Ahem, SB. Apropos of high-waisted suits . . .
Editors Note: I love it when you all write to me, and I especially love it when I read something that makes me clutch my laptop to my chest with pride. Oh, my readers!
In response to my recent post where I tried, to no avail, to understand the role of high-waisted suits, Sarah sets me straight:
Q: Respectfully, I suggest some exceptions must be made:
Look here, here and here.
By the way, I want to say that the long wait paid off. I relish your SB column.
A: By the way, I want to say that you are brilliant, Sarah! Bravo! I always knew SB readers to be the fairest and cleverest of them all!
Thank you, dearest, for clarifying the raison d’être for a high-waisted suit: it is for the full figured gal, and on the full figured gal it looks nothing short of spectacular. Here I was scrolling through pictures of all these celebrity skinny minnies and scratching my head not understanding that the key element to making these suits successful is a voluptuous bod. You gotta fill that shit out!
Gabi Gregg, pictured above, is largely responsible for pioneering the “fatkini” movement (her term, not mine) and just wants plus size women to be able to strut their stuff and “be happy in the bodies we have right now.”
I’ll drink to that.
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