At RunwayRiot, we’re committed to storming the runway for everything fashion said the majority of women couldn’t have.
So in that spirit, we hit up three department stores in Manhattan, and found that these stores are still exiling shoppers in search of clothes sizes 12 and up to another floor devoted to “plus-size” clothes. The “plus-size” sections at Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s were poorly lit, stocked with out of touch, matronly clothes, and full of more clearance signs than any other section of the stores. The clothes on offer in these sections were shapeless, thoughtless, and miserable compared to the “straight-size” shopping experience in the same department stores, RunwayRiot found. As for Saks Fifth Avenue, well, they got rid of their plus-size section. We love Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and we’d love for them to integrate and improve the shopping experience for all women. Watch our exclusive video below.