It's a pretty well-known fact that America has a substantial weight problem, which, in turn, is becoming a problem for those who are into fashion. Though plus-size models and collections are gaining in popularity, the best styles are still consistently created for thinner shoppers, causing a rift between fashion houses and plus-size fashionistas.
Spanish fashion chain Zara, now the world's largest retailer, is being accused of missing a "huge opportunity" in the Unites States by refusing to offer plus-size clothing to women.
Zara has beaten out major retailers like Forever 21 or H&M in the "fast fashion" market, which introduces a new line of fashion-forward, low cost clothing every two weeks. But one thing you won't find on their racks at the chain's stores across America is larger sizes. According to a recent New York Times article, that is no design flaw. Larger sizes cost more to make. Read More