"It’s important to love yourself regardless of your size. I loathed how I looked on the left, and yes that is ME in both pictures."
While Sophie and Abigail Hall have the same parents, similar facial features and DNA, the sisters did not grow up sharing clothes. But they both were and are equally beautiful, which was recently proven in a series of posts shared by Sophie, a stunning blonde Instagram star with curves to kill. To be honest having a sister that’s always been much slimmer than myself, along with a mother that always questioned “should you eat that Soph?” Then with nearly every girl being super slim in the magazines etc, It really did make me question my beauty and even my worth at times. ...
“Body positivity to me means full on inclusivity — it’s not just about curvy women, but about every woman."
Sarah Moffat has been blogging about fashion and beauty for years, and she had surrounded herself with a supportive, body-positive community online. But when she went to plan her wedding this summer, she came face to face with the negative, fat-shaming attitude she’d worked so hard to eliminate from her life since she was a teenager.
“As much as I try to be self confident and be positive, it’s not just a switch and one day you’re completely 110 per cent OK with yourself.”
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.
This anti-pinup desk calendar is equal parts comic relief and body positivity. Kara, the New York-based brand responsible for the $25 calendar, also sells great handbags.
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.
For Eleanor Curry, the things at the top of her list are, of course, her children and her job, in addition to traveling and spending time with the friends who empower and inspire her — six of whom she invited on a trip to Los Angeles for a totally boss photoshoot.
Around this time annually, people around the world become spectators of the spectacle that is the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show — the self proclaimed “sexiest night on television” and undoubtedly the most exclusive. Diverse cast of women walk the runway of an anti-Victoria’s Secret fashion show.
Plus-size model and Instagram influencer Denise Mercedes, who has endured body shaming on social media, shares one simple notion to remind people why it's none of their business: because it's my body.
Khloé Kardashian and Emma Grede — co-founders of the size-inclusive denim brand Good American, talk about why they think it's important to be more than just another Los Angeles-based jeans maker.
Digital collage artist Sara Shakeel wants to shine a new, positive light on stretch marks. So, she’s turning them into glitter marks.
Plus-size retail Torrid is heading into the final leg of its third annual model search. The competition's four finalists tell Yahoo Lifestyle what it's like to be a plus-size woman breaking into modeling.
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.