“Have you seen most of the plus-size sections out there? It’s horrifying. Whoever’s designing for plus-size doesn’t get it. The entire garment needs to be reconceived. You can’t just take a size 8 and make it larger. In my travels, I’ve been an advocate for larger women. I’ve been talking to designers, but only a half-dozen make an effort. Most say, ‘I don’t want a woman who’s a size 10 or 11 wearing my clothes.’ Well, shame on you! It’s not realistic. We need to address real women with real needs.”
He needs his own line and it needs to be available at Target.
Tim Fucking Gunn! I love this man even more now! You tell ‘em!
my only objection being “real women” because all sizes and shapes are “real women” even though i think he kinda meant “real women vs mannequins” (via sammywhatammy)
(Source: fashionista.com, via fruitflying)
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