Nordstrom & JC Penney Take On Body Image With “Real People” Inspired Marketing

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Nordstrom & JC Penney Take On Body Image With “Real People” Inspired Marketing Body image has become a way for retailers to market to their customers by showing that they are willing to use models that customers can identify with. Not only has there been plus size mannequins introduced in big department stores such as Debenhams in […]

PMM Inspiration: Plus Size Runner Proves That Being Fit Is Not Limited To Size

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PMM Inspiration: Plus Size Runner Proves That Being Fit Is Not Limited To Size This week, the world got introduced to plus size runner Julie Creffield, a 36-year-old entrepreneur and mother from the UK, setting out on a quest to prove that being overweight doesn’t always equate being unhealthy. And her proof is already evident. She runs […]

Second Annual DC GIRLS Empowerment Seminar Taking Place This Weekend

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Second Annual DC GIRLS Empowerment Seminar Taking Place This Weekend There’s a great empowerment event happening this weekend in Washington, D.C. that’s all about empowering and inspiring young girls. The Second Annual DC GIRLS Empowerment Seminar is an event that focuses on empowering young girls, ages 12 – 17, to reach their full potential as well as […]

Size Discrimination Exposed in Hakkasan Nightclub in Vegas: No “Whales or Hippos” Allowed

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Size Discrimination Exposed in Hakkasan Nightclub in Vegas: No “Whales or Hippos” Allowed A Southern California woman who experienced size discrimination via a Las Vegas club promoter, decided to take her story to the media and as a result, has exposed something that is a regular occurrence within the clubs on the Vegas strip. While […]

Retailer Forever 21 Once Fired Model Chrissy Teigen For Being “Fat”

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Retailer Forever 21 Once Fired Model Chrissy Teigen For Being “Fat” This week, in the straight size world, the news of J. Crew adding a size 000 to their size charts had us chatting about it all over the PMM office. This from a company who said in their official statement that “J.Crew’s sizes run […]

New Summer Anthem From Meghan Trainor is All About Body Image

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New Summer Anthem From Meghan Trainor is All About Body Image “Every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the top. ~ Meghan Trainor” Meghan Trainor may just have a summer hit on her hands that has the potential to become THE summer positive body image anthem for those women who are larger than […]

Tips On Achieving Body Confidence With Leyah Shanks

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Tips On Achieving Body Confidence With Leyah Shanks This month’s issue of PLUS Model Magazine is all about sexy summer styles, but to show off your sexy summer wardrobe with a happy, fearless attitude requires body confidence from within. Summer can be especially tough on those of us who struggle to bare arms or any kind […]

Japanese Brand Sells Clothing That Comes in Size FAT

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Plus Size International Fashion News: Japanese Brand Sells Clothing That Comes in Size FAT Imagine shopping in a store one day and you see a blouse you love. You check the size tag to see what size it is and see that the size on the tag reads FAT. How would you feel about that? Apparently, this […]

Excessive Photoshop Petition Going To Congress

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The use of excessive photoshop may be coming to an end. Seth Matlins’ campaign to end the excessive use of Photoshop in the ads children across the nation are exposed to every single day will be going to Capitol Hill this Wednesday. Mr. Matlin will deliver the 20,000 signatures from his popular Change.org petition to […]

UK Comedienne Sarah Millican Strikes Back At Critics Who Called Her “Fat”

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Plus Size International News: UK Comedienne Sarah Millican Strikes Back At Critics Who Called Her “Fat” Female celebrities on the red carpet often get scrutinized by the media and public. And it’s simply because of what they are wearing. Any celebrity who is considered plus size in Hollywood is especially looked at and sometimes the critics are […]