This Week in Plus Size News: 1-18-14
In case you missed it! Check out a recap of the this week’s best plus size news stories.
Jessica London made the plus size fashion world take notice when it announced it’s extending its size range up to size 40! They also revealed their Spring collection featuring some very on trend looks and they all go up to size 40. How great is that?
Gabourey Sidibe shined on the red carpet of the Golden Globes. But, Gabourey’s dress wasn’t without controversy. Just take a look at all the comments on our Facebook page. But, Gabby shut her critics down on Twitter. Get it girl!
Mango launched its much anticipated plus size collection, Violeta, and it’s a good start, but can’t wait to see more. There were a few who expected more, but just like Asos and Evans did, great basics are a great foundation to any wardrobe…
Did you know that Marie contributes to Ebony.com? This week, she highlighted 6 plus size bloggers to watch in 2014!
The plus size takeover continues to go global. For the first time ever, Kenya is including plus size models in the Strut it Afrika Fashion Week runway shows! Auditions are taking place January 25th. In Berlin, a “Curvy is Sexy” theme was included in their Fashion Week festivities featuring plus size models. We love seeing the world catch on to plus size fashion being a force to be reckoned with.
Third time’s the charm for Melissa McCarthy as it was announced she will be hosting SNL for the 3rd time Superbowl weekend (February 2). Melissa is doing her thing! I see nothing but good things for her in 2014.
Image Credits: Jessica London, Getty, NBC
News You May Have Missed on The blog:
- Did you know that Rent the Runway does Plus Sizes? Yep! So if you are looking for a fancy gown, definitely check them out!
- Eloquii is coming back! Did you know this? In a few weeks, we anxiously await plus size fashion to come back!
- But did you also know that Lane Bryant and Isabel Toledo‘s Range will be returning? Mmhmmm!
- Lastly, I am NOW doing Videos! YEP! Check out my First You Tube Video of the New Year!