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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image of me standing in a full-length mirror in my home, with my hair down and glasses on, wearing a navy blue top with a polka-dotted detail on the hem and dark wash blue jeans

I love this outfit. It's super easy, and it can be casual with a pair of sneakers or loafers, or easily dressed up with a boot or a heel and a statement necklace.

The top is Loft's Plus Dotted Flounce Mixed Media Shirttail Top, and the bottoms are Torrid's Short-Length Ankle Zip Stiletto Jean in dark wash.

I got both of them awhile ago, so they're not available in every size now, but Loft has lots of similar mixed media pieces and Torrid has lots of great jeans in dark washes. I've worn and washed these jeans countless times in the two years or so I've had them, and, as you can see, they've held up the dark wash really well. I continue to swear by Torrid's jeans!

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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