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When it comes to the fashion industry as a whole, it’s no secret that designers tailor their clothing to thinner, smaller bodies. Considering the inclusive nature of yoga, however, you might expect things are different in the yoga fashion industry. But a recent article in the Vancouver Sun suggests that yoga-inspired clothing company Lululemon isn’t doing all that it can to keep its stores stocked with larger-sized clothing (12 and 14? Isn’t that average for American women?). Lululemon does carry sizes 12 and 14 in their core items, a spokesperson told The Sun.
Regardless of Lululemon’s practices, the article brings up some important questions: Have plus-size yogia students been excluded from the trendy world of yoga fashion? If you’re an average- or plus-size yogini with curves, do you have a hard time finding comfortable, stylish yoga clothes?
Which companies do you think do the best job of creating clothes for all different shapes and sizes?