Lane Bryant’s once again in the spotlight… this time for claiming size discrimination by TV networks ABC and NBC for not approving their latest ad. Haven’t we heard this before? Why, yes we have. In 2014, ABC and Fox rejected LB’s Cacique ad featuring Ashley Graham for air before 9pm. Lane Bryant, wanting it to run… Continue reading No Double Standard Here
Shall we dance? In this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, body positivity’s engaged in a cha-cha. Let’s follow the steps…. One step forward: The gorgeous Ashley Graham! Last year she appeared in the issue as part of an ad for swimsuitsforall This year, she’s one of SI’s swimsuit models! Another step forward: Swimsuitsforall’s ad featuring (from right… Continue reading 1-2-cha-cha-cha
Some plus size clothing designers and merchants haven’t caught on yet. We fat ladies want to see clothes modeled on bodies like ours. I want to see how a dress will look on my short apple frame or whether a swim suit has enough to cover my saggy big boobs and belly. When Lane Bryant… Continue reading Cellulite, Bellies and Boobs… Oh Yes!!!
There’s been some recent news regarding models, particularly about their sizes. Last week, France passed a bill to ban “ultra-thin” models in the fashion industry. Any agency using a model whose BMI (Body Mass Index) is less than 18 will face exorbitant fines and/or jail time of up to 6 months. The purpose is to… Continue reading No angels there… or here