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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I can't believe it's been more than a month since our last Fat Fashion thread! What the heck?!

And I still haven't bought anything new, so here's a recent pic of me wearing one of my favorite Old Navy tees—a staple of my summer and early autumn wardrobe—on a day when the misandry helmet was ON FIRE:

image of me sitting on the deck, making a cheeky expression with one raised eyebrow, with my hair spiky, wearing a grey t-shirt

I really loathe that Old Navy has taken their plus size sections out of stores and put them online only, lest we fatties gross up their classy stores, but I can't find affordable t-shirts that fit and last as well anywhere else. Damn you, Old Navy!

Anyway! As always, all subjects related to fat fashion are on topic, but if you want a topic for discussion: Do you have to make any devilish compromises with retailers to access plus size clothing you like and can afford?

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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