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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Who's got a flowery dress and is totally ready for spring?

image of me, a short, fat, middle-aged white woman, standing in a full-lenth mirror wearing a black dress with a pattern of white and green flowers and black maryjane shows
This lady!

This is the Joe Browns Peggy Sue Dress from Simply Be, which I got for under $20 during their end-of-year 70% off sale. Such a score!

I've found the quality of Joe Browns stuff to be frustratingly unreliable: Some of it has been terrific and other has been so cheap and flimsy. I'm happy to report that the Peggy Sue is in the former category, if you're in the market for an easy, slip-on-and-go dress.

Anyway! As always, all subjects related to fat fashion are on topic, but if you want a topic for discussion: What's your go-to outfit when you just want to put on something quick and easy and walk out the door, but still look put together?

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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