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.

Review: Gap Curvy Skinny Jeans

J.Crew shirt (similar), Anthropologie necklace, GAP jeans Apologies for my absence, my loves! Last Sunday I celebrated my 24th birthday, and not shortly after I got incredibly sick. I’m still recovering hence today’s short post, but I hope to be back on my game next week. I wanted to hop on and do a quick …

My 24th Year

Do you ever think back to years in your life that were tough? A lot happened, there were a ton of changes, and you’re left invigorated to be a year older and wiser? That’s pretty much where i’m sitting right at this very moment. Sunday is my 24th birthday, and I couldn’t be more ready …

DVF Leather

DVF leather dress (skirt version here), SPANX tights, J.Crew boots, LOFT striped trench (this year’s) Honestly, I never thought a leather dress would be a go-to outfit for me, but I find myself reaching for this dress constantly. Paired with tights and boots, nude heels, or under sweaters, I continue to love this investment piece. …