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Loni Love Is Wrong About the Absence of Plus-Size Fashion Icons
Loni Love Is Wrong About the Absence of Plus-Size Fashion Icons

Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Ashley StewartLoni Love, comedian and “The Real” co-host, recently announced her holiday collection in collaboration with plus-size brand Ashley Stewart. But while promoting the line, Love made a statement that has led to many sidebar conversations and eye rolls in the plus-size community: “There are no real plus-size icons for me,”…

Part & Parcel Talent Aims to Bring True Size Inclusivity to Modeling
Part & Parcel Talent Aims to Bring True Size Inclusivity to Modeling

Photo: Courtesy of Part & ParcelAs the plus-size fashion market continues to grow exponentially — expected to be worth $24 billion by the end of 2020 — the pressure for brands to extend into plus is heightened. While in the past, some brands have made the choice to extend solely up to a size 18,…

Influencing With a Conscience: How Some Influencers Are Changing the Industry for the Better
Influencing With a Conscience: How Some Influencers Are Changing the Industry for the Better

They might be paid to post about clothes, but for a growing cohort of influencers, it’s no longer just about the fashion. Increasingly, social media influencers are speaking out about social issues they feel passionate about, and, given their professions, it’s inevitably starting to inform how they work with brands.”We have clients that have passed…

People Are Celebrating the End of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
People Are Celebrating the End of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Image: GettyThe year—or the decade for that matter—won’t be closing with the 25th annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. It’s been cancelled after troubling sales quarters and fairly consistent criticism online. Now, people are celebrating.Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Robyn Lawley (whose considered a plus size model) created a petition in October 2018 calling for a boycott…

Dear Fashion Industry, Stop Treating Plus Size Women Like Second Class Citizens
Dear Fashion Industry, Stop Treating Plus Size Women Like Second Class Citizens

Listen up, retailers. As fashion rapidly shifts to accommodate the plus-size market there are a…