Fat Fashion

This is your semi-regular thread in which fat women can share pix, make recommendations for clothes they love, ask questions of other fat women about where to locate certain plus-size items, share info about sales, talk about what jeans cut at what retailer best fits their body shapes, discuss how to accessorize neutral colored suits, share stories of going bare-armed for the first time, brag about a cool fashion moment, whatever.

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Beauty of Botany skirt by ModCloth; patent red heeled shoes by Franco Sarto.

I know. I will get a full-length mirror as soon as I can afford one, lol.

These Franco Sarto shoes are some of my absolute favorites. You can't really see the detail too well in this image, but the lacing is a play on a corset. I've had them for years, and I've taken really good care of them because I love them so much! (Although Matilda, who is a chronic lace-chewer, did manage to chew the aglet off one of the laces. Grumble.)

I own a couple pairs of red shoes, and they always make me feel extra good. You can't beat a good pair of red shoes.

I just got the skirt not long ago, during a week of feeling I CANNOT TAKE THIS FUCKWINTER FOR A MOMENT LONGER AND I AM BUYING SOMETHING TO WEAR IN THE SPRINGTIME! And if spring ever arrives, I will wear it outside the house!


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