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Best Response Ever to Thin Model Wearing Plus Size Clothes

By Danceswithfat @danceswithfat

I can’t go ten minutes without hearing about how 257% of the people in the world are fat Everybodypanicthisisacrisesdeathfatzarecomingtogetyou!

So imagine my surprise when internet sales company apparently couldn’t find a single 3x-5x model to show off their 3x – 5x shorts.  Instead, they had a thin thin model put both of her legs in one leg of the shorts, thusly:


This is not the first time that this has happened. But this time, plus-size designer Christina Ashman was on the job. She responded with the following message and epic picture (possibly NSFW)

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Christina Ashman

That. Is. Awesome.  I don’t have a ton to add to this, I wanted to blog about it mostly to boost the signal on Christina’s perfect response to such absolutely insulting advertising.

I do want to be clear that I’m not at all insulted that there are people who can fit both of their legs into one leg of my pants, because I celebrate the diversity of body sizes. I’m irritated that, while it’s difficult to tell what clothing will look like on me when I see it on a thin woman who is sealed into it by industrial sized clamps all down her back, it’s downright impossible to tell how shorts will look on me when a thin woman is wearing them as a skirt.  Companies that want my big fat money will have to do better than this.

Speaking of awesome companies that use models of diverse sizes, you can see (and buy) Christina’s fabulous designs here!

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