Christian Siriano Shares His Thoughts On Fashion, Diversity and Body Positivity in a Powerful Open Letter, Teen Vogue.
Designer Christian Siriano sounds off on why size, background or age should not rob anyone of the joy of getting dressed.
"There is so much anger and hatred in the world at the moment, and our attention is demanded to fight it. What we wear can be armor, it can be therapeutic, it can be a source of joy, or an expression of strength. Fashion is not superficial; it is a dynamic tool to transform oneself, and it can be used to command the attention of those around you."
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This Workwear Brand Has a Scientific Approach to Size-Inclusive Dressing, Fast Company.
Regardless of size, everyone carries weight differently. A new brand is using science to create clothing for shape, not the number reflected on a tag.
"She has designed different outfits within the collection to suit women with different shapes, so that they will find at least a couple that fit them perfectly"
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Nordstrom is Becoming More Size Inclusive to Cater to Women of All Sizes, Essence.
Retailer Nordstrom recently announced that it will carry a more robust selection of plus size clothing including a denim department ranging from petite to plus.
"We don't view being size inclusive any differently that the need to be more inclusive across the board—whether it's ethnicity, size or body type. In our opinion, petite and plus sizes shouldn't be considered special categories. They're just sizes."
Read more at Essence