Jag Offers New Perspective on Catwalk Size Wars

This is pretty cool news — people are all shapes and sizes 🙂

Style & Design

There’s a new kind of modeling agency opening its doors in New York City, and this one is looking to be a pioneer in the size wars of the catwalk. Jag, founded by veterans of plus-sized model management, wants to break down the separation between typical rail-thin models and plus-size ones. Instead, the brand represents women across the size spectrum, without focusing on the numbers on the models’ clothing tags.

“The average size of the girls [we represent] is a 14/16 but there are 10s and there are 18s and if there’s a size 8 or a size 6 that we fall in love with we’ll take them on,” co-founder Gary Dakin told Fashionista. “We’re not going to limit ourselves, because the industry shouldn’t be limiting to anybody.”

Dakin and Jaclyn Sarka, his co-founder, headed up Ford Models‘ plus-size board, a division of the big-name modeling agency that…

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