Age, Size, and a Limited Wardrobe
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Age, Size, and a Limited Wardrobe

The other day I was driving to work and thinking about Project 333. I was wearing my awesome fun printed maxi skirt, and sad that I couldn’t logically include it in a hypothetical 33 garments for three months because it’s not very versatile. If I were thin and young, it…

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Can Every Body Wear Shorts?
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Can Every Body Wear Shorts?

This morning Refinery 29 sent out their e-newsletter with the headline, “10 killer outfits that prove ANYONE can wear shorts.” Well with that headline, you’re going to have this soft curvy size 12/14 gal click to read more! And this is what I saw, all images via Refinery29’s slideshow for…

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Interview with Christine Hunsicker, Gwynnie Bee CEO
Plus Size Fashion

Interview with Christine Hunsicker, Gwynnie Bee CEO

Last week I had the opportunity to interview Christine Hunsicker, Gwynnie Bee CEO.  Gwynnie Bee is a plus size clothing rentail company, sort of like Netflix for fashion sizes 10-32. For a monthly fee, you can borrow clothing as often as you wish. Be it work blazers or cocktail dresses, leather jackets…

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Ask Allie: Plus Size Retailers with Style
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Ask Allie: Plus Size Retailers with Style

Hi Allie, I hope you can help. Where I live, there’s [well-known chain retailer that have plus sized clothing] but that’s it for plus size fashion other than Walmart and none of these stores have clothes I really like. I know you do a lot of shopping online, where do…

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Plus Sized Work Attire Options
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Plus Sized Work Attire Options

Dear Allie: I am getting back into the workforce after five years as a SAHM. I’m really excited, but am having a hard time finding nice work clothes. I am a size 18, 5’5” and an apple and all I seem to find are lowcut dresses and polyester pants. Do…

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Duo Boots – Dealing with an Exchange, Return, or Repair
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Duo Boots – Dealing with an Exchange, Return, or Repair

I have a bit of a love affair with DUO, a boot company located in the UK. It started several years ago with my first pair of boots from them – the “Bern”, a pair of classic boots that are similar to the famous Frye “Harness” boot. I had always…

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Review – DUO Boots
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Review – DUO Boots

In my last post about DUO boots, I discussed my previous experiences with this company that offers wide calf boots in sizes up to 50 centimeters in diameter. I mentioned how DUO Boots chatted with me via email offering their suggestions on the best boots to fit my need (a…

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DUO Boots – Fourth Time’s a Charm?
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DUO Boots – Fourth Time’s a Charm?

I walked on my toes as a child (and still as an adult when I am tired), and it built up muscles in unusual places. In high school while all my friends were sporting their Doc Marten boots, I had to settle for the shoe for it was the only…

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