Yet another reason
Why more plus-size clothes don't exist? Especially in America where nearly 65% of American women are overweight, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, and of those, more than 35% are obese. Yet most designer collections end at size 10.
According to L.A. Times, the reason is design students never learn how to make them! Or so say Rosemary Brantley, chairwoman of fashion design at L. A.'s Otis College of Art and Design, and other fashion academics. "They have no interest in plus-size design." Brantley also said that "Creating stylish clothing for larger women isn't as simple as making bigger sizes of existing styles."
Check out the full article here.
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