Nosy Reporter Obsessed With Revealing Princess Diana's Dress Size

Princess Diana's wardrobe is on display at the Mall Of America, and NBC's Janet Shamlian visited the exhibit and asked the question she claims everyone wants to know: What size was Princess Di? Yes, folks, women do not want to know how to balance work and family or how many feet of silk were used in the royal wedding… » 2/24/12 12:45pm 2/24/12 12:45pm

The New Mathematical Formula To Determine Penis Size

Don't you hate having to choose potential mates based on their looks and/or personality, not the size of their dick? Luckily, scientists have come up with a new formula that will allow you to determine the length of a dude's penis before he takes his pants off — if you're willing to whip out a tape measure and do a… » 7/05/11 11:40am 7/05/11 11:40am

Queen Latifah Doesn't Like The Term "Plus Size"

Queen Latifah says plus-size "is a word we need to bury at this point." Promoting her just-announced line for HSN, Queen Latifah said her collection will feature plus-size clothes but is not a plus-size line because "it's for all sizes." The line, to be called Queen, will launch in August and will include sweaters,… » 5/23/11 12:30pm 5/23/11 12:30pm

Fashion Site Promises Not To Hire Model Til She Gains Weight

For months now, we've gotten tips from readers about an alleged Photoshop of Horrors — except it seems that model Allie Crandell actually looks as pictured. Recently, fashion e-commerce site Revolve took the unusual step of promising she'll gain weight. » 12/24/10 12:38pm 12/24/10 12:38pm

Hilary Duff And The Celebrities Who Regret Being "Too Skinny"

In the November issue of Health, Hilary Duff reportedly regrets being too skinny as a teenager. "I don't think I was happy then," she admits, joining a small but growing group of celebs who go public with their body acceptance. » 10/24/10 1:06pm 10/24/10 1:06pm

When The Plus-Size Model Is A Man

"A series of stylistic suggestions for bold summer fashions to be worn by gentlemen of quite marvelous shape," reads the copy. And the model is — well, he's not the chiseled blue steel we're used to seeing. » 6/02/10 3:00pm 6/02/10 3:00pm

The Dramatic Change In Dress-Size Standards

This lovely lady's 1930s modeling head shot is an interesting study in size devolution: at 5'8" and 115 pounds, she's listed as wearing a dress size 12-14. [Echidne of the Snakes] » 5/13/10 11:40am 5/13/10 11:40am

French Glamour Does Plus-Sizes Right

At left: June's "size acceptance" issue of American Glamour. Right: An image from a "fatshionista" blogger story in the June issue of French Glamour. As blogger/novelist Erica Kennedy writes: "Why do the French mags always always have to outdo us?" » 5/06/10 1:20pm 5/06/10 1:20pm

You Can’t Bully Me Out Of My Skinny Jeans

Recently, one of my photos was submitted to a hateful and fatphobic (transphobic, ageist, etc etc) Facebook group: "There's a weight limit on leggings & skinny jeans." » 5/03/10 6:00pm 5/03/10 6:00pm

Insert Dick Joke Here

Cuban authorities announced that they are offering free penis implants to men whose "sexual suffering does not respond positively to traditional treatments." While over-40s and those with diabetes are given first priority, the government program will soon be expanded. [Independent] » 11/23/09 11:40am 11/23/09 11:40am

Weighty Matters

A recent study found that young women no longer want an hourglass figure, but instead aspire to a more "tubular" body shape. While women desire ever-smaller hips, the ideal waist size has increased from the 1950s. (Don't go there!) [IrishTimes] » 11/09/09 7:20pm 11/09/09 7:20pm

20 Famous Big Dicks

We're not size queens or anything but the HBO comedy Hung—about a man (Thomas Jane) with a large penis—premieres in June, and it got us thinking about big penises, the ultimate status symbol for men*. After the jump, a list of famous ones. » 5/28/09 5:00pm 5/28/09 5:00pm

It's Not Always Easy Looking Like A Fat Hooker

This week's New Yorker runs a short notice about Margot Roth, a first-time filmmaker who set out to make documentary showing "real" nude women, with all of their not-so-perfect parts exposed (the New Yorker describes her as the "Bob Guccione of bulgy everywomen"). When Roth shot the film — now called Fifty Nude Women:… » 1/28/08 3:00pm 1/28/08 3:00pm

Posh Spice Likes Big Cocks, Small Frocks


The Spice Girls and designer Roberto Cavalli — who created the costumes for the group's reunion tour — were interviewed by Suzy Menkes for the International Herald Tribune yesterday. The girls discussed which of the designs they loved, with Ginger and Baby praising Cavalli for designing clothing for women with curves… » 1/15/08 1:30pm 1/15/08 1:30pm

Dudes Who Like Skinny Bitches Might Not Be So Bad

In yesterday's NY Post, film critic Kyle Smith sent a public missive to Atonement actress Keira Knightley, chastising her for getting "too thin". My first reaction was one of curiosity: An open letter to a Hollywood actress in the Post's Op-Ed section? Really? My second reaction was one of appreciation: Kudos to… » 12/10/07 4:00pm 12/10/07 4:00pm

How Does Your Vagina "Measure Up"?

"In simple words: All women want to be pretty, tight and small down there!" Or so says the Vagina Institute (link NSFW), a website that specializes in "collecting and processing data and information about the vulva and vagina, [and] defining what is feminine and what is not!" Frankly, with all the closeup spread-eagle… » 11/28/07 3:30pm 11/28/07 3:30pm

And you thought you had it rough finding pants that fit you: In Spain, there is no standardization of clothing sizes! So the socialist health ministry has decided to create a nationwide system for sizing clothing. Spain's health minister says that the goal is to create "a realisable image of healthy beauty - neither… » 10/22/07 4:45pm 10/22/07 4:45pm