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> Plus size girls are there any cool clothes out there for us ?
prophecy_grrl
post Jun 23 2008, 12:51 PM
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Old Navy's plus size selections (only online now) are nice too - the bathing suits are all pretty basic, but they're on sale now so you can get some good deals. They have a lot of other cute summer stuff, too.

thanks, kitten - I always forget about Torrid. I really like the length of the shorts on the tankinis.
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post Jun 23 2008, 07:01 AM
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If anyone else is looking for a new bathing suit, I just got a cute one at Torrid. It is a two piece that is long enough to cover my stomach (I didn't raise my arms when I tried it on) and provides some bust support.


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auralpoison
post Jun 22 2008, 05:16 PM
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damona
post Mar 30 2008, 12:48 PM
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thanks aural!

eta: i am wearing my all-time favourite skirt today. it's ankle length, full and swingy denim and i got it at lane bryant last summer. i wear it at least once a week. love it!


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post Mar 29 2008, 02:47 PM
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Damona, hon, I bumped the large breast group in Our Bodies for ya. Boulder-holder info galore!


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damona
post Mar 29 2008, 02:34 PM
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hey ladies, i am looking for a decent bra that doesn't dig in or ride up. i wear a 38C and i'm pretty sure it's the right size, but maybe i should go up to a 40C? i tried 38D and my poor boobs were lost in the cups. i must have a longer length from my shoulders to my chest than most women do, or something, cuz i always have either the straps gouging my shoulders or the band works it's way up and drives me crazy. and let's not even talk about the underwires digging holes in my flesh... help!


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crinoline
post Feb 29 2008, 01:13 PM
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Hi ya'll! I'm not actually plus size myself, but my best friend and most of the women in my family are, so I'm very familiar with the frustrations of shopping. I can't count how many times we've gone from store to store in a futile search for cute clothes. Here are some online resources where we've found cute, contemporary stuff:
Cherished - cute and contemporary
Kiyonna - a little bit "career dress" oriented, like Layne Bryant, but cuter (IMO)
Fashion Overdose - cute casual "alternative/indie" style clothes
Monif C. - pricey, but gorgeous dresses
And, if you're into vintage fashion like I am, Ballyhoo is an excellent resource

happy shopping, ladies! And if any of you have any good petite (aka short) resources, send 'em back at me!


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sexysandee
post Feb 29 2008, 09:58 AM
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I like funkier looking clothes also.... I find cute tops at Macy's... they sell Plus size Junior clothes...brands like Eyeshadow and a couple of other one's that I can't remember right now. INC has cute plus sizes also.

I enjoyed Alight... I may have to order some of those cute tops.

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post Feb 29 2008, 07:45 AM
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See, now, I'm a little more edgy than most of those places. I like to do the things big girls aren't supposed to. You should really check out Alight, LMP. I particularly like the Blue Plate brand.

It's weird. I keep getting my mom's catalogues for ugly big girl clothes. Roamann's & the Lane Bryant for women that dress ugly. I suppose most of their clientele is over fifty or blind.


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LoveMyPugs
post Feb 29 2008, 07:32 AM
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My favorite places:

Old Navy
Avenue Plus
Catherines
Fashion Bug
Just My Size
Kohl's (only go up to size 24)
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auralpoison
post Feb 28 2008, 02:24 PM
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I don't like their trousers, either. There is a weird crotch thing going on. I think for most big bottom/skinny waist girls the pants are the hardest. I really liked the ONplus Flirts, but the Diva seems more popular. I keep saying I'm gonna try the customs from Target (If they still do that.).

Tops-wise I like B&Lu & Alight.


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sexysandee
post Feb 28 2008, 02:04 PM
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Lane Bryant has really nice tops, but the bottoms have wierd crotches... I know that sounds strange, but they are too long or something strange.



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auralpoison
post Feb 28 2008, 10:46 AM
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Since all my clothes are in storage, I've been hitting the Old Navy.com, too. I've found a few really cute things there. A couple striped things & some really colorful shirts. I tend to let my accessories speak for me. Today it is a serious pair of Fluevog boots, a geometric print scarf, some really rectangular two-tone specs, & some funky vintage jewlry.


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candycane_girl
post Feb 28 2008, 10:41 AM
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I shop at Old Navy a lot because it's the only store that carries my size. But there clothes can be pretty boring!
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sexysandee
post Feb 28 2008, 09:55 AM
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I wear a 18 or 20 in Jeans. The only jeans that really fit me well, are from Old Navy.com
They have the cutest women's clothes and shipping is only 5 dollars.

I'm 5'8" and the average length is perfect on me

Wow, I sound like a commercial wink.gif


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candycane_girl
post Feb 27 2008, 11:07 PM
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Clothes shopping gets to me too. There's a guy in my life who is always telling me that I have the perfect body. I love him but he is skinny and he doesn't know what it's like to try shopping in normal stores and not be able to fit in any of the clothes! And here in Canada we don't even have Torrid! Also I think it's stupid that Torrid carries size 12, that's not even plus size!

I do need to lose weight and get back down to my healthy size but in the meantime would it kill us to have some more stores that cater to plus size women?
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jami
post Feb 23 2008, 01:46 PM
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LMP - I lerved your rant. I know how you feel.
and usually we just slump off. but not LMP!!!! you're the greatest


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post Feb 23 2008, 11:07 AM
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QUOTE(Divala @ Dec 7 2006, 04:04 PM) *
Go for a Wacoal. They're pricy ($50-60), but I'm a 42DD and I swear by them. They're good for minimizers and non-minimizers (I prefer the latter - not looking to hide my boobs, just give 'em a little lift). Or if you can find them, Lunaire is pretty good. Nordstrom carries them, but their variety has been dwindling.

Wacoal is great. check TJ Maxx and Marshall's and Filene's and stores like that. i've found one or two there for half the price.
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LoveMyPugs
post Feb 23 2008, 10:57 AM
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Rant ahead:

I went to Kohl's today and I wanted a pair of Gloria Vanderbilt jeans in a size 24 SHORT. No, no, no!! They only have them in Average. They are like 3-4 inches too fucking long in average. I went to two stores and only found one fucking pair. I hate shopping for clothes. Mostly pants because I can find tops out the ass that are very cute but pants are the worst. Nothing makes me want to blow up a clothing store more then when they don't have my size. I never have a problem with my body until I have to go buy fucking clothes. It's the worst. I hate shopping. I can't wait to go to the grocery store. At least there they have things I want.
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postiemuse2
post Dec 11 2006, 01:52 PM
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UK good for bras Bravissimo shops in Leeds, london and Glasgow or John Lewis but more choice of pretty bras in Bravissimo
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