Keep The Plus

Recent attempts to get retailers to stop separating out plus sizes are misguided. The campaign known as #DropThePlus wants models and clothes to exist without the size qualifier, which seems like it promotes inclusivity but really does us a disservice.
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Ask a Fatshionista: Hey, Tim Gunn, Fashion Doesn’t End at Lord & Taylor

Lately the internet has been abuzz with something Tim Gunn said: that fashion ends at a size 12. Here’s the quote: Read More Ask a Fatshionista: Hey, Tim Gunn, Fashion Doesn’t End at Lord & Taylor

Lunchtime Poll: It’s Tights Season

I love tights. I really, really do. Maybe it’s because I have plenty of inner thigh meat so I like wearing dresses without the dreaded chub rub, but I could gladly bypass summer and stay in my hosiery year round. Read More Lunchtime Poll: It’s Tights Season

The Plus-size Paradox

Ladies, I’ve discovered the simplest possible way for designers and manufacturers to start really addressing the fashion needs of their plus-size customers.  Sure, it’d be great if there were more designers who learned how to cut patterns for larger size.  It would also be fantastic if we saw more men and women models represent a variety of body shapes and sizes.  My answer is much simpler. Read More The Plus-size Paradox