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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As a lot of discussions about Fat Fashion, for very good reasons, center around what we can't get—things in our size, things that work for our body shapes, things that are fashionable—so today's suggested topic is: Things That We Covet. That is, neat things we've found that we want to buy, as soon as we can afford to buy them, or things we will never be able to afford but love to drool over anyway, or things we adore but don't have the bravado yet to wear, or whatever.

Basically, share the plus-size items you've found that you do love!

I've been mooning over this Joe Brown "From Russia with Love" coat ever since I first saw it at SimplyBe:

image of a blue-toned 'gorgeous jacquard fabric and luxurious semi-fitted tapestry coat'

At a price of $199, I will never own it, lol, but I love looking at it. It's a really beautiful coat, and certainly not typical of the stuff that's usually available for fat ladies.

Anyway! As always, all subjects related to fat fashion are on topic. You don't need to stick to this one! If you've had a great fashion moment lately, want to solicit advice on where to find a particular item, or whatever, go for it.

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Have at it in comments! Please remember to make fat women of all sizes, especially women who find themselves regularly sizing out of standard plus-size lines, welcome in this conversation, and pass no judgment on fat women who want to and/or feel obliged, for any reason, to conform to beauty standards. And please make sure if you're soliciting advice, you make it clear you're seeking suggestions—and please be considerate not to offer unsolicited advice. Sometimes people just need to complain and want solidarity, not solutions.

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