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: Vince Wool Car Coat

Vince Wool Car Coat (on sale!) (wearing size L), Nordstrom white T-Shirt, JamesJeans jeans (linked in dark wash), Jack Purcell shoes Last week during Nordstrom’s half-yearly sale I had one of the most major shopping scores of my young shopper career. This Vince car coat, which i’ve been eyeing for a while, was 40% off with …

Preliminary Review: Vince Wool Open Front Coat

You may remember from this roundup how much I loved this Vince wool coat (still on sale!). It is unlike anything else I own or have ever considered, and when Nordstrom had it at over 40% off and in my size, I had to snatch it up. I plan to do a full, in-depth review of …

Holiday Outfit Idea: Pretty in Pink

Old shirt (similar), KTR skirt, SPANX tights, Sole Society booties c/o, Prada sunglasses This skirt has served me so well (last seen here). It always my go-to for festive holiday parties and gets a ton of compliments. The full skirt style, beautiful bow and flattering length make it so comfortable to wear, and it goes …