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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So sorry that it's been so long since our last Fat Fashion thread! Here's a picture of me before heading out to therapy last night, in one of my favorite outfits:

image of me in a full-length mirror wearing a pink top with embroidered flowers, blue jeans, and grey and burgundy pumps, with my hair pulled back and glasses on

I'm wearing Simply Be's Embroidered Top with Fluted Sleeve; Torrid's Classic Ankle Skinny Jeans (which they don't appear to be selling with the rough hem anymore, but here's a similar pair); and Fluevog's Gigi in burgundy.

(I had the most heinous customer service experience with Fluevog with those shoes, but, after finally getting put in contact with someone who knows what they're doing, I ended up with a pair of shoes I love. I am beyond reluctant to order from them again after that experience, which is a real shame, because their shoes are terrific. So I recommend the shoes, but with a caveat of warning that their customer service can be a nightmare.)

I love this outfit because it's so effortless. Blouse, jeans, shoes. I got all three pieces during great sales. And I always get compliments when I wear this combination, despite its ease.

Most importantly: I feel great when I wear it.

Anyway! As always, all subjects related to fat fashion are on topic, but if you want a topic for discussion: What have you purchased lately that you loooooooove?

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.

[Note: I am not receiving anything in return for my recommendations here, nor am I affiliated in any way with any of the companies mentioned herein. Any endorsements made are on products I purchased myself, just because I like them!]

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