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Friday 28 March 2014
Fashion News

in brief: first major plus size fashion show in melbourne

Kezia Lubanszky
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After six months of planning, the first major plus-size fashion event will be held at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. A highlight of the program, the Curvy Couture Roadshow will be held on March 30, showcasing some of the best plus-size designers on a size 14 plus runway. Model and major sponsor Robyn Lawley…
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Thursday 7 November 2013
Fashion News

in brief: will a plus size fashion week end prejudice against larger women?

Danielle Scoins
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In an industry based on an ideal perception of femininity, a French fashion organisation is seeking to alter society’s perceptions of that image to include more ‘real’ ideas about women and women’s bodies. Paris-based fashion group, Histoire de Courbes, has launched the first ever fashion week for plus sized women. The organisation is known for…
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Monday 30 July 2012
Fashion Opinion

plus size ‘role’ models and body politics

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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Clementine Ford recently wrote an article about our obsession with plus sized role models over at Daily Life. She speaks about the “real woman” debate (we all know my feelings on that, repeat ad nauseum until I’m blue in the face) and the pitting of women against women. She makes mention of the fact that…
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Tuesday 17 July 2012
Opinion

the hypersexualisation of fat bodies and the modelling industry

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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It’s Fashion Week in Berlin and plus sized brand Navabi has pulled a stunt that will surely get them worldwide attention. I’m talking about it and I’m seeing people on Twitter talking about it. They sent a model, walking the streets of Berlin, not in their clothing, but nude. Like a fat Lady Godiva, without…
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Thursday 19 January 2012
Film

bechdel taser: the muppets

Sarina Murray
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My friend was super psyched to see The Muppets, simply because she really likes The Muppets. My own reasoning is more complicated. I can draw everything in my life back to Buffy. Often in writing these columns I will wonder whether I should bring up the connection to Buffy which I noticed in a nanosecond….
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