|4th April 2012||#1|
Join Date: November 2008
Plus-size model from India
Despite the fact that the Indian film industry has a longstanding tradition of featuring curvier actresses than one sees in Western films, one hears little about the plus-size fashion industry in India, at least in English news sources.
This article provides a welcome corrective, introductin a number of the brands that operate on the Indian subcontinent.
Among the labels listed is one called "aLL by Pantaloons" (Pantaloons being a major retail chain in India, and "aLL" [sic] being its plus-size line.
The label has a Facebook tab as a subdivision of the Pantallons page, and it also has a. pdf e-catalogue:
The model is quite beautiful. In some of the images such looks fuller-figured, in some less so, but it's wonderful to see a photogenic plus-size model representing a major brand in India.
In this picture she looks genuinely plus-size.
A close-up shows a soft curve under her chin.
This top bears an attractive print.
Showing off her shapely legs:
This is a very pretty look, very feminine:
Indian labels often categorize their clothing as either "Indian" or "Western." If the former outfit was Western, this is more traditionally Indian. The model displays both equally well.
It's always a pleasure to see plus-size fashion exhibiting a presence across the globe. I hope we see more of this plus-size model, and that the Indian full-figured fashion industry will grow and develop.
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