DESIGNER DISH: Eden Miller, First Plus Size Designer To Show At New York Fashion Week

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I’m sure those of you who have been attending fashion week for years will debate my headline. But I will say that Eden Miller is the first plus size designer to show under the tents at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

The Fashion Law Institute chose her line, Cabiria, as a part of their showcase during fashion week. Eden is one of six designers and the only designer featuring clothes for larger women. Fashionista caught up with Eden and she revealed how the plus size community has responded and what she hopes will happen next for plus size retailers.

So how does it feel to be the first plus designer to show at fashion week?

I’m incredibly excited and so stoked about it, but there’s also a lot of pressure. Even though there is a lot of plus high-end stuff out there in the marketplace, they’ve never shown at straight size fashion…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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