J. Crew causing controversy after launching size triple zero (000 or XXXS)
By: Farrah Estrella
a size triple zero (000 or XXXS) and it is causing controversy in the fashion
industry. Fashion bloggers are saying that the new size
is just a “vanity size” and that it is tricking the customers into believing
that they wear a smaller size than they really wear.
it was made to cater to an untapped market in Asia specifically Hong Kong.
Inc., Gigi Ganatra Duff said in an interview that she applauds J. Crew’s move,
if it provides options for more body types. HSN is known for using an “All-sizes
strategy” from a size 2 to a size 24 (XSmall to XXXLarge) in every brand that
Giuliana Rancic clothing line that is sold on HSN.
unlike some retailers that charge more for bigger sizes (Walmart, Nordstrom,
and many others).
clothing to cater to the plus size fashionistas, it also offers petites, talls
and shoes from sizes 5 to 12.
is it just vanity sizing? Leave your comments below.