May 2022

Jill Dion Petite Plus Columnist

Life in the Petite Plus Lane

Welcome to the Petite Plus Column!

PLus Size Burlesque LaChina in black dress

Red Hot: S.O.P.H.A.T. Plus-Size Burlesque is So Fine

The sultry art of burlesque is for everyone. Just ask dancer LaChina Jones-Kariem, founder of the plus-size burlesque troupe S.O.P.H.A.T.

Jordan Peterson To Yumi - Sorry. Not beautiful

Mixed-Up YouTube Star Thinks His Opinion About A Gorgeous Plus-Sized Model Matters

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but one famous trouble-maker believes it’s a matter of science — and politics.

Designer Melissa Mercedes New Eloqui collection

We LOVE the Exclusive Melissa Mercedes X ELOQUII Collection

Who else loves ELOQUII’s support of emerging designers? Recently, the red carpet-ready brand launched an exclusive collection with wildly talented designer Melissa Mercedes. Best of all, the collection is the brand’s most size-inclusive collaboration yet, ranging from sizes 14-32.


Thanks to Elle Baez, Body Positivity Has a Soundtrack

Thanks to Elle Baez, body positivity has a soundtrack.

Gianluca Russo and The Power of Plus

The Book We’ll All Be Reading in 2022: Gianluca Russo’s ‘The Power of Plus: Inside Fashion’s Size-Inclusivity Revolution’

Editor’s note: If you’re not following Gianluca Russo, you should be (g_russo1). I am so crushing on him in that editor-in-awe kind of way! ” Photo Credit: Marilyn La Jeunesse

Plus-sized rings

Here’s What You Need To Know About Plus-Size Rings

Plus-size ladies may have a plus-size ring finger, and that means putting a ring on it might be harder.