If you’re plus-size and as obsessed with “Riverdale”, then this news might interest you!
Torrid launched the first-ever plus-size Betty & Veronica collection online and in select stores. On theme with the show based off the original Archie Comics’, the 8-piece collection is modeled by two best friends, Natasha Polis and Heather Traska.
Just like their iconic rivalry, the items have trademark details like the “Betty” embroidered color or a ‘Veronica’ lipstick printed trim and runs sizes 10-30.
The collection includes:
- Varsity Cardigan $64.90
- Betty Heart Stitched Cardigan $48.90
- Veronica Graphic Front Tie Tee $38.90
- Betty Graphic Football Tee $38.90
- Chambray Romper $58.90
- Pleated Skater Skirt $48.90
- Bustier Bodycon Midi Dress $68.90
- Embroidered Split Cropped Pant $58.90
Check out the collection here:
The Betty and Veronica collection with Torrid is based on best friends (and sometimes frenemies), Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge, the original Archie Comics characters appearing in several long-running comic book series.
“We are proud to be launching the first-ever plus-size collection for Betty and Veronica with Torrid,” Carla Silva, VP and General Manager, Global Head of Licensing for King Features was quoted as saying.
“The team at Torrid has been a dream to work with and we are extremely excited to see where they go with their new collection,” said Jon Goldwater, Archie Comics CEO, and Publisher. “Archie Comics have been and always will be for everyone, and that applies to our merchandise as well. We can’t wait for fans to see how the Torrid team roll out their new line.”
Archie Comics is represented by King Features, a unit of Hearst and home to some of the world’s most popular entertainment characters including Popeye, Betty Boop among others.