What Lela Rose Learned About the Plus Size Customer Designing for Lane Bryant
Shocker: She's not that different from the straight size customer.
Isabel Toledo Says It's Her 'Duty' to Provide Fashion to Plus-Size Women
On Thursday, the first day of spring, another new season was beginning.
Isabel and Ruben Toledo Designing First-Ever Lane Bryant Collaboration
Finally: a major plus-size designer collaboration.
Isabel and Ruben Toledo on Dressing Michelle Obama and Doing Another Mass Market Collaboration
If you don't already believe in soulmates, listening to Isabel and Ruben Toledo speak should convince you.
Isabel and Ruben Toledo on Fashion As Art, Skipping Fashion Week and Dressing Michelle Obama
Isabel and Ruben Toledo are stalwarts of art and fashion (and perhaps, as a couple, perfectly embody the collision of those two worlds), but what they've come to represent goes beyond that. As immigrants from Cuba, they are the "American Dream" and have withstood immense changes within their fields over the past few decades, all while living together in New York City. Their longevity--both in their careers and their relationship--is inspiring to say the least. So, it was a pleasure to hear them talk about it all last night at Parsons (where Isabel was once a student), in a discussion with Simon Collins, Dean of the School of Fashion. The discussion was also timed to coincide with the launch of Isabel's book (for which Ruben did beautiful illustrations). Here are the most interesting bits we gleaned from the convo: