Hi, i'm Lauren. I started this blog in 2008 as a way to connect with other plus size women. Over the last decade we've shared outfits, experiences, and stories with each other, building an incredible community. From this blog came Part & Parcel, a social commerce community for plus size women who want more. Welcome home.

Part & Parcel takes Alaska!

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We’ve officially launched Part & Parcel in Alaska! From it’s kind people to it’s amazing views – our welcome to Anchorage sure was a warm one. The thrill of introducing clothing, community & a way to earn a living to a community that is often overlooked was nothing short of surreal. Joy was at an …

Why we’re launching in Anchorage, Alaska!

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Hi! One week, two blog posts – who am I? Earlier this month we launched Part & Parcel to our Partner community, and we did it in Anchorage, Alaska. As a market that intimidates a lot of businesses, I’m so excited to share why Alaska was a no brainer for us. Funny enough, It all …

Part & Parcel takes Arkansas!

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Hi all, Tuesday’s have truly become a very special day in my calendar. Getting to share the behind the scenes of a business created from a personal perspective is something not all CEO’s get to do. The Pear Shape has been an open, safe and empowering community that grew over the years – and that …