plus size style

I’m Tired Of Being Grateful For Whatever Bone The Plus Size Fashion Gods Want To Throw Me

I’ll say it: I’m super disappointed with Ashley Nell Tipton’s new collection. A t-shirt that says “I love you” on it? A pencil skirt? A faux-leather pleated skirt that looks straight out of 2012? Groundbreaking. The only item that’s the least bit original is a moto jacket with a chiffon layer, and it looks like something you’d find wilting in a Hot Topic sales bin.


I’m sick of the same, tired silhouettes and prints. I was disappointed with Rebel Wilson’s collection, Melissa McCarthy’s collection, and almost every other goddamn plus size collection put out there by a celebrity. Beth Ditto’s Spring line was the only one that dared to play with shapes, unique prints- to go outside the typical plus size fashion box, and I adore her for it, truly.


I also realize that, because these celebrities have partnered with retailers like JCPenny and Torrid, their hands are a bit tied and they can’t get very daring with their designs, but I’m sick of being served peplum tops, graphic t-shirts and lifeless, bland crop tops as if they’re new & fresh. I’m tired of being told I should be grateful for whatever bone the gods of plus size fashion want to throw me; plus size women deserve better.


I want current, high-fashion runway designs filtered down for the everyday woman. You can easily find all the gorgeous, luxe fashion trends reflected in regular sizes- plus sizes deserve to rock the exact same looks.

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If there’s one thing that we love (besides our customers, obvs) it’s midi skirts. They’re kind of a big deal around here, and we’ve loved celebrating midi moments with you on #XOQ. You’ve shown us how you wear midi skirts to the office, church, date night, brunch, art galleries, and at more important moments in your life. Every time you upload a photo, our entire team fawns over your awesome style. Inspired by you, we’ve created #MidiMoment, a new campaign that celebrates all the versatile ways midis can be worn and the ladies who love them.

We partnered with multi-talented Margie of Margie Plus to style a few of her favorite bloggers and provide the soundtrack for our campaign video. She styled looks on model/blogger Clementine of Bonjour Clem, Chante of Everything Curvy and Chic, Liz of P.S. It’s Fashion, Kellie of And I Get Dressed, and Sarah of Style IT that captured the versatility and wearability of the midis.

Do you love midi skirts as much as these ladies? Show off your style with #MidiMoment on Instagram! For more on the outfits, keep scrolling below the video. Check out the campaign’s feature on Yahoo! Style


On Margie:

Left Look - Open Suit Jacket, Chain Trim Sweater, Studio Lace Midi Skirt (coming very soon)

Right Look - Open Knit Cardigan, Silky Colorblock Top, and Split Front Scuba Skirt

On Clementine:

Left Look - Faux Leather Crop Top, Asymmetrical Ruffle Skirt

Right Look - Studio Eyelet Crop TopStudio Eyelet Midi Skirt

On Chante:

Left Look - Scoop Neck Crop Tee, Blingful Skirt

Right Look - Crop Top (unavailable, try our Printed Scuba Dress for more of the print), Ponte Circle Skirt

On Liz

Left Look - Teal crop top (coming in May), plaid midi (coming in April)

Right Look - Striped crop top (coming inMay),  Studio Mesh Pleated Skirt

On Kellie:

Left Look - Lace Jacket, Studio Open Knit Crop Top, Studio Open Knit Midi

Right Look - Studio Perforated Faux Leather Bolero, Scoop Neck Crop Tee, Printed Soft Midi Skirt

On Sarah

Left Look - Britney Blouse, Printed Soft Midi Skirt

Right Look - Short Sleeve Crop Sweater, Side Split Sweater, Studio Textured Midi

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9 Tips Every Plus Size Girl Needs To Know Before Wearing Shorts

For years, I only wore jeans in the summer. Part of my reason for doing this was because I hated how ANY shorts looked on me as a plus size chick. They were always too short, made my crotch area look super weird, and caused too much chub rub to even be worth the pain. So jeans it was. Believe me, I was sweating buckets June through August.

That is, until I acquired several short hacks that made summer time a little more comfortable.

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science/visions winter 2014 lookbook by Domino dollhouse

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I swoon!

That is how I felt once I got a peek of the new { Science/Visions } winter 2014 Domino Dollhouse lookbook!  The collection is dramatic, clean, modern, dark & intriguing.  Definitely after my heart!

Here are a few of my favourite pieces and editorial photos: {all images courtesy of Domino Dollhouse}

From Domino Dollhouse:

For our Winter 2014 collection, we wanted to focus on 2 things: fashion and wearability. Inspired by movies like
Bladerunner and Tron, we wanted to offer something the plus size community had never seen before. For our
Science/Visions collection, we are offering a taste of everyday luxury in a way that is anything but basic. We
focused on luscious, soft stretch jerseys and added edge-y accents, such as faux stretch suede and perforated
pleather. These pieces are perfect for everyday wear…the ultimate in cool comfort. This entire collection was
Made in the USA by a plus size woman-owned factory and the quality is superb. The Science/Visions pieces are
available in sizes 1X-4X and range from $35-140. The collection will be launched on 11.14.14.

What do you guys think??  I absolutely adore the palette and the textures look lux and edgy!  I’d love to get my hands on a few pieces, specifically the moon leggings, that silky looking purpley grey crop tee, the geometric print maxi set and that jacket with the perforated faux leather!

As I said… I swoon! 

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8 Reasons Why Plus Girls Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Go Sleeveless

Here are the facts: First, arm fat isn’t a flaw. It’s something we all have. No need to hide it away. Second, it’s freakin’ hot in the summer! And you definitely don’t deserve to be sweating up a storm in arm-covering cardigans. It’s just not practical for the summer swelter!

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How to wear a romper while being plus size
Step 1. Buy romper
Step 2. Work the shit outta it because people’s opinions do not matter
Step 3. Remember that you look good.

Nothing is gonna stop me from looking fierce

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Nearly an entire foot apart in height, my blogger boo Ramona from Tall Tales and I wore the same outfit and wrote about being plus size AND dope at any height!

Read it now on the blog! 

How does this picture make you feel?, cause it got me feeling some type of way😏