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Chrissy Teigen: I Was Too 'Fat' for Forever 21

Model recalls the time retailer fired her over her weight

(Newser) - During an interview and cover shoot with Du Jour , model Chrissy Teigen let slip this little story in a behind-the-scenes video spotted by Business Insider :
  • "I actually was fired from a job. Forever 21. They booked me directly when I was much younger. I showed up on set, they
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Forever 21 Threatens Blogger Who Mocks It

Apparently, clothing retailer can't handle being poked at

(Newser) - Forever 21, the "fast fashion" store known for its cheap designer knockoffs, is threatening to sue the creator of the website WTForever21 —because, among other reasons, the store doesn't appreciate being associated with the "F-word." Rachel Kane, who created the satire blog, talks to the... More »

Forever 21 Glamorizes Teen Pregnancy

New maternity line was not a good move

(Newser) - Forever 21, the “fast fashion” chain that became a $2 billion brand by selling cheap, trendy clothes to teens and tweens, recently started…a maternity line. If you’re not already shaking your head, it gets better: The line, called Love 21, “is premiering in five states, three... More »

Fashion Designers See Signs: Curves Ahead

Shops offer more trendy, form-fitting clothes to full-figured shoppers

(Newser) - Full-figured women and girls once had fewer fashion options than their size-0 counterparts, but that’s changing as more designers cater to shoppers who want to flaunt their curves, the New York Times reports. Options for the plus-size fashionista range from pink leggings to—gasp!—horizontal stripes. “Some... More »

Cheaper 'Fast Fashion' Booms in Japan

Recessionistas head to cheaper chain stores in once-superstylish district

(Newser) - In Tokyo’s Harajuku district, designer brands are making way for cheaper “fast fashion” stores, where $100 buys an outfit, bag, shoes, and accessories. The most recent chain to debut, Forever 21, drew massive crowds—in a scene reminiscent of November, when 2,500 did the same thing next... More »

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