The Business of Fashion is currently running an interesting series on why the fashion industry is ignoring the plus-size market. Have a look at: Plus-Size Is a Huge Growth Opportunity, Reaping Plus-Size Rewards Online, Serving Women of All Sizes Has Business Benefits.
The Guardian interviews Tess Munster, the largest plus-size model signed with a mainstream agency.
Fab Links from Our Members
Summer is almost here, and Deb found this review of all-mineral sunscreens very helpful.
Diane G loved this little peek into some of the work that goes into making a Dior dress.
Laura (rhubarbgirl) thought “Inside Gap’s Plan to Get Back Into Your Drawers” an interesting read.
This tool for colour blindness has helped Dixie, whose first language is not English, to learn new names for colours. She also came across an article explaining why no one could see the colour blue until modern times.
Angie directs us to this animated short interview with 93-year old fashion icon Iris Apfel.
Marlene feels inspired by Bridgette Raes’ approach to creating a wardrobe capsule.
Vicki would love to go see this exhibition at the Tate Modern in London which celebrates the work of Sonia Delaunay.
The Atlantic’s review of Jo Paoletti’s book Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution explains how gender-neutral clothing has mirrored broader social changes throughout the 20th century. Having lived through a couple of those changes herself, Laurinda found the article especially interesting.