Get Your FOCSI On In Style And With Confidence!


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...]

Philly Photographer Zakiyah Caldwell Is Driven By Passion


Remember The Name Photographer Zakiyah Caldwell Has there ever been something that you have absolutely been passionate about but never realized that it was your gift or how you would make it happen for you? The following is an inspiring interview with Photographer Zakiyah Caldwell. Does her name sound familiar? Remember the name, this photographer is on the rise!! Over … [Read more...]

Plus Size Art: Exhibition Featuring Robin Lawley Explores Femininity & More


Plus Size Art: Exhibition Featuring Robin Lawley Explores Femininity & More Size Does Matter is an exhibition by Photographer Kenneth Willardt's that will debut at Chelsea's 558 Gallery and features plus-size super model Robyn Lawley. The exhibit is said to explore femininity, power and natural world. Open from November 8 - December 8, 2013 and the opening preview … [Read more...]

Plus Size Art: Italian Artist Celebrates Plus Size Women With Nude Portraits

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Plus Size Art:  Italian Artist Celebrates Plus Size Women With Nude Portraits After coming into contact with several plus size women, Yossi Loloi started the Full Beauty Project in 2006.  The Full Beauty Project is a celebration. It’s a collection of photos featuring plus size women in the nude. The project was created to challenge the way society views beauty, sex, size and … [Read more...]

Plus Size Photographer, Myahdellese Jones: “I Just Want To Capture As Much Beauty As I Can”.

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Plus Size Photographer, Myahdellese Jones: "I Just Want To Capture As Much Beauty As I Can" "To make a dream is to create something new, custom-made to fit you.  To chase a dream, is to go after something you once visualized for yourself....time to make your dreams reality."  ~Poetikmind  Tell us a little about yourself. Myahdellese Jones:  Well, … [Read more...]

Adele Has Arrived: Biographical Comic Book Follows Her Journey To Superstardom

Adele Has Arrived:  Biographical Comic Book Follows Her Journey To Superstardom

Adele Has Arrived:  Biographical Comic Book Follows Her Journey To Superstardom If getting a 32 page comic book is any indication that “you’ve arrived,” then Adele is definitely a superstar. FAME: Adele is a comic book is being released by Bluewater Productions and is one of their celebrity themed editions. FAME: Adele is written by Michael Troy and will feature two … [Read more...]

Famous Artists Love Plus Size

Famous Artists Love Plus Size

The female figure has always been a huge inspiration for the great masters. Many timeless beauties have been created over time, each with their own unique qualities and characteristics. But when you look at the most famous paintings of women together, it becomes obvious that they all have one thing in common: each one depicts a woman with a full, voluptuous frame – not a size … [Read more...]

Adele’s Wax Figure Comes To Life In London

Adele Wax Figure

Earlier this year we shared with you the announcement of Oscar winning singer Adele being honored with a wax figure at Madam Tussauds in London. Last week the wax figure was unveiled in London and Amsterdam. Adele’s likeness is a recreation of her 2012 Grammys look by Clements Ribeiro. The new mommy’s wax figure is appropriately placed in front of a microphone. What do … [Read more...]

In A Perfect World: What If Barbie Looked Normal?

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We’ve always been vocal about the unrealistic characteristics and measurements of Barbie. Sure, we would love to see a plus size barbie but a more realistic Barbie would be a step in the right direction as well. Artist Nickolay Lamm of used CDC measurements of an average woman to create a 3-D model doll of what Barbie should look like. He then photographed the 3-D … [Read more...]

Adele Honored With A Wax Figure At Madame Tussauds

Adele is the next superstar to be honored with a wax figure at Madame Tussauds according to Vogue Magazine. After winning an Oscar for Skyfall, the theme song to the 007 film by the same name and breaking world records with her most recent album, 21, Adele is one of Madame Tussauds most requested personalities. "Adele is the perfect addition to the music line up here in … [Read more...]

Erica Watson Interviews Fine Art Photographer Simone Hester


Simone Hester: Capturing Beauty One Photo at a Time With the hustle and bustle of day to day big city living keeping everyone stressed, most of us never stop to smell the roses. But, not only does Simone Hester see the roses and the busy streets, she also captures their beauty in her fine art photography. With a career that ranges from working in education to being a stay at … [Read more...]

Hairpiece Theater with Wendy Williams, Gabby Sidibe & Queen Latifah


The Wendy Williams Show brings fun to daytime television with every episode. Her honesty, attitude and interaction with her co-hosts (studio audience) makes her a favorite among fans and fellow celebrities. She is very vocal about her love of the Real Housewives franchise and Mob Wives. Thanks to her love of wigs and weaves, The Wendy Williams show introduced Hairpiece Theater … [Read more...]

‘About Face’ Puts Curves On Display


Here is a sneak preview of the documentary shot about the exhibition "About Face" where photographer Wahb Mabkhout celebrates the curves of the '40s and '50s through photography.   Women like Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page and were inspiration as stunning curvy models posed for the camera.  Models included Reah Norman, plus models Danielle Line, Denise Bidot, Davie … [Read more...]

Meet Fariso Jordan: Star Of The One-Woman Show ‘GEORGIA’


Written By: Devon Hymon A Self described "millenial" avidly invested in the condition of the world. The best way that fariso found to express her passion was through the arts. Creative by nature, and not afraid of a challenge the lady originally from texas, has sought to take New York City and beyond by storm; Recenly relocated, to study theater performance at Fordham … [Read more...]

True Sheroes Brings Out The Hero In You With Curvy Comic Book

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True Curves™ (introduced by Sommer Green and Meilee) is a campaign that empowers women to embrace the strength and beauty found in their curves through beauty, fashion, and art. True Curves promotes healthy lifestyles for real women with real curves and embraces the independent sensuality of full-figured women. Reeling from the success of the highly popular True Curves 2009 Pin … [Read more...]

‘Mulatto Saga’ Champagne Reception and Daily Venus Diva was there….

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Award-Winning Hollywood Filmmaker Charles Burnett said it was the subject matter that attracted him to the controversial theatrical production Mulatto Saga, written and performed by Juliette Fairley. "This play picks up where Spike Lee's Jungle Fever left off 20 years ago. I've not seen a movie or play deal with mixed marriages and bi-racial offspring in this way," said … [Read more...]

Catherine Peoples Gets Sporty In “All-American Girls”

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Detroit, MI native, Catherine Peoples was destined to be a performer. She started dancing with the Detroit Windsor Dance Academy as a 6 year old girl.  Her love for performing continued while in H.S. where she would eventually play the role of Evilene in her schools adaptation of The Wiz.  She later attended Howard University and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in … [Read more...]