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Tina Knowles, mom of Beyonce, who spent years designing all the costumes for Destiny's Child and, later, the clothes for House of Dereon, wil launch Miss Tina, a line for Walmart this weekend. The ladies at Glamour.com scored an interview with Knowles—who tells them she was lured into the Walmart family by the company's willingness to produce a democratically-sized collection:
Well, what also attracted me to Walmart was that they were open to having extended sizes. We extended the sizes up to 20, with the hopes of continuing up a couple of sizes in the future. That twas really important to me because the average woman in America is not a 4 or 6. I had a lot of frustration finding clothes that fit me up top. Sometimes I'd get a 12 and it wouldn't fit up top, so the line was really borne from a frustration about me not being able to find things that fit.· Beyoncé's Mom Chats With Us About Her New Walmart Clothing Line, Miss Tina [Glamour.com]