Beth Ditto says she would like to make "the IKEA of clothes for fat girls and boys. Cheap, affordable, basic — but ethically made." She says she didn't have that experience when she designed a plus-size line for the U.K. retailer Evans in 2009. "I wish there was more control in that line, but there wasn't. It was…
Today a reader sent us an email, asking us to take a look at the new stuff Beth Ditto designed with UK clothing store Evans.
- Beth Ditto is designing another Evans collection. Last time the singer held fast to the 80s, with sometimes mixed results, but the range that will hit stores in September counts everything from Victoriana to "Noughties body-con" as an influence. [Telegraph]
- 42-year-old Kristen McMenamy, whose deeply unconventional beauty shone in many of the most memorable fashion photographs of the early '90s, was chosen by Steven Meisel for the new cover of Italian Vogue. [FWD]
So, if you hadn't already heard that Beth Ditto was an It Girl, seeing Kate, Peaches, Daisy and Kelly at her Sir Philip Green-hosted clothing line launch party in London would make it plain. Beth, obviously, took it in stride.