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Latest Plus-size model Stories

2014-03-03 23:21:34

WD•NY Athletica’s new fashion forward plus size active wear is designed for women sizes 14-24 and men sizes XL-4XL. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 WD•NY Athletica launches a plus size active wear line for both men and women March 3rd, 2014. This long awaited fashion forward athletic wear is designed for women sizes 14-24 and men sizes XL-4XL. WD•NY Athletica products are available exclusively online. This new line of plus size active wear will launch via the website...

2013-11-12 23:30:59

MiB, the only company in the world that offers high quality plus-size fashions exclusively in sizes 2X - 8X, has named the winner of its 2013 Plus Size Model Search. Cotati, California (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 MiB Plus Size by Making it Big inc., the only company in the world that offers high quality plus-size fashions exclusively in sizes 2X - 8X, has named the winner of its 2013 Plus Size Model Search. Judy Austin of St. Louis, Missouri was picked for her dazzling smile and striking...

2013-10-31 08:28:42

Features plus-size super model Robyn Lawley; explores femininity, power and natural world NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening this Fall at 558 Gallery in Chelsea, Size Does Matter features Danish photographer Kenneth Willardt's debut solo exhibition. The show features large-scale works in bold colors of Wilhelmina plus-size supermodel Robyn Lawley posing with a menagerie of creatures large and small. The images juxtapose size, shape and color to explore concepts of...

2013-10-07 12:26:55

BENSALEM, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the fashion world paying increased attention to the plus size woman, a national survey reveals her perception of her own body image is holding her back. In fact, the survey of 1,000 women sizes 14 and up points to a major confidence gap among this demographic. While the vast majority of plus size women (85 percent) say they believe that beautiful bodies come in all shapes and sizes, fewer than half (49 percent) say that they embrace...

2013-09-17 08:30:15

Designer Dress Rental Company To Feature Plus Size Dresses From Top Designers NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rent the Runway (www.renttherunway.com), the leading destination for designer dress and accessory rentals, announced today the introduction of plus size designer dresses to its inventory. The launch of RTR Plus, an assortment of over forty styles from five top designers available in sizes 14 to 22, is a continuation of Rent the Runway's overall brand mission to...

2013-08-22 23:02:23

An increasing level of obesity in the Australian population is expected to drive industry growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Plus Size Clothing Stores in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Plus size clothing stores have thrived in a time of economic uncertainty and weak retail conditions. Although other retail industries have suffered over the past five years, the Plus Size...

2013-08-13 23:24:23

Sunology, a manufacturer of vegan and cruelty-free natural sunscreen based in the Chicago area, recently announced that plus-size model Tess Munster is endorsing their product. Tess Munster is a plus-size model, makeup artist, and blogger based in Los Angeles, California. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Ever since 2010, Sunology has been a leading manufacturer of natural sunscreen. Sunology’s products are made of FDA-approved active ingredients derived from natural resources....

2013-06-03 12:30:28

BENSALEM, Pa., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to cultivating personal style, plus size women are finding inspiration by following today's plus size style icons -- including Adele, Jill Scott, Christina Hendricks, Melissa McCarthy and Rebel Wilson -- on the red carpet, on the stage and in fashion magazines. It's the fashion forward and curve-flattering style of these iconic women, and inspirational events such as Full Figured Fashion Week (FFFW) that are paving the way for plus...

Demand Exists For Comfortable, Visually Appealing Maternity Wear Throughout Pregnancy
2013-02-28 09:15:48

University of Minnesota Fashion retailers have seen an increase in demand for maternity wear in recent years, as sales for maternity clothing have increased while overall women´s apparel sales have declined. Currently, most retailers produce maternity wear using a standardized size chart that begins with women in their seventh month of pregnancy. Retailers produce garments for women who are earlier in their terms by adjusting the sizes smaller proportionally based on the standardized...

Breaking Through The Pressure To Be Thin
2012-11-09 09:44:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online "There is an immense pressure to be seen to have it all and be perfect at everything. Within the media, being thin and attractive is linked to being successful.” These are the words of Rachel Cowey, a 25-year-old British female who suffered from anorexia when she was a teenager. Cowey´s disorder was prompted by school pressures, family expectations, and the need to be “perfect.” These various issues were...