Health & Beauty
A Plus Size Active Wear Collection That's Actually Cute
Pinks and Greens offers fitness clothes up to XXL
Dorst created the company in 2010, after noticing the dearth in plus-size active wear options for women. She explains her plight thusly: "The problem is, number one, the manufacturers don't think that the need exists, so it's a vicious cycle. ... I really think that these brands think that once you're over a size 8, you're not active." Pinks and Greens offers golf, tennis, fitness and lifestyle options -- and all of the clothes are cute, colorful and dynamic.
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Golf attire is a super popular seller for the company, and the its best-selling size is size 18 -- proof positive that bigger women are also active.
"I just wanted something that was attractive and feminine and that looked good ... and I couldn't find that," Dorst says of her justification for creating the line Dorst. Now she's found that, and so have the rest of us. [Huffington Post]