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Kelly Osbourne releasing clothing line with plus sizes

With her upcoming clothing line, Kelly Osbourne hopes to make shopping for plus-size clothes a little less miserable of an experience.
Posted By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com   |   Sept. 5, 2013 at 12:16 PM  |  Updated Sept. 5, 2013 at 6:27 PM   |   Comments

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Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Although she no longer needs them herself, Kelly Osbourne remembers what it's like to be a big girl struggling to find cute clothes in plus sizes.

Now the "Fashion Police"-woman says her upcoming line of clothes aims to be all-inclusive, even for the ladies who need a few Xs on their tags.

"No one takes notice of a fat girl in fashion,” she said. "That’s the truth! It’s sad."

"That’s why I love women like Beth Ditto who are doing their own clothes," she continued. "That’s why when my line comes out I’ll never make anything that won’t be translated to plus-size as well. Because everyone deserves to wear fashion."

Fashion designers have notoriously struggled to (or just plain ignored) create quality, on-trend clothing for women above about a size 12.

But recent efforts to improve plus size options, vary the range of body types shown in fashion magazines -- or at least shame clothes makers into doing better -- may, finally, be having an effect.

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