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.
Thore is a panelist at theCURVYcon, the body positive conference headlined by Emmy-nominated actress Chrissy Metz that will be livestreamed exclusively on Yahoo Style on Friday, 9/8 at 6pm and starting at 10am on Saturday, 9/9. My Big Fat Fabulous Life star Whitney Way Thore always struggled with body image issues. “I had an eating disorder that started in middle school that I’m not sure I still don’t have,” Thore tells Yahoo Beauty.
Whitney Way Thore is a panelist at theCURVYcon, the body-positive conference headlined by actress Chrissy Metz that will be live-streamed on Yahoo Style.
Chastity Garner has taken her little blog and turned it into a massively popular website called GarnerStyle. Garner is also one of the masterminds, alongside CeCe Olisa, behind the annual body-positive conference theCURVYcon, which this year will be happening in conjunction with New York Fashion Week.
A size 6 (U.K. size 10) beauty queen has given back her crown after allegedly being told she needed to slim down to compete in an international pageant. Zoiey Smale from Nottinghamshire was awarded the Miss United Kingdom title in June this year and was looking forward to taking part in the international competition in Equador.
Plus-size model Tess Holliday's social media presence ran the gamut this week, from promoting a new book to celebrating her children to supporting good causes.
“I have cellulite, too, and it appears when I squeeze my butt and disappears with the simple act of slightly tilting my hips out!
Curvy model Iskra Lawrence posted a fun Instagram video, dancing to Demi Lovato’s hit song “Sorry Not Sorry” and sharing that she does not retouch her photos.
Fitness trainer Jessi Kneeland shared a photo that revealed her cellulite and fired back at one man who criticized her body.
When Holliday shared her take on a man whose Instagram post celebrating the curvy body of his wife went viral on July 31, Kang didn’t hold back.