There was a time when the choices were limited on plus-size women's wear. Before, it was difficult to find a dress that was beautiful and comfortable. Your only choice was simply to wear stretch or sweat pants with an elastic belt. Other options were simple plus-size shirts. However, the...

I came across a bunch of beautiful plus sized dresses, and thought these would be perfect for mother of the bride or wedding guests for beach themed weddings. The beach-specific ones are the first blue dress and the second and third options. The final two are more the type of dress I'd...

May 23, 2011 I have some great news for curvy beauties to kick start Beauty and the Budget's first ever Swim Guide series! Plus size model Tara Lynn is featured in H&M's Summer 2011 campaign! H&M has already featured some of the top models this year, from Gisele Bundchen to Karlie Kloss,...

of incorporating models who aren't 0s and 2s–not just Crystal Renn–into the high fashion world, beyond catalogues. Gary Dakin, the head of Ford's plus board, has been with the modeling agency for the last 13 years. In that time span, he says the market has changed dramatically for plus size...

There's much I could remark on and sensationalise around the weight debate when a photo shoot is entitled Belle Vere (Real Beauties) and features three plus sized models, but I shan't go there. In one way that would only serve to further cement the chasm; and isn't the point of a magazine's...

Australian plus size model Jessica Vander Leahy has launched an awesome new YouTube series called #ProjectWomanKIND. The series aims to challenge society's beauty standards, and features five unconventional Aussie beach babes — including Sophie Sheppard, Olivia Langdon, Margaret Macpherson and...

that if he were in charge, he'd do a whole season of Project Runway that exclusively featured plus size models. This is an even better idea than it sounds on the surface. Such an angle would not just increase visibility and allow for some potentially awesome collaborations with famous plus...

The 29-year-old has signed a contract with FORD modeling agency and is now the new plus-size model. The stunning brunette, who is a U.S. size 16-18, is said to be different from other models in this particular department. This is what the agency said about the beauty: The division that...

or average-size models (their statement didn't define what they deemed "average"); with familiar brands, women were cool with models of any size, and with fictitious "new" brands, women preferred the average-size models. You'd think, if brands took this into consideration, it would be a...

While Abercrombie & Fitch is still under fire for refusing to serve plus-size shoppers, H&M is breaking boundaries the other way by hiring a plus size model to be featured in this new swimwear campaign. Size 12 model Jennie Runk can be seen in a bikini in the summer 2013 H&M ads. In the H&M...

 

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