Plus-Size Blogger Stages Photo Shoot Exposing How Tiny Sample Sizes Really Are

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Liz Black is used to handling runway samples, having worked in the high-end fashion industry for years.

“I’ve always been shocked when I’ve seen those runway samples up close because these sample sizes are so different from my clothing size,” the P.S. It’s Fashion blogger — who, at a size 16, is just slightly above the national average  — tells Yahoo Style. Sample sizes, which are the sizes created by designers for runway models and celebrities to wear, usually come in somewhere around a size 2 to a size 4. read more