Frustrating shopping experiences of plus-sized teens

Laurel Romeo, assistant professor in the LSU College of Agriculture’s Department of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising, views a scan from the body scanner which takes a person’s measurements. Romeo conducted a study of plus-sized teens to learn about their shopping experiences.
--LSU AgCenter/Tobie Blanchard Photo

BATON ROUGE — Teenage girls who are considered plus-sized say shopping for clothing is a frustrating and often humiliating experience, according to a recent study.

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