Social media influencing is big business, and the world of plus size fashion is no different. The appetite for real women to connect with other real women who wear things their way is on the rise. It’s not hard to see why. These plus size influencers are body positive, no nonsense, and look fantastic! We take to Instagram to showcase the rising plus size influencer talent out there.
Best for Fashion
Marie Denee – @thecurvyfashionista
This Insta fashion resource from influencer icon Marie Denee is stylish and bold. You’ll find cover stories, profiles, reels and inspo galore. There are looks here that range from red carpet to urban street. This account really does show that there are no limits to plus size style.
Best for Lifestyle
Bishamber Das – @bishamberdas
UK based Bishamber Das is Britain’s first Asian plus size model. Yes, you’ll find fashion and collabs here, but also a wealth of other content. Health and fitness, self care and travel all pop up as Bishamber shares her lifestyle wisdom with her followers.
Best for Empowerment
Bailey Peyton – @thebaileyp
You can rely on influencer Bailey to be your Californian BFF! Her account is bright and bubbly and brimming with real life positivity. Expect some trends, giggles and a whole lot of gorgeous. Not too mention a welcome hit of Californian sunshine in every post!
Best for Mental Health
Stefani Nicole – @hellostefaninicole
Part of the bedrock of Instagram plus size influencing, Stefani Nicole is all about confidence. That’s something we’re all about here at Elle Courbee! Her account is positive while still being honest. She’ll help you to embrace fashion in an intensely personal way, putting comfort and yourself at the top of the list.
Best for Men
Thaddeus – @hippypotter
Let’s not forget about the guys, since plus size is not female exclusive. Thaddeus showcases some great street looks, but this is more than fashion influencing. There’s inspiration, affirmation, real issues, and support. This guy has something to offer every type of Insta scroller.
Best for Podcasts
Jessica Torres – @thisisjessicatorres
Jessica’s content is high fashion but with attitude and humour. But do you fancy some content beyond the square grid? Most of our influencers have a presence across platforms, but Jessica Torres’ podcast is something else. Find it on Instagram here: @fatgirlsclubpodcast
Best for UK style
Lauren Nicole – @laurennicolefk
As a contributing editor to Cosmopolitan UK, you’d expect fashion expertise from this top British plus size influencer. Lauren totally works so many looks, from glam to street. She can be bright and vibrant or neutral and demure. Not to mention her witty, fresh captions that are so appealing and make her utterly followable!
Best for Make-up
Whether you’re plus size or not, Nikkie’s make up tutorials are completely genius. She’s humorous and glamorous and will give you access to make up looks across the spectrum.
Best for Wellness
Grace Victory @gracefvictory
With published books and youtube content strings to her bow, UK based Grace is a source of inspiration. She includes fashion, wellness, lifestyle and motherhood in her content. So it’s an all round honest, relatable account to follow – with added plus size style! Grace has also documented her recent recovery journey from an induced coma, a really empowering survivor journal.
Best for Authenticity
Gabi Fresh – @gabifresh
OK, all our influencers pride themselves on their authenticity. But Gabi bills herself ‘The OG Fat Girl’, and she’s not lying. She’s been around long term and has her own fabulous plus size collection. Her account of full of vibrant colour, bold looks and real life attitude.
The really great thing about plus size social media isn’t just the inspo but the message. It’s a level of confidence and self love that everyone can get on board with.