Here's a milestone: This year's London Fashion Week included a real-deal plus-size runway show for the brand Evans. Which is even more remarkable when you consider they're the UK equivalent of Lane Bryant. Maybe the plus-size corporate motherships really are catching on!
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]
- The return of Mad Men is a mere 37 days away, and the AMC show has struck a deal with Banana Republic:
Just when we thought we'd beaten that dead horse, today there are three big stories about fashion, plus-sized women and Beth Ditto.
Beth Ditto's 80s-tastic line for British fast-fashion chain Evans hits stores July 9th — just two weeks after the release of The Gossip's new album, Music for Men. The other thing about Ditto's collection? It's only available in sizes 14-32.