First things first—a little bridesmaids dress sizing primer: bridal fashion sizing is essentially stuck in 1952. Meaning that whatever size you wear in 2014? Yeah, you’ll wear at least 1-2 sizes larger than usual when it comes to bridal gowns and bridesmaids dresses. Is this fair? Not really, but like death and taxes bridal wear ain’t […]
Inspiration comes in all silhouettes, and these leading ladies are the trendsetting proof. For a fresh dose of style that’s realer than any cookie-cutter mold, read on to find 22 of our plus-size fashion blogging favorites.
One of this season’s hottest trends is the plus size bikini. While there’s been much (and we mean MUCH) discussion about the merits of this trend, we here at TBF think it’s one trend we think plus size sisters should embrace. Why is it okay for a 90 year old man to wear a thong […]
We love fab plus size fashionistas, but we hate plus size swimsuits. Most are hideous (tropical floral printed lycra MUST die). Most are overpriced ($125 for something you will literally wear twice a year? NOT).
There is absolutely no reason why plus size sistas can’t be fabulous at the beach. It’s taken decades for swimwear designers to catch on to the fact that, hey, full-figured women like to swim, sunbathe, and worship the sun just like their thinner counterparts. Whether you’re pear shaped, apple shaped, big bosomed, sporting a lot […]
When it comes to jeans for plus sizes we could go as far as saying that this is an area for plus sizes that is not lacking. There are a number of plus size denim brands (including straight brands like Paige Premium, James, and Citizens for Humanity which come in plus sizes), that hug curves, […]
We don’t know what it is about the UK that just gets fashion right for the plus size woman but we hope they don’t stop whatever it is that they’re doing. Not only are the styles hot (that animal print number above), but affordable, even AFTER you factor in the exchange rate (which is around […]
When it comes to shopping for your plus size body we know that it can be quite challenging, and, depending on where you live, can be almost impossible. Ten years ago there were very few plus size designers and even fewer who were actually designing clothes that made you feel confident, stylish, and sexy. Since […]
Dear Budget Fashionista: Hi! I’ve just started getting into “fashion” hose and tights in order to liven up my boring lawyer wardrobe. However, I have a few problems. First, I am plus size. Second, I live in a pretty un-trendy town, and I was wondering if you could suggest some online retailers for this type […]
As a fan of the motto “it’s all how you wear it” for women of all shapes and sizes, I’m always interested in how women do it. A few weeks ago, I had a friend, a self-proclaimed plus-size and a total fashionista, give me the 411 on plus size trends for spring 2013. Here’s the […]