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Jean Paul Gaultier, one of the first luxury Parisian designers to break the mold and put Sophie Dahl—at her most curvaceous—on the runway has done it again. Gaultier opened and closed his Paris Fashion Week show with Beth Ditto, lead singer of The Gossip, who is said to wear a UK size 28—about an American 24-26. Ditto herself designs a line for British plus-size retailer Evans.
· Beth Ditto takes the catwalk [Daily Mail]