The following text is an adapted English version of the original published in Brazilian Portuguese at the website virgula.com.br. The author is Ronaldo Testa, and you can find the original version here: https://www.virgula.com.br/modaebeleza/afinal-quando-uma-mulher-e-considerada-plus-size/). The term plus size is increasingly popular, but many people, still don't know what it actually means. After all, when is a woman considered plus size? To end this doubt once and for all, we decided to talk everyone who works with plus size fashion to understands the subject. The Star of several brands auditions of underwear and swimwear, model Aline Zattar, says there are even several understandings about what it is to be plus size, but all of them can be explained: “The international fashion market in general considers plus size those who do not fit the catwalk patterns ’and also the “chubby” ones. This generalizes in a big way and causes a lot of bollocks!”,...
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