OOTD: Summoning spring

If I wear lots of bright colors and florals, then spring will come more quickly, right? I’m pretty sure that’s how weather works…

plus size pink and yellow floral outfit

Cardigan: Eloquii via clothing swap, dress: Yours Clothing, teggings: Re/Dress, coat: Nicolette Mason for ModCloth, shoes: L.L. Bean, socks: not sure, necklace and bracelets: eBay, earrings: So Good (present from Steve), headband: Gardens of Whimsy

plus size outfit light pink coat and yellow leggings

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Fatshion February, day 28: The witch in the enchanted palace

On Saturday, I went out with my brother and Steve for a dinner at Max Brenner, an awesome chocolate-themed restaurant. On the way there, we stopped at the Fairmont Copley Plaza to visit Carly the adorable pup and take a few outfit pictures. I wish I could take outfit pictures in a fancy hotel every day…

plus size outfit black cloud dress and sequined cardigan

Dress, leggings, and necklace: Domino Dollhouse, cardigan: Kohl’s, belt: ASOS Curve, boots: from my mom, flower crown: Crown & Glory, earrings: small shop in Paris, wristband: So Good, bangles: miscellaneous, lipstick: NYX Wicked Lippie in Risque

me with black labrador dog in fancy hotel

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Fatshion February, day 27: pink, black, and my signature pink poof

This is what I wore for work on Friday, and then out for a friend’s birthday dinner. I meant to bring my black sequined cardigan to change into for the evening, but forgot to throw it in my bag. At least I remembered to bring my gold glitter eyeliner! A night out without sparkly eyes just isn’t as much fun.

plus size outfit pink cardigan and black dress

Dress: Pop Up Plus, cardigan : Eloquii – via clothing swap, leggings: Domino Dollhouse, boots: from my mom, necklace and wristband: So Good, bangles: eBay, earrings: small shop in Western Massachusetts

plus size outfit black dress, black leggings, rhinestone necklace

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Sunday Links, 3/1/15

heart-shaped donut with chocolate and pink frosting

A Valrhona chocolate donut at Donut Plant in NYC

Fa(t)shion
-Size 4x (and larger) shoppers are skeptical and require special outreach.
-Skorch magazine rounds up fun items that come in sizes 30-36. I have that Ashley Nell Tipton dress!
-Nancy rounds up wonderfully witchy items. I’ve also noticed that City Chic has a bunch of black, flowy, goth-y clothes lately–I’ll try to do a roundup of some of them.
-Elena writes about how she’s had to change the style clothing she wears due to her fibromyalgia.
-Plus Size Blogger Babes is a new Facebook group for blog marketing, promotion, and sales.
-Chastity Garner and Cece Olisa are organizing a plus size fashion event in NYC called CurvyCon.
-Navabi now has a plus size wedding boutique.
-Where to buy plus size prom and formalwear.

Fat Acceptance
-Burlesque icon Dirty Martini responds to Lucky Pierre’s size discrimination incident.
-Being thin didn’t make me happy, but being fat does.
-Your experience is invalid: “This is not about you walking a mile in my shoes. It’s about you never having walked in my particular pair of shoes, but still believing me when I say they gave me blisters.”
-Fat girl comics, part one and two.
-You’ll remember Leonard Nimoy as Spock. I’ll remember him as a “Love Your Body” activist for women.

donut store with fabric donuts on the wall

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Fatshion February, day 26: the blue period, and pink hair!

First off, some exciting news: the tips of my hair are now pink again! I think of brown + pink hair as my natural state, so it’s weird to me that I’ve been without it for as long as I’ve been blogging, and as long as I’ve known Steve too. Now that I’ve finally had a stable job for a while, and as far as I know there’s no rule against having a small section of colorful hair (which is mostly hidden anyway, since I usually wear my hair up at work), I decided to go back to my beloved pink. I’m also excited about having pink tips for our wedding–they’ll go perfectly with the white and pink ombre dress I have in mind.

Behold the true me:

selfie of me with curly brown hair with pink tips

And now, here’s the outfit I wore yesterday (before I re-dyed the tips to get the brighter color you see above). I had my hair in a bun all day at work, and I don’t think anyone even noticed.

plus size outfit blue lace dress with blue cardigan

Dress: SWAK, teggings: Re/Dress, cardigan: Pink Poodle – thrifted, hair bow: Crown & Glory, earrings: Target, necklace: So Good, shoes: Mt. Emey via Shoebuy Continue reading

Fatshion February, day 25: satin and tulle

I was going through my closet and realized I hadn’t worn this top in forever, so it was about time to wear it again. The tulle skirt is one of my favorites, although it’s a bit too big–if I’m doing a lot of walking, I have to be careful to keep it from falling down.

plus size outfit red satin top and black tulle skirt

Top: Torrid via fatshionxchange, skirt: ASOS Curve, leggings: Domino Dollhouse, shoes: L.L. Bean, jewelry and hair flower: miscellaneous, cardigan: Liz Claiborne – thrifted

plus size outfit red satin top and black hair flower

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