Naomi Shimada Talks Style, Diverse Fashion and 'Plus-Size' Modeling

The plus-size business is taking off—brands are launching, models are breaking out, and people are finally paying attention. This is part of a series of interviews with players in the industry; let us know if there's anybody you want to hear from! » 2/16/15 4:50pm 2/16/15 4:50pm

FYI, ANTM Winner Whitney Thompson Runs a Restaurant Now

And now, for your regular update on the doings of classic America's Next Top Model vets: Whitney Thompson, the show's only plus-size winner, has opened an upscale bistro in Springfield, Tennessee. The Daily Mail considers this "defying the bullies," because, you know, she's plus-size. » 7/14/14 4:40pm 7/14/14 4:40pm

Hayley Hasselhoff Seems Pretty Cool With Being a 'Plus-Size' Model

Another "plus-size" model has weighed in regarding the label and its merits. This time it's Hayley Hasselhoff (yes, daughter of David; she also appeared on the short-lived-but-excellent ABC Family show Huge) and she's actually pretty cool with the label. » 2/25/14 6:30pm 2/25/14 6:30pm

Crystal Renn's Agency Says She's A Size 2

On Monday, Crystal Renn was a guest on Plus Model Radio, and she talked about her anorexia, her recovery, and her decision to become a plus-size model. Although: A new Ford model card states that Renn is a size 2. » 1/28/11 4:40pm 1/28/11 4:40pm

A Slimmer Crystal Renn Is Not A Betrayal

Late last week, some new images of Crystal Renn — in which she looks thinner than usual — hit the web. Cue the disappointment, concern and tongue-wagging. » 7/06/10 4:46pm 7/06/10 4:46pm

Rumor: Crystal Renn To Walk For Chanel Resort

The buzz is that Crystal Renn will make an appearance on the runway of the Chanel Resort 2011 show in St. Tropez today. Let's not forget: Chanel's head designer and creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, once said: » 5/11/10 11:00am 5/11/10 11:00am

"Lettuce With A Side Of Batshit" Less Lucrative Than Actual Food

'Now I'm able to tell people, "Avoid the diets, because you will gain it back, most likely, and you're just going to live in a hellish world while doing it."' Preach it, formerly-starving-now-plus-size-model-memoirist Crystal Renn: » 9/15/09 2:00pm 9/15/09 2:00pm