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.

Curvy Girl Styling Leggings for Work

Outfit Details: Leggings (mine are Lululemon “high times” pants, but similar here), Boots (wide calf, and amazing), Vest (old, but this would work as well), Top I’m the first one to say that as a curvy girl with an ample bottom half, constricting clothing has the potential to just ruin a day. Sitting in jeans …

Tips for Choosing a Wedding Dress Silhouette for Your Body

My dress: top and skirt From the get go I knew that finding the dress that would most flatter my frame wouldn’t be an easy task, and I knew others would want to know the process I went through. For reference, i’m 5’6, about 190 pounds at this point, with a 36F bust and a …

Club Monaco Dylan Parka

Club Monaco jacket (wearing a size L), ASOS dress, Club Monaco belt (similar), Sam Edelman sandals Part of the fun of living in a city like San Francisco is hosting friends from out of town. A few weeks back I had the pleasure of hosting my “little sister” from my college sorority! She is quite …