Revolve & LPA Under Fire For “Being Fat Is Not Beautiful It’s An Excuse” Sweatshirt

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"After the sudden backlash, Elsesser and LPA reached out to @florencegiven. LPA slide into their DMs and said the sweatshirts were posted earlier than they expect on Revolve and that it was in collaboration with five women who the comments were directed at.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"In multiple messages, LPA wrote, “The sweatshirts went up early on revolve for some reason, but it’s a collaboration with 5 women with the worst troll quotes. The point was to shine the light on hor horrible trolling is. The proceeds benefit charity. So basically it’s the opposite of what it seems.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"@Florencegiven then asked if the five women knew about these sweatshirts and the promotional photos. LPA wrote, “Yes they submitted the quotes.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"LPA then wrote that the sweatshirts were supposed to come out tomorrow, September 13. The five women and LPA were supposed to launch the sweatshirts and explain their purpose, quotes and the charitable efforts. But they were posted with zero explanation on Revolve. LPA says they made Revolve take down the sweatshirts.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"In the caption, @florencegiven says that Elsesser told her “she is MORTIFIED about how this quote has been used, and is asking for her quote to be pulled.”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Even though the sweatshirts were meant to expose bullying and help charity, the fatphobia is still not okay. These sweatshirts will be seen out of context by people who didn’t know they were ironic and helping charity. It’s also hilariously bad that the sweatshirts only go up to size XL. If the sweatshirts are to help plus-size women reclaim body shaming, then maybe they should make sizes high enough so plus-size women can wear it.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"What do you think about the sweatshirts?","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"Revolve Clothing Is Being Called Out For Being Too White & Thin","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = ''; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname +; var base_url = '/2018/09/12/revolve-lpa-under-fire-for-being-fat-is-not-beautiful-its-an-excuse-sweatshirt/'; var next_gallery = '/2014/11/18/ugly-christmas-sweaters-photos-xmas-gifts/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Revolve & LPA Under Fire For “Being Fat Is Not Beautiful It’s An Excuse” Sweatshirt"; var path = base_url