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 I might have mentioned once or twice or three million times, I love hats! Here I am wearing a sunhat that Iain purchased for me while we were on holiday—and, proving that great accessories don't have to cost a fortune, this beauty was only twenty bucks!

image of me on holiday in a wide-brimmed sunhat

Unfortunately, for twenty bucks, you get a one-size-fits-all hat, which was a little big for me, so it wasn't super functional in the wind, lol. But it did keep the sun off my face, and I felt super cute to boot.

One of the things I have always loved about accessories is that I can usually find something that feels special, even when my clothing options have been limited.

Anyway! As always, all subjects related to fat fashion are on topic, but if you want a topic for discussion: Have you learned how to rock accessories because of limitations in your wardrobe options?

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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