When the show is over and I’m living in my plus size body replaying a highlight reel in my head, I frankly feel sad knowing that such a prominent company is promoting such an obtainable ideal.
First launched as a body positive magazine by U.K.-native Jo Boon, the full-fledged body positive website now represents body positivity in its entirety — with articles, events and even accessories — and just released the first items in its body positive comfy sweater line. Boon tells Yahoo Lifestyle that creating a clothing line as an extension of her website felt like a tangible way to help people celebrate themselves.
Some women — but not all — feel worse about their bodies when looking at images of thin, bikini-clad models.
"What if we wear the same outfit? We can show that fat women and thin women can wear the same styles and both look great.”
Digital collage artist Sara Shakeel wants to shine a new, positive light on stretch marks. So, she’s turning them into glitter marks.
Australian models Kate Wasley and Georgia Gibbs went viral a few months ago when Gibbs posted a photo that emphasized the friends' different body shapes.
Kardashian wasn’t happy when she saw photos of her behind while on vacation. Kim Kardashian is known for flaunting her famous behind but she was not happy when bikini photos from a Mexican getaway surfaced online. In a teaser for an upcoming episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, the reality star opens up about a series of paparazzi shots of herself and sister Kourtney Kardashian on vacation that went viral, showing the mother-of-two at an unflattering angle.
New York Fashion week featured a record-breaking number of curvy models. Creative director Sarah Burton sent out a bunch of frilly and floral looks for her recent show, with two curvy models, Eline Lykke and Betsy Teske, being cast to wear select designs.
Four years later, Yahoo checks in with Gloria Shuri Nava to find out if she and Ali Lawrie are still together and whether the prevailing body-positive movement has quieted the bullies a bit.
"I'm lucky that I am really happy and confident in my own skin so it hasn't really affected me in the long run - it did make me feel really rubbish on the day."
On Tuesday, Twitter user Leyton Mokgerepi used a photo of Legobane in a meme comparing her to another bikini model. “I’m overwhelmed by the love from people from all over the world, it’s [so] sweet!” she wrote to HuffPost in an email Wednesday. “I hate it when men think that fat girls are desperate and that we like every other guy [because] ‘we don’t have options,’” she told HuffPost.
Massy Arias is fitness influence, showing her 2.3 million Instagram followers how to embrace their bodies and approach fitness from a functional perspective.
Kim Kardashian knows how to break the internet. For the image, which will be featured in a new book from the pair known colloquially as simply Mert and Marcus, the 36-year-old is seen climbing a tree and wearing nothing but hiking boots (and, for the Instagram censors, black stars strategically covering her chest). “So honored to have been photographed by Mert and Marcus for their book new book! 20 years in the making! It’s out Sept 7th,” the reality star captioned the post.
Body hair is one thing humans have in common. But somehow, when it comes to women and arm (or leg, armpit, bikini line) hair, people seem to forget that fact.
Brianna McDonnell, a body-positive fashion blogger at the B Word, created #BeInYourSkin 2018 editorial calendar that features 25 plus-size bloggers, influencers, and friends as part of a campaign to empower and inspire — an idea which she told Mic came “organically”. “I wanted to create images of plus-size women that were creative, different, sexy, artful, strong, empowering and editorial,” she said. “I wanted to create something for plus-size women, where they could see themselves in the images.
Elle Macpherson, the 53-year-old model and mother-of-three, has filled her Instagram with bikini-clad, beachy photos, where she shows herself in her happy place.
If you're overweight but eat a good diet and exercise often, you're probably healthy. But new research finds that being overweight or obese can affect your future health.
Liz Black is a plus-size, body-positive fashion writer, who struggled with accepting her body for years. She now says that her own body — not someone else's — is her #bodygoals.