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Just two months after Victoria's Secret announced that it would stop scheduling its employees for controversial on-call shifts, the brand is back in hot water over the way it prices its bras. Styleite reports that bigger bras cost $2 to $3 more per pair on the website when compared to the smaller cup sizes, and, while there might be an argument that it costs more to make larger sizes, Styleite says the difference can't be enough to warrant charging more based on cup size. "This is the message. You're less welcome here, you're kind of a hassle, so we'll take more money from you if you want to attempt to look as smoldering as our standard sizes," Styleite writer Ashley Hoffman explains. "They're a bunch of self-esteem pickpockets."
This isn't the first time a national retailer has been called out for charging more money for bigger sizes: 95,000 people signed a Change.org petition to try and get Old Navy to stop charging more money for its plus-size jeans last November. Old Navy has since evened out the prices, so there may be a chance that the same could happen at Victoria's Secret.