Tuesday, March 16, 2021

How to wear a pencil skirt with plus-size curves


Chic outfit with a pencil skirt

A pencil skirt is only for slim women? No way! Because even girls with feminine curves look really stylish in them. That's how it works...

One sees pencil skirts in many variations. Classic in the office in a black and white combination, casual in jersey fabric and a light oversize sweater or as a chic evening look in leather for the next cocktail party. Everyone has something for themselves. BUT: Maybe not the lightest skirt for plus-size women.

And this is how the Pencil Skirt is combined:

I opted for an everyday look with a loose print that could also be worn to go out to dinner. The skirt is a bit older and from H&M. But pencil skirts with flower prints are everywhere right now. To show you the print, I decided to just stick the top in. However, to hide my back view a bit, I wore a light black kimono (also from H&M).

My tip: If you want to wear it a little looser, you can combine the look with sandals instead of heels. I left out some accessories. To be honest: I'm not that type of person who is too hung up on chains and the like. The beautiful flower prints were enough for me. I hope you like the outfit!

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

This plus-size ad is just plain offensive

 Oversized dresses, baggy trousers and dark colors

For too long it was difficult for plus size women to buy something nice to wear. There is now a large market for plus-size clothing. Now an Asian ad for plus-size fashion is shocking with impossible images.

Obesity is no longer a problem. On the contrary: women stand by their curves and plus size is no longer a reason to hide. Models like Tess Holliday show how it is: Obesity is quite normal in our society. You can stand by it however you like. An Asian advertisement for plus sizes, however, spans the spectrum.

Take: A woman of normal weight, oversized stretch trousers and tuck them into one of the trouser legs for advertising purposes . The perhaps unintended message is obvious: A thin woman fits twice in her pants.

For a company looking to sell plus size pants, that might not be exactly the right message. Certainly there are ways to present the oversized trousers in a more appealing and less discriminatory way.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

8 reasons why plus-size shoppers don't have it so easy after all

 Curvy women are wonderful and certainly don't need to hide. Unfortunately, this still doesn't apply everywhere when it comes to shopping. Too expensive, too little selection or unfriendly saleswomen. These are just a few of the problems plus size shoppers struggle with.

1. The looks of the other women: You go into a shop that has a plus-size department. And although you know of course that you don't fit into a 38, you still have a look around. And then suddenly they are there: the looks of the other women. And you know exactly what they're thinking: "You don't like that anyway". Don't let that intimidate you, because sometimes there are oversized pieces here too that can look great on women with more curves too.

2. No choice: a huge department for jeans, underwear or basics - that is quite normal for the big fashion chains. But the plus-size department is always a bit out of the way in a dark corner in the basement. You feel a bit pushed away.

3. Too high prices: With many mail order companies it is still the case that the larger the sizes, the higher the prices. More money for more fabric? It's not customer-friendly.

4. Too small changing rooms: Fortunately, this is no longer the case in many shops. But it's not fun to take half the curtain with your bum just because you would like to see the garment from behind.

5. The shoe problem: Many chains now offer plus-size fashion. But what is usually neglected is the shoes. They are usually much too tight. And buying boots is out of the question if you have a thicker calf.

6. Unfriendly saleswomen: No shoes or trousers fit and then the saleswoman becomes unfriendly and lets you clearly feel that it is basically your fault that nothing fits you. Only one thing helps: let's get out of the store.

7. The plus-size models are always too thin: in the online shops, most plus-size models can hardly be distinguished from normal models. So why not just present something that can be bought in size 52 on a size 52 model.

8. Not everything that is trendy also works: cropped jeans, mom jeans or Roman sandals? Some items of clothing may come in plus sizes, but a curvy woman might not want to wear them. But why should I? You don't have to go along with every trend.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Plus-size blogger: This is my new favorite dress


Plus-size label with a new collection

As of today, the Zizzi Black Label Collection is available for all plus-size girls. And I already have a favorite piece: a black shirt dress with lace. cheap formal dresses

Like the Wardrobe of Wonders collection, the new Zizzi Black Label collection was also created in collaboration with the Femmes Regionales designer team from Copenhagen. The complete collection was shown for the first time at the Curvy in January.

I would like to present you the black dress with lace and pearl. The fabric is very comfortable to wear and the length is just right. The dress is closed at the front with hidden buttons, the top can also be left a little open. But then you can't see the pearl. I find the tip particularly beautiful. It is not a complete lace dress like you often see, but has details. The arm length is wonderful for me and thanks to the tip it doesn't look overwhelming even at higher temperatures. The dress is very simple and can be combined for many occasions. The dress is available at navabi.de .

By the way: don't be surprised! The dress was photographed the wrong way round on navabi.de The pearl definitely belongs on the front!  long sleeve formal dresses australia

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Plus-size jogger defends herself against bullies with a strong letter


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So that one thing is clear: I am not ashamed of my body!"

Yes, jogger Lindsey Swift knows she has a few extra pounds on her hips. Therefore, nobody should insult them. She makes this very clear with her strong letter on Facebook.

It's a very normal day for Lindsey Swift . She and her boyfriend are jogging in the English town of Barnsley. Until a car suddenly slows down next to her and a man leans out the window to sing a cover version of Mika's song "Big Girl (You are beautiful)" with a sarcastic undertone.

As Lindsey herself says, it's actually not her way to worry about such comments. To put it in her own words, "Idiots are idiots, after all ." But in this case she feels called to speak out properly to this guy in order to show other women with more weight , who are less self-confident than her, that they shouldn't let that kind of thing spoil their fun while running .

On Facebook she publishes an open letter to the mean bully who made fun of her and shows him what she thinks of him. Her first sentences already put the guy in his place:

"Yes, I am a heavy girl and yes, I am beautiful. Thank you for noticing. I'm not sure who you were trying to tell I am fat because you obviously have eyes on your head and apart from you only my friend and I were there. I assure you that I own a mirror and that my friend has already seen my body - he also has eyes. Please don't tell anyone, but I think he even likes my body. "

At this point it is already clear with what strength Lindsey Swift knows how to defend herself against the bullying attack But it goes on:

"Just to make one thing clear: I'm not ashamed of my body. It has never stopped me from doing anything I wanted to do. My fat body has done things you can only dream of. My fat body is in crystal clear water Swam Thailand, which you've probably only seen on TV before. He's lived in countries you can't even dream of and seen cultures your limited mind can't appreciate. My fat legs have me several times Carried up mountains and my fat brain speaks languages ​​you probably wouldn't want to learn, that's why you spend so much time in your van - because you have nothing better to do.

I recently decided to take up exercise because I thought it would be fun and good for my health. Not that I have to defend my body from you, but my goal is to run ten kilometers - and I can do it. I've lost over six pounds and I can do a lot of things that I couldn't before. It upsets me that someone wants to discourage me despite this achievement. Sorry if my assumptions about you are wrong, but I can only judge you based on your actions. If my running fat ass (I was honestly pretty slow because I was so broken) annoys you and spoils your ride, try driving with your eyes closed - right against a lamppost. "

At the end of her letter, however, Lindsey forgives the bully and clearly says that she even feels sorry for him. After all, his behavior is "not normal" and his manners are "not worth mentioning". Your final sentences are an inspiration to any person (fat or thin) who shouldn't give up on their goals.

"I hope that everyone with a goal, regardless of whether they are fat or thin, will not let something like this get them down. I know that I am not."

And then one last well-intentioned tip: "Always switch your brain on before you say something." long sleeve formal dresses australia

Lindsey Swift caused quite a stir and positive response with her open and honest letter. The post has already been shared more than 17,000 times on Facebook. We definitely wish the strong plus-size jogger every success in achieving her goal!

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Cool autumn look for large sizes


Shop autumn styles now

Attention shopping queens! Even if summer is still beating in our hearts, the next season can already be in the closet. Here are some inspirations ...

I've been shopping autumn clothing since July: jackets, coats, cardigans - all the good things. How happy I am to finally be able to wear beautiful new clothes again soon. Well what I picked today is simply:

Capes are still favorites of mine. Whether black or gray - they can be wonderfully combined and any outfit look chic.

Autumn still has beautiful days when a jacket often gets too warm. For example, if you put on a blouse and a black culotte to the office, you can quickly throw a cape over it. For moments like this they are a nice alternative - regardless of the color. Speaking of which: the culottes have become a real style highlight for me in the last few months. Whether with simple, pointed ballerinas or with a higher heel, you can combine them wonderfully. For work or casual for leisure. If you prefer something a bit more chic, you can use a Chanel Lookalike bag, which rounds off the look.

No nice outfit without good make-up, of course! Thanks to model Kylie Jenner, brown lips are in. (My recommendation: "Velvet Teddy" from MAC). If you're going to have dinner after work, why not try the new "Naked Smokey" range from Urban Decay. With the predominantly darker eyeshadow colors, it is wonderfully suitable for evening make-up. I hope you enjoy these plus-size outfit ideas. Here are a few more shopping tips for re-styling long sleeve formal dresses australia

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

This is how you can find the perfect wide shaft boots for autumn

 Oh my god, these are probably my first wide shaft boots that fit properly.

But let's start from the beginning. When it comes time for new boots, I regularly go to the city - Cologne - and rummage around the shops. In the hope of being able to find something. My size is 41 and my calf is 44cm. There are quite a few shoe stores, also large ones, but nowhere did I find anything. Either they don't have any XL high boots or they are too small for me. Like the one from Tamaris, for example. formal dresses online

So the only thing left for me is the online shop. By the way, my favorite boots are from JJ Footwear, the quality is right and the price is right for them. I wouldn't want to pay more than € 200 for leather boots. Have a look at the wide shaft bootshop . At the top right it says "Calculate calf width". There you enter your shoe size (41 for me) and your calf width (measured at the thickest point, 44cm for me) and your boot width will be displayed. 2X are with me. Under Show selection you will then be shown all boots that fit you. Wonderfully simple.

About the outfit: I wanted to combine the boots in muted colors. This works wonderfully with beige or off-white. I had the lace skirt in my closet since last year and crawled from the back rows for this outfit. The snake print blouse is probably not for everyone. It's actually really, really long, but I've knotted it at the front and I think it looks good. Of course it can also be disadvantageous, but I think it makes the outfit consistent.

Together with the jacket, the color of which goes very well with the boots, it is very round. By the way, I wear the coat in XL with a size of 48/50. So you should also try the "normal" sizes. Have fun with the pictures! formal dresses with sleeves