“I still want designers to cast more sizes and not segregate sizing, and for agents to step up and not segregate sizing. I want to see all sizes, races, ethnicities, ages, everything."
According to new data, plus-size shoppers are shut out of shopping at luxury fashion brands. But those brands can't afford to ignore 67% of shoppers anymore.
This year saw more plus-size models than any other year in NYFW’s history, and we also saw plus-EXCLUSIVE shows like Addition Elle and Torrid and queer fashion showcases like Dapper Q that highlight gender expression.
Her modeling career has really taken off, but McGrady still has to deal with trolls. We talk to her about her past struggles and the Instagram feature she uses to manage commenters.
Not too far in the past, there was no positive representation of plus-size bodies anywhere, plus-size fashion was basically nonexistent (and if it did exist, it was mediocre at best), and the term itself was almost said in a whisper.
Model and businesswoman Ashley Graham released the newest line of her Ashley Graham Collection lingerie, sold online by plus-size retailer Addition Elle, which also hosted its New York Fashion Week show on Sept. 11, in which model-of-the-moment Jordyn Woods walked.
At theCurvyCon 2017, retail executives answered shopper questions about the plus-size market and what they're doing to solve its biggest issues.
Leslie Jones said she treated the Christian Siriano fashion show like a baseball game because she was so excited about the clothes and plus-size models.
This is your livestream of The CURVYcon 2017. Tune in for the Dia&Con fashion show from 6-7 pm on Friday, September 8 and for a day of insightful panels — one starring Chrissy Metz — and previews from 9:45am to 4pm on Saturday, September 9th.
The body-positive, curve-embracing event called theCURVYcon is in NYC on Sept. 8-9, bringing designers, fitness experiences, influencers, and speakers to town.
Plus-size model and theCURVYcon speaker Precious Lee isn't super confident because she's a size 14; she's super confident because that's just how she is.
"I kind of realized the thing that was holding me back was me," she says. "That's when my personal motto became 'don't wait on your weight to live the life you want.'" CeCe theCURVYcon takes place on Sept. 8th and 9th and will be live streamed exclusively on Yahoo Style.
Emme, a former news reporter and the first mainstream plus-size supermodel in the 1990s, referred to herself as “the windshield of the full-figured industry, where you’re going 100 mph and all the bugs get stuck to it.”
Chastity Garner has taken her little blog and turned it into a massively popular website called GarnerStyle. Garner is also one of the masterminds, alongside CeCe Olisa, behind the annual body-positive conference theCURVYcon, which this year will be happening in conjunction with New York Fashion Week.
Former "Real Housewives of New York City" star Kelly Killoren Bensimon enjoyed a Sag Harbor getaway and people can't get over her bikini body.
Callie Thorpe is a plus-size advocate and fashion blogger, and now the size-24 beauty has something else to add to her resumé: being featured in Vogue.
Let Molly O’Shea explain what she believes to be the best practices when asking someone about their scars. Molly O’Shea — a body-positive coach, health coach, and personal trainer — recently published a post on her blog addressing just this. O’Shea has prominent scarring on her right arm as a result of a horrible car accident.
Khloé Kardashian regularly writes about her workouts in social media posts, which often include her siblings, and she encourages her fans to get active as well.