OOTD: Glittergoth, take 2

I think this really is my new favorite aesthetic.

plus size black sparkly goth outfit

Top: Re/Dress, belt: ASOS Curve, leggings and skull necklace: Domino Dollhouse, skull ring: Torrid, all other jewelry old, cardigan: Kohl’s (straight sized, and really old), flower crown: Crown & Glory, shoes: L.L. Bean, backpack: MadPax via Amazon

plus size outfit black tunic, skull leggings, sequin cardigan

This backpack is my favorite thing ever. I’ve been wearing it almost every day since I bought it, and it never fails to get compliments from complete strangers of every age and gender. It’s also the perfect size for everyday use, although too small for traveling. Continue reading

OOTD: Comfy and casual with a dinosaur on my back

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I’m trying to drag myself away from the whole Lena Dunham debacle that’s been taking over the feminist internet, so, here’s an outfit I wore recently on a weekend trip to visit family. On the way there, my brother, Steve, and I stopped to take a walk at a New York state park, which also provided a good background for outfit pictures.

Top: the Big Thrifty, capris: Pajama Jeans via Zulily, sneakers: Brooks, headband: Crown & Glory, backpack: MadPax via Amazon, necklace: So Good, earrings: a small store in Western Mass., sunglasses: Sweet & Lovely

plus size outfit deerie lou shirt and jean capris

This backpack is the best purchase I’ve made in a long time. I bought it intending to use it for travel, and almost returned it when I saw that it was too small for that purpose–but I’m so glad I didn’t. I’ve started using it for everyday stuff instead of a tote bag, and it’s been wonderful. It’s far more comfortable than carrying a heavy tote bag on one shoulder, and it gets a ridiculous number of compliments. I think I’ve gotten a compliment on it from a stranger nearly every day since I started carrying it, and that makes me so happy. Continue reading