When in doubt, wear black.
While this might be the safe, comfortable option, let’s face it, it can also be pretty boring.
And there are some moments when you don’t want to fade into the background. You deserve to shine, not to hide.
After looking at all the stunning red carpet creations at the recent Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015, I decided to look back at how some of my favourite plus-size stars have rocked the red carpet without having to resort to black.
Let me know – which do you love, and which do you loathe?
Danielle Brooks from series Orange is the New Black looking radiant at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild awards.
Singer Kelly Price sparkles in more ways than one at the Grammys in 2013.
Queen Latifah looks amazing in this ombre number at the 2011 People’s Choice Awards (similar to the one I wore here. No?)
Melissa McCarthy ain’t no wallflower at Variety’s Creative Impact Awards And 10 Directors to Watch Brunch.
Gabourey Sidibe of Precious and American Horror Story looks divine at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards.
Funny gal Rebel Wilson looking curvy and chic at a 2014 Park Hyatt event.
Grey’s Anatomy’s Sara Ramirez looking classic at Fall Fashion Week 2008.
If there’s one lady who really knows how to dress herself, it’s Oprah Winfrey. Here she is at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards looking superb.
Can you think of any examples that I left out? Please send them to me!