Even the title of the supposed plus size modeling competition is completely out of line. When was the last time you heard a girl, large or small, like being referred to as "big". It's why the word "plus" has been used for years. "Big sized models" just sounds horrible and insulting to those...

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, so it comes to no surprise they would want nothing less than an uber gorge model for their Big is Beautiful...

Vogue Italia seems to be ushering a new era in women's fashion magazines by putting three plus size models on its June 2011 cover. Franca Sozzani is making good on her pledge to incorporate more plus size content not only in her magazine but also on the website. "Why should these women slim...

selected models Tara Lynn, Candice Huffine, and Robyn Lawley for the cover shot which was photographed by Steven Meisel. The girls seem to be channeling the supermodels of the 90's, kitted out in sexy lingerie and captured in black & white. Recently, Sozzani said: "Why should these women slim...

" Lizzie Haines received 64,000 votes and was awarded with the Plus Size Model of the Year accolade at the 100 per cent people Plus Size Awards 2011. Talking about how much it meant to her to win the competition Lizzie said: At 31, it is a real level of acceptance. I have no idea where...

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...

• American Apparel has launched a plus-sized model contest called "The Next Big Thing." We'll assume the pun was intended. With their newly available XL options, that size 0 hipster chick they found sniffing around Bushwick ain't gonna cut it: " Calling curvy ladies everywhere! Our...

Remember a couple of weeks ago, when American Apparellaunched what we called "the most uncomfortable and out of touch plus-sized model hunt in the history of model hunts"? Well, it's still going. And one absolutely awesome lady apparently felt the same way and decided to enter — by giving the...

I'm writing this from inside a pair of size-12 jeans. It's a strange place to be, in the context of marketing. I shop in "straight-size" stores and sections, but I know that most plus-size models are actually smaller than me. And allstraight-size models are significantly smaller than me. When...

on the curves with a new line made for plus sized women. And of course with the launch of the new line, Kardashian Kurves, comes a brand new opportunity for publicity. So the girls are conducting a plus size model search with Celebuzz and Sears. So what do you have to do to enter this...

 

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