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Plus-size is one of the only clothing sectors to have grown this year, so why isn’t there more choice?

It should come as no surprise that many of the brands launching plus-size collections are celebrity fronted and therefore less reliant on brand image. Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty lingerie line has been hugely popular with customers who wear bras up to size 44E and pants up to a size 28, while Khloe Kardashian’s Good American size-inclusive denim and swimwear lines are some of the most popular of the whole collection. 

With brands like these and 11 Honoré, which curates and sells plus-size designer clothing, the US is ahead of the UK when it comes to this sector, but both markets are failing to fully cater to a waiting customer base. Illustrating how fashion struggles to hold two progressive ideas at once,  Reformation is one of the only sustainable retailers designing for the plus size market; overall under 20 percent of green labels sell clothes above a size 16.

Time will

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Fashion Nova faces backlash after range of girls clothes called ‘too grown up’ and ‘inappropriate’

Fashion Nova children’s clothing range featuring crop tops, evening dresses and heels with names like ‘pulling me closer’ is branded ‘disgusting’ by critics who claim it sexualises young girls

  •  New range of girls clothes come under fire and accused of being ‘inappropriate’
  •  Children pictured wearing heels and short skirts for the new line of clothing
  • People took to social media to share their disgust, calling range ‘too grown up’ 
  • Others questioned whether names of outfits were appropriate, with examples such as ‘Kiss Me Wild’, ‘Keep It On The Down Low’ and ‘See It In Your Eyes’

Online retailer Fashion Nova has been slammed over its new range of children’s clothes, with critics claiming the outfits are ‘too grown up’ for your girls. 

Fashion Nova, which is based in the US but ships

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