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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These chambray trousers and this fuzzy sweater are two of my faves, and I've yet to get a photo that does either of them justice!

image of me standing in a full-length mirror with my hair down, wearing grey-framed glasses, a fuzzy white cardigan sweater, a floral blouse with white and yellow flowers on a dark green background, loose dark chambray pants, and iridescent pink loafers

This is a really terrific transitional outfit between winter and spring, not only because it looks the part but also because it's warm enough to keep me cozy if the day stays cool and light enough that I don't roast if the day gets warmer.

It's also about as far out on the femme side of the spectrum as I get. I tend to be such a t-shirts and jeans girl, but I do love me a floral print with a cardi, too!

The blouse and sweater are from Loft. I got the blouse on clearance for $8 (!), and I've already worn it more than 8 times, lol. They don't sell it anymore, but they have lots of similar items. I also got the sweater on clearance while Loft was having an additional 50% off sale, so I nabbed it for $15. It's still available in limited sizes. The chambray trousers are from Woman Within. And I'm wearing the rose gold loafers by Naturalizer that I mentioned previously.

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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