Acts of self-naming seem more than reasonable -- they’re self-affirming, somewhat instinctive and protective. They show an ownership of one’s own narrative. They make complete sense to me.
I'm Designing My First Plus Size Fashion Collection, And It Turns Out It's Far More Difficult Than I Expected
Somehow, I thought this process would be easier for me. Because I was going to design clothes for me, the plus-sized girl who loves fashion but, like many others, becomes annoyed and nauseous at the prospect of actually shopping for it.
Givenchy Schools Everyone On How To Incorporate Diversity Into An Ad Campaign, And How To Do It Well
You can’t embrace diversity if you keep it at arms’ distance. To that end, it’s no wonder that the designers with the most diverse runways and ad campaigns (and inoffensive clothes) are also the one with friends and collaborators across the cultural spectrum.