StyleBible Preview

Zendaya's New Clothing Line Bends Size and Gender Rules

Zendaya stays true to Zendaya.
Zendaya's New Clothing Line Bends Size and Gender Rules
IMAGE Daya by Zendaya
Zendaya stays true to Zendaya.

Zendaya just added the word designer to her impressive resume. The actress, dancer, and red carpet stunner has recently launched her first clothing line called Daya by Zendaya, which, as expected, has stayed true to her body positive message and unique approach to fashion.

IMAGE Daya by Zendaya

Designed by the actress and her stylist Law Roach, Daya by Zendaya was inspired by fashion that can go from cool and street to soft and dressy. And despite having bomber jackets, slip dresses, and jumpsuits that you can find everywhere else, the clothing line still sets itself apart from others because Zendaya and her collaborator exerted a conscious effort at being inclusive. As compared to typical high street fashion labels, the clothes lineup bends the rules in gender assignments and sizing with unisex pieces that go from size 0 to 22, which you'll instantly notice when you browse through the site. In an interview with Elle, she explains why she made this choice:

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

"I had to have that [inclusive sizing] because I want my mom to be able to wear my clothes, I want my older sister to be able to wear my clothes, and the people in my life aren't necessarily built like I am, you know? They're built in a million different beautiful bodies, shapes, and sizes, and so why would I exclude anybody from being able to have it? This is the point. What's the point in fashion if nobody can wear it?"

- Zendaya

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

IMAGE Daya by Zendaya

Zendaya and Law Roach didn't let trends dictate their pieces either, telling Vogue that it's something she and her stylist hated. "We just don’t believe in [trends]. We don’t believe in what’s hot now because you can’t stay on top of all of the constant changes in fashion. It’s just impossible," she says. The most important thing for them was for people to be able to wear the clothes the way they wanted to wear them. No rules, no limitations. “Clothes are supposed to be emotional," she tells Vogue. "There is no right or wrong, no singular style."

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

IMAGE Daya by Zendaya

IMAGE Daya by Zendaya

Maybe more clothing brands should learn a thing or two from Zendaya?

Top Articles from Preview.ph

Read More On This Topic
COMMENTS