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Yaeger Braves the F Train and the Plus-Size Market


Lynn Yaeger is at it again this week, writing about fashion for the people. She wonders what level of style is really available to bigger girls — even average-size women? To find out, Yaeger leaves Manhattan, which we’ve seen many times, but usually she’s heading to Paris or Tokyo, not Brooklyn. She also takes a meeting at Burlington Coat Factory, a bit of a bummer, unsurprisingly. And she ingests the alarming Skinny Bitch books, which recommend starving in order to stay thin. There’s an idea. Of course, Yaeger manages to find a steal at Burlington. But could you?

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