This year the fashion press have really started to explore the idea of bigger models - from Beth Ditto and Crystal Renn to the V magazine ‘Size’ issue (and so on and so on).
Meanwhile out in webland, ordinary, fashion-minded girls have been taking matters into their own hands for ages, providing heads ups about the best plus sized brands, shops and style tips on their blogs.
Sites like . . .
Fatshionable Style Bubble-type blog where J tries everything on herself and poses like a pro!
Fatshionista Quite emotional, even political, blog where feelings as well as fashion are debated in a gloves-off style.
Frocks and Frou Frou from
But what do YOU think of these? Annoying or empowering? Have your say below.