Posts for Features

Prince Fielder in ESPN's Body Issue
Jul 09, 2014
ESPN Gets it Right With Prince Fielder
For the unfamiliar, ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue is their way of celebrating body diversity (or titillation) in sport. This issue has been one of the magazine’s most anticipated each year, for the last five years. One of this year’s featured athletes is none other than Texas Rangers first baseman, Prince Fielder. At 5’11, he’s...
Jun 20, 2014
Up close and personal with Costello Tagliapietra
So…menswear…has this been something you’ve wanted to do for a while? How long?  Ironically, we started our career making clothes for private clients and special projects, equally working for men and women. The last two big projects we worked on before we started Costello Tagliapietra were a Nine Inch Nails tour and wardrobe for Bruce...
Check out PlusInc
Jun 06, 2014
PlusInc Wants to Advance Size Acceptance
There’s a new nonprofit on the scene with the goal of promoting equal and fair treatment of people of all sizes. Washington D.C. based PlusInc, has a pretty specific goal: …to Promote the Equal and Fair Treatment of People of All Sizes; National nonprofit size acceptance organization strives to better engage advocates, businesses, educational institutions...
Model with Chubstr!
May 29, 2014
Are you a big gent living in the San Francisco Bay Area? Chubstr is looking for models for upcoming photo shoots and features. If you’re interested, send us a message here and we’ll give you all the details. Include your name, contact information, and a link to a photo of yourself. In some cases, we’re looking...
Beef. Just Beef
May 15, 2014
Beef. Just Beef.
In our society beef has become the ultimate “dude food”. We can thank cowboys for that one. It’s right up there with beer and whisky. When done right, its mind blowing. But cook it just a little too long, or use the wrong cut of meat for for your recipe and your tastebuds are doomed....
Chubstr Scheduled Downtime?
May 01, 2014
Chubstr is Moving to a New Server
We’re moving to a new server, so you might notice a bit of downtime throughout the day. Don’t worry, we’ll have the kinks ironed out soon, and the site will work better than before. Because we’re making these technical changes, we won’t be posting much today, BUT if you’re following us on various social networks,...
A redesigned is coming
Apr 26, 2014
A Brand New is Coming
If you’re wondering why things have been slow lately, it’s because we’ve been gearing up to launch a total redesign of Many of you have sent in suggestions and great ideas, and we’ve taken those and put them into the new site. We’ll still be offering up all of the great content you come here...
Chubstr Made Refinery29's List!
Apr 21, 2014
Chubstr Makes the Refinery29 Plus Size Blogger List
Here’s a great way to kick off the week – Chubstr made Refinery29′s list of 5 Plus Size Bloggers You Should Follow. We’re in good company, with the likes of (past Chubstr Crush) Chastity Garner Valentine of GarnerStyle, Kellie Brown of And I Get Dressed, Margie Ashcroft of MargiePlus, and Liz Black of P.S. It’s Fashion. We’re even...
Bobby Moynihan as George R.R. Martin
Apr 07, 2014
Man of the Week: Bobby Moynihan as George R.R. Martin
[hr] “I’ll tell you this – it’s 3000 pages long, everyone you’ve grown to love dies, and something very big is coming. Something very shocking is coming.” “Is it winter?” “Yeah – yeah, it’s winter.” After months of anticipation, Game of Thrones is back! SNL’s Bobby Moynihan took to Weekend Update as GOT author George...
Go Curvy Website of the Week!
Apr 03, 2014
Chubstr is the Go Curvy Website of the Week! chose Chubstr to be their website of the week! We’re so excited! If you’re unfamiliar with Go Curvy, take a look: Sherry Lee Meredith is a mother, successful business woman, and an ambassador for curvy women across the world. She hosts the talk show she created Go Curvy, which has quickly become the go-to...