Another day, another brand saying clueless things about plus-size women on social media. Today's fresh hell is brought to you by ASOS, noted purveyor of mysterious rompers, and one of the only fast fashion sites to have a reasonably well-stocked plus selection.
This misses the point completely. "Plus-size" is no more offensive a term than "tall" or "petite."
Presumably ASOS knows that women over a size 14 often have a hard time finding clothes; that's why they have a "Curve and Plus Size" section prominently displayed on their site. If ASOS genuinely believed that #allbodiesaregoodbodies, they wouldn't treat the term "plus-sized" like it's a horrible insult — and they'd tell the fatphobes posting ill-informed comments on their Instagram to take a long walk off a short cliff.
If ASOS wants to show that they actually value their plus shoppers, they need to quit acting like their very existence is offensive.
Otherwise, some of the people who fit into that "whack" plus-size category are going to take their business elsewhere. Like...