For the evening of my birthday, I went to a party held by my friend Emily, who was visiting from out of town. I went full-out girly-punk both in celebration of my birthday and because I knew that Emily, as a fellow punk-clothing-lover, would appreciate it.
Dress: ASOS Curve, top: Tripp via a blogger who was selling clothes on StoreEnvy, socks: Domino Dollhouse, shoes: L.L. Bean, purse: really old–probably from Claire’s, giant bow: the Velvet Village, necklace: Kuma Crafts, earrings: Lithia’s Creations, spike bracelet: So Good, studded bracelet: Macy’s
Siam tulips in the conservatory at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA
-A collection of pink plus size items on Etsy.
–5 tips on how to deal with your wardrobe after a weight gain.
-I love this shop that sells plus size European clothes, which I found though In My Joi. I’m especially in love with this kaleidoscope print skater dress, this purple and black geometric tunic (it reminds of something the Idiosyncratic Fashionistas would wear), and this floral dress with an embroidered hem.
-Huzzah! Domino Dollhouse is now carrying Tripp, one of my favorite brands.
-Crown & Glory now has a monthly subscription service, the Glitterati.
–Ashley Nell Tipton has some gorgeous new items, including an amazing iridescent lavender skirt and crop top.
–Geeky plus size clothes? YES.
-A powerful piece about fatness and eating disorders.
-There is going to be a Dances With Fat: The Movie!
–On being fat, brown, femme, ugly, and unloveable.
–My doctor didn’t fat-shame me, and it was a radical life-changing experience.
–Can you do HAES and still want to lose weight?
–Own the streets and the treats!
–Shapely Prose tent revival: please do not literally torture yourself, ever.
Shapely Prose post of the week
–Ask Aunt Fattie: Do I qualify for HAES?
These pics are from earlier this summer, but I’m posting them because I really like the outfit.
I don’t know why, but I’ve been feeling monochromatic lately. Here are some pictures of my foray into all-purple: