'I Would Be Your Customer and You Know It': Marie Claire Writer Calls Out Marc Jacobs for not Making Plus Sizes

Marie Claire columnist and blogger Nicolette Mason used the latest episode of her YouTube show to call out Marc Jacobs for failing to follow through on the company's promised plus-size line.


Mason, who writes the "Big Girl in a Skinny World" column for the magazine, was responding to reader questions about shopping for plus-size clothes and accessories. When one reader asked about high-end designers who serve the plus-size market, Mason said:

"Robert Duffy, Marc Jacobs C.E.O., if you're out there, this is my chance to call you out again. Because two years ago you promised us a plus-size line from Marc Jacobs. Where is it? I want it. I would be your customer, and you know it."

The comments about Jacobs start at around 3:23 in the video.

In August of 2010, Duffy Tweeted that developing a Marc Jacobs plus-size line was a top priority for him. "We gotta do larger sizes," he wrote. "I'm with you. As soon as I get back to NY. I'm on it! It will take me about a year. But stay with us." He later mentioned that he was "in the very beginning stages" of taking meetings about the line — but it has yet to materialize. What gives?



Love her message but that outfit does NOT scream fashionista.