Must Read: AZ Factory Enlists the Colville Duo For Fashion Week, Street Style's Fatphobia Problem

Plus, the rise of Mara Hoffman's popcorn dress.

Molly Molloy and Lucinda Chambers at the 2022 TMagazine x Salone Del Mobile event in Milan, Italy. <p>Photo: Pietro S. D'Aprano/Getty Images for TMagazine</p>
Molly Molloy and Lucinda Chambers at the 2022 TMagazine x Salone Del Mobile event in Milan, Italy.

Photo: Pietro S. D'Aprano/Getty Images for TMagazine

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

AZ Factory taps the Colville Duo for next show at Paris Fashion Week
AZ Factory is getting a new vision for its upcoming runway collection, according to WWD. The Paris-based label founded by the late Alber Elbaz tapped design duo Molly Molloy and Lucinda Chambers from the eclectic ready-to-wear boutique Colville. The guest designers will showcase their new line, which they say will reinterpret "smart fashion that cares," on Monday, March 6 for Paris Fashion Week Fall 2023. {WWD}

Street style has a fatphobia problem — can it be fixed? 
For Refinery29, writer and LIM College professor Dominique Norman reports on the lack of size inclusivity in the world of street style and provides expert insight ahead of the Fall 2023 shows. After tasking her students to find plus-size individuals in street-style photos for last season, Norman and her class found that of 34,500 Getty Images, only 134, or 0.4%, of pictures feature plus-size subjects across New York, London, Milan and Paris. {Refinery29}

Mara Hoffman's oh-so-popular popcorn dress
For The Cut, Allison P. Davis explores the rising popularity of the popcorn dress. Reminiscent of Y2K fashion and kitschy, throwback Limited Too style, the silhouette comes stretchy, comfy and form-fitting – and its textured fabric is all the more reasons to love it. Davis highlights Mara Hoffman's interpretation of the design, which comes in a slew of variations and in sizes XXS to 3X, and chats with fans on what makes this dress too good to resist. {The Cut}

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