“Dumplin:'” Plus-size representation done right – Flagler College Gargoyle (blog)


Flagler College Gargoyle (blog)

“Dumplin:'” Plussize representation done right
Flagler College Gargoyle (blog)
These almost fake looking, extremely feminized images led me to steer clear of magazines all together and to start hating the idea of associating myself with “girly” practices: liking colors like pink and purple, wearing dresses and caring a great deal

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Tres Mariposas fashion store closing after 47 years in business – El Paso Times

Tres Mariposas fashion store closing after 47 years in business
El Paso Times
But after almost 40 years of owning and operating 47-year-old Tres Mariposas, a high-end women's clothing and jewelry store that's become a West El Paso institution, she's calling it quits. Chronic back pain for more than a year has sapped the energy

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Candice Huffine Launched A Size-Inclusive Activewear Line – Refinery29


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Candice Huffine Launched A Size-Inclusive Activewear Line
Refinery29
Model Candice Huffine has always been extremely vocal about body diversity within the fashion industry. Her latest endeavor proves that not only can she walk the walk but she can talk the talk. On Wednesday, Huffine launched her new activewear

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Irina Shayk on Body Confidence, Lingerie and Why She Doesn't Like the Term 'Plus-Size' – WWD


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Irina Shayk on Body Confidence, Lingerie and Why She Doesn't Like the Term 'PlusSize'
WWD
“It's not about what size lingerie you're wearing, what size dress you're wearing. It's about confidence.” For her, confidence came with learning “how to move” and knowing her angles. “If you don't feel like you're in your best shape, you just have to

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Stitch Fix has filed publicly for its long-awaited IPO – Recode


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Stitch Fix has filed publicly for its long-awaited IPO
Recode
The 6-year-old online retailer, founded and run by 34-year-old CEO Katrina Lake, struck a chord with women who are too busy to shop for clothing regularly, and those who simply prefer an affordable stylist service. Customers fill out a survey about

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These Are the 5 Best Bras to Score During Torrid's Lingerie Sale – PEOPLE.com


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These Are the 5 Best Bras to Score During Torrid's Lingerie Sale
PEOPLE.com
Between figuring out the best cup size, strap style and bust size, there are a lot of measurements and trial-and-error shopping that goes into finding the perfect bra. And for many women with bigger busts, even just finding a bra that comes in extended

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5 ways plus-size style stole the spotlight at New York Fashion Week – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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5 ways plussize style stole the spotlight at New York Fashion Week
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Canadian brand Addition Elle, whose motto is "style isn't limited by size," unveiled a see now/buy now collection of relaxed bombers, shirtdresses accented with corset belts, striking lace eveningwear and sparkly sheath dresses. Supermodel Ashley
How celebrities-turned-designers are leading the way to true body positivity in fashionMic

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Fairmont Regional Medical Center wins second state service award for clothing closet – The Exponent Telegram (press release) (blog)


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Fairmont Regional Medical Center wins second state service award for clothing closet
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (blog)
While the women's closet has plenty of clothing to offer, the association is still looking for donations of men's clothing of any size, especially shirts. Clothing donations are accepted at the information desk in the lobby, or can be coordinated with

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5 ways plus-size style stole the spotlight at New York Fashion Week … – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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5 ways plus-size style stole the spotlight at New York Fashion Week …
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Are designers finally waking up to body diversity? There were hopeful signs at New York Fashion Week.
How celebrities-turned-designers are leading the way to true body …Mic

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This Is Us star Chrissy Metz on that game-changing twist for Kate – EW.com (blog)


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This Is Us star Chrissy Metz on that game-changing twist for Kate
EW.com (blog)
All episode long, it appeared Kate (Chrissy Metz) was particularly driven to lose weight and get in shape so she could fit in a dress for her big bar mitzvah gig while Toby (Chris Sullivan) pleaded with her to go easy on herself. In the final scene, we

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Tommy Hilfiger Is Launching Clothing for Adults With Disabilities – Racked


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Tommy Hilfiger Is Launching Clothing for Adults With Disabilities
Racked
Can you name any big-name designers — the kind who stage blowout runway shows, invest deeply in celebrity marketing, and make huge ad buys — that sell clothing created specifically for men and women with disabilities? Didn't think so. Starting
Tommy Hilfiger Expands Fashion Line for People With DisabilitiesBloomberg

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Universal Standard Gets A Plus On Size and Style – Forbes


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Universal Standard Gets A Plus On Size and Style
Forbes
The “average” woman in the United States is a size 16-18. However, this fashion niche is still severely underrepresented by the majority of retailers. Instead of wearing clothes they'd want, consumers in the designated “plus size” market often have to

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This workwear brand has a scientific approach to size-inclusive dresses – Fast Company


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This workwear brand has a scientific approach to size-inclusive dresses
Fast Company
But when it comes to formal workwear, finding well-fitting clothes as a curvier woman can be a struggle. Many brands that create plussize professional clothes simply take a size 4 or 6 dress and make it proportionally bigger, but that results in ill

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New women's clothing boutique set to open in downtown Grand Forks – Grand Forks Herald


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New women's clothing boutique set to open in downtown Grand Forks
Grand Forks Herald
The women's clothing store, run by Callie Schmidt, is opening a location at 402 DeMers, and won unanimous approval on leasing terms from the Jobs Development Authority—a city committee that has the same membership as the City Council, but also …

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Inside the World of Houston's Plus-Size Strip Clubs – Houston Press


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Inside the World of Houston's PlusSize Strip Clubs
Houston Press
"You have the BBW's where you're thinking like a [plussize fashion model] Denise Bidot and [Sports Illustrated cover model Ashley Graham], they're really confident women, girls like that it's kind of depressing to go into a BBW club. But girls who are

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This Plus Size Fashion Shoot Will Make You Forget All Those Times Shopping Brought You To Tears – Bustle

This Plus Size Fashion Shoot Will Make You Forget All Those Times Shopping Brought You To Tears
Bustle
There are dozens of wonderful plus size bloggers and influencers changing the tides, many of whom are people of color, and they refuse to let the industry dictate whether or not they're represented. Can't find a black, visibly fat woman in a tight

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Northside Mall had a variety of stores when it opened – Dothan Eagle


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Northside Mall had a variety of stores when it opened
Dothan Eagle
… Claudine's (ladies' apparel), The Vogue (women's clothing), Butler's Shoe Store, Gilberg's Fabrics, Bell Brothers Family Shoes, Elmore (variety store), Martin Shoe Store, Glawson-Pearce Clothiers, David's of Northside (women's clothing), The Singer Co.

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Eloquii opens plus-size clothing shop in former Limited space at Easton – PHOTOS – Columbus Business First


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Eloquii opens plussize clothing shop in former Limited space at Easton – PHOTOS
Columbus Business First
Eloquii has opened its first local store at Easton Town Center, after the Columbus-based plussize fashion brand opened its first two physical stores in the past few months. Steve Zawada, co-founder and chief operating officer, and Julie Carnevale, co

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The Bridal Industry Is Slowly Making Strides in Size Inclusivity – Fashionista (blog)


Fashionista (blog)

The Bridal Industry Is Slowly Making Strides in Size Inclusivity
Fashionista (blog)
For its Spring 2018 presentation last week, David's Bridal — which offers dresses from sizes 0 to 26, with specific styles available through 30W — has been including plussize models in its presentations since April 2015. Brooklyn-based Rebecca

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Alton YWCA to open exhibit on sexual assault victims' clothing – Alton Telegraph


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Alton YWCA to open exhibit on sexual assault victims' clothing
Alton Telegraph
Gail Donnelly Bader, president of the board of directors for the YWCA of Alton, examines a poster with a clothing description and a representative outfit a woman wore during a sexual assault at the, “What Were You Wearing?” exhibit opening Monday at

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