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This Holiday Collection Is Focused On Plus-Size Girls And It's Truly Inspiring

It's time more designers and brands started realizing that plus-size girls want high-end designer goods too.

Jason Wu — a designer best known for dressing (MY) First Lady Michelle Obama — has just come out with a holiday collection in partnership with Eloquii. Y'all, it's LIT.

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You can check out the entire collection over on Eloquii's site.

"We designed this collection for the ELOQUII customer - a fiercely fashionable woman who embraces her strength and sensuality," Jodi Arnold, founder and creative director for Eloquii, told As/Is. "ELOQUII was founded on the desire to transform the way in which women sizes 14+ experience and have access to fashion."

Even if a brand offers something in a larger size, a common problem usually includes the fit of the garment — a result of fast-fashion and the belief, by some, that all bodies are made the same (Hint: They are not.) "This collection was particularly rewarding in that it allowed me to work with the brand's fit expertise to create an elegant and accessible collection for the ELOQUII customer," said Wu.
Courtesy of Eloquii

Even if a brand offers something in a larger size, a common problem usually includes the fit of the garment — a result of fast-fashion and the belief, by some, that all bodies are made the same (Hint: They are not.) "This collection was particularly rewarding in that it allowed me to work with the brand's fit expertise to create an elegant and accessible collection for the ELOQUII customer," said Wu.

On the inspiration of the collection, Wu told As/Is: "We decided to create an evening wear collection inspired by 1950s fashion - an era of timeless glamour and sensuality defined by seamlessly tailored, feminine silhouettes." He added, "I highly admire ELOQUII's fashion-first approach and am always excited for opportunities that allow me to collaborate within this market. Women of all sizes are beautiful and should be celebrated with access to high-end luxury."

Courtesy of Eloquii

The brand is not only a serious gamechanger in the plus-size community (by actually offering clothes that FIT), but its size range is impressive: 14-28. And nope, the clothes they produce are not mu-mu's — they PROVE that curvy girls want sexy clothes, too.

On the collaboration with Wu, Arnold said: "Jason's design philosophy in creating beautiful, tailored, feminine clothing for confident and inspiring women aligns to exactly that of ELOQUII's - it was an ideal match. Integrating Jason's innovative and modern design approach into ELOQUII's technical fit allows us to provide our customers with a high-end, luxury experience at an accessible price point."
Courtesy of Eloquii

On the collaboration with Wu, Arnold said: "Jason's design philosophy in creating beautiful, tailored, feminine clothing for confident and inspiring women aligns to exactly that of ELOQUII's - it was an ideal match. Integrating Jason's innovative and modern design approach into ELOQUII's technical fit allows us to provide our customers with a high-end, luxury experience at an accessible price point."

Social media raved on the beauty of the collection, like @jboog76 who had already "bought the tuxedo jacket and pants to match":

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This Twitter user had no other words to say other than the collection being "perfection":

@JasonWu Your Eloquii collection is PERFECTION. GORGEOUS.

And @plussizeblogger let us all know that you'd "want everything" in this collection, and I absolutely agree:

You're going to want everything in @JasonWu collab with @ELOQUII I love the tuxedo blazer and the sequin one-shoulder sheath with leg slit!!! https://t.co/8LufWRYVBY

Neither Eloquii or Wu have plans on slowing down for the plus-size consumer's fashion needs. "The industry is proving to be progressive with more and more brands becoming inclusive through several different channels," said Wu. "My hope is that this collection will simply continue to grow this revolution in transforming fashion." Same, y'all. Same.

You can check out the entire collection over on Eloquii's site.
Courtesy of Eloquii

You can check out the entire collection over on Eloquii's site.

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