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Revolve Issues Apology For LPA x Lena Slogan Shirts

Revolve Clothing issued a mea cupla in the early hours of Friday for inadvertently causing a furor with its LPA slogan shirts. “We messed up big. We are SO SORRY for hurting and offending you,” the company posted on its Instagram account.
In what began as a campaign to protest against internet trolls, the online retailer wound up offending many more women when it released a photo of a sample-sized model wearing an LPA x Lena slogan tee that said “Being Fat Is Not Beautiful It’s An Excuse.”
What wasn’t clear in the viral image was the much smaller phrase “as told to Paloma” underneath the quote. What was clear was sample-size of the model wearing it. Curvy model Paloma Elsesser was one of five famous women who chose real-life negative comments on their Instagram feeds to be featured on shirts meant to call out cyberbullying. The LPA x Lena collection was conceived with actress-writer-producer Lena Dunham and collaborators Emily Ratajkowski, Cara Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse.
In its statement Revolve went on to say, “The LPA x Lena collection was a project that we stood behind and believed in. The product released on our site was part of a collaboration

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