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Designers 'accepting need for greater clothing sizes'

07 Oct
A growing number of fashion designers are beginning to accept the need to produce clothes in a wider range of sizes.

This is according to eating disorder charity beat, which said that the recent All Walks event at London Fashion Week is a sign that designer clothes will soon be accessible for a greater amount of women.

"Designers are embracing more diversity by designing for a range of sizes and age," spokesperson for beat Mary George remarked.

Fashion magazine Grazia noted that Mark Fast has been working with fashion expert Caryn Franklin on a project to encourage his counterparts to make clothes for women of different shapes and sizes, with the designer himself using three plus-sized models during his show in London.

And Ms George called on fashion magazines to "reflect women in general" through their use of models, adding that there are several agencies dedicated to those over size 12.ADNFCR-2176-ID-19396525-ADNFCR
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