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 going-to-the-movies-with-a-friend look, part of which was seen in the last selfies thread, but here's the whole thing:

image of me, a fat white middle-aged woman with long brown hair and glasses, standing in a full-lenth mirror wearing a purple t-shirt with a rainbow that says 'Feminist', a red cardigan, skinny-cut blue jeans, and purple Doc Martens slip-ons

I got the t-shirt at Tee Public; the cardigan at Old Navy (they no longer sell it in a red, but still have other colors); the jeans at Torrid, where they don't sell this exact pair any longer, but here's something similar; and of course my trusty old purple Docs.

This is definitely a favorite outfit when I want to be bright, colorful, and fiercely feminist all at the same time.

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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