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plus-sized

adjective Referring to a large, typically overweight person.
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In addition to that, the way plus-sized clothes are designed can leave a lot to be desired, especially if you're not shy about flaunting your curves.
On one end, critics condemn plus-sized modeling as advertising unhealthy habits, while actual industry standards are seen as unrealistic,dangerous and even criminal in some cases.
She struggles with her feelings about being plus-sized, which taper off as she becomes bolder and more unapologetic, first in her sex life, and then in her own skin.
The bondage-inspired pieces include bras, underwear, chemises and kimonos, specifically meant for plus-sized women.
"It's starting to become the thing the jobs that were the regular-sized model jobs, plus-sized models are now being asked to go for the casting, which is amazing."
Summary: A new plus-sized beauty queen has been crowned at the annual Fat and Beautiful Competition in Israel.
SINGER Beth Ditto, who is famed for her plus-sized figure, created a fashion line for British high street store Evans in 2007 but says she would now like to design a collection of her own.
She said: "The best thing about being a plus-sized model is I'm so relaxed about my body now - and I'm having so much fun.
WICHITA -- A new shop is opening and it's targeting the plus-sized population in Wichita.