Latest Plus Size Fashion News
New Plus Size Clothing Range Introduced By Chrissie Swan
January 23, 2014
"Australian radio and television host Chrissie Swan launched plus size clothing range. The 40-year-old plus size lady offers size 18 to 28. Although the line contains few items but she hopes to expand it soon. The mother of three has participated in Big Brother."
Plus Size Boutique Opens in Virginia
November 04, 2013
"A Plus size family from Virginia opened Bodacious Lady Boutique in September at the Five Forks Shopping Center in James City County. There stocks are available in sizes from 14 to 24 and from large to 5X. We would like to say thanks to Donna Mellis for adding one more great shopping place for plus size women in Virginia."
Australia’s Leading Plus-Sized Fashion Retailer ‘Taking Shape’ Opens UK Stores
October 10, 2013
"A Plus Size fashion brand Taking Shape has plan to open 14 UK stores by the end of October. They want more than 40 stores but initiate with 14. It is a positive addition in UK plus size market. They have dedicated website for UK customers. Visit www.TakingShape.com/uk/ for online order."
Famous Plus Size Model Ashley Graham Launches Lingerie Collection
October 02, 2013
"Ashley Graham with leading plus size fashion store Addition Elle launches 14-piece collection of bras, panties and sexy chemises on 01-Nov-2013 at all Addition Elle stores. You can also search online at www.additionelle.com. She is offering sizes 36DD to 44DD while price for Panty $28, Bra $70 and Sexy Chemise $90."
Plus Size Fashion Exhibition at Pennsylvanian Museum
September 21, 2013
"Philadelphia-based fashion and graphic designer ChaCha N’Kole with centre for architectural events Design are organizing exhibition on plus size fashion. The event will be held on Oct 13, 2013, at University of Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia."
FullBeauty Launches Plus Size Bra Finder
September 20, 2013
"Fullbeauty, the premier plus size bras website has launched Bra Finder. It is an online tool which helps you to determine your correct bra size. You can easily find perfect styles, colors and brands with this innovative tool. Visit Fullbeauty home page to access Bra Finder."
Southern California's First Bridal Salon For Plus Size Women
August 26, 2013
"Your Search is Over! Della Curva will open first Bridal Salon for full-figured women sized 16-30 in Southern California next month September 3, 2013 where you will get attention, selection and respect. Della Curva is owned by Lisa Litt. She says "Our inventory and staff completely dedicated to helping plus size women find the dress of their dreams". We are very thankful to Lisa Litt, who makes us Happy :)"
Addition Elle Initiates Plus Size Model Search
August 17, 2013
"Canadian Plus Size fashion retailer Addition Elle opened up model search in Canada and United States. Participants will have the opportunity to submit photos from September 3rd to October 6th. They will announce the winner on November 27th who will receive a $1,000 shopping spree at Addition Elle."
Curvy Closets Plus Size Fashion Showcase is Searching for Models Sizes 12 – 24
August 10, 2013
"The Curvy Closets Plus Size Showcase is seeking for plus size models sizes 12 - 24 for their charity fashion show on Saturday, October 12th, 2013. Come with your comp card or a headshot and full body shot at BellaNOR Boutique that is located at 7117 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia. Casting will occur from 1 - 4 pm on Sunday, August 18th and Saturday, September 14th. "
Upper Street to launch Large Size Footwear Collection
July 31, 2013
"Good news for Plus Size ladies. Upper Street, 3D Shoe Designer is launching plus size footwear collection for women having larger feet. It is their first ready to wear collection for plus size women."
PLUS Positive Hosts Official Launch Party
July 27, 2013
"PLUS Positive will host party for forming non-profit organization to help plus size men and women. Party will be held on Saturday August 10th, 2013 at Harlem Nights (Ultra Lounge), 201 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Plus Size men and women are invited from all over to attend PLUS Positive's launch party to enjoy plus size fashion show."
Curves Rock Fashion Weekend (25th - 28th July)
July 23, 2013
"The second annual Curves Rock Fashion Weekend will be held Thursday, July 25th – Sunday, July 28th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The three days event will be hosted by Plus-Size Model Liris Crosse and MTV’s Tionna Smalls."
Penningtons Plus-Size Fashions at Sears Canada
July 19, 2013
"Sears Canada announced a deal with Reitmans (Canada) Limited to carry Penningtons Plus-Size Fashions in Sears Stores and Website. Now soon you will be find plus size Penningtons brand at Sears stores across the country as well as on sears.ca."
Plus Size Fitness Studio to Open in Broomfield
July 15, 2013
"Beth Ridgeway and Monica Howell open Thick N Thin studio for plus size in Broomfield. It is the best place for plus size ladies who don't feel comfortable at typical gyms, studios and fitness centers. Thick N Thin is a safe and comfortable place for plus size men and women to take exercise."
Robyn Lawley Launches Plus-Size Swimwear Line
July 12, 2013
"Plus-sized model Robyn Lawley has launched gorgeous plus size swimwear line for curvaceous ladies. The 24-year-old Aussie model has teamed up with Bond-Eye Australia to launch a collection of bikinis. You can get more info about Hot and Sexy Plus Size Model Robyn Lawley at our PLUS SIZE MODELS section."
Betty Pamper Nominated for Best Blogger
July 07, 2013
"Betty Pamper has been nominated for Best Blogger in the BRITISH PLUS SIZE AWARDS by the group that celebrates PLUS SIZE. Betty is a writer, she writes a daily blog on make-up and fashion for curvy women. She calls herself a Plus Size Hottie."
Samoa Air Introduces XL Seating Class
June 30, 2013
"Samoa Air has introduced plus size seating service for people who have weigh more than 130 Kg. Now they will charge by their weight not by seat. Samoa Air's new charges are $0.57 per Kg for domestic and $1.03 per Kg for international flight."
Oprah Winfrey named 2013's Most Powerful Celebrity by Forbes
June 26, 2013
"Oprah Winfrey, the 59-year-old former talk show host tops Forbes most powerful celebrity list. She got 1st position after two years as a runner-up. Singer Lady Gaga came in 2nd while former No. 1 Jennifer Lopez dropped to 12th."
Survey Result Shows Plus Size Women is Confident & Style Savvy
June 25, 2013
"Plus Size clothing brand Just My Size (JSM) released the result of a survey during Full Figured Fashion Week. The Survey result shows a growing level of self-confidence among plus-size women. 61 percent of respondents agreed they are more comfortable with themselves today than five years ago and one-third said they wouldn't change themselves if given the chance. "
Plus Size Prom Dresses at Discounted Price
June 15, 2013
"Dressthat, an online retailer of formal dresses is offering 32-62% discounts on its plus size prom dresses. Discounted and fabulous plus size prom dresses are available online at Dressthat.com."
Protest against Abercrombie & Fitch
June 09, 2013
"A group of protesters from the activist group Do Something wearing XL and XXL white T-shirts entered an Abercrombie & Fitch store in New York. They represented a petition against CEO Mike Jeffries on which they have over 15,000 signs of young people who don’t wear XL size but urge the company to carry sizes for all body types."
Mango Announces Plus-Sized Line For USA
June 06, 2013
"Spanish retailer Mango will start offering a plus-sized collection in the USA as early as 2014. Mango has experience about plus size clothing. In 2007, they launched a clothing line up to size 18."
Asos Expand Their Range for Plus Size Clothes
June 05, 2013
"ASOS is the largest online fashion and beauty retailer. It’s great news for plus size women that Asos has expand their plus size clothes range from 18-28, previously they were offering in sizes 20-26."
Big is NOT beautiful!
June 01, 2013
"Kate Hopkins said on live TV that big is not beautiful. She added, Plus size people don’t want to do exercise and eat too much. They are deluding themselves it they think ‘Big is Beautiful’. But in my opinion Kate Hopkins needs a slap. Big is Beautiful."
Destination XL Opens Mens Plus Size Store in Towson
May 30, 2013
"Plus size men’s apparel retailer Destination XL opened a new store in Towson at 815 Goucher Boulevard. They are offering 100 brands in sizes XL and up. Destination XL has 55 stores in 26 states."
Plus Size Donation
May 28, 2013
"Slimming World members who have loosed their weight donated clothes to the town centre’s Cancer Research UK shop in Marlowes. They donated 129 bags of clothing that are too big for them but in good condition."
Hot Plus-Size Swimsuit “Fatkini”
May 24, 2013
"Fatkini is a popular swimsuit for fuller figures. The swimsuit is selling out even before the start of swimsuit season. It is made specifically for plus size women by Swimsuits for All. The company said they are facing problem with unexpected demand for Gregg’s galaxy-print bikini."
Plus Size Model, Lauren Burnett on Vogue Australia
May 18, 2013
"Vogue Australia magazine is featuring a plus size model, Lauren Burnett on its pages. In 2011, Robyn Lawley also featured in magazine and its second time they are featuring plus size model. The 22-years-old re-launched her as a plus size model in March. She was struggling with her size and its big success for her."
AmorModa.com Offering 60% Discounts on Plus Sized Prom Dresses
May 14, 2013
"AmorModa is providing upto 60% off its plus size prom dresses and other special occasion dresses. AmorModa is the leading plus size prom dresses store. There dresses have fashionable designs and gorgeous looks."
College Student Launches Mag For Plus Sized Women
May 13, 2013
"Diana Di Poce, Ryerson University student decided to launch Dare Magazine for plus size women. We have seen some designers don’t want fat people to wear their clothes but on other hands mostly magazines are focusing plus size women because they know PLUS SIZE has its own beauty."
Discounted Plus Size Wedding Dresses at TideBuy.com
May 11, 2013
"Tidebuy is offering up to 70% off on its new collection of Plus size dresses. There are 153 extensive and stylish collections of wedding dresses. Visit Tidebuy.com to get beautiful and affordable plus size wedding dresses."
New Plus Size Cloting Store in Fond du Lac
May 08, 2013
"Amanda Harry opened plus size clothing store “Plus Me Beautiful” at 23 N. Main St in Fond du Lac market. They are offering new and nearly-new items at reasonable prices. Plus Me Beautiful offers comfortable atmosphere to its customers."
N Brown to Launch Men’s Plus Size Website in US
May 02, 2013
"The Manchester-based catalogue and online retailer N Brown is launching a dedicated plus size menswear website for the USA. The plus-size brand is offering trousers sizes up to 64 inches. They are selling women’s plus-size fashion clothing in USA under “Simply Be” label."
Ashley Stewart And Plus Model Magazine Launch Search For Plus Size Models
April 30, 2013
"Ashley Stewart and Plus Model Magazine are searching for Plus Size Models. You can enter into Model search by sending your full body shot, height, size, state of residence and email address to email@example.com Click to learn some basic tips about How to be a Plus size model. Entry deadline is May 31."
Plus Size Wedding Dresses on Sale at JJsHouse.com
April 27, 2013
"A leading supplier of wedding dresses JJsHouse announced 58% off for its plus size wedding dresses. You can find hundreds of Plus size wedding dresses at JJsHouse.com. Ms. Nicole, CEO of JJsHouse said if you can’t find your size form size chart then email us and we will respond you within 24 hours."
UWDress Bridesmaid Dresses Are Available In Plus Size
April 26, 2013
"Good news for full-figured ladies. Now UWDress.com added plus size bridesmaid dresses in their product line. Get plus size dresses on their website. Proud to be a Plus size because its our time."
Plus Size Clothes on Sale
April 25, 2013
"The Michigan Bariatric Institute will offer a Plus-Size Clothing Sale at St. Mary Mercy Hospital Livonia on Saturday May 4, between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital’s South Lobby. Women sizes 14-32 will be available on sale."
Former Anorexic Woman Becomes Plus Size Lingerie Model
April 22, 2013
"A recovered anorexic woman, Alice Jackson has become a plus size lingerie model. The 26-years old and five-foot-nine frame woman got treatment which helped her to lose weight from 137 pounds to 108 pounds."
Justine Legault, Plus Size Model on The Cover Of ELLE Quebec
April 18, 2013
"It’s time to plus size. We have seen so many plus size models featuring on the cover of Magazines. Now, Plus size model Justine Legault appears on the cover of ELLE Quebec on its May 2013 edition."
Ashley Stewart & Plus Model Magazine are Searching for Plus Size Models
April 18, 2013
"The USA famous plus size retailer Ashley Stewart and Plus Model Magazine are searching for plus size models. From today to May 31, 2013 plus size models enter the contest. It is the best opportunity for large size models to work with both plus size brands."
Tyrese Gibson Makes Bad Comments About Plus Size
April 17, 2013
"The 34-year-old, American R&B Singer and rapper passes offensive comments about overweight people. He called them “nasty”."
Hayley Hasselhoff Plus Size Curves at Coachella Music Festival
April 14, 2013
"The 20-year-old plus-size model shows off her plus-size curves at the Coachella music festival in Los Angeles. She was wearing sheer maxi dress. She finished off her look with straw hat and brown boots."
East Finchley Woman Starts Plus-Sized Club
April 10, 2013
"The 31-year-old woman from Great North Road, Miranda Cheesman has organized a night for the “fat and fabulous”. The first Indulge club night is at the Amber Bar in Ropemaker Street, Moorgate on 27 April. The purpose behind this is to combat relentless bullying by men in conventional nightspots."
Target Apologizes Over Plus Size Manatee Dress
April 08, 2013
"Target apologized for Labeling plus size version listed as manatee gray. A Target spokesperson said that the name of the color was an unintentionally oversight."
Curvy Brides-Plus Model Magazine Releases April “Bridal Issue”
March 31, 2013
"Plus Model Magazine featuring plus-size model Lily Cummings recently released their April 2013 Bridal Issue."
Plus Size Models Required for Ashley Stewart & Plus Model Magazine
March 27, 2013
"If you want to be a Plus Size Model then its best time to get it. There are some conditions U.S residents only, Must be at least 18 years old, must not have an exclusive contract with a modeling agency. Contest begins April 1, 2013 and it will end at May 31, 2013."
Lauren Burnett Signs to Plus-Size Agency
March 23, 2013
"Aussi queen Lauren Burntt has singed with pioneering agency for curvy women, BGM Models. The 22 years old international star has signed it in Sydney."
Plus-Size Shop Re/Dress Is Looking to Make a Comeback
March 19, 2013
"Good News, Plus-size vintage boutique Re/Dress is looking to make a comeback which was closed at the end of 2011. The shop’s owner, Deb Malkin, has since sold the company to Rachel Kacenjar, who’s relaunching the online store by April 1st, 2013."
Sad News, Eloquii Closing their Doors
March 15, 2013
"Many among us love Eloquii for their plus size fashion clothing and dresses but now they are going to quit. They announced that they are closing their doors for Plus Size consumers."
Plus Size Shop Opens in Bandon Shopping Center
March 08, 2013
"Good news for plus size people. There is a new plus size shop in Bandon Shopping Center. Emma’s Bodacious Boutique open its door on Friday. They are specialize in sizes 1XL to 6XL."
Plus Size Catwalk in Sao Paulo
March 01, 2013
"Brazil in number one in producing plus size models. There is a plus size fashion week in Sao Paula, which is keep growing since seven years. Katie Ferrarra, Cosma, and Marri Gatto all showcased their latest creations at Fashion week."
Kim with Kanye at Magazine Cover
February 26, 2013
"Kim Kardashian and Kanye West appeared on French Magazine L’Officia Hommes Cover page. L’Officiel Hommes is the first magazine created by stylist not by a journalist."
Jill Martin’s Plus Size Style Tips
February 20, 2013
"Style Expert, Jill Martin has shared 3 simple style tips with plus size women. She said “Visit departmental store so you can have more option to choose, buy clothing which fit to you and highlight your body parts”."
Fullbeauty’s Plus Size Bra
February 17, 2013
"Full Beauty launched expanded large size bra and shape wear collection. They are offering Plus size bras in different styles, sizes and colors. Comfort and fit plus size bras from 36C to 54G are available anywhere in the world."
Kim Kardashian’s First Pregnant Photo Shoot
February 14, 2013
"We haven’t seen Kim since she announced about her pregnancy. But now Kim gave her first post pregnancy photo shoot to Du Jour in Miami. For those who haven’t seen her baby bump yet, its best time to check out."
Daily Venus Diva for British Plus Size Fashion Week
February 12, 2013
"The number ONE plus size fashion magazine, Daily Venus Diva will give exposure to British Plus Size Fashion Weekend. They will entertain you with exclusive fashion week coverage from Friday 15, to Saturday 16."
Plus Size Office Chairs by BrylaneHome
February 11, 2013
"Plus size is increasing. That is why from clothing stores to home decoration stores everyone is giving importance to Plus size. Now BrylaneHome has announced, they are expanding its line of office chairs for plus size employees."
Large Size Lingerie Sales Continue to Grow
February 10, 2013
"NPD Group research shows very interesting statistics, lingerie sales are going downwards but Plus size lingerie sale has grown to 20%. Plus size lingerie has added $10 million to sales revenue for first quarter of 2012."
Charity Fashion Show Needs Plus Size Models
February 09, 2013
"Organizers need more plus size models for Miracles charity fashion show, which has raised $3200 last year. The show will begin at 2 p.m at the Bruce M. Wright Memorial Conference Center on March 3. Models must sign up before Feb 25."
Melissa Odabash Launches a Plus Size Range
February 06, 2013
"Well known swimwear designer Melissa Odabash has announced a plus size swimwear line for large women. She will launch in spring 2013, named “SEA”. She says “Very few of us have a celebrity body” but Sea range’s swimwears are for every shape and size."
Katy Perry Plans to Launch her own Fashion Line
February 04, 2013
"A pop star Katy Perry has plan to launch her own Fashion line. The Singer has been discussing it with her best buddy and fashion expert Jonney Wujek. Sources said she has been thinking about her own fashion line for years."
Protest on New York Fashion Week
January 31, 2013
"Intern Labor Rights has announced a protest for unpaid internships at New York Fashion week, which will begins on February 7. They will also protest at London and Paris Fashion Weeks."
Plus Size T-shirts designed by Rebel Wilson
January 30, 2013
"The 26-year-old, Australian actress has designed a range of fabulous T-shirts for full-figured fans. She unveils this new through Twitter."
Kate Upton in Sam Edelman Shoes Campaign
January 29, 2013
"The 20-year-old swimsuit model is starring in a Sam Edelman’s Shoes campaign. She got Sam’s attention for her curvy body. Kate was once rejected by Victoria’s Secret."
Kaela Humphries, Plus Size Model for Evans
January 27, 2013
"Kaela Humphries is the next plus size model for an American fashion brand Evans, specialized in sizes 10 to 28. The 29-year-old sister of Kris Humphries NBA star, once a competitive swimmer. She got weight after quit swimming world."
Gok Wan’s Plus Size Lingerie Photoshoot
January 25, 2013
"Slink Magazine spread the news about Gok Wan’s attractive new plus size lingerie photoshoot for Simply Be. You can purchase fabulous plus size lingerie from simplybe.co.uk"
World’s Largest Hips
January 23, 2013
"Mikel Ruffinelli, Plus Size Model has world’s largest hips. The 39 year old woman is very much happy about her hips, which measure 8 feet around. She belongs to Los Angeles and have 400 pounds in weight. She got World’s Largest Hips title from World Record Academy."
Crystal Renn For Agent Prococateur
January 22, 2013
"The 26 year old plus size model has photo shoot in lingerie for Agent Prococateur’s latest campaign Crystal Renn has incredibly gorgeous look. She battled against anorexia, when she was younger and become a super plus size model."
Julia Castelli Crowned Miss Ronde 2013
January 21, 2013
"France’s plus-size beauty queen, Julia Castelli took crown in the 6th annual competition. The 26 models took part in plus-size beauty contest. The competition began in 2007. Plus size beauty queen has 98kg in weight."
Rihanna to Launch New Fashion Line
January 20, 2013
"The 24 years old singer Rihanna is launching her new fashion collection at the London Fashion Week. R&B star’s first designs will be available in next spring."
Claire Richards Announced as Ambassador for Plus Size Fashion
January 19, 2013
"Fashion World has announced Curvy CBB star Claire Richards as ambassador for their online plus size fashion brand. 90′s pop star appears on the site with giving tips and modelling the spring collection."
Kim Kardashian Covers for Arab Fashion Magazine
January 17, 2013
"Kim Kardashian covered on the Arab fashion magazine, Hiya. She poses with white dress and head cover, worn by Arab women named Hijab. She completes her look with diamond bracelet and earrings. She also had mini white gloves on her hands"
Plus Size Cinema Retro Collection from IGIGI
January 16, 2013
"An American plus size brand IGIGI has transitioned into spring with Cinema Retro. They are offering fully lined and bridal gowns with signature. Award-winning brand by Yuliya Raquel is the most popular plus size designer among American full-figured women."
Victoria Beckham’s First Lavish Store
January 15, 2013
"Victoria Beckham finally got success for her fashion store. She has a desire to open a store for years, her first fashion store will have glass floor and champagne bar. The fashion designer has married to David Beckham."
Annual Bridal Fashion Show
January 12, 2013
"The annual Brides fashion show 2013 is Sunday at the Trade Recreation and Agriculture Center in Pasco between 11 a.m to 5 p.m. admission is $10."
London’s First Plus Size Fashion Weekend
January 12, 2013
"London have its debut Plus Size fashion show on 15th and 16th February, 2013 held by Evolve Media. Fashion week is organised by Remi Ray, who is graduate from London College of Fashion."
Kerr on Top
January 12, 2013
"Miranda Kerr reached the top spot in fashion line survey, which was conducted by MyVoucherCodes. She received 67% of votes. Miranda Kerr is Victoria’s Secret model."
H&M’s New Fashion Brand
January 12, 2013
"H&M announced new fashion brand to targets women. Hennes & Mauritz is the largest fashion retailer in the world, will launch chain of clothing and accessory stores targeting women in the spring."
Casting Call for Full-Figured Women
January 11, 2013
"Good news for plus size women, who are interested in modeling. There is an open casting call this saturday, 12-Jan at Lane Bryant in Oakland Mall in Troy between 2-4 p.m"