Magazines need to GET REAL!

I’ve always been a magazine lover.  Seventeen was a staple in my life, and now it’s moved on to Cosmopolitan for the past few years.  I love reading the articles (especially even in Maxim) but I always seem to flip right through the fashion sections without looking twice.  As I wrote about yesterday in ‘#REALTALK – We All Secretly Want To Be A Model,’  even most plus size models don’t fit most real plus size girls image. In modeling, if you’re size 6/8 or under you’re called “straight size,” and anything over that is “Plus Size.”

Most editorial-geared plus size magazines, such as say, EVOLVE, UK’s #1 plus fashion online, tend to use smaller plus models, like the gorgeous size 14 up-and-comer and reader of Curvy And Curious, Annoula Dritsas who is currently competing in the top 5 contestants to be on the cover. Like her picture on EVOLVE’s Facebook page to vote for her!

Annoula Dritsas

 

 

More and more plus magazines are popping up, especially online. Plus Model Magazine is probably the most popular right now, especially since the stunningly gorgeous and star of  NUVO TV’s hit show ‘Curvy Girls,’ Rosie Mercado hit the cover as a size 22, making plus model history. I was blessed enough to meet Rosie at Catherine Schuller’s Runway Bridal Brunch in June, and I gotta say…. it was like the world moved in slow motion when she walked in the room. She is even more beautiful in person! [ #GirlCrush ] We all love Rosie, but I can’t rock this dress like you!  Us fat chicks just can’t win when it comes to magazines… The pieces in plus magazines are much too mature or risque for younger girls to relate to.

rosie

 

 

See my green eyes of jealousy???? hehe

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Lets GET REAL magazines! I want to see something I can wear, like every day. Not super skinny bright colored jeans, not maxi dresses or mini dresses, not evening gowns. REAL clothes for REAL girls!

Full Blossom Magazine seems to be on the right track…. Keep it up!

Anyone think after Vogue Magazine banned anorexic-looking and underage girls we may see some plus models in the big [drum roll please]…… SEPTEMBER ISSUE! I’d love to see that.

Let this site be our new resource for real clothes for real girls!

 

Stay Curvy and Keep Curious

Posted on July 4, 2013, in Fashion and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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