigan. THE INITIATIVE September 29 through October 31, 2014, when you buy select … [Read more...]

2014 October Cover Model: Aliyah Cherrisse

2014 October Cover Model Aliyah Cherrisse

Plus size model Aliyah Cherrisse is a woman who sets goals and goes after them with razor sharp focus.  This vivacious model is represented by True Model Management and if she looks familiar it's because she is.  She can be found modeling for some of our favorite brands and designers, and just think, she's relatively new to modeling. After interviewing Aliyah, we were so … [Read more...]

Haute For Halloween: 10 Plus Size Costumes From Torrid And Hips & Curves

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Haute For Halloween: 10 Plus Size Costumes From Torrid And Hips & Curves Halloween is right around the corner and the search has begun for this year’s Halloween costume! Two of my favorite plus size retailers, Torrid and Hips & Curves have released some hot numbers to help us conjure up that spooky, sexy and haunted look. What I love about the looks from both are the … [Read more...]

Plus Size Blogger Tanesha Awasthi Launches A New Clothing Line For Curvy Girls

Plus Size Blogger Tanesha Awasthi Launches A New Clothing Line For Curvy Girls

By: T. Marlene & Stephanie Penn Plus Size Blogger Tanesha Awasthi Launches A New Clothing Line For Curvy Girls Tanesha Awasthi of the blog Girl With Curves launched her first full collection and it’s on point. I love the cuts, styles and the simplicity of the designs. It’s very classic and does provide wardrobe staple pieces. I would love for her to add some color in … [Read more...]

Shonda Rhimes’ Track Record Draws Comparisons To Aaron Spelling

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ABC's Thursday Lineup Is In Shonda's Hands Shonda Rhimes has the Midas touch. If you don’t believe me, I implore you to tune into ABC this fall when 3 shows that Rhimes has her hand in claim the 8pm to 10pm time slot on the network. The three shows that I’m speaking of being Grey’s Anatomy, now in its 11th season, fan favorite Scandal and her newest show, How to Get Away … [Read more...]

Walk It Out This Fall In A Cute Pair Of Wide Calf Boots

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Walk It Out This Fall In A Cute Pair Of Wide Calf Boots  Walk it out in style this fall wearing knee length boots with wide calves! Make a statement in this chicly designed and sensibly sized boots. The RSVP Janna Wide Calf Boots feature decorative buckles and a full size zipper. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Keep it … [Read more...]