Tag Archives: Real Beauty

Modelled by Role Models

“I like to think there’s so much more to me than just the way I look – Marquita Pring. There is a lot of nonsense in marketing. I should know: it’s my job. And as I’ve often written (i.e here), … Continue reading

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Star in a Bra launches in Australia

Curvy Kate are heralding their establishment as a brand down under with the launch of the first Star in a Bra competition for Australia this week. The competition, won in the UK this year by the gorgeous Lizzie Haines, champions … Continue reading

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Happy International No Diet Day

…Sorry it’s belated. Once again, despite vowing to do something for it last year I completely missed International No Diet Day. Never heard of it? International No Diet Day takes place at the beginning of the ‘bikini diet’ season on … Continue reading

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Star in a Bra winner announced… IT’S LIZZIE!

 Massive Z-cup sized congratulations to the gorgeous, lovely and multi-talented Lizzie Haines (aka @DoItMomma), for facing down the competition and winning this year’s Star in a Bra competition. Lizzie will go on to be the face and body of Curvy … Continue reading

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Campaign for HAH beauty

Yesterday’s post about the problematic phrase ‘real women‘ sparked a fascinating and challenging debate on Twitter about the language we use to describe – and categorise – women’s bodies. If we abandon the phrase ‘real’ women, what term do we … Continue reading

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The myth of the ‘real woman’

Ultimo have announced that a further seven women have joined their ‘real women’ campaign to model Ultimo, Miss Ultimo, and Ultimo Couture on ultimo.co.uk and in Debenhams stores. It’s got us thinking. While there’s no doubt this and other ‘real … Continue reading

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Vote for your winner: Star in a Bra

Finally, after a week of behind-the-scenes teasers, Curvy Kate reveal the results of the 2011 Star in a Bra finalists’ photo shoot. You can vote for your winner by visiting their Facebook page here.  All of the girls look gorgeous, … Continue reading

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