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Huffington This Week: Sized Out
« on: August 16, 2013, 04:46:01 PM »
In this week's issue, Kim Bhasin takes a look at some of the ways major clothing brands are excluding plus-sized shoppers -- and finally getting called out for it.

We meet Elizabeth Licorish, a Lululemon Athletica employee in Philadelphia who noticed that large-sized clothes were being presented differently -- they tended to have outdated styles, and were relegated to a separate area at the back of the store, often left clumped and unfolded under a table. Customers got the message. As Licorish put it, "moms would come in with their daughters, look around and say, 'Clearly I can't shop here.'"

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