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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As y'all know, I like to do bold color-matching, and this is one of my favorite recent combinations: A pale sage green cami (from Torrid) with a burgundy cardigan (from Old Navy).

image of me from high chest up, standing in my entryway smiling, with my hair down and wearing grey-framed glasses, a gold beetle necklace, a pale sage green cami, and a burgundy cardigan

(The beetle necklace came from ModCloth.)

This combo isn't super out there, but it's slightly unexpected. It's a good place to start, if you're moving into some bolder color looks. And it's easy to pair with blue jeans, black slacks, grey trousers, a neutral skirt and tights, etc.

It's also a good way to get some spring into your wardrobe in the middle of winter.

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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