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.

Banana Republic Sloan Pant Review

Gap jacket, Target shirt, Sweet & Spark necklace, Tory Burch sunnies, Banana Republic “Sloan” pants, Ferragamo pumps This last weekend my Banana RepublicĀ SloanĀ pants finally came in the mail, so I thought I would style them up and give them a quick review. If you remember in my post last week, I have been intrigued by …

Multiple Uses for Crop Tops

Forever 21 crop top (here in solid, and last styled), ASOS dress (this season’s), Madewell flats, Tory Burch sunnies, Target bag, Revlon gloss Welcome to my take on Fall weather when it is 85 degrees outside. San Francisco had quite the heat wave this weekend and with all of my Summer pieces generally packed away, …

J.Crew Fluted Skirt Review

Ann Taylor blazer (old, similar), J.Crew skirt, Cole Haan heels, Revlon lipstick, Prada sunnies Let’s start off by saying that this skirt is mini. Like, definitely shorter than most things I would wear, but i’m in love with it. You saw in my Fall haul that I ordered it during J.Crew’s 25% off sale and …