beyond plus-size

Moving the Goalposts: Is There A World Beyond Plus-Size?

A few weeks ago, Elisabeth sent this article from The Curvy Fashionista with a simple question attached: “What do you think about this?” If you’re not up on the latest plus-size marketing debates, the article covers the founder of Universal Standard arguing that the plus-size term is dead. And that body positivity and size access […]

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plus-size model

Why We Need More Plus-Size Models Other Than Ashley Graham

It feels like I’ve been writing about plus-size models like Ashley Graham/Lane Bryant ads for years now. Every time you think you’re done, one pops up again. And then you are back in the mud pit that is “real women” versus “plus-size.” In part, these sorts of ads get a lot of coverage because many […]

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Lane Bryant

Lane Bryant Gets One Step Closer to Fat Activism In New Ad Campaign

There’s a lot of talk about body positive ad campaigns these days, as the idea of being “body positive” has become a major selling point for many lingerie and clothing companies. Unfortunately, we tend to see this in the context of the failed “Perfect Body” campaign by Victoria’s Secret or the #AerieREAL campaign. Both are […]

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