Fashion Fendi's Fall 2020 Fashion Show Was Actually Size-Inclusive Paloma Elsesser was spotted on the runway alongside the likes of Gigi Hadid and Kaia Gerber. By Samantha Sutton Samantha Sutton Instagram Samantha is InStyle's senior fashion editor. She joined the brand in 2019 and oversees the site's fashion coverage, including trend reporting, fashion exclusives, celebrity style interviews, and Fashion Week coverage. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on February 20, 2020 @ 02:54PM Pin Share Tweet Email It's no secret that fashion has been slow embrace inclusivity and diversity, particularly the luxury brands. Runways typically feature a specific type of thin model, and research shows that designers producing size inclusive clothing has actually been decreasing. So, when Fendi showed its Fall 2020 collection in Milan on Thursday, we were pleasantly surprised to spot plus-size model Paloma Elsesser. She walked alongside other famous models including Gigi Hadid and Kaia Gerber, strutting her stuff in a classic blazer-like dress and ankle-strap heels. Only One Plus-Size Male Model Walked the Runway at New York Fashion Week: Men’s It was definitely a historic moment for the fashion house, but it wasn't completely out of left field. Elsesser did appear in a Fendi campaign back in 2018, and she's far from a newbie when it comes to catwalk. Recently, the model walked in shows for Eckhaus Latta and Ganni, but considering how behind the luxury market, a Fendi show is a big deal. We can only assume this is all part of Silvia Venturini new plan for the brand. She took over as creative director following Karl Lagerfeld's death last year. Victor Boyko/Getty Images There's still a full week of shows to get through (following Milan Fashion Week, it's off to Paris), so fingers crossed Elsesser — and a few other plus-size women — make another historic appearance.