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Apparel students make a better plus-size swimsuit
December 1, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

blue-suitPULLMAN, Wash. – With as many as half of North American women wearing a size 14 or larger, clothing designers are starting to take the plus-size demographic seriously.

WSU seeks mothers to participate in body, weight study
August 17, 2015

Youth-weightPULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University are looking for mothers of overweight girls to participate in audio-taped interviews for a study about weight and socialization. Participants will receive $20.

Exploring fashion, fit for African women of all sizes
June 29, 2015

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By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Attractive, comfortable clothing that fits a range of body sizes isn’t just an American desire – it’s global. A Washington State University researcher is exploring ways for African women of all sizes and shapes to look and feel good in modern fashions.

Professor explores roots of aloha attire on TV program
April 28, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

BradleyPULLMAN, Wash. – Professor Linda Arthur Bradley’s 24-year career exploring the roots of aloha attire has earned her a spot on public television.

Student creations on display at Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show
April 3, 2015

FashionPULLMAN, Wash. – Beasley Coliseum transforms into a runway show at “Knockout,” the 32nd annual Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show at Washington State University. The show is 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, produced by students in the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles.

Ask Dr. Universe: Can you grow clothes?
March 23, 2015

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – We can use all kinds of animal, bug, and plant materials to make cloth. Even some of the tiniest living things on the planet can make cloth, too.

Women faculty, staff sought for swimwear focus group
September 4, 2014

speedo-studyPULLMAN, Wash. – An apparel merchandising professor working with the Speedo company on plus-size swimwear research is seeking Washington State University women faculty and staff to participate in a 1-hour focus group.