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8 Plus Size Magazines You Should Be Reading

Did you know that there are a bunch of online and print plus size magazines?? Fashion, beauty, relationships, sex, plus size news, plus size models, inspiration, body image…whatever you’re looking for these magazines have got you covered. Each magazine has its own style and there’s something for everyone. Subscribe to one or subscribe to them all…most are FREE!

If you are looking for plus size editorials, personal features, news about the plus size industry, who better to tell it than the plus size publications? They do exist and while we do not see them readily on the newsstand, they do exist- and some with print on demand options! I for one love seeing varied options and outlets to cater to the varying plus size woman… didn’t we address this on Monday with the Rise of Contemporary Plus Size Fashion?

Well, please scroll on, click through, and peruse the magazines that you should know!

Here’s a little peek into each magazine.

8 Plus Size Magazines You Should Be Reading

Plus Model MagazinePlusModelMag_BlackIssue

PLUS Model Magazine is the the source for all things plus size modeling. It regularly features plus size models on its cover and in its pages and gives advice on how to break into the business and succeed. This magazine and active blog is also great at breaking plus size news stories and featuring a wide variety of plus size fashion retailers and designers.

 Daily Venus DivaDailyVenusDiva Feb 2014 Issue

Updated daily, Daily Venus Diva is one of the leading plus size online destinations. Each month a new plus size diva graces it’s online cover along with a featured interview. They offer a wide mix of fashion, beauty, relationship, entertainment and lifestyle news that is relevant to plus size women.

Skorch Magazine Skorch Jan 2014

Want to see the latest in plus size fashion? Skorch is great at showcasing street style and the latest fashion trends from designers and retailers. It’s also a great pick for plus size brides as it features a Plus Size Bride section.

 Dare MagazineDare Magazine Holiday 2013

Dare Magazine is Canada’s first plus size fashion magazine. Get your celebrity fashion fix, exclusive interviews, breaking news stories, shopping guides and more! Subscribe to their quarterly magazine for free, plus check out their frequently updated plus size news stories.

Slink MagazineSlink Magazine

UK based Slink Magazine is not just a magazine, but they also have their own plus size clothing store, Slink Boutique. Their boutique has on-trend items in sizes 16-26. Slink Magazine is published bi-monthly, but you can get news updates on their site and on social media several days a week. Their tagline “Styling your curves fashioning your life” sums up their mission.

Volup2 MagazineVol Up 2

This quarterly French/English magazine was started by the first supersize-plus model in Paris, Velvet d’Amour. Velvet wants plus size women to embrace their bodies and to have a place to go to see not only body diversity but ethnic diversity as well. The magazine features a variety of shapes, sizes and skin tones on its covers.

Pose Magazine

plus size magazine- Pose Magazine
Pose magazine is unique in that it is a plus size fashion and lifestyle magazine for women AND men. They feature fashion articles and celebrity interviews, but their articles about body image, self-love and everyday plus size issues are real and where they really set themselves apart. This is a must read magazine for those seeking great inspiration.

 Curvaceous Inc Magazine

Chenese Lewis for Curvaceous Inc February Cover

Curvaceous Inc Magazine out of the UK has won awards for its inspiring content for curvaceous ladies worldwide. They encourage women to embrace their curves and to be proud of them. They even have a curvy calendar featuring gorgeous plus size models, like Liris Crosse, for sale on their site. You can get their issues for a mere £1.80.

Did you know about these plus size magazines? Have you checked them out? What do you think? Leave a comment and let’s talk it out!

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