I think you can love Kim K or hate her but it’s my opinion that aside from the social media and reality show stardom she has achieved she has also changed the way curvy girls are viewed and accepted in American culture. Now it’s true that not everyone including the aforementioned, came to be that curvy girl naturally but regardless whether via surgery or sculpted by God, thick chicks are now being acknowledged as sexy beings to be recognized and respected.
This new found figure fame is so popular that the fashion industry has jumped to the call for a better selection of trend driven looks for this majority of our US population. It seems the struggle to find stylishly modern clothing for the plus size woman was harder to find than a Where’s Waldo puzzle. Here are a few brands to consider when looking for trend driven pieces for those curves for summer wear.
Christian Siriano many of you may recognize from winning Project Runway Season 4 in 2008. In his career as a respected up and coming designer he has made a name for himself. He has worked with a myriad of celebrities in entertainment and several plus size lovelies for the red carpet and weddings in the recent past. Now he has taken his talents to the public in a very economical way which has been received very well.
Pictured above fitting Danielle Brooks for SAG 2015 and Nicolette Mason for Vogue Italia. Lane Bryant has partnered with Christian Siriano this month to create a plus-size line and he has also partnered with Kleinfeld for a bridal collection which is making big news!
There are several other LB x celebrity collaborations like Melissa McCarthy, Lela Rose and Sophie Theallet. Here is a few of my favorites: