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Gowns Fit For All Brides: Dress designers increasing the number of plus-size offerings

Gowns Fit For All Brides: Dress designers increasing the number of plus-size offerings

Everyone needs clothing whether she is big or small. Likewise, every bride needs a bridal gown no matter her size, plus-size or not. It’s a point – and once overlooked customer – that upmarket retailers have embraced in the last decade (Saks, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s now all sell plus-size wares online), giving confidence to bridal designers who are providing more plus-size options, typically 14W and up. (The W stands for women since plus sizes are often referred to as “women’s sizes.”) Kleinfeld Bridal in New York has a dedicated offering on its website and offers store samples in size 18 up to 26. Alfred Angelo designs up to 30W. Belle...

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