Just a quick post-
I read on a post on Plus Model Magazine, that Dita Von Teese announced that she has just signed up to do her own lingerie line. According to her it will made in “xs to plus-sizes”.
**Update** I heard from a company that claims to be the brand house for the Dita Von Teese line and they stated that the lingerie will be made up to a size 22, and up to an E cup. So it is more accessible than straight sizing lingerie lines, but will again cut out the upper range of fats**
This is kind of exciting! There are already plenty of places to get plus sized lingerie, but this could be some class act stuff!
The one thing that is going through my mind is “plus-sizes”, it’s a bit of a vague term, and it’s also one that varies greatly in the clothing industry, even within the same store.
I’m worried that instead of a true “plus-size” (like size 14-36) it will be costume/lingerie/pinup “plus-size”. Kind of like what Pinup Girl Clothing used to have as its plus sizes, that were really disappointing. A 2x was about the equivalent of a size 16, maybe 18. If I remember correctly that was also the largest size they carried. Not good. But thank goodness Pinup Girl heard our voices, and (amazingly for a company) did something about it! Now they carry true plus sizes, but only up to a 2x, which might fit me.
So I’m happy at least she is recognizing that there are fat people who deserve to dress well and enjoy sexy lingerie if they want, I just hope that the new line doesn’t cut short at a size 18.
What are your thoughts? Excited? Hopeful? Don’t wear lingerie? If you do, where do you buy yours now?