12.07.2011 [Modern Ghana] - “We the plussize full figured women are trying to advertise ourselves because the perception about what people think about us is very bad. They say we are lazy, not clever and cannot even perform in bed”. “This is not true; it is a lie,” Nana Akua
12.07.2011 [New York Magazine (blog)] - Photo: Courtesy of Plus Model Magazine Madeline Figueroa-Jones, editor-in-chief of Plus Model Magazine: "I wish I knew who exactly was determining the size of plus-size models. Whenever I ask a brand, they tell me the agencies don't have high-caliber
14.07.2011 [EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)] - NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--OneStopPlus.com®, a division of Redcats USA and the world's first and only web-mall for plus-size women and big & tall men, announced today that it has launched international shipping as part of a broader strategy
08.11.2012 British women's obsession for thin bodies could potentially be changed if advertising showed more plussize models, suggests a new preliminary study. The Durham University researchers, who studied over 100 women, ...
17.07.2011 [PlusSize Tall] - Unfortunately there isn't any plussize range, and their Size L is a UK 14. However, they do sell a vast range of oversized and loose fitting clothes (such as the above examples) so it is possible to fit into the smaller sizes, and wear them
17.07.2011 [Herald Sun] - Keen to show off her trim figure after losing 25kg, the former plus-size star has done a lucrative deal with OK! magazine. Just for flashing herself in a bikini on a Thai island, the beautiful brunette is rumoured to have netted herself a whopping
16.07.2011 [San Francisco Chronicle] - She was filming an episode of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss," which documents plus-size women in the once-demoralizing hunt for the perfect wedding gown. While the average clothing size of women in the United States is 14, most high-end bridal
16.07.2011 [New York Times] - And it's impossible to overlook the obvious fact that the girl's frumpy mother, Edna, is meant to be portrayed by a male actor in plus-size hausfrau drag. Of course, Tracy's actions result in the racial integration of 1962 Baltimore as well as in her
17.07.2011 [PlusSize Tall] - Back in January Kelsey Arif won the PlusSize and Tall modeling competition which was held in conjunction with Evans [site: www.evans.co.uk]. Kelsey received a gift voucher from Evans and a trip to Los Angeles to the Curvy Revolution where she brushed
15.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - * Premiere Plus Fashion Show with top brands/designers/boutiques/retailers set to live Self-Acceptance Monologues. * Shop, Meet, Mix, Drink Dance & Enjoy the show!!! The Oakland Metro is a 6000 sq ft black box theater and opera house, located in Jack
14.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - Being a plussize women in Spain is difficult. Besides the fact that at 5'5, I am taller than most Spanish women I know (including my mother-in-law), at an American size 16, I am also much larger. While at home in the states I've always felt fortunate
11.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - So I did a google search for plus-size online stores and Google (being the awesome search engine that it is) guided me to online stores in the UK! For some reason, I never thought to order clothing internationally, but why not?
13.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - Be daring and allow stripes to take control of your outfit. No longer reserved for nautical looks, try stripes in color, neutral tones or opt for a contrasting look by layering stripes with an animal print or a floral pattern. Stick to neutral colored
06.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - Womensuits PlusSize Special Occasion First Lady Dress by DVC Exclusive, Today's Daily Venus Diva Fab Find! Black and White is always in fashion, but it absolutely RULED the Catwalks for Spring/Summer 2011. This fabulous dress and jacket set from DVC
15.07.2011 [ColorLines magazine] - Last month Ford+, the agency's plus-size model division, put out a “blonde story” to showcase their blonde plussize models. This past weekend Ford Models had another shoot featuring only models of color from the agencies different divisions
04.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - Yours Clothing PlusSize Blue Printed Halter Neck Maxi Dress, Today's Daily Venus Diva Fab Find! This multi colored Blue Printed Halter Neck Maxi Dress can be dressed up or dressed down. Pair it with a waist cinching belt and you have a effortless
02.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - K-mart LYS PlusSize Tie Waist Tunic Dress, Today's Daily Venus Diva Fab Find! Love Your Style tunic dress ties you into a chic design that feels silky soft to the touch. Today's DVD Fab Find Is Available at K-mart! K-mart LYS PlusSize Tie Waist Tunic
12.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - La Grande Dame PlusSize Cotton Frill Tunic By Anna Scholz, Today's Daily Venus Fab … [Read More...] Yandy PlusSize Bonjour Cami and Boyshort Set, Today's Daily Venus Diva Fab Find Melt hearts and … [Read More...] Igigi Roberta Scarf Print Dress
01.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - When you attend events like Full Figured Fashion Week™ (FFF Week) you expect to see plussize divas represent for all of us. Unique this year at the event were 2 women that fell outside of the industry standard for plus modeling.
07.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - The program, which will run on Mondays and Thursdays, will also include steeply discounted bargains for retail shops, beauty services, as well as a wide array of products that will deliver great savings and shopping opportunities to the plussize
30.06.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - Chenese Lewis and PLUS Model Radio will be there for a second year in a row to cover the event from a plussize point of view. Here are some great tips from Chenese Lewis for plussize women heading to this year's Essence Music Festival.
24.06.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - Macy's American Rag PlusSize Top, Sleeveless Tiered Ruffled Tank, Today's Daily Venus Diva Fab Find! Get style on so many levels with American Rag's plussize tank top, featuring asymmetrical tiers throughout. [...] Macy's American Rag PlusSize Top
27.06.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - As a plussize woman, we often shy away from colorful swimwear, halters and bikinis but thanks to designers like Monif C. and Swimsuits For All, shopping for swimwear is fun! Today it's all about COLORS! As you head to the pool to keep cool
12.07.2011 [Daily Venus Diva] - Right before hosting The Pulse of the PlusSize Community during Full Figured Fashion Week™, plussize comedienne Erica Watson has been on the move….literally. Starting June 15th she embarked on a 30 day dancing journey. Not only is dancing fun but
06.07.2011 [Citybizlist (press release)] - New York -- Plus-size women's retailer B. Lane, Inc. has raised $2 million towards a $5 million goal to expand its Fashion to Figure retail operations, according to a regulatory filing. 15 investors participated in the equity offering.