The women's plus-size clothing industry has grown to $17.5 billion in sales as more retailers — especially online ones — cater to the plus market. But the stock images that represent this group of women have a long way to go.
The stock images below, with their original captions, were among search results for "plus-size." Here, a woman is "fearing unhealthy food."
Apparently, it's just as easy to fear healthy food.
She would apparently fly for junk food.
And in order to restrain herself, she might require a gag.
To reiterate, these photos were provided with the captions below them. "Gagged and scared isolated."
Here's the same model "seduced with hamburger." She is wearing handcuffs.
Plus-size women spend a lot of time thinking about apples, according to the images.
Here's another woman sated by an apple.
"Plus-size" apparently equates to an apple for lunch.
Nobody eats celery like this.
Plus-size women have a lot of dilemmas when it comes to what they should eat.
And they'd steal the burger from a child, according to this image.
They've got to contend with eating lots of new foods. Because you can't possibly be plus-size and eat healthy.
Plus-size women would exercise, but they're too busy eating chocolate cake in their workout clothes.
And dreaming about junk food.
According to stock photos, pregnant women are also considered "plus-size." Both of these images were tagged in the plus-size category.
The latter was labeled "Doctor listen big stomach pregnant woman."