New York Fashion Week is not exactly known for their inclusivity or progressive casting. In fact, the sliver of plus-size models who make up castings is getting smaller and smaller — at a time when we need diversity the most. But there are a few key designers who offer a glimmer of hope for inclusivity in the industry, like Chromat.

Chromat is leading the charge towards a more accepting industry. And Friday, they made a big statement for the cause in one of the most diverse runway shows NYFW has ever seen.

For the show's finale, Chromat models walked the catwalk in statement T-shirts that caused quite a stir.

The shirts said "Sample Size" in all caps, although the array of models wearing them weren't sample size at all, according to longstanding industry standards.

According to Chromat, "'Sample sizing' tends to be an excuse that other designers cite as a reason why they don't feature a range of sizes in their runway shows."

The thing is, each designer wields the power to decide which size they prototype their collection in. 

So, Chromat's Becca McCharen-Tran is determined to send a message to other designers. And she's doing it through her designs, her runway show, and her casting.

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"Our goal is to encourage more designers to sample their collections in a range of sizes, in order to celebrate all different size bodies on the runway," the website reads.

Tran sent an army of diverse bodies down the runway wearing the "Sample Size" t-shirt, including amputee and activist Mama Cax, breast cancer survivor Ericka Hart, and Kimberly Drew, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s social media manager and art curator.

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Considering most designers still stick to the same stale format with a group of models who all look the same, Chromat's show was a breath of fresh air.

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Naturally, the audience at the show, as well as those watching remotely, loved it! It just goes to show that the people want diversity. They want to see themselves reflected on the runway — and for once, they did.

It was quite legendary, to say the least.

You can help spread the word by snagging one of the inspiring tees ($60, Chromat) yourself! 

The unisex tee ($60, Chromat) is available in sizes XS through 3X.

Chromat's mission is to "design empowering garments for all bodies," and their SS19 runway show, as well as the t-shirt itself, hit the nail on the head.

They've officially ditched the fashion industry's exclusive sample sizing. And honestly, more brands need to follow suit.

After all, every size is sample size.