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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A weekend outfit: Stripey retro top, burgundy ankle boots, and giant old lady glasses. Because why not!

image of me standing in a full-length mirror, in profile, wearing large black glasses, a striped red top, blue jeans, and burgundy ankle boots

The blouse is a newer purchase, which I got at Maurices: Multi Stripe Peasant Top. The jeans are 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 the boots are the Rieker ankle boots I mentioned back in May, and promised to post a picture of someday, so here I am making good, lol.

It's a fun and easy running-around outfit, that easily transitions from errands to the movies to a stylish-casual restaurant, which is exactly what I did in that get-up over the weekend. I was comfortable for long hours and felt good wearing it. Score!

Anyway! What's up with you?

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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