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Fact: Finding actually nice plus-size clothes isn’t easy. For some unknown reason, retailers are still struggling to accommodate over a size 12, even though the national average for women in the US is a size 16. And when they do, the clothes are either way too expensive or, to put it bluntly, just not cute.
Thankfully though, better options are starting to come through. This week, Lane Bryant finally released its latest collaboration with womenswear designer Prabal Gurung after having announced that something was in the works last summer. Available in sizes 10 through 28, the collection ranges in price from $38 to $398.
“I am grateful to the Lane Bryant team for giving us the opportunity to create beautiful clothes that celebrate women who inspire us,” said Gurung in a press release. “Our goal has always been to create a luxury brand with soul, and inclusion is inherent to this ideal.” Gurung follows in the footsteps of past collaborators including Christian Siriano, Lela Rose, Isabel Toledo, and Sophie Theallet.
The 22-piece collection embodies Gurung’s sophisticated-yet-playful aesthetic — think clean lines, structured silhouettes, and all-over prints — in a range of day-to-night, office-approved pieces. Highlights include a gorgeous minimal jumpsuit with sheer sleeves, a color-blocked off-the-shoulder knit, and tons of full A-line skirts and dresses.
“At Lane Bryant, we see all women as beautiful, and worthy of being celebrated. This is why we continue to partner with talented designers like Prabal, who are as inspired by our client as we are,” says Brian Beitler, Lane Bryant’s chief marketing officer. “Our mission is to empower her to dress as she likes, with fashion she wants and deserves,
The collection is on sale now, both in stores and online here. Check out a glimpse of the collection below.