I chatted with a Wall Street Journal reporter this week for an article called Project Plus-Size: Retailers Put New Focus On Getting the Fit Right; An Hourglass Shape, High Waists Are Key. Hopefully you can see the article. If it’s behind a pay wall, I apologize for taunting you. My bit is at the very beginning so you don’t have to read past the first two paragraphs anyway. Ha! (BTW, that was a joke, not raging egomania. I promise.)
The article is rather interesting even when I’m not in it. It talks about different techniques fashion designers are using to try to please plus-sized shoppers. I bought a sewing machine a few years ago and sewed several baggy, asymmetrical shirts before losing interest. I think I was watching too much Project Runway at the time. In addition to a big credit card charge the experience gave me an appreciation for the craft of clothing design. Sewing is an art as much as a science.
Anyway, the reporter was very nice and she even fact-checked her article. Very fancy! She also got all the facts right on first time, and she spelled my name correctly. I bet that’s why she works at the Wall Street Journal whereas I wait for people to point out typos in my blog entries.