Plus Size Fashion and Industry News

What is the latest plus size news? Which celebrity made the headlines? Which designer collaboration just dropped? Which plus size brand made international news? We have it here!

Out and About: Diversity Now Panel at Ryerson University

Diversity Now Panel at Ryerson University on The Curvy Fashionista

Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to Toronto to sit on an amazing panel of body image champions in the space of diversity in fashion and I left so inspired. What Ryerson University is doing with Dr. Ben Barry at the helm is quite revolutionary and I am not exaggerating at all. I will … [Read more...]

#CutforEvans Design Collective for EVANS Debuts at London Fashion Week

#CutforEvans Design Collective for EVANS Debuts at London Fashion Week

Did you catch that? Plus size fashion is kicking ass and taking names right now! Another marker for plus size fashion is Evans who showcased their Design Collective for Evans  (including their latest score, Cut for Evans) with sooo many familiar faces and names sashaying down the runway during … [Read more...]

First Look: The Lane Bryant and Sophie Theallet Plus Size Lingerie Collaboration

Lane Bryant and Sophie Theallet Plus Size Lingerie Collaboration

Earlier this spring, I shared with you news of the Lane Bryant and Sophie Theallet lingerie collection and I was hyped! Well today, I am geeked to share with you the first look of this designer collaboration to come from Lane Bryant. After most recently announcing their Lela Rose collaboration, Lane … [Read more...]

The Plus Size Fashion Industry Reports 17.5 Billion in Sales And I Have Questions  

The Plus Size Fashion Industry Reports 17.5 Billion in Sales And I Have Questions  

It has been a while since I have written about this. A while since I have addressed the industry, the market, and the community. A lot has changed since I shared my 12 reasons why the plus size industry has room to grow, my talk about the shift in the plus size industry, whether or not we were … [Read more...]

TLC’s Curvy Brides Shines the light on Curvaceous Couture Bridal

TLC’s Curvy Brides Shines the light on Curvaceous Couture Bridal

Mark your calendars and set your DVR’s as the plus size community has a new show to tune into, and this time it is addressing one of the most challenging situations- being a plus size bride to be. Finding the dress is all but rare, to experience the FULL experience as the straight size bride and … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: The Lane Bryant 6th and Lane Look Book

6th and Lane lookbook final

I like what and where Lane Bryant has been doing and where they are going. Like, a lot. First the collaboration with Isabel Toldeo, Sophie Theallet, and now with the Lane Bryant 6th and Lane Collection. And Lane Bryant needed this. Needed an injection of fun, edge, sophistication, and fashion- … [Read more...]

Five Truths about Plus Size Fashion

five truths about plus size fashion

Plus size fashion: No longer a fleeting dream or empty rack or shelf. The plus size community we knew ten, heck five years ago has grown by leaps and bounds! I mean, you cannot go a day reading the news, scouring through your news feed, or emails that plus size fashion is not there! We have industry … [Read more...]

Save the Date: Miss Plus USA Competition Hits Seattle- Will You Be There?

The Curvy Fashionista as Social Media Ambassador for 1st Annual Miss Plus USA Competition

I am really excited about this. Really honored to be a part of this epic event in Seattle! Have you heard of the Miss Plus USA Competition? This inaugural event, August 13-16th, is sure to wow and I am hyped to be able to share with you all the deets! In addition to this, I will be there as the … [Read more...]

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Just My Size Blogger Breakfast + Survey Results Revealed

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Just My Size Blogger Breakfast

For almost every FFFWeek I can remember, Just My Size has been an excitedly participating partner and sponsor of the week’s events! This year, they were a sponsor of my Social Media Panel, and this year they came back with their Blogger Breakfast, celebrating 30 years! The Just My Size Blogger … [Read more...]

PLUS SIZE NEWS- Ready, Set, Shop: City Chic in the US with 6 Stores!

City Chic in the US with 6 Stores!

I am really excited to share and announce with you the uber cool news! The brand, City Chic, whom I have raved about, featured, and reviewed many times over is coming to the US! You heard me! They are opening FIVE stores! City Chic in the US with SIX stores by end of September! YESSSSSS! The … [Read more...]