curvy models

I'm a 36 DDD so not wearing a bra for me is 100% not an option and most strapless bras don't do anything at all for me. Still, I shouldn't have to miss out on all the cold shoulder cuteness. Right? So I decided to just see what happens when I rock a bra with my off the shoulder shirt.
I am far from the first woman to rant and rave about this loaded term -- and not surprisingly, many have tried to come up with something entirely different to describe women who don't conform to the thin ideal. Here are some of the most pervasive and interesting ideas that have been kicked around and what I -- as a "plus-size" woman -- think of them.