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.

Equipment Roland Sweater + A Sneak Peak Inside My New Apartment

Equipment top via Nordstrom Rack (Spring version), Topshop skirt (similar), Chanel WOC, Pour la Victoire wedges (this year’s style) This sweater is another example of a sensational Nordstrom Rack find. Beautiful silk panelling on the front gives way to cozy wool in the back. I love the subtle print and the versatile navy color, especially …

Forever 21 Ruched Dress – Worn as Top

Forever 21 dress worn as top, ASOS pants (alteration story here), Pour la Victoire wedges (this year’s linked), Target clutch I ordered this Forever 21 dress thinking it would be a cheaper alternative to my beloved James Perse dress. As it turns out (with most things at Forever 21 these days) it was way to short …

J.Crew Windowpane Floral Silk Top

J.Crew top, BDG jeans, Steve Madden boots, Andrew Marc jacket, Prada sunglasses, Just Fab accessories c/o This top is currently on sale at J.Crew and I love it. I scored it for a whopping $23 and absolutely love the silk drape and colorful pattern. It does have a slight racerback to it, but I have …