BY JEN WOO
Celebrating full figures and special events, Lavender’s Jungle, founded by La Krishna Joseph-Baker and her wife, caters to women sized 14-24. Since joining the fashion scene last year, the line has been featured in New York’s Full Figured Fashion Week, the largest full figure fashion show to date. The line currently consists of two collections: Lavender’s Jungle features high fashion, runway inspired, ready to wear pieces; Junglewear showcases club attire, “after five party wear,” and street wear.
Joseph-Baker explained that she is often contacted by full-figured models, actresses and artists unable to find clothes on set to fit them, that were told to find theirown styling teams. “When you have to memorize hundreds of lines or give your best performance the last thing that should be on your mind is, ‘Will there be clothes on set to fit my body type?’ I want all women to have confidence in themselves and be able to put their best foot forward no matter the occasion.”
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