Retailers are Rethinking Plus Size Fashion

Retailers Rethinking Plus Size Fashion BloombergBusiness

Retailers are Rethinking Plus Size Fashion

Bloomberg.com – For as long as there’s been plus-size women’s clothing, there’s been a plus-size stigma attached to it. Retailers hide the clothes, sizes 14 and up, in the basements of their stores, far away from the rest of womenswear. The tops, pants, and dresses are big and boxy, typically concealing a woman’s shape. The message isn’t only about hiding your curves. It also says, as the actress Melissa McCarthy told fashion site Refinery29, “You’re not really worthy.”