NEW YORK — For plus-sized teens, finding the right prom dress can be a nightmare.
Phyllis Brasch Librach hopes to turn that experience into a dream. She’s the founder of Sydney’s Closet, a trendy Internet retailer where teens can choose from an array of formal dresses in sizes 14 to 44.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"