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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Wearing one of my favorites today: A ringer tee featuring the Wizard of Oz characters posing for a selfie:

image of me standing in my entryway wearing a 3/4 sleeve ringer shirt with a photo of the characters from The Wizard of Oz posing for a selfie while Dorothy holds out a cellphone

I can't remember where I got this one. I think I got it at Torrid, but it was awhile ago now, so I wouldn't swear to it.

Even though I posted this in today's In the News, I'll mention it here, too, so no one who would be interested misses it: ModCloth has launched a bridal collection, which includes their usual range of plus sizes.

Anyway! As always, all subjects related to fat fashion are on topic, but if you want a topic for discussion: Have you ever been in a wedding, as either one of the people getting hitched or as part of a bridal party? If so, did you have trouble finding something you loved in your size? (I've been both; yes and yes!)

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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