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.

Ann Taylor “Chelsea” Crop, Revisited and Renamed

Forever 21 mint peplum (cap sleeve option) + belt, Ann Taylor “Chelsea” crop pant (now called “Carnegie” crop), Ferragamo shoes It has been nearly a year since I slipped on my old favorite Chelsea crop. I used to live in these pants at work. They were the perfect mix of comfy and office appropriate and …

Navy Blue Sweater + Twisted Bun

Madewell top (old, more options below), BDG high rise skinny jeans, Navy Blue Tieks, Kenneth Cole leopard bag (my full review here) As you’re reading this, Cesar and I are in China! We have been wanting to visit Asia for so many years and could not be more excited about having the chance. Temps here …

Flying to China!

As we speak Cesar and I are on a plane on our way to China! We will be traveling for so. many. hours. I can’t even tell you, but we are SO thrilled to be visiting Asia (it’s our first time!) and can’t wait to explore. We will be seeing Macau, Hong Kong, and Beijing …