Why is it so rare to see a woman larger than a size 6 on the runways of New York Fashion Week? We always hear the term “body positivity.” We’re told over and over to embrace our differences. So it goes without saying that world-famous fashion events like NYFW should embody these values in every show they produce, right?
What does Juneteenth mean to Pink Icing owner Jheri Hunter? “It means freedom. It really means freedom.”
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.
Most people are content with one career. Curvicality Brand Ambassador La’Toya Nicole has … well, we can’t even count them all, but we’ll try. Let’s see: College science professor, makeup artist, model … we feel like we missed a few!
If you ask Rachel Micheletti the meaning of life, she’ll say: “The meaning of life is looking for magic everywhere and making it yourself where there is none.” Photos by Jose Pagan.
Ever wonder who dresses the plus-size greats? Many curvy moguls swear by the styling services of Sharonda Grandberry of Pink Throne Styles. To Grandberry, fashion is art and great fashion pieces should be admired.
Brittany Washington is fluffy from head to toe, and proud of it.
Mirna Valerio is one hell of an accomplished athlete. She’s completed 10 ultramarathons and nine marathons. She was also a National Geographic 2018 Adventurer of the Year, is sponsored by some pretty awesome sports companies and has written a book.
Interviewing The Identity of She’s Eboni Lacey does not feel like interviewing a 29-year-old, probably because she’s been thinking and writing about the big questions in life for many years. During the interview, we suggest she’s a walking quote generator. It’s funny, because as it turns out, her first efforts in social media mostly involved posting quotes on Instagram. Now, she’s coming up with quotable words of wisdom herself.
Powerlifter Island Randi redefines what personal power means.