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!

First Look: Lela Rose for Lane Bryant

First Look- Lela Rose for Lane Bryant on The Curvy Fashionista

I am her for all of these design collaborations that Lane Bryant is giving us. Introducing and brining amazing talent and design to the plus size woman. Bringing designers to us that have yet had the pleasure of having a plus size woman in their garments. Isabel Toledo, Sophie Theallet, and now Lela … [Read more...]

COOL NEWS: Missguided Plus Sizes Launches Today

Missguided plus sizes launches today

A week or so ago, I learned about a new site via Facebook. In a group I was in, they were talking about a new brand launching plus sizes, and immediately I was curious… Especially as I was unaware of this UK retailer. After perusing their site and reading their announcement, I got hyped. There is a … [Read more...]

Cool News! Prêt-à-Template Your Plus Size Fashion Sketch App

Prêt-à-Template- Your Plus Size Fashion Sketch App on The Curvy Fashionista

I love to sketch. Need to do more. If you have been following me for a while, then on Instagram you caught my drawings after my mother hooked me up with sketch pads for Christmas. So when designer Roberta shot me what she was working on, it pulled and tugged at my heartstrings. Today, I want to … [Read more...]

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...]