Not Good: Target Apologizes for Plus-Size Dresses Sold in ‘Manatee Gray’
Apr. 6, 2013 12:02pm Madeleine Morgenstern
arget has apologized after shoppers in Brooklyn discovered a style of plus-size dresses sold in “manatee gray.”
The dress was sold in “dark heather gray” in smaller sizes, the New York Post reported.
Michelle Ho, a 26-year-old shopper at Atlantic Terminal Mall, told the Post that Target was “putting down one set of people over another.”
“It is insulting — they should have known better,” 29-year-old shopper Claudia Belisle said.
Target spokeswoman Jessica Deede called the Massimo-brand “Women’s Plus-Size Kimono Maxi Dress” label “an unintentional oversight and we apologize.”
She said the manatee gray was a seasonal color, but that Target was “fixing the discrepancy” and had removed the dress from the company’s website.