'We can love Beyoncé and still call out the size exclusion of her Ivy Park x Adidas collection' - Fans criticise the star's failure to cater for plus-size customers

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Beyoncé models her Ivy Park x Adidas collection
Beyoncé models her Ivy Park x Adidas collection

The superstar's Adidas x Ivy Park collection is a gender neutral collection featuring activewear such as jumpsuits, cycling shorts, hoodies, and sports bras. It was released on the weekend of 17/18 January 2020, creating a social media storm as it completely sold out. 

However, many customers were disappointed to discover that the range only went up to an XL, which translates to a UK size 20 -22, and SA size 38. A few fans took to social media to criticise Bey for using inclusivity to promote the line, but not including larger sizes. 

Beyoncé said she was making the clothing gender neutral after realising how many men were fans of her 2016 Ivy Park release. And maybe her next collection will come from the realisation that fat women would love to wear Ivy Park too. 

Compiled by Afika Jadezweni

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