Fit To Be Sized
Fast Company|October 2015
Fit To Be Sized
Actress Melissa McCarthy wants to fix plus-size fashion.
KC Ifeanyi

One of the benefits of being a famous actress is having unlimited clothing at your disposal. Except when you don’t. “I could not find, with consistency, something that felt young and modern and easy to wear,” says Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy. “And then I started thinking, Why don’t I make the closet?”

So she did: In August, McCarthy launched her first clothing collection, working with Sunrise Brands to create a line of all-size, fashion-forward basics. Priced from $54 to $169, Melissa McCarthy Seven7 items will be available in plus sizes at Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Lane Bryant. In a new twist for this market, MelissaMcCarthy.com will carry the same styles in sizes ranging from 4 to 28, small to 4XL.

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October 2015