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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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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