Jun 26, 2017 | By Lourdes Linares
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If you are wondering whether the perfect pair of denim jeans exist, no matter what size you are and no matter where you are, then this blog will help. We’re putting the spotlight on the brands and retailers that continue to break barriers by extending the size range in denim offerings or developing new lines from scratch with five pocket denim jeans offered up to size 24.
And, in addition to your favourite retail stores, celebrity “designers” are also breaking out into this market and pushing the evolution of the plus-size fashion category. Khloé Kardashian made her mark in 2016 when she launched Good American, targeted at women of all sizes (I wrote about it here). American actresses Melissa McCarthy and Zendaya are also picking up the mantle, launching successful plus-size collections with trend-conscious denim assortments.
Last year on WGSN.com we highlighted the must-see US-based brands/retailers that are changing the game when it comes to offering premium, stylish denim for curvier women. In this, our second edition of plus size denim brands to watch, we’ve compiled a global report highlighting brands offering premium, stylish denim assortments in the US and across the globe.
Below is a teaser of our full report, for more subscribers can check it out here.
Fox Factor, Belgium- Belgium-based denim brand Fox Factor launched in January 2017 with the goal of making high-end premium, sexy denim jeans. The brand currently offers six figure-flattering high-waist cut jeans in the debut collection. The brand is set to add eight extra styles for A/W 17/18. European size 42 to 52 jeans are offered in premium denim fabric and a variety of washes.
Hayden, Los Angeles– West coast based Hayden LA launched in 2015 with the idea to cater to the curvy girl with a distinctive take on fashion who appreciates nomadic and bohemian style. Hayden aims to create wardrobe essentials that are made to last beyond the seasons.
Embody Denim, Australia. Embody Denim was launched in 2006 by the country’s first plus-size fashion editorial model, Natalie Wakeling. The label offers stylish assortments for women’s Australian sizes 14-22, with key design details including special seams, support bands and strategic pocket placement to enhance the silhouette.
Subscribers can check out the 12-page Brands to Watch- Global Plus Size Denim now live on WGSN.com.
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