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About K.V.U.

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Kade & Vos University

Kade & Vos University is your personal and industry resource for topics related to body respect, body diversity in fashion, and the apparel and textile industry. Develop expertise and ways to reduce weight bias in your personal and professional life by diving into our resources with data and research, blogs and analysis, and informative YouTube videos.

Co-Founder Dr. Deb is passionate about sharing her research and vision for body diversity, equality and compassion in the fashion industry. 

With easily searchable resources at your fingertips, K.V.U is your go-to toolkit for discovering what’s possible when we increase compassion and respect for others and ourselves. 

Dr. Deb Research Gate.

Dr. Deb Christel has been studying and researching discrimination towards plus-size consumers for nearly a decade. You can find all of her publications and full texts on her Research Gate profile

Our Reading List.

These are the books that have shaken up my life, helped form K&V and that have helped make me the person that I am. It’s a list that has changed over time—and will continue to change—but it’s a good enough place to start. Reading list HERE.
Plus Size reading list


Have you ever wondered about weight bias? 

Do you have Social Physique Anxiety?

Check out our quizzes page to learn more about yourself. 

Plus Size Weight Bias Quiz

Designing With Dr. Deb.

Check out our newest video series about design. Learn how to be a good designer, considerations for "plus-size" design and many more topics to come.

Ask Dr. Deb.

What do you want to know about fashion, the body, our cultures obsession with thinness? Our Ask Dr. Deb Blog is full of great videos and information about fabric, underwear history and fat shaming.

Kade & Vos YouTube Goodies.

Feel like getting stuck in a YouTube hole for a few? Check out all our videos HERE. Be sure to subscribe and share with your friends! 


At Kade & Vos, we are more than a fashion company. We are advocates of size diversity. Dr. Christel, PhD. has traveled the world, spoke in person, on paper and virtually about weight bias and body image. Explore our website, blog and YouTube Videos for more information, and be sure to consider booking Dr. Christel to speak at your organization. Send decision makers to our contact page and submit a request. Dr. Christel has spoken as a body positive advocate at Universities, women's groups, to athletes and in the workplace. Her weight bias education program has been proven to reduce weight bias and negative attitudes towards fat people. She was among one of a few fashion educators who emphasized inclusive design and included plus-size design in her curriculum. 

Let us know how we can help you! 

Size Chart

Size Inclusive Guarantee

Our Size Inclusive Guarantee: Don’t see your size? let us know and we’ll get it for you at no additional cost.

 Find Your Size

Use the chart below to determine your size. If you’re on the borderline between two sizes, order the smaller size for a tighter fit or the larger size for a looser fit.

Don’t have a measuring tape? No worries! We’ll send you one for free.

S S 4/6 30"-34" 26"-29" 26"-49"
M M 8/10 32"-38" 30"-33" 29"-52"
L L 12/14 36"-40" 34"-37" 32"-55"
1L XL/1X 16/18 38"-44" 38"-41" 35"-58"
2L 2X/3X 20/22 42"-50" 42"-45" 38"-61"
3L 3X/4X 24/26 48"-54" 46"-49" 41"-64"
4L 4X-5X 28/30 52"-58" 50"-53" 44"-67"
5L 5X-6X 32/34 56"-62" 54"-57" 47"-70"
6L 6X-7X 36/38 60"-64" 58"-61" 50"-75"
7L 7X-8X 40/42 65"-69" 62"-65" 53"-80"
8L 8X-9X 44/46 70"-74" 66"-70" 56"-85"

At Kade & Vos, we do not use the term "Plus Size". We feel that calling some sizes "Plus Size" means that these sizes and shapes are somehow different from other sizes. 

Still unsure about your size? Check out our sizing videos for a more detailed tutorial on measuring yourself.

Read more about our Mission, Vision, Values & Purpose HERE