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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.

Plus Size News

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!
First Look at Mango’s Plus Size Collection Violeta on The Curvy Fashionista
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 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.

Related:   First Look at Target’s AVA + VIV Fall Look Book with Gabi, Nicolette & Chasity

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

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  1. Marie Young

    January 18, 2014 at 10:42 AM

    I love Mango. They’re in JcPenny right?

    • Marie Denee

      January 18, 2014 at 10:46 AM

      Ohhh the brand!! But this is directly from the store, not the one at JC Penny’s 🙂

  2. Pingback: Plus Size Fashion News: JL is Proud to Launch Extended Sizes, Now Up to 40! | Jessica London Blog

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