Brands and retailers have been rushing to embrace plus-size consumers as the size-diversity and body-positivity movement gains momentum.The segment currently accounts for 67 percent of the population. High-profile advocates such as curvy model Ashley Graham and blogger Nicolette Mason have helped keep the issue of plus-size parity top of mind.
The field has gotten more crowded with Loft Plus (sizes 16 to 26); J.C. Penney Boutique +; Nordstrom’s extended size initiative rolled out to 30 stores; Target’s Universal Thread, (26W/XS-4X), and extended sizes launched at Express, Asos and Mango, among others.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018