Have you heard of the new magazine, Slink, aimed at plus-sized readers? The magazine is having some troubles getting certain retailers on board – despite the positive reaction.
Slink, a British fashion magazine aimed at a plus-sized readership, launched this past spring. Its founder and editor, Rivkie Baum, told The Guardian that the response, overall, has been great. As they continue to work on expanding their readership, the bi-monthly title has other, more technical issues to grapple with within the fashion industry.
- While Slink is funded entirely by advertising, the magazine has encountered problems getting certain retailers on board. Plus-sized fashion labels buy ads, of course, but Baum expressed surprise that mainstream accessories and beauty brands (none of which she named) have made reluctant partners.
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