Join Our Curvy Challenge For Your Chance To Be Featured In Our September 2014 Issue

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Join Our Curvy Challenge For Your Chance To Be Featured In Our September 2014 Issue We started our #celebratemysize hashtag earlier this year on Instagram and invited our readers to tag images of themselves and show us how they celebrate their curvy bodies and size through fashion. It has been amazing, seeing women of all shapes […]

Plus Size Model Laura Wells is the New Face of Aussie Bodies

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Plus Size Model Laura Wells is the New Face of Aussie Bodies Australian plus size model Laura Wells, signed to BGM Models, has just been tapped as the new face of Aussie Bodies, a company that promotes healthy living and motivating Australians to get active. Laura, who was our 2013 Woman of The Year, will be […]

Spa & Beauty Retailer Bliss Under Fire For “Sexist” Products

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Spa & Beauty Retailer Bliss Under Fire For “Sexist” Products Bliss, a multi-channel spa and retail product company, recently came under fire in the UK when a woman noticed their “Fat Girl Slim” line being sold in Marks & Spencer and called out the retailer for selling “sexist” products. Frances Joseph from Brighton, West Sussex said that […]

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 […]