Model Lizzie Miller
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Plus sized models debut at New York Fashion Week

For the first time at New York Fashion Week there will be a runway show featuring plus size models.

With 28% of Americans now classified as obese, the market for fashionable plus size clothing is expanding.

Nancy Le Winter, one of the show's organisers, told the BBC's Laura Trevelyan that designers are finally recognising that larger women want to be fashionable too.

  • 09 Sep 2010
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