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 […]

Activewear Brand Katie K. Asks: What Do You See In The Mirror?

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Activewear Brand Katie K. Asks: What Do You See In The Mirror? **This is a sponsored blog post from Katie K Active*** It was perfect timing when Dove announced that they had completed an experiment about women’s confidence on the same day we launched the Katie K Define Brave Mirror. Dove felt that many women […]

Blogger Jay Miranda’s Powerful “My Body” Video Is A Must-See

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Plus Size Inspiration: Blogger Jay Miranda’s Powerful “My Body” Video Is A Must-See Blogger and writer Jay Miranda has been blogging about plus size fashion since 2008 and as she says on her blog, “As my life grew, my blog did too. These days, I also write about motherhood, Latina heritage, and home.” She presents her take […]

Christie Brinkley: My Success Came From Not Being As Thin As Other Models

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Supermodel Christie Brinkley & Daughter Talk Body Image, the Modeling Industry & More in new feature Supermodel Christie Brinkley and her daughter Sailor Brinkley Cook recently did a feature for Into The Gloss, a beauty website, where they talked about modeling, body image and beauty. It reads as a wonderful conversation between mother and daughter […]

Singer-Songwriter Mary Lambert’s ‘Body Love’ Video Released

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Plus Size Entertainment News:  Singer-Songwriter Mary Lambert’s ‘Body Love’ Video Released We reported last week that singer-songwriter Mary Lambert announced the launch of The Body Love Campaign, which was a lead-in to the premiere of her Body Love video a week later. The Body Love Campaign was Mary’s way of encouraging fans to publicly show their love […]

Join The Body Confidence Revolution This Weekend, April 18-20, 2014

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Join The Body Confidence Revolution This Weekend, April 18-20, 2014 The first Body Confidence Weekend is happening this weekend, April 18-20. And you can participate from anywhere in the world because it will all take place online. Body Confidence Weekend is the brainchild of Leyah Shanks, a body confidence campaigner and student from Edinburgh, Scotland. Leyah is […]

Plus Size Modeling News: Plus Size Model Chasity Saunders Featured On The Today Show, Telling The World How She Feels About The Term “Plus Size”

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Plus Size Modeling News: Model Chasity Saunders Featured On The Today Show, Telling The World How She Feels About The Term “Plus Size” Last week, the Today Show held a weeklong “Love Your Selfie” series on their show, to take a deeper look at our body image obsessions and promote self-love and positive body image. […]

The Cardboard Courage Project Sets Out To Redefine Beauty Standards Set By The Media

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The Cardboard Courage Project Sets Out To Redefine Beauty Standards Set By The Media We reported last week how Chrystal Bougon, owner of Curvy Girl Lingerie and Jen McLellen, founder of PlusSizeBirth.com are making a stand against bullying with their ‘Love Letter to Your Bully‘ campaign. Jen McLellen isn’t stopping there. She continues to make a difference in a world where the […]

PMM Sound Off: Can Body Acceptance Become More Popular With Marketing Gimmicks?

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PMM Sound Off: Can Body Acceptance Become More Popular With Marketing Gimmicks? A new Japanese all-girl band has many people very confused. The confusion stems from the band’s name… Chubbiness. Why is it confusing? Because none of the band members are actually “plus size” or “chubby”. According to various reports, the creation of this band […]

PMM Sound Off: Will A Plus Size Disney Princess And Larger Mannequins Help Promote More Realistic Body Images?

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PMM Sound Off: Will A Plus Size Disney Princess And Larger Mannequins Help Promote More Realistic Body Images? This week, there were two stories reported in the media that, while very different, are being pursued for the same goal: to show a more realistic view of body size. As it is often reported, the average […]