Hold The Phone – Kardashian Kurves Plus Size Fashion?

First off? The term, “Hold the phone” looks weird when you type it out. And second? I love the fact that my online spell-checker for my blog doesn’t have “Kardashian” in it’s repertoire. It’s suggestions include: “Guardianship”, “Balderdash” (*snort* Really??) and Karanganda (Whut?). But this post isn’t about spell check, it’s about curvy plus-sized clothing with a K. I kan’t believe it! (Sorry! Had to do it!)

First Jessica Simpson, and now the Kardashians are dipping their toes into plus-size fashion apparently.

Can full-figured fashion really become a growing trend among designers? (No pun intended.) Is it the next cool thing to do? I can’t help but get cautiously-excited at the idea of more and more popular fashion houses finally becoming accepting of plus-size.

Though I’m really hoping that this Kardashian Kurves line is more than just the size 16 found at Sears right now…

I thought it was a sign of the apocalypse when I had first heard of this new line of plus-size jeans, but now I’m starting to see an underlying need for it.

I’ll admit to knowing more about how to change a tire off a 4×4, than what the Kardashian story is all about. I know the very basics about the family, but none of it had elicited any feelings of respect until today. You’d think that since I love fashion and style, that I would want to keep up with the trend setters. And I do – I always check to see what women like Kim are wearing if I’m gonna go out on the town. It’s inspiration, and I enjoy the challenge of putting something similar together from what I own in my closet. But I could care less about what celebrities are getting up to. I’m by far not the biggest fan of drama, so I tend to skim the words in fashion rags and just look at the pretty pictures when needed.

So that’s it. Until today, I didn’t know what the sisters’ names were – or how many siblings there were for that matter. I knew there was a nail-polish line, but that’s ’cause OPI is one of my favourite brands.

So that not so hidden reason… I may be wrong, but I feel this new line is all about Khloé Kardashian. She apparently doesn’t fit the mold, and seems to be quite vocal about having been bullied as a child for her weight; and is now being bullied for not looking like her sisters. Khloé made an It Will Get Better video – where she discusses how she’s still bullied even today, by the same man who continued to push her into making the video in the first place (gotta love Hollywood, eh?) I mean, yeah, she has clothes, money, status, and a particular last name that is synonymous these days to “style”, “trend setter”, and “obnoxious” depending on who you’re talking to, but from experience – when you’re bullied – money really means nothing.

Because of this, I’m wondering if this business woman saw the barely-tapped market of full-figured women, and convinced her people to start making and marketing. I’m really looking forward to seeing this new line – I’d love to know if they’ve factored all the different ways a person could be full-figured, and exactly what sizes are they planning on offering.

What’s more is that Celebuzz, Sears and the Kardashians are holding a contest for one plus-size gal to model this new line of kurvy denim. No word on what age they’re looking for, nor size. And it’s quite possibly one of the shortest big-named contests I’ve seen in a while, as its only lasting for a week, so if you’re interested in entering, get your submission in!

So yeah, are you as shocked as I to hear the Kardashian Kollection is developing plus-size fashion?

And hey, before today, I never thought that I’d have a post written specifically about anyone in the Klan; go me. I learned something new! And may even have a grudging respect for a specific Kardashian.

… The world really is about to end, isn’t it?

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Aeryn Lynne

Web/Content Developer at Geek with Style
Aeryn Lynne loves to geek over all things tech and fashion. She's like one of those Apple store "geniuses", but you'll never catch her wearing a blue shirt. Purple maybe, 'cause red shirts are a no-no too.

1 Response

  1. Debbie Bashford says:

    Like you I hope it goes larger than 16 but I am very doubtful

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