Forever 21 to launch a plus-size line this May
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With all the over-filled racks and massive square footage of Forever 21 stores, you would think they would offer something for everyone at their notoriously mind-boggling low prices. But even with all that merchandise, the fast-fashion chain has never addressed plus-size customers, until now.
On May 1, they will launch Faith 21 a line of clothing similar to Forever 21, but in plus sizes.
Faith 21 will offer tops, jeans, tanks, leggings and skirts in a junior plus size as well as XL, 1X and 2X. The design aesthetic follows Forever 21’s trendy take on everything from runway knockoffs to jersey basics.
As reported in yesterday’s Image section, the average American woman is a size 14, with many who rarely find cute and inspiring clothes, especially when the majority of designers don’t often produce beyond a size 10.
Hopefully the Faith 21 line will deliver on style and fit. If anything, we know it’s affordable. Prices range from $3.50 to $34.80.
Faith 21 will be available in L.A. on May 1 at Lakewood Center Mall, Montebello Town Center, Los Cerritos Mall, Anaheim Plaza and online at www.forever21.com.
-- Melissa Magsaysay
Photos: Looks from Faith 21/ Model Melissa Masi and photo from Wilhelmina Models