Ask Allie: Plus Size Tall Retailers
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Ask Allie: Plus Size Tall Retailers

It is becoming easier to find stylish clothes in tall sizes and in plus sizes but hard to find garments that are both. Don’t the manufacturers realize a person can be both tall and fat? I find the perfect office trousers in a plus size but then they aren’t long…

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ELOQUII Introduces Suiting
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ELOQUII Introduces Suiting

One of the biggest frustrations I hear from you readers is the lack of attractive suiting in plus sizes. Well ELOQUII (glad to have you back, we missed you!) must have heard such grumblings because this season they have launched a suiting line that isn’t frumpy, isnt’ dumpy, and has…

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Kudos to ASOS Curve!
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Kudos to ASOS Curve!

Kellie at And I Get Dressed (if you’re not reading her blog, you should, she’s fabulous!) shared a fall preview of ASOS Curve and I love the collection on many levels. But my favorite part is that the collection isn’t obsessed with making the model look thin. There’s nothing wrong…

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Ask Allie: Creating a Bra Wardrobe
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Ask Allie: Creating a Bra Wardrobe

    Allie, I hope this isn’t too personal but you have large breasts and they always look great no matter what you wear. Can you let me know more about your bra collection? What styles work best for you? I breastfed my son for three years and my breasts…

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My Favorite Wide Calf Boot Resources
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My Favorite Wide Calf Boot Resources

As soon as September comes I start thinking about boots. I can go without sweaters and scarves and pumpkin spice lattes, but I miss my tall boots. For many years, I was jealous of others for they were able to snag great tall boots, and my large calves and shins…

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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
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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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