The inspiration for a line of great-fitting (and looking) coordinates came in 2001 when Gayla Bentley went looking for elegant clothes for her curvy figure that would also travel well. Russell Bentley, Gayla’s husband who co-founded the company, says “she’s her own best customer.”
This dedication to bring excitement to the plus size market has carried over into missy sizes as well; now the company carries sizes 2-28.
Instead of baggy, shapeless clothing to hide in, Gayla looks for what she calls “an illusion of fit.” This could be in the versatile Gigi wrap (pictured), sashes or obis
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