John DeCaux posted a “before” and “after” photo of himself that picked up steam for his noticeable weight loss and for what he gained in happiness.
Ashley Graham has an interesting response to women who ask her advice about becoming models. "And I say to them, 'Why would you want to become a model?'" Graham revealed. "'Why would you want to be picked apart all the time?'"
"I wanted to show that you can still be a healthy, happy person even if you are plus-size or may have a little extra fat or curves on you. It's not something to be ashamed of or hide."
People online are happy to know that even the most beautiful women in the world have flaws. A new example: the Brazilian model and mom who wore the Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra but also showed her imperfections.
Mom is outraged by Parents magazine suggesting waxing or plucking of preschooler's facial hair is acceptable.
Some women — but not all — feel worse about their bodies when looking at images of thin, bikini-clad models.
“You never forget where you were when you learned the swimsuit models are wearing bras they airbrush out of the pictures."
For those of us who have been plus-size from a very young age, the discussion on our bodies (and of other people's opinions of them) that was started by "Real Women Have Curves" hit close to home.
She was given a gym membership at age 9 and forced to wear maternity clothes by 13. Now, plus-size model and activist Natalie Hage takes us on her journey of becoming a role model for curvy women nationwide, with the introduction of her original Yahoo series, "Curves Ahead."
"A couple by the pool started laughing and pointing at me and making fun of me as soon as I took my cover up off. To be honest... it bothered me."
Nia Jax reveals that her famous cousin, Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson, had body image issues himself in Hollywood.
One of the collections shown at NYFW was by Jordyn Woods, who is making a splash as a plus-size model, designer, and influencer — and, of course, as Kylie Jenner’s BFF.
Not too far in the past, there was no positive representation of plus-size bodies anywhere, plus-size fashion was basically nonexistent (and if it did exist, it was mediocre at best), and the term itself was almost said in a whisper.
At theCurvyCon 2017, retail executives answered shopper questions about the plus-size market and what they're doing to solve its biggest issues.
This is your livestream of The CURVYcon 2017. Tune in for the Dia&Con fashion show from 6-7 pm on Friday, September 8 and for a day of insightful panels — one starring Chrissy Metz — and previews from 9:45am to 4pm on Saturday, September 9th.
The body-positive, curve-embracing event called theCURVYcon is in NYC on Sept. 8-9, bringing designers, fitness experiences, influencers, and speakers to town.
Massy Arias is fitness influence, showing her 2.3 million Instagram followers how to embrace their bodies and approach fitness from a functional perspective.