Wednesday, January 26

Oprah Winfrey responsible for boom in plus-sized lingerie

Oprah WinfreyHere is a good news for plus-sized women: You can now have fashionable and sexy innerwear- courtesy Oprah Winfrey. The talk show host’s public quest for flattering garments has pushed fashions for larger-sized women out from the back of the store and into the mainstream. In a 2005 episode of ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’, Winfrey ordered the women of America to get fitted for a bra - and provided a free fitting for everyone in her studio audience as well.

And thanks to the Oprah effect, hot lingerie brands like Spanx, Wacoal, Sassybax have all expanded their shape wear lines to include women who embody the national average: a size 14.


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