Only six plus-size women walked the runway at Fall 2016 Fashion Week, according to our most recent Diversity Report. Even with those dismal stats, plus-size men fare far worse in terms of representation.
IMG Models hopes to spark a change. The famed agency just launched a plus-size men’s division, according to WWD. Ivan Bart, president at IMG Models, told the publication, “The body positive messaging and size diversity is something that’s relevant and something that continues to be on everybody’s mind. We have to extend the conversation for men.” (more…)