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.

Free People Sun Hat

Free People hat (similar), Adrianna Pepell peplum (old, very similar option here), GAP jeans (full review here), J.Crew espadrilles M.I.A. I know. Sometimes you’ve just got to blog when you want, and take a break when you have to. In other news, I love this outfit. I picked up this hat recently and wanted to …

Layered Patterns

Joie Floral Shift Dress (similar style here), J.Crew striped top (similar), Vintage clear Gucci clutch, Ray-Ban Aviators World’s worst blogger? Yup. On a happier note, i’m pretty obsessed with this outfit. It was created out of pure necessity: I wanted to wear a pretty floral dress to work, but it’s freezing in the office. The …

Outfit Maker

Mirrored sunglasses borrowed from Maria (similar from ASOS), Club Monaco dress (similar), J.Crew sweater (here in red), ASOS necklace Do you ever feel like regardless of what jewelry or shoes you choose, your outfit is just plain? That was how I felt on this particular morning. I didn’t want to wear “real” clothes (as I …