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.

Susana Monaco

Susana Monaco dress via GILT (here in sleeveless blue, here in peplum top style in the same green, Pour la Victoire wedges (old, similar from DVF), Target clutch I’ve had the same $100 worth of GILT credit for probably a year and a half. I’ve purchased things, not liked them, returned them for credit more …

Strapless Maxi Dress

ASOS dress, Vintage Gucci belt, Ray-Ban sunglasses, Old Andrew Marc leather jacket (love this one) Things I never thought i’d buy: strapless dresses. Not one for bras without straps, bandeau-style tops never appealed to me. However, I love the look of a leather jacket over a maxi dress, and for under $30, I couldn’t pass …

Puffer Vest

Joules vest (love this one), J.Crew top, BDG Jeans, Ray-Ban sunglasses If there’s anything that makes me feel a little bit tough, it’s an all-black outfit complete with aviators and a puffer vest. Done deal for a Tuesday. Have a great week!