Plus Size Label IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel ‘Discovers Fall’ With Easy To Wear Collection

Nicolette Peplum Dress, Igigi by Yuliya Raquel

Plus size label Igigi by Yuliya Raquel recently released their fall 2013 collection, Discovering Fall. The collection is described as a lavish display of glamour and femininity reminiscent of the glitz and glam of decadent times interpreted for the modern woman. “This collection offers easy-to-wear designs that embody rich design details and impeccable fit. All the […]

Plus Size Fashion Model Candice Huffine & Actress Gabourey Sidibe Are Featured In Harper’s Bazaar “Singular Beauties” Spread

Gabourey Sidibe for Harper's Bazaar

Plus size fashion model Candice Huffine and Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe are two of the stunning celebrities photographed for Harper’s Bazaar “Singular Beauties” fall fashion spread. The 22 page homage to diversity of women was styled by Carine Roitfeld and shot by Karl Lagerfeld. Despite Karl Lagerfeld’s perspective on plus size women on the runway, this […]

Plus Model Magazine Releases April “Bridal Issue” For Curvy Brides


Plus Model Magazine recently released their April 2013 Bridal Issue, featuring plus-size model Lily Cummings. PMM partnered with celebrity designer Arlinda McIntoch of Sofistafunk, The Skirt Co., Sydney’s Closet, Igigi by Yulia Raquel and others to create elaborate high-fashion looks for today’s curvy bride. Madeline Jones, editor of PMM also carefully selected five incredible women […]

Curvy Boudoir: Set The Mood

Curvy Boudoir

Embrace you sensuality with boudoir style photos of curvy women. Plus size models Chearice Vaughn, Nina Taylor, Nakia Williams and Samantha Lebbie are dipped in figure flattering lingerie. {click any photo to begin the slideshow} Photography, Jovanna Reyes  | Wardrobe, Bare Necessities | Hair, Yolanda Nicole | Makeup, Lynette Evans of Glam Inc. | Creative Director, Karen Oliver | Location,  Embassy Suites Hotel […]

Plus Size Model On The Rise: Limarie Lewis of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plus Model: Limarie Lewis

When she’s not spreading positivity through poetry and encouraging words as the Curvy Confidence Editor of, Limarie Lewis is a beautiful plus size model from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who is an inspiration to everyone that she meets. Represented by IPM Model Management, she’s been a supporter of Venus for many years so when we decided […]

IGIGI’s Imperial Russian Collection Is Perfect for the Wall Street Diva


Last month IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel revealed their latest collection: The Imperial Russian Collection. Inspired by modern women on the go, the collection features dresses, career separates and outerwear are draped and tailored in the brand’s signature techniques. The Imperial Russian Collection is perfect for the Wall Street Diva on the go. The gold accents […]

French Plus Fashion Blogger Covers Winkler Magazine


It’s always refreshing to see a familiar face on the cover of magazines. This month, Winkler Magazine celebrated natural hair and curves by featuring one of our favorite French Plus Size Fashion bloggers Gaëlle-Vanessa  from the blog Les pitreries de Vanoue. Here is the cover and some of our favorite photos: Winkler Magazine is a beauty […]

Plus Model Magazine Interviews October Cover Model Toccara Jones

Image Credit: Plus Model Magazine

If you’ve ever seen plus size model, television personality and spokesperson Toccara Jones in action, then you are well aware of her vibrant and enthusiastic personality. The self professed girly-girl can be seen on the cover of Plus Model Magazine’s Love Your Body issue. During the cover interview Toccara touched on a number of topics […]