Plus size dress color gets Target in hot water
Updated: Thursday, April 4 2013, 11:57 PM EDT
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Retail giant Target is on damage control after labeling the color of a plus-sized dress in a not-so-flattering way.
Susan Clemens was shopping on Target.com, when she noticed an odd discrepancy--she found two dark heather grey dresses, but the one that came in plus-sizes was called 'manatee gray.'
Clemens posted the finding on Twitter, and it quickly got dozens of re-tweets.
A spokesman for Target says that manatee gray is a common color for many of its products--not just plus-size items.
Target is now apologizing for any discomfort the color may have caused, and is working to update the name of the dress.