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How JIBRI Founder Jasmine Elder Created A Brand That Fills A Gap In The Plus Size Market - Bustle

Bustle

How JIBRI Founder Jasmine Elder Created A Brand That Fills A Gap In The Plus Size Market
Bustle
Although JIBRI designer Jasmine Elder wasn't exactly studying the lack of trendy, upmarket plus size goods on the market when starting her brand in 2009, she did know that she wasn't seeing the kind of clothing she wanted to wear. "I always made my own ...

Online retailers seize on long-ignored market: Women size 16 and up - The Lily

The Lily

Online retailers seize on long-ignored market: Women size 16 and up
The Lily
Designers and stylists say, the industry's sense of “normal” has long been skewed by runway shows and high-fashion magazines filled with rail-thin women. “The fashion industry still considers a woman who's a size 12 or 14 'plus size,' ” stylist and TV ...

Rubenesque offers trendy, plus-size fashions - MyWebTimes.com

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Rubenesque offers trendy, plus-size fashions
MyWebTimes.com
"At one time, we had plus sizes in La Salle Street Boutique, but they didn't sell. Plus-size women wanted a store of their own," Partridge said. "Plus-size fashion is important. A lot of places don't have plus sizes." Rubenesque also can be a good ...

Women's fashion begins to face facts: Americans are getting bigger - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Women's fashion begins to face facts: Americans are getting bigger
Chicago Tribune
A company survey, he says, found that 80 percent of plus-size women would spend more on clothing if items were offered in their size. His sales indicate that, too: Plus-size shoppers buy 20 percent more frequently than other customers. "Women and men ...

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Kmart Will Now Refer to Its 'Plus-Size' Clothing as 'Fabulously Sized' - PEOPLE.com

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Kmart Will Now Refer to Its 'Plus-Size' Clothing as 'Fabulously Sized'
PEOPLE.com
While the term “plus-size” is relatively ubiquitous throughout the fashion industry, not everyone is totally on board with that labeling of women whose bodies don't happen to fit the traditional runway mold. The term “plus” implies that women who wear ...
Kmart rebrands plus-size section, calls it 'fabulously-sized'Fox News
Kmart Is Renaming Its “Plus-Sized” Section “Fabulously Sized”Cosmopolitan.com
Kmart Gives a Lift to Large Sizes – WWDWWD.com

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Plus-Size Convention TheCurvyCon Hits New York Fashion Week - WWD

WWD

Plus-Size Convention TheCurvyCon Hits New York Fashion Week
WWD
We're serving the 67 percent [who are above a size 14],” said Garner, who is founder of Garnerstyle.com, which offers inspiration and advice to plus-size women. Garner said next year TheCurvyCon will triple in size from 500 to 1,500 attendees and move ...

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Size Matters: 3 Things Luxury Retail Can Learn From Kmart - Forbes

Forbes

Size Matters: 3 Things Luxury Retail Can Learn From Kmart
Forbes
When the low-priced chain in early September extended every component of women's apparel, from socks to skirts, into plus sizes, it did so with a great deal of insight. Not only did it extend sizes in all clothing categories; it also bucked a ...

Plus Size Model Search Coming To Dallas - CBS DFW

CBS DFW

Plus Size Model Search Coming To Dallas
CBS DFW
COM) – A nationwide plus size or “size inclusive” model search is making a stop in Big D next month. This project is “giving a voice to millions of American women who represent the vast majority, and who are often ignored by the mainstream fashion ...

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Global Sportswear Brands Making a Play for Women - The Business of Fashion

The Business of Fashion

Global Sportswear Brands Making a Play for Women
The Business of Fashion
Following an immensely popular sports bra campaign last July, featuring plus-size model Paloma Elsesser, Nike has expanded its plus size offering with the "Black and White" collection, a range of fashion-forward shorts, tops, bras and leggings, which ...
Adidas passes Jordan brand as 2nd-most popular sneaker; Nike on topESPN
Adidas overtakes Jordan on list of top US sport footwear: NPDMarketWatch

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Plus-Size Lingerie Turns Into Rare Growth Market in US Apparel - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Plus-Size Lingerie Turns Into Rare Growth Market in US Apparel
Bloomberg
Plus-size women's clothing is a $21 billion sector growing at a rate that researcher NPD Group Inc. pegged at some 6 percent last year -- about three times the average for clothing in all sizes. And one of the fastest-expanding segments is lingerie ...

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