Leading Australian sleepwear brand Peter Alexander is facing terrible feedback online after charging customers $10 more for garments in the plus size range.

Facebook users have been sharing side by side comparisons of the pyjamas, and labelled the brand “fat-phobic”, with some adding that it’s “out of touch”.

I thought this was a joke,” one Facebook user wrote.

Peter Alexander’s “Choose Sleep” nightie, is being sold for $69.95 for sizes XS to XL, and $79.95 for Plus Sizes.

Some industry experts have backed up the decision, saying that the company was charging more for the larger garments because of increased fabric costs.

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However, other Australian designers don’t think this argument is logical, saying that if that were the case, then all sizes would be priced differently.

This is not the first time a brand has charged more for larger sizes. Calvin Klein, ASOS, Boohoo and several others have been criticised before.

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