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Designer Ashley Nell Tipton's New Venture

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Project Runway started in 2005. I have watched from the very first show until the current season which just wrapped in 2016. I like seeing what different designers create, what materials and accessories are being used as those fashions are created. For the most part the show is very raw in context as you see the designers sketching out designs before even going to the fabric store for supplies to make their creations.

Project Runway often had both men and women designers who were plus sized, but the show never featured any of the models or the show ending NYFW shows with plus size models, that was just the way things went. I should point out that in the fashion industry, size 0-2 is considered the "norm" anything over a size 8 in the fashion industry is looked upon as a plus size.

In the real world plus size starts at maybe 14/16 and on up from there. Season 14 of Project Runway had a cool new breeze blow through the door and her name was Ashley Nell Tipton. Ashley came on t…