Project Runway’s Ven Proves What Is Wrong With The Fashion Industry


Talk about throwing stones! Project Runway contestant Ven had a hissy fit about having to design for a size 14 during last nights REAL SIZE challenge. He is quoted as saying she is not fashion forward and has no shape. I thought this was the job of a designer, to create a silhouette that the […]

Plus Size Singer Natalie Ferraro Challenges Stereotypes In New Music Video


Natalie Ferraro is a long time friend of PLUS Model Magazine and we are so excited about her latest music venture, Ninja Betty and the Nunchix. We have seen her grow from her days as one of the original members of the burlesque group, The Glamazons, to the incredible artist she is today. Ninja Betty […]

PLUS Model Magazine’s Editor Featured In A Day In The Life Of…

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You Are More Than Your Size! PLUS Model Magazine’s Editor Featured In A Day In The Life Of… Alissa Wilson, fashion blogger and editor for Stylish Curves, gives us a very personal look at PLUS Model Magazine editor Madeline Figueroa-Jones. Alissa and Madeline met at the first Lane Bryant conference three years ago and developed a […]

Tyra Banks Writes Open Letter In Regards To Weight Debate


The opinions on the “Vogue Pact” vary from those that say this is a turning point in fashion history, to those that say this will not change a thing. The Daily Beast recently published a letter from Tyra Banks in “support” of the ban on underweight models or models who look like they may have […]

PLUS Model Magazine Attends Fashion Passport Plus Size Fashion Show In Puerto Rico


PLUS Model Magazine traveled to the beautiful island of Puerto Rico to attend Fashion Passport, a plus size fashion show celebrating the emerging plus size industry on the island. Organized by the beautiful Marilyn Arroyo, the show featured 17 plus size models ranging in size between 12 and 18. It was especially touching for me […]

She’s Not Plus Size! ASOS Curve Responds to Model Controversy


I have been an ultimate fan and dedicated consumer of the ASOS Curve brand for the past year. I find their clothing to be figure flattering, body conscious, and on trend; which is occasionally difficult to come by as far as plus size fashion goes. ASOS Curve crosses plus size fashion boundaries by providing plus […]