Universal Standard Now Has Petites!
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Universal Standard Now Has Petites!

I don’t think I’ve ever written a blog post with an exclamation point before, but this one deserves it.  I don’t recall when I learned about the clothing brand Universal Standard, but I was instantly obsessed.  As a larger size, I was frustrated by the style and quality selection. I…

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Non-Girly Plus Size Mother of the Groom Fashion for a Summer Outdoor Wedding
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Non-Girly Plus Size Mother of the Groom Fashion for a Summer Outdoor …

I will be attending my son’s beach (formal) wedding in September. I am a plus size (18 ish), 65-year-old and have no idea what to wear. I am not a girly girl and don’t usually wear dresses. But my son wants me to dress up. Any suggestions for a beach…

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Where to buy jeans when you’re short and plus size?
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Where to buy jeans when you’re short and plus size?

I hope you can take a few minutes to answer a question about jeans. I used to wear NYDJ in an 18WP (women’s petite). NYDJ has stopped making WP-size denim. I’ve tried other brands and haven’t found any that fit well. I’m 5’4 1/2″ and weigh about 200 pounds.  I…

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Gwynnie Bee To Now Offer Sizes 0-32, What Does This Mean for the Brand?
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Gwynnie Bee To Now Offer Sizes 0-32, What Does This Mean for …

On January 9th, Gwynnie Bee CEO Christine Hunsicker sent an email to Gwynnie Bee members about a major change to the company. A portion of this email: In 2018, we are expanding our service. Later this month, you may notice new sizes being added across our offering. We’re excited to…

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Stitch Fix for a Stylish New Year [Sponsored]
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Stitch Fix for a Stylish New Year [Sponsored]

This post is sponsored by Stitch Fix but all opinions are my own and I decided to partner with them after the interest in my first Stitch Fix review. It’s been a bit since my last Stitch Fix review, since then I have received two more boxes from Stitch Fix…

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Shopping Hits and Misses: ELOQUII Edition
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Shopping Hits and Misses: ELOQUII Edition

I’ve been doing a lot of shopping from ELOQUII this year, plus they have sent me some things. ELOQUII for me is hit or miss, sometimes it fits as though it was custom made, sometimes I need to be 4” taller to make things work, sometimes (especially with their pants)…

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What to Wear to a Winter Evening Wedding
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What to Wear to a Winter Evening Wedding

Love your blog and always turn to it when looking for advice. I’m a young 48, 14/16, busty, and fun woman who is STRIKING OUT looking for a cocktail/wedding guest dress for this fall. I’m attending a wedding in early November. Saturday evening, cocktail attire. I want to wear something…

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Where to Shop For Plus Size Activewear
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Where to Shop For Plus Size Activewear

Many of you have reached out asking for resources for plus size workout clothing and activewear. Luckily, selection has improved in the past couple of years. Gone are the days of wearing men’s sweats or items that lack performance; many brands offer high quality, hard working athletic gear in extended…

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