That is when River Island is launching their new plus-size collection ‘RI Plus’ – selected core and main styles in sizes UK18-24. Yay! According to Vogue, the collection will comprise pieces from all areas of the brand’s collection – from party and workwear to core basics and denim – and will be available in top stores as well as online.
“We’re excited about giving great fashion to more women, we feel this is the right time for the brand to expand our size range offering. Ultimately, it’s about fashion and being inclusive.” (River Island marketing director Josie Roscop).
The beautiful Candice Huffine will front the campaign for the new collection. She says to Vogue: “The fact that River Island is extending their sizing while staying true to their brand is perfection,” Huffine said. “It’s clear that they have thought about a curvy woman’s body and designed accordingly, while giving her exactly what can be found on the high street at any other size. A plus-size collection doesn’t need to be made totally different, it just needs to be made to fit.”
RI Plus will land in early March 2016, with prices ranging from €8 to €110.
A sketch of a look from the new RI Plus collection.
The lovely Candice Huffine.