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As more independent designers emerge, many are starting to offer inclusive size ranges. Here is a (growing) list of ethical designers who offer extended sizes starting with 3x and higher. Curated by sustainable fashion writer and body positive activist, Marielle Terhart. This will be updated as we discover more, so stay tunes for a part 2!
BIPOC designers have always existed – it’s just now that they are finally getting the type of attention and exposure that seems to come easily to their white counterparts. From high-fashion to easy basics, the brands listed below are only a sampling of BIPOC folks making their names in the fashion and style industry. Writer, Nana K. Twumasi highlights a few of our faves. Look out for part 2 soon.
Xicana and design student, Mari, shares (and blows our mind with) her favorite hat maker.
Domenica introduces herself and shares with us one epic party dress.
Jewelry designer Ravena Kerur shares her favorite vintage find and what a coffee date with Michelle Obama would look like.
Writer and community member Rosalie Uggla shares from her home during the Minnesota stay-at-home order. In her essay below, she explains how isolation can lend an opportunity for playfulness, restoration, and connection instead of self-inflicted productivity.
Meet Jenny! A stylish physical therapist living in Brooklyn who excels at matching with her husband.
Nana Twumasi is a writer and editor based in Oakland, California. She shares her favorite small brands and her love for AC / DC.
Learn what inspires this 23 year old Minnesota native, and how it translates to her unique style.
Meet visual and musical artist, Peter Witrak!
Leslie Hammons of Weinstein Hammons Gallery takes us on a journey of her favorite Noihsaf scores and how form following function is her motto when it comes to dressing.