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.

Cascading Peplum + Fun Photos

Old peplum from Gilt (similar), Banana Republic jeans, Sam Edelman heels One of the amazing things about making friends with fellow bloggers, is that they don’t look at you like a crazy person when you have the bright idea to snap pictures in a kitchen, especially when you’re wearing a cute outfit. As a matter …

Welcome To The Purse Family: Leopard Kenneth Cole + Review

Leopard Calf Hair Leopard Handbag from Kenneth Cole The newest member of the purse family has finally arrived! She is squishy, fat, and absolutely hairy but I love her all the same. I have been on the hunt for the perfect leopard handbag forever. I didn’t want to spend a fortune upfront as I wasn’t …

Layering A Wrap Dress + Purchases for China

J.Crew sweater (old, similar), Old Navy wrap dress (my color is sold out, but loving this print), Sam Edelman sandals, Prada sunglasses, MAC lipstick in “Asian Flower” Welcome to my attempt at reworking a wrap dress. I last wore this dress to my sister-in-law’s bridal shower in New York and loved it so much I …