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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In one of my selfies from the past two weeks, I was wearing Eloquii's Opposing Striped Knit Dress, which has quickly become one of my favorite pieces. In the photo below, which Iain took, you can see the colored stripes a bit better than in my selfie.

image of me standing in our entryway in a colorfully striped dress

The colors of the Miz Mooz boots with which I paired the dress still aren't really visible in that shot, either, so below is a pic of just the boots.

image of green ankle boots with purple trim

I adore the dress so much — and since I work at home, I will literally wear it anywhere, lol. In the past three weeks, I've worn it to dinner twice, to therapy, and to the gym!

I have been on a major WEAR ALL THE COLORS kick lately, which I don't see ending anytime soon, and this dress has been absolutely perfect for my sudden mega-colorful phase.

Anyway! As always, all subjects related to fat fashion are on topic, but if you want a topic for discussion: What do you wear when you want to feel bright and colorful, or is that how you always dress, or is that instinct completely foreign to you altogether?

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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