Vogue Posts Diverse Body Slideshow in Wake of 'Plus-Sized' Controversy

Either someone worked fast or this is a case of perfect timing: As consumers and cultural critics become more vocal about the exclusion of diverse body shapes from the world of fashion, Vogue has dropped a slideshow called "The Best Lingerie Comes in All Sizes" that, yes, actually includes a fairly diverse range of… » 11/12/14 5:00pm 11/12/14 5:00pm

Internet Mad That Plus-Sized Model Isn't Really Plus-Sized

Late last week, Elle profiled Myla Dalbesio, a model who—along with Jourdan Dunn, Amanda Wellsh, Ji Hye Park and Lara Stone—appears in Calvin Klein's new "Perfectly Fit" campaign. Dalbesio, at size 10, is considered plus-sized in the modeling world, a fact that Elle mentioned both on Twitter and in the article. This… » 11/11/14 6:00pm 11/11/14 6:00pm

Woman Living With Crohn's and Colostomy Bag Pursues Modeling Career

Bethany Townsend never expected that a bikini photo she posted on Facebook would go viral, or that the support she received from thousands of people would reignite her dream to become a model. Townsend lives with Crohn's disease, which requires her to use colostomy bags, so when she posted the photo she did it because… » 7/02/14 10:00am 7/02/14 10:00am