RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Everyday we see different images of our favorite celebrities on newsstands. The headlines suggest they are either too fat or too thin. Fashion consultant Bella Styles says these images are shaping how women view themselves and what it means to be beautiful.
She hopes with the debut of a new plus size fashion magazine that women will see beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.
Skorch Magazine is set to launch in December this year and will feature models sizes 12 and up. Styles is a fashion editor for the new magazine and says the it will be comparable to Elle and Vogue.
The focus on plus size women is important, because plus size women are often excluded in fashion, Styles said.
"We want to uplift women. We won't do just fashion. We will cover health, beauty, and show that you can be beautiful at any size," she said.
For more information on the magazine on the new magazine and Bella Styles go to http://bellastyles.net