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 Flannel

Gap flannel (same shirt, different color) (40% off!), BDG jeans (on sale for $39), Banana Republic tank (40% off), Steve Madden boots (on sale for $129) Guys, everything in this post is on sale. #ILoveCyberMonday. I wanted to do a quick review of an item that is definitely new to me: the flannel shirt. My best girlfriend was …

Thanksgiving Recap 2013

This Thanksgiving was absolutely wonderful. We decided to change it up this year and make it a friendsgiving, as my closest girlfriends from college were able to fly into San Francisco from DC for the holiday. My girlfriends and I spent the weekend shopping, eating, and touring around the city, with plenty of time for …

Black Jeans + Black Friday Shopping

J.Crew chambray shirt (favorite, obsessed), James Jeans black denim (here in similar black finish), Superga sneakers, Madewell belt Just a casual day-off look with some of my favorite pieces. Classic chambray, the best black denim and classic white sneaks. Pulled together with an amazing belt and similarly-colored sunglasses. This Black Friday there are a few …