Mango Launches plus-size Line: Spanish retailer Mango has announced its addition of a plus-size line, Violetta by Mango.
plus-size fashion blogger Gabi Gregg designed a collection of swimwear for women sizes 10 through 24.
But now, the brand has taken a step in the other direction: it has hired its first plus-size model, Robyn Lawley.
It was only a matter of time until a plus-size actress got her own show—the demand is at an all-time high.
Which may account for the recent explosion of “fatshion”—a popular tag on Tumblr used by hordes of plus-size bloggers.
Last year, Robyn Lawley made news for being the first plus-size model ever featured in a Ralph Lauren campaign.
Removing distinctions like “plus-size” would get her and millions of other women closer to that level of acceptance.
It can be bad enough to have your clothes described in the decidedly unsexy way as “plus-size.”
Except the plus-size ones, who just looked happy to be there.
The term “plus-size” causes anger because the distinction inherently shames the woman concerned—and it gets worse.