What good is social media if we can’t use it for inspiration, am I right? The rise of image driven social media platforms such as Instagram have given rise to a multitude of influencers from every conceivable industry. Since access to fashion is often limited by the mainstream media to those of us with bigger bodies, we wanted to highlight a handful of Instagram influencers we feel are smashing it in the plus-sized arena.
Yaniel Arroyo @xo_Jawny
The #HandbagKing of Orlando Florida knows better than to leave the house without a bag in tow honey! Favoring a solid color palette in order to let the accessories shine, this fashion forward influencer is taking the world by storm. He’s even made it so you can shop his looks. Follow him HERE.
Claus is the author of Extra Inches Male Plus Size Blog where he celebrates body positivity and loving the skin you’re in. His aesthetic combines basics with fantastic prints in lots of colors and patterns. Check out his blog and follow him HERE.
Ady Del Valle @_adydelvalle
Ady is a professional model who serves editorial looks. Their style is edgy, elegant and defies the binary. Ady is also the founder of The Latinx Creative which is a platform created to highlight, celebrate and uplift Latinx individuals in the arts or creative industries. Follow them HERE.
Zach Miko @zachmiko
If you’re a big & tall consumer, then you have undoubtedly seen Zach Miko grace several of the catalogues and websites you shop from. He is one of the most famous and successful plus-sized male models and even launched his own swimwear brand Meekos in conjunction with Kingsize. Follow Zach HERE.
Chicago’s own domesticated bear creates whimsical videos about fashion that entertain and educate. A professional costume designer by trade he combines bold patterns and textures for stylish everyday looks. Follow him Here.