Topic: H&M

Why Is It So Hard To Find Plus Size Clothes At Your Favorite Store?

Why Is It So Hard To Find Plus Size Clothes At Your Favorite Store?

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Great news for H&M fans: You can now buy clothes from H&M online! Not so great news: Good luck finding much if you’re above a size 12! Jezebel pointed out that the plus size selections for the popular retailer were nice, but incredibly limited compared to their “regular” sized counterparts. So I checked out H&M’s plus sized section and I’ve gotta say that I’m really disappointed: There was a grand total of 50 articles of plus size clothing–dresses, tops, pants and tights–some of which weren’t even available for purchase yet. Let’s compare that to the 156 items in the regular sized tops section of H&M’s site alone. More »

18 Pros And Cons Of Shopping At H&M

18 Pros And Cons Of Shopping At H&M

Like many young women who enjoy wearing cute clothes but don’t have a ton of cash to burn, I have a total love/hate relationship with H&M. I was reminded of this the other day when, finding myself in Manhattan for an event, I decided to get my subway fare’s worth and pick up some summer staples at the mega-chain’s Soho location. I arrived in a pretty good mood, having just stalked, and met, Bret Michaels at Petsmart. (Don’t ask.) Two hours later, I left feeling grumpy and raw, but with a bag of spoils raised triumphantly over my head. I had obtained clothes! But at what cost? In this slideshow, I will explore the pros and cons of shopping at the Swedish fast fashion leviathan, from the patently frivolous to the sorta important. More »

The CEO Of H&M Says That Some Of Their Models ‘Have Been Too Skinny’

The CEO Of H&M Says That Some Of Their Models 'Have Been Too Skinny'

H&M has been in the news a lot lately. It was one of the most internationally well-known chains to sign the Bangladesh Safety Agreement, and it also impressed people by casually inserting a plus-size model into its “regular” photos. Now, the company’s CEO Karl-Johan Persson has gone on the record acknowledging a lack of size diversity in H&M’s models, saying he wants to do better in the future. More »