- Plus Size model Ashley Greene made the cover of Nylon magazine for August.
- Robin Lawley (above) is a plus-size model in the “tall” sense of the world – who scored a contract modeling straight-size lingerie.
- Plus Size Tall covers how media has gone to “TE h stupeed” place on discussing the bodies of female Olympic athletes. Notably missing is criticism of the men with equal athletic prowess and similar BMI scores.
- There’s another casting call for “plus size and proud” people. Remember, “REALITY” SHOW = BEWARE!
- Check out Kate Harding’s version of matching your bathing suit to your summer reading. I encourage you to actually read, rather than merely accessorize.
Business of Plus
- Quarterly sales are up at Hot Topic.
Plus Size News in the Rest of the World
- Last weekend Botswana saw its “Big Phat Beauty” contest.
- The fatkini revolution made its way to Sweden (though it’s reported in Spanish.)