Actress Danielle Brooks, having just nabbed a role in the new Lane Bryant #ImNoAngel campaign, is at the top of her game. And she wants to help lift other women up there, too.
It was so unexpected to hear from someone so beautiful and strong that they’ve felt the same uneasy feelings that we all have. I can’t tell you how comforting it was.
Model and businesswoman Ashley Graham released the newest line of her Ashley Graham Collection lingerie, sold online by plus-size retailer Addition Elle, which also hosted its New York Fashion Week show on Sept. 11, in which model-of-the-moment Jordyn Woods walked.
This is your livestream of The CURVYcon 2017. Tune in for the Dia&Con fashion show from 6-7 pm on Friday, September 8 and for a day of insightful panels — one starring Chrissy Metz — and previews from 9:45am to 4pm on Saturday, September 9th.
"When I'm body-shamed, all I see is that that individual still buys into the lies we are taught and believe about bodies … it isn't based in any truth.”
“As a teenager, I was often teased by my friends for my attraction to girls on the thicker side, ones who were shorter and curvier."
Korean plus-size models are challenging beauty ideals and making their mark on social media in a country quickly earning credit as a top fashion capital.
Appearing in 'Love' magazine, Ashley Graham takes nearly everything off — except for a jacket draped over her shoulders.
By tying each neck string to its opposite back string, you convert the top into a crossback top that distributes pressure evenly on the shoulders and back.
Supermodel Ashley Graham has been breaking stereotypes on what models are supposed to look like for years now. From being the first so-called “curvy model” to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition to not being shy about sharing pictures of her cellulite, she has inspired many women to embrace their bodies what matter what their shape or style.
What better way to celebrate Fashion Week than with a shoot featuring a global icon in an assemblage of outré looks by the world’s best designers? We called in the best, most fashion-forward pieces of the spring 2016 season, and designers Rick Owens, Balmain, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, Jeremy Scott, and Sonia Rykiel all heeded our call. Check out the slideshow to see the exclusive looks.
This past summer, Melissa McCarthy launched Melissa McCarthy Seven7, to much acclaim. Not just a talented actress with an uproarious brand of comedy, she also studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology and truly has an eye for design. Her line, for women sizes 4 through 24, is now moving through the seasons, and with that comes a new campaign.
In 2015, Lane Bryant sought to revolutionize the plus size fashion industry. The company’s advertising campaigns were some of the most inclusive in the biz, showcasing diverse women. The #ImNoAngel campaign took a direct hit at Victoria’s Secret and gained national attention for their provocative nature and its #PlusIsEqual hashtag effort a few months later, with a mysterious full-page spread in Vogue, did the same. But while Lane Bryant seems to be leading the charge when it comes to changing clothing options for curvier women, that doesn’t mean the retailer is doing everything right.
It only took 14 seasons, but a plus-size designer has finally won Project Runway. On Thursday night (although the runway show was actually previously recorded during New York Fashion Week in September), Ashley Nell Tipton made fashion TV history for her fuller-figure focused line. Beating out fellow contestants Edmond Newton, Candice Cuoco, and Kelly Dempsey, the 24-year-old (she’s one of the youngest talents to take the top prize, Christian Siriano was 21) created a collection inspired by 1950s-era Mexico City. Photo: Tipton’s line also proved many of the myths held about women above a certain size wrong. “I want to make her proud, no matter where she’s at now.” Tipton’s focus on plus-size was also inspired by her first job at Torrid, one of the most popular mall brands for women above a size 10. A lace plum ensemble featuring a crop and maxi skirt.
#Curvygirl, #curvyfashion, #curvywomen, and more derivatives are all allowed, but the single word doesn’t pass snuff. So why has Instagram deemed this term inappropriate? A spokesperson from Instagram tells Yahoo Style, “Please note that the block has nothing to do with the term “curvy” itself.