DENIM TRENDS FOR AUTUMN 2023
From 90s inspired cargos and loose fit wide leg jeans to denim maxi skirts and co-ords, see the denim trends that will define autumn 2023.
Hayley Hasselhoff Showcases Iconic Hourglass Silhouette in Simply Be Campaign
Meet Hayley Hasselhoff – one woman on a mission to celebrate curves and support diversity in the modelling industry, who is renowned for her body positivity. Following the launch of our New Icons campaign, here at Simply Be we’re excited to reveal talented model, actress and activist Hayley Hasselhoff is the face of our autumn/winter collection.
Simply Be Island - Join Our Self-Love Revolution
Despite demands for more diversity within mainstream media and the fashion industry, people with thin, toned and muscular bodies are still presented as the ideal. The image-obsessed reality show Love Island has come under fire yet again for the lack of body diversity in its line-up, leaving many viewers disappointed (but not surprised). As an antidote to this, we invited some friends to join us at Simply Be Island for a relaxing retreat dedicated to self-care, well-being and inner confidence.Read more
The Joe Browns Autumn Styles you NEED to know about!
Looking for some outfit ideas to master your autumn/winter dressing? When it comes to rocking a fabulous wardrobe, we can always count on Joe Browns to serve us some seriously stylish pieces, season upon season. From beautiful blouses, to trendy tunics and marvellous midi dresses, Joe Browns have got the lot.Read more
The Foolproof Way to Measure Your Shoe Size
If there is one item of clothing that you really, really, want to fit perfectly, it’s your shoes. Nothing is worse than being on your feet all day in a pair of heels so tight they’re cutting into your feet, or having to walk around in boots that are two sizes too big! Lucky for you, we are firm believers in fashion that fits, and so everything from our plus size swimwear to our women’s wide fit shoes are designed specifically with style and comfort in mind.Read more
How Plus Size Is Viewed Around The World
We know here in Britain and overseas in America the plus size market is booming, but how are plus size bodies viewed in other countries? From bloggers to models to body positive activists, the plus size revolution is going global and it seems we aren’t the only country ready for a body positive revolution. So fasten your seatbelts as we take you on a whistle stop tour of the world to see other countries attitude towards fuller figures.
Simply Be At The Body Beautiful Exhibition
The National Museum Of Scotland unveiled the “Body Beautiful: Diversity On The Catwalk” exhibition at the end of May, which Simply Be is thrilled to be a part of! As an industry leader in providing plus size clothing to women, Simply Be was honoured to have featured in this prestigious exhibition alongside the likes of John Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood and Ashish.
Is The Plus Size Community Diverse Enough?
In recent years, the plus size community and body positive movement seemed to be a step in the right direction towards the diversity we see in model representation, mainstream media and social media platforms.
Proudly flaunting their very real and un airbrushed bodies in bras and swimsuits, it seemed that finally, companies were embracing change and that inclusive attitude was reflective in their inclusive campaigns, catwalks and faces of their brands.
The Modern Day Female Icon - Our Model Search Finalists Are Back!
We needed a new icon. We found one, thanks to The New Icons Model Search. Things have moved on a bit since we set out to find a new icon back in January, as our Model Search finalists are back and now championing the Curve Collective.Read more
10 Plus Size Models That Are Killing The Game Right Now
They came and they slayed. Meet the plus size models who are changing what it means to be a model in 2018. These plus size pioneers are on top of their game right now and show no signs of slowing down. Breaking down barriers and speaking up for what they believe in, these history making models are a force to be reckoned with.Read more