Fashion Week not for SA women

Johannesburg is hosting Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week – but many women see no point in attending the fashion show.

Although fuller figured or plus size women form a big part of the South African population, there are not enough fashion designers that cater for their body types.

Plus size women, who are typically size 36 and up in the world of fashion modeling; are scarce on the catwalk.

“I am not going to attend fashion week because there is nothing for me. There are only Barbie dolls at these events so they are not talking to me,” says former contestant on the TV show- Dance Your Butt Off, Refue Mofokeng.Read more
Courtesy : www.sowetanlive.co.za

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