Posts for Features

Curves and Chaos
Sep 12, 2014
Curves and Chaos Chooses Chubstr as a Favorite Resource
Thanks to Monique from Curves & Chaos for naming Chubstr one of her 7 Favorite Resources for Plus Size Fashion! There aren’t a lot of options out there for bigger gents who want to cultivate their style, so it’s always awesome to see someone spreading the word. If you’re unfamiliar with Curves and Chaos, it’s time...
Surfer Jimbo Pelegrine
Aug 30, 2014
Saying Goodbye to Summer with Surfer Jimbo Pellegrine
The end of summer is fast approaching, and we’re trying to make the most of these last few weeks of warm days and comfortable nights. We’re inspired by these photos of surfer Jimbo Pellegrine to get out there and do the things we enjoy, whatever they might be. Considering taking up surfing? Here’s what Jimbo has...
Help fund the Pudge PDX pinup calendar
Aug 28, 2014
Help Pudge PDX Fund a Plus Size Pinup Calendar
Pudge PDX, a Portland, Oregon based body positive, fat positive and queer positive nonprofit is trying to raise funds for a plus size pinup calendar. According to their IndieGoGo campaign, this is the first of many projects they have in mind with a goal of helping to promote body acceptance: Body acceptance is a radical concept. Accepting your body,...
Send Corbin Chamberlin your questions!
Aug 27, 2014
Let Corbin Chamberlin Answer Your Style Questions
You’ve got questions about style in your size, so we’re bringing in a pro to answer them. Starting next week, we’re kicking off a new feature with journalist (and stylish man of size) Corbin Chamberlin. He’ll be answering reader questions about fashion, style, and just about anything else you’re looking for an answer to.  If you’re...
Man of the Week: Shane Koyczan
Aug 25, 2014
Man of the Week: Shane Koyczan
Our latest Man of the Week went from a childhood of being tormented by bullies to life as an award winning poet, author and performer. You might know Shane Koyczan his performance of We Are More at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, or from his powerful anti-bullying video, To This Day, which to date has over 14 million views on YouTube....
Duluth Trading Co Boxer Briefs
Aug 05, 2014
Getting comfortable in the Buck Naked Boxer Brief
As you can imagine designing underwear is no easy task. Unlike the majority of the clothing we wear, underpants serve more than just one function. Even the dead simple classic boxer short is a multi-tasker. It not only acts as a layer of restraint for the manhood it surrounds, it also absorbs moisture, prevents chafing,...
Gabriel Iglesias in The Fluffy Movie
Jul 28, 2014
Man of the Week: Gabriel Iglesias
With the release of his new film, The Fluffy Movie, and a comedy tour that’s crossing the country, 2014 has shaped up to be a great year for comedian Gabriel Iglesias. Though you might know him as Tobias in 2012′s Magic Mike, or recognize his voice from animated films The Nut Job and Planes, you most...
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...