Just when we thought we'd beaten that dead horse, today there are three big stories about fashion, plus-sized women and Beth Ditto.
This weekend, MTV ran True Life: I Don't Like My Large Breasts. On it, three women with varying bra sizes explained their personal reasons and discomfort with their large (natural) breasts, ranging from negative attention to limited clothing options.
Earlier today, a NYC CBS affiliate ran a news segment about the plus-size segment of the fashion industry. For those who have been living under a rock for the past few months (or not reading this site) the current recession is affecting the once growing industry of women's plus-size clothing.
Two Saturdays ago, we posted about the LA Times piece about designers refusing to create plus-sized clothing. Today, Times readers respond, and a popular retailer makes a big announcement:
In today's Wall Street Journal, there's a story about "women of a certain size." As we all know, the "average" women's size in the U.S. is a 14. And yet! Most designers don't make anything bigger than a 12. The Journal's Christina Binkley spent months trying to figure out why large sizes are so rare in the fashion…