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Torrid Spring 2018

Torrid Spring 2018

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Copy Chief

September 13, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Torrid made headlines as the first plus-size brand to showcase its collection at New York Fashion Week. Although other designers, such as Christian Siriano, have used plus-sized models, Torrid is the first of its kind to only consist of plus-size models. The brand also showcased their top 10 finalists from its nationwide model search this past year. Many of the guests...

Plus-sized model sparks social media backlash

Plus-sized model sparks social media backlash

By Madison Reis, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The recent signing of plus-size model Tess Munster has sparked extensive online debate.

Outcry over lack of plus-sized clothing

Outcry over lack of plus-sized clothing

By Madison Reis, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Target excludes plus size clothes from store for new Lilly Pulitzer collaboration, sparking Twitter backlash.

Fashion’s unrealistic models harming women

Fashion’s unrealistic models harming women

By Lena Rawley

November 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Calvin Klein's recent campaign featuring a "plus-size" model shows what is wrong with fashion industry standards