Curvy model Manon Edwards used fashion as a way of finding self-love.
Lingerie brand Bluebella recruited 19 fans of the brand to strut their stuff down Oxford Street’s makeshift catwalk dressed in nothing but their skimpy skivvies, the day before the opening of London Fashion Week.
On a quest to make "motherhood — and ... womanhood — normal again," Kaci Dean explains the term "fourth trimester" she used in a Facebook post.
The "Married At First Sight" star and her husband Doug Henher welcomed daughter Henley Grace into the world last week.
Believe it or not, a swimsuit shot can do a lot. Which is why plus size model and influencer Alexa Phelece posted a split-screen photo on Instagram of herself and another model wearing the strappy one-piece. “So here we have two girls in the same swimsuit.
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.
Actress Ariel Winter has spoken publicly about her desire to dress the way she likes, her confidence in her own body, and her disinterest in critics of her personal style. But one person related to the 19-year-old Modern Family star is still interested in weighing in on it.
Curvy model Iskra Lawrence is putting herself in the hot seat by sharing “heavily” retouched photos from her early modeling days.
Kate Upton has been on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue three times. But she still has her off days, she's the first to admit.
Since alopecia has caused hair loss across her body, Kylie Bamberger has embraced her condition with confidence, refusing to hide her baldness — most especially on her wedding day. Kylie Bamberger took a stand for herself many years ago after alopecia struck in high school. The condition, in which one’s immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, causes hair loss across the body.
As a body builder, she regularly shares fitness regimes and body transformation photos on Instagram. In a bid to become “more comfortable in herself,” she’s decided to stop shaving her body hair — and is encouraging other women to do the same.
Fed up dealing with the insults of body-shamers online, New York journalist Laura Delarato is fighting back by taking the cruelest and lewdest remarks she’s received and turning them into thought-provoking art. In a photo series she calls The Comments Project, Delarato collects the words of her attackers and pastes them onto pictures of her naked body — highlighting everything wrong with how so many people perceive plus-size women. To further illustrate her point, Delarato published a visual project on Refinery29 exploring why plus-size women still aren’t considered “sexy” by mainstream society.
Before the rise of diversity, the world struggled celebrating true individualism — but albino model Connie Chiu helped dispel beauty myths with her one-of-a-kind photos, taken in the early 1990s. Born in 1969, Chiu was launched into the fashion industry at age 24. According to NOAH, Albinism is “an inherited genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin pigment formed in the skin, hair and/or eyes.” Chiu, who grew up in Hong Kong, was told by her parents at a young age she was “different,” with “light-sensitive” skin and eyesight, but that didn’t stop her family from allowing her to feel included.
Ashley Soto was 12 years old when she was diagnosed with vitiligo, a disease that causes the skin to lose pigment. “I was so shocked that someone said that to me that I cried and cried, I didn’t want to have the condition any more,” Soto told The Daily Mail. Setting up little challenges for herself, in order to get more comfortable with the condition, Soto discovered the unique beauty of vitiligo.
Shopping on the High Street can often feel a little like playing a game of sizing roulette. It’s a familiar scenario most of us can relate to, but while some degree of size variation is to be expected, having to go up a whole four dress sizes? Eventually after trying on the dress in a size 20, four sizes up from her actual size, it finally fitted.
It’s common for couples to have insecurities come wedding day — such as reconsidering the perfect wedding dress or dapper tux because, all of a sudden, the size is just wrong. “We pictured a quintessential West Coast wedding, inviting our families to celebrate with us, and our midwife to perform the ceremony,” wrote Amie, a mother of three and founder of Mommy’s Inside Voice, a blog about nurturing realness and honest parenthood.
Demi Lovato shared a selfie on Instagram in which she wears a sexy jumpsuit, reminding us of Catwoman and Poison Ivy. Combine Catwoman and Poison Ivy, and you’ve got Demi Lovato in an amazing jumpsuit. The singer posted a mirror selfie on Instagram on Feb. 15 in a seriously sexy jumpsuit, and it’s already received almost 2 million likes, becoming one of her most popular selfies to date.
The unabashedly political Emily Ratajkowski wore a pink pantsuit to a NYFW 2017 event. Melania Trump has an unlikely celebrity in her corner. Model, actress, and outspoken body-confidence and feminist advocate Emily Ratajkowski is stepping up to defend the first lady against a slut-shaming attack she claims she recently overheard.
On Jan. 21, more than 1 in 100 Americans took part in women’s marches throughout the country to oppose threats against women’s rights and make their voices heard. About half a million of those people were in Washington, D.C. — and one of those participants was Elizabeth Flora of Southport, N.C.
Callie Thorpe, a plus-size columnist for Marie Claire, was having the time of her life honeymooning in Tulum Beach, Mexico. Among other insults, she was compared to a “whale” and questioned about how she fit into her wedding dress (we’ll spare you the particulars).
Peta Murgatroyd is getting candid about the realities of a post-pregnancy body. The “Dancing with the Stars” beauty recently shared a selfie on Instagram of her standing akimbo, hand on hip, with her stomach slightly protruding in a bra and black tights. “I took this photo 8 days post birth.
For most of us, the very thought of posting a nude selfie to Instagram would bring us out in a cold sweat and have us diving for the nearest cover-up. But not Yazemeenah Rossi. The model, visual artist, and self-portrait photographer has been busy sharing beautiful yet tasteful naked pictures of herself in stunning locations with only a strategically placed scarf to hide her modesty. And boy does she look amazing.
Robyn Lawley, a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue star and the first plus-size model to be shot for Australian Vogue, demonstrated that angles can change everything when she posted two selfies to her Instagram on Thursday. Lawley spoke out to Sports Illustrated calling the one-size-fits-all body-image standard “stupid” and talking about how she intends to teach her daughter Ripley, to love her body.