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 haven't bought anything new in a really long time, except for this grey scoop-neck top from Old Navy, which of course I had to buy online since they don't want fatties in their brick-and-mortar stores anymore:

image of me standing in front of a brick wall outdoors, wearing a grey scoop-neck top and a necklace with a triangular bauble of colored glass

Even though I look like I just smelled a fart in that picture, I was just squinting into the morning sunshine, lol. I really like the shirt, especially because it was so affordable, and I'm wearing one of my favorite necklaces, which was gifted to me by some dear friends.

On the subject of fat fashion, here's a terrific article that I love with one million hearts [H/T to Elle] in which Pepper M. Martin posts amazing pictures of herself gorgeously breaking 11 Plus-Size fashiong "rules." A+

Anyway! As always, all subjects related to fat fashion are on topic, but if you want a topic for discussion: What are your favorite fashion rules to break?

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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