Plus-size modeling is becoming ever more prevalent in the fashion industry, and the forthcoming documentary Straight/Curve is examining it in context.
How's that "body image revolution" going for Glamour? Baby steps, but moving forward.
Models from Glamour's plus-size spread will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today with editor-in-chief Cindi Leive. In the preview clip after the jump, we get our first look at the photo, which Leive pledges is only the beginning.
Today on Good Morning America Crystal Renn discussed Hungry, her memoir on overcoming anorexia and becoming a plus-size model (clip at left). Renn says larger models "with nary a jutting collarbone in sight" are now coming into vogue.
On Today editor Cindi Leive and model Lizzi Miller discussed the huge response to Glamour's picture of Miller's belly. "The first thing I thought was 'OK, not the most flattering picture,'" says Miller, "But that's real." Clip at left.
Glamour has apparently been inundated with emails and letters from readers who say they love the "woman on p. 194" of the magazine's September issue, who is pictured in her underwear, proudly showing off her pooch.
There's a lot to like about this month's Glamour, from plus-sized swimwear models, to interesting articles on interracial dating and domestic violence. However, according to the cover lines, editors would rather you don't know.
The May cover of Glamour teases "The Sexiest Swimsuit For Your Shape." And once you open the mag, you'll discover that — gasp — they actually shot women with a variety of bodies!