How Melissa McCarthy Plans To Fix Plus-Size Fashion


Actress Melissa McCarthy decided to create a closet for herself that felt young and fun. Now her clothing line Seven7 gives that option to consumers.

By KC Ifeanyi.

One of the benefits of being a famous actress is having unlimited clothing at your disposal. Except when you don’t. “I could not find, with consistency, something that felt young and modern and easy to wear,” says Melissa McCarthy. “And then I started thinking, Why don’t I make the closet?”

So she did: In August, McCarthy launched her first clothing collection, working with Sunrise Brands to create a line of all-size, fashion-forward basics. Priced from $54 to $169, Melissa McCarthy Seven7 items will be available in plus sizes at Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Lane Bryant. In a new twist for this market, will carry the same styles in sizes ranging from 4 to 28, small to 4XL.

Read more at Fast Company.

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