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.

Why we’re launching in Anchorage, Alaska!

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Hi! One week, two blog posts – who am I? Earlier this month we launched Part & Parcel to our Partner community, and we did it in Anchorage, Alaska. As a market that intimidates a lot of businesses, I’m so excited to share why Alaska was a no brainer for us. Funny enough, It all …

Part & Parcel takes Arkansas!

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Hi all, Tuesday’s have truly become a very special day in my calendar. Getting to share the behind the scenes of a business created from a personal perspective is something not all CEO’s get to do. The Pear Shape has been an open, safe and empowering community that grew over the years – and that …

Part & Parcel Takes New York!

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May has been epic. It’s surreal to think that my dream, Part & Parcel, is no longer a secret.  On today’s post I’ll be taking you back to the beginning of the month, when we were still in pre launch mode, and when we took this dream of mine to the big apple! Not sure …