Is plus-size fashion here to stay?
8 Jun 2023
Is plus-size fashion here to stay?

With the widespread rise of interest in injectable weight loss drugs, skinny is supposedly in vogue again. But does it reflect the wider consumer choices when it comes to clothes and can it undo a decade of body-positive activism? How can brands remain authentic when addressing these issues?

Tom Rasmussen

Tom Rasmussen is a writer based in London. Their recent book, First Comes Love, is a personal and analytical look at the history, present, and future of marriage and other formations of relationships.

Alexa Ferdinands

Alexa Ferdinands is an Assistant Professor in Health & Nutrition at Athabasca University in Canada. Her research involves working with communities to promote equitable food environments for people to grow up and live in.

Amelia Abraham

Over eight combined years as an editor at VICE, Refinery29 and Dazed, Amelia Abraham commissioned stories, managed teams, shaped branded campaigns and grew audiences. Abraham now works mainly as a freelance copywriter and brand consultant. Recent clients include Nike, Hinge, Royal Mail, Dr Martens, Lyst, and Matches Fashion. Having published two books on queer culture, Queer Intentions (Picador, 2019) and We Can Do Better Than This (Vintage, 2021), Abraham has talked about LGBTQ+ culture everywhere from Sky News to BBC Radio 4 to the Southbank Centre, and regularly delivers LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion talks for brands.