In Act of Desperation, Abercrombie Will Now Sell Plus-Sized Stuff

Let us take a moment to throw back our heads and cackle with full-throated, schadenfreude-infused mirth: Abercrombie & Fitch, that floundering mess of a company whose corporate strategy can best be summed up as "Extremely thin hotties only (no fat people allowed)," is now introducing larger sizes for women because… » 11/07/13 5:40pm 11/07/13 5:40pm

Plus-Sized Model Robyn Lawley Models Her Own Swimsuit Designs in Cosmo

Robyn Lawley is an extremely beautiful plus-sized model (remember: a plus size model is not necessarily the same thing as a plus-size woman) who recently stood up to some horrible goblin denizens of the Internet who criticized her for not possessing a made-up body feature. Here she is in forthcoming December of … » 11/05/13 6:00pm 11/05/13 6:00pm

Karl Lagerfeld Gets Sued for Saying Dumb Crap About Fat People

Fashion's most unrepentant asshole Karl Lagerfeld has been doddering around making vile, fat-phobic and misogynistic comments for years now. Engaging in nasty body-shaming is kind of Lagerfeld's thing, along with worshipping a stolen cat, wearing a ponytail and creating edgy black tailored things. For the most… » 10/29/13 4:20pm 10/29/13 4:20pm

Pretzel Company Best Known For Pro-Ana Ads Sponsors Plus-Size Fashion…

The same company that took forever to repudiate its questionable marketing, including "Tastes as good as thin feels," gave away the snack at New York Fashion Week's first-ever plus-sized fashion show. Unsubtle hint to the plus-sized or peace offering? » 9/15/10 6:48pm 9/15/10 6:48pm

MTV's New Twitter Jockey Is "Young, Fat, And Fabulous"

Congrats to 23-year-old Gabi Gregg — proprietress of Young, Fat And Fabulous, fashionista, plus-sized fashion advocate, and all-around badass — for winning a nationwide vote to be MTV's first "TJ." And congrats to MTV for getting it right. » 8/09/10 3:25pm 8/09/10 3:25pm

Documents Show Lingerie Ad Was Barred From Dancing With The Stars

Want proof that TV networks have arbitrary, often puritanical standards? Check out this leaked memo from ABC to Lane Bryant about its lingerie commercial. Oh, and please remove the word "hell" from "hell of a good time." » 4/23/10 10:00am 4/23/10 10:00am