By Stephanie Malangone
Khloe Kardashian was inspired by her own body to make a denim line for women with curves. She calls it “Good American,” and claims that they are finally a line of jeans for “real women.” Throughout her life, she has always been a curvy and voluptuous woman, and has had trouble wearing mainstream designer jeans. In an interview with E!, Khloe recalls shopping with her sisters and being embarrassed at having to look through the plus sized racks for a pair of jeans to fit her just right. Even through diet and exercise, she has been able to lose weight, but was never able to lose those curves. However, she believes, that women shouldn’t have to.
She’s right. Women across the country, and even the world are constantly told they are not pretty or skinny enough. There are entire industries based around the idea that a woman should not be happy with her body and should morph it in some way to make it better. Even models are photoshopped on the covers of magazines, when they are already a size zero. In this reality, more than half of American women are considered plus sized. Finally, there’s a denim line for the “real women.”
“I think the selling point for me was having a really wide range of sizes and not trying to segregate people into shopping the plus-size. I really want to break down those barriers and have a denim line for real women,” she explained to E! News’ Zanna Roberts Rassi.
Although all of us “real women” are on board with the sizes of Khloe Kardashian’s jean line on sale on the Nordstrom website, we have something to say to Miss Kardashian about how much pocket change she thinks a real woman possesses. The jeans range in price from $160 – $200, more than most real women are willing to spend on their jeans. However, with the generous sizing and fit, and Kardashian name on the tag, success is predicted for Khloe’s new line – at least for the foreseeable future.