TOPIC: All Body Positive Posts

Gabourey Sidibe Reveals Why She Had Weightloss Surgery In People Magazine

Hey curvy girls all over the world, In the latest issue of People magazine, Gabourey Sidibe really opened up. While showing off her new style and slimmer body, she talk about her weightloss surgery. In addition to her weightloss, she also shares details on her memoir and upcoming projects. For the issue, Gabourey was styled by Marcy Guevara and wore pieces from ASOS Curve and City Chic. She rocked this super cute ASOS Curve Club CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Although Plus-Size Models Walked In New York Fashion Week, Real Plus Size Women Still Can’t Fit The Clothes

Hey curvy girls all over the world, During New York fashion week I was ecstatic to see so many plus-size models walk the runways. To see Candice Huffine, Marquita Pring, Precious Lee, and of course the gorgeous Ashley Graham was amazing. Each year more designers try to be more size inclusive and its a beautiful thing. It’s nice to see designers step out of the norm and actually help to create the changes we need CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Nike Just Launched Their First Plus Size Activewear Campaign

Hey curvy girls all over the world, At the top of the year, we shared with you our favorite plus size activewear collections. One of our favorites happened to be Nike. Although Nike had plus size pieces available on their website since December or January, they finally released a plus campaign. Nike plus size activewear campaign features women of different shapes and sizes. In addition, the campaign also features Olympic winner Amanda Bingson and body CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Why Is The Hourglass Figure The Only Celebrated Body Type In Plus Size Fashion?

The fashion industry is notoriously exclusive. From the runway to the racks that fill our shopping centers, plus size people have been abandoned by the fashion industry. Models who glide down the runways of fashion week are tall, thin, long legged, and usually white. Regardless of the brand or the designer, the lineup of these beautiful models can often times be interchangeable. And, I get it. Artists are allowed to have their creative perspective and CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Lane Bryant’s #ThisBody Is Made To Shine Campaign Has Us Feeling All Bootylicious

Hey curvy girls all over the world, Hands down Lane Bryant always has the best body positive campaigns. When they make noise, everyone sits up, takes notice, and listens. Every spring season for the past 3 years Lane Bryant has launched a new version of their #ThisBody campaign. Last fall for their Lane Bryant #ThisBody campaign, they tapped actresses Danielle Brooks and Gabourey Sidibe. This spring, LB is changing the game. They reached out to CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Best Books For Living & Loving Life As A Plus Size Woman

I will always remember the first time I read a book whose heroine didn’t describe herself as having a small or average frame. I was a chubby teenager at the time that I devoured this book as fast as my dyslexia would allow. The book: The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things. I had been drawn to it simply because the title made me laugh. It had a silver metallic cover with hot CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Torrid Launches #TheseCurves Lingerie Campaign Similar To Lane Bryant

Hey curvy girls all over the world, In an effort to highlight women of all shapes and sizes, Torrid has launched a new body positive campaign. Torrid These Curves Campaign is the new campaign slogan for their intimates collection. Plus size women of all different body types are featured in the campaign. Torrid’s new intimates collection is all about providing stylish options for plus size women. According to the SVP of Design at Torrid, “Launching this CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Cancer Fighter Amanda Ramirez Has A Powerful Body Positive Message

Hey curvy girls all over the world, While checking my social media, I came across this amazing and empowering article about cancer fighter Amanda Ramirez on Latina. Initially, her beautiful face is what prompted me to read the article, then I read she was fighting cancer at the young age of 22. Amanda’s story is captivating because she is not allowing her diagnosis of Stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma to stop her from living her life. Not CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Ashley Graham Gets Her Own Plus Size Barbie Doll Made With Thick Thighs

Hey curvy girls all over the world, Ashley Graham is still out here knocking down walls for plus size women. In case you forgot, let me run it down for you. Ashley became the first plus model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated, The first plus model to grace the cover of Maxim, Cosmopolitan, and even Forbes. Just a few weeks ago, she was named Glamours woman of the year. Not only is she CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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Lane Bryant Features Gabourey Sidibe, Ashley Graham, & More In New Body Positive Campaign

Hey curvy girls all over the world, Lane Bryant has always been at the forefront of the body positive movement. Every spring and fall season Lane Bryant launches a new body positive campaign. Last Fall, their plus is equal campaign took over Times Square. Women in black tees with the plus is equal slogan on it, marched up 42nd street.  This year, they’re back with a new body positive campaign called #ThisBody. The campaign features CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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JCPenney Debuts New Body Positive Campaign, #HEREIAM

Hey curvy girls all over the world, With so much hate going on on in the world right now, we need a little inspiration. Retailer JCPenney just debut their new body positive campaign called Here I Am. Body Positive influencers Gabi Fresh, Ashley Nell Tipton, Jes Baker,Valerie Sagun,  and Mary Lambert are part of the campaign. In a real and touching video, JCPenney Here I Am campaign captures the women sharing their self journey. Each of CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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8 Inspiring Body Positive Quotes To Boost Your Confidence

Hey curvy girls all over the world,  In the world of social media, body shamers are merciless. They ridicule, dissect, and spew hate to any and everyone who they feel looks too fat. No ordinary person or even celebrity is exempt from the body shamers gang. You’ve seen them tear down celebs like Selena Gomez when she posted a pic of her in a bikini with a more voluptuous figure. You’ve seen them bash plus CONTINUE READING THIS POST

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