Plus-size fashion gets glamorous in India, but plus-size women are still just fat

Body positivity is slowly making it to the mainstream in India. For instance, Lakme Fashion Week, the country’s biggest fashion event, has had plus-size models walking down the runway since 2016. But the baggy and somewhat frumpy clothing often on show reveal the perennial problem: options are limited for women above a certain size, and the rules … Read more Plus-size fashion gets glamorous in India, but plus-size women are still just fat

BitterSweet Clothing & Accessories pops back up in Lynchburg

BitterSweet Clothing & Accessories is back in Lynchburg in its former location at 514 Fifth St. in the form of a temporary “pop-up” shop. The women’s clothing and accessory store opened Wednesday in the former Stone Blue Productions location and will remain open most likely until the end of August. Paula Pekic, owner of the … Read more BitterSweet Clothing & Accessories pops back up in Lynchburg

“The fashion system is very much in transition” says State of Fashion curator José Teunissen

There are 50 examples of sustainable fashion on show in the Netherlands for the inaugural State of Fashion exhibition, including textiles created from salvaged plastic bags and shoes made of fish skins. In a Dezeen exclusive, curator José Teunissen reveals her highlights. Currently on show at De Melkfabriek in Arnhem, State of Fashion 2018: Searching for the New Luxury explores … Read more “The fashion system is very much in transition” says State of Fashion curator José Teunissen

DJ Bravo launches apparel brand in India

West Indian cricketer Dwayne Bravo, popularly known as DJ Bravo, is the latest sportsman to launch his apparel brand in India, a market which has so far seen only a few Bollywood celebrities and a handful of athletes making a dent. Bravo, who enjoys a fan following in India too, is looking at monetising on his popularity here … Read more DJ Bravo launches apparel brand in India