New Plus Size Designer to Watch: PLY Apparel

Plus Size Designer to Watch- PLY Apparel  on The Curvy Fashionista

I love when news of a new plus size designer pops up in my feed! Today, while being a wallflower on Twitter, I caught a tweet from Stylish Curves about this label I was vaguely familiar with and immediately, I had to share with you the news! Hat Tip to Stylish Curves for sharing the news on this new … [Read more...]

Plus Size News Round-Up 5.10.14

PLUS Size News

Did you miss some of the plus size headlines this week? Check out a recap of this week's best plus size news stories. Ashley Graham is killing the hell out of the cover of Elle Quebec. I am overjoyed with all the love the fashion industry is finally starting to give plus size models. Not only … [Read more...]

Plus Size Bloggers Remake Flawless with #EVERYBODYISFLAWLESS

Plus Size Bloggers Remake Flawless with #EVERYBODYISFLAWLESS

You have to give it up to Gabi over there thinking up new and inventive ways to make statements! I was away for my comp for a few hours and then BOOM…. GABIFRESH, along with plus size bloggers and personalities, Nadia Aboulhosn and Tess Munster did something AMAZING!!! They remade FLAWLESS, giving … [Read more...]

Plus Size News Round-Up 5.2.14

Plus Size News

Did you miss some of the plus size headlines this week? Check out a recap of this week's best plus size news stories. Penthouse Forum magazine debuted its new cover and it features BBW performer of the year Shibari. I have never heard of a mainstream adult magazine featuring a plus size woman … [Read more...]

Kath Read and Fat Shaming by Strangers, Why is this OK?

fat shaming

I came across a story of Fat Heffalump blogger and fat activist, Kath Read, telling the story of being photographed in public by strangers. Not because they thought she was awesome and gorgeous and just couldn't resist asking her for a photo, but because they wanted to make fun of her size and the … [Read more...]

PLUS SIZE NEWS: Wet Seal to Open Plus Size Stores

Wet Seal to Open Plus Size Stores

Recognizing the power of the newly emerging plus size shopper and her sizable piece of the retail pie, Wet Seal announced last week that as it exits its Arden B business, they will replace 31 of those doors with standalone Wet Seal and Wet Seal Plus Size Stores! Let me share this once again:  Wet … [Read more...]

Alight.com Compiles a Series of Surveys to Reveal the NEW Plus Size Shopper

Alight.com Compiles a Series of Surveys to Reveal the NEW Plus Size Shopper on The Curvy Fashionista

I read this this morning and knew immediately that I had to share with you! Over the past year, there have been quite an impressive amount of surveys taken by both the plus size community and retailers, gauging, proving, and defining today’s plus size woman- The NEW Plus Size Shopper. On the search … [Read more...]

Plus Size News Round-Up 4.19.14

Plus Size news roundup

Did you miss some of the plus size headlines this week? Check out a recap of this week's best plus size news stories. Celebrity radio host, Chrissie Swan, debuted her new plus size collection with retailer Big W this week. Her goal with this collection was to break all those rules about what … [Read more...]

Jenny Packham 2015 Bridal Collection Features Plus Size Models

Jenny Packham 2015 Bridal Collection - Marquita Pring

Over the weekend while I was recouping from my vacation, I kept seeing photos of Marquita Pring and Ashley Graham pop up in reference to plus size bridal and immediately I had to get on it and share with you. You see, last week was New York Bridal Fashion Week (I obviously need to be checking these … [Read more...]

My Style: Spring Trending with Eloquii for People StyleWatch

Spring Trending with Eloquii for People StyleWatch on The Curvy Fashionista

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of being interviewed for People Magazine talking about trends and the ones I loved with eloquii. Now, if you are new to my blog, then you should know that eloquii and I have a long relationship. I loved them when they launched, called them out for their opening of … [Read more...]