Over the weekend, the Sydney Morning Herald published an article that took a look at the plus size men’s fashion industry – more specifically, the elusive plus size male model. The article covered many interesting topics, such as the fact that there just isn’t much representation of big men on the catwalk:
While we have seen more plus-size women on catwalks and in magazines in the past five years, male models have trimmed down. In 2010, British mannequin maker Rootstein introduced a new type of mannequin, which had an 89-centimetre chest and a 68.5-centimetre waist – 11.5 centimetres smaller than an Australian men’s extra small size.
Read Size Matters for Male Models at the Sydney Morning Herald Website.