Plus Size Model

Why We Should Get Rid of the "Plus-Size" Label Altogether

Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 05.24.2015 | Canada Style
Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues

By separating two body types into "plus-size" and "straight size," the fashion industry is telling us that we have to either identify as the same size as the general public or not. According to retailers there is a plus-size and a straight size. Labelling sizing in this way separates us rather than unifying us. Fashion and body types are not black or white.

WATCH: Why You Shouldn't Call Ashley Graham 'Plus-Size'

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 03.05.2015 | Canada Style

Ashley Graham may be one of the most prolific plus-size models in the world right now, but she would prefer if you didn't use that label. Instead,...

Canadian Model Kicking Cancer's And Modelling's Butts

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Style

When we think of lingerie models, are minds inevitably turn to Victoria's Secret catwalk stunners like Adriana Lima and Selita Ebanks. What we don'...

Message From the Salesgirl Who Discriminated Against Me

Sunday Omony | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada Living
Sunday Omony

I had an opportunity to share my experience. There is always more than one side to a story. Here is the Salesgirl's response to "Dear Salesgirl, Are You Discriminating Against Me Because I'm Plus-Sized Or Black?"

Dear Salesgirl, Are You Discriminating Against Me Because I'm Plus-Sized Or Black?

Sunday Omony | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Living
Sunday Omony

As I walked into a clothing store, a sales representative greeted me within 30 seconds with a friendly smile. Once I tried on the clothes I came out of the change-room to get her opinion. I was excited about the interview because I was going to be discussing positive body image and my experiences as a plus-size model, and I wanted to look my best for the segment. I asked her if the blazer and blouse fit me well and if the colours looked good together. She rudely responded by saying: "I don't know, I don't dress people like you."

Plus Size Models We Love

TheKit.ca | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Style

Known variously as plus-size, “Fiercely Real,” and curvy, full-figured models have carved out a niche for themselves in the entertainment in...