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Fashion For All


Zac Posen has spoken out about body diversity in fashion, claiming it is the industry’s responsibility to ensure more inclusivity. Speaking to People magazine about the changing ‘ideal’ body type throughout history he said: “Ideals change. It is up to fashion, something I call ‘fashion-tainment’ to change this and guide this. “There are great moves and […]

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Wednesday 14 September was a big day in the history of New York Fashion Week. Not only was it the first time an Indonesian designer had been included in the line-up, it was also the first time the hijab appeared on the catwalk. At just 28-years-old, it’s an impressive feat from designer Anniesa Hasibuan – whose […]

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Meet plus size model Mahalia Handley. You may not recognise her now but, thanks to a huge new UK modelling campaign, you’re going to get used to seeing her face. Having already landed jobs for Cosmopolitan and the Kardashian clothing line, 23-year-old body positivity activist Handley is one to watch in the industry – here […]

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We just found our 2016 fitspiration… body positivity activist and model Ashley Graham has just been named as the star of a new plus size sportswear campaign. The fitness range, Nola by Addition Elle (the brand Graham also designs super sexy lingerie for), comes in sizes X to 4X and comprises of leggings, yoga pants, […]

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Last year Ashley Graham made history as the first plus size model to appear in an advert in Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue. Now, after tirelessly campaigning for more body diversity in the media, Graham is set to appear in a full editorial in next week’s 2016 swimsuit issue. The 28-year-old shared a stunning image from […]

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An ethical underwear brand are joining the number of fashion designers helping to redefine the meaning of ‘nude’. Today Naja have launched their ‘Nude for All’ range, a collection including seven shades to suit women of all skin tones. Naja Naja CEO Catalina Girald first got the idea while watching the 2012 Olympics and seeing […]

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Philomena Kwao joined the chorus of women calling out the cosmetic industry with her powerful blog – ‘Is My Black Not Beautiful’. The London-born, New York-based plus size model and campaigner is tired of dark skinned black women being “left behind” in the fashion and beauty world – and she’s here to help change things. […]

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At the age of 17, Reshma Banoo Qureshi suffered a disfiguring acid attack at the hands of her brother-in-law. Now, at 19 years old, Qureshi walked her first ever runway at New York Fashion Week on Thursday 8 September, opening the show wearing a floor-length printed dress by designer Archana Kochhar and a jewelled head piece. Qureshi, […]

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Marks & Spencer is one of the latest brands to offer more diverse fashion on the British high street. The store is selling a range of burkinis, a full coverage swimwear item which made headlines after Nigella Lawson wore one on a beach holiday. The M&S version promises to cover the whole body “without compromising on […]

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A mum has recreated Kendall Jenner’s Calvin Klein advert to show the beauty of her post-pregnancy stretch marks. Brenda DeRouen, 26, from Texas, stripped down to her underwear for the shoot with photographer Deun Ivory, eight years after the birth of her son. It had taken DeRouen that long to learn to love the stretch […]

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