Fashion

The major fashion houses are still not getting it – or are they?

This makes for sad reading – and it’s not like it was written a few years ago – nope, this was written this month. Personally, I don’t believe it’s that they don’t think there is a market for them in the plus size community. I […]

Oasis Launches In Store Curve Collection.

I want to say, “Yay! Another UK high street store adds plus size to it’s in store collection!”, I do, and it is great news. Really, it is, but it’s also about time – about time high street stores considered plus size, not as an […]

We’ve Still A Way to Go (Unfortunately)

Whilst we might be seeing more in the way of inclusivity of all body sizes on the runways of New York, European runways still have some way to go.  This is a real shame. In the U.K alone we have a growing group of retailers […]

Walmart Charge “Fat Tax”

What’s the Issue? Retail giant Walmart Canada is joining the likes of Old Navy and is now charging a “fat tax” on plus size clothes, charging as much as $5 more for the same item. The argument they make is that more fabric is required […]

Gorgeous Jewellery Not Only for the Plus-Size Woman.

I have sausage fingers. I do. They’re not short but they’re kind of chunky, like sausages, and though I’d love to wear rings I have difficulty finding any that fit more than my pinky finger! That’s one of the problems if you’re considered plus-size. It […]

Is Plus-Size fashion over?

Really interesting article on plus-size fashion with comment from Refinery29. If we’re to believe Liroy Choufan, the author of the original article, then it makes for sad reading. I would hope that in the 21st Century, society, as a whole, can consist of all types […]

Plus size life-line for Victoria’s Secret?

I have to say I love VS underwear, but, I guess like many other women, I have a very limited, if not a non-existent range of items I can buy. There is still a misconception amongst fashion retailers that women (and men) of an “alternative” […]

J.Crew Welcomes All Body Types

With more and more stores realising that not everybody in the world is a size 8, it’s great to see that one of my favourite stores, J.Crew, is finally coming on board the plus-size train. Now, instead of being able to only dream of wearing […]