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Wedding outfit? Difficulty level: gender neutral plus sized female

I am actually incapable of dressing up and not feeling like a ridiculous fraud. I have to attend a relative's wedding this summer. I cannot figure out what on earth I can wear. I'm in my late 20s so I'm running out of time in the "I'm young and can only dress semi-appropriately please don't kick me out of your event" department. Snowflakes below the fold. [more inside]
posted by neurotic narwhal on Mar 30, 2014 - 41 answers

T-shirts for chubby, busty women?

I'm seeking the perfect black t-shirt. I'm also fat, short and busty. Where should I look? [more inside]
posted by Kitty Stardust on Nov 18, 2013 - 10 answers

Plus-size women's polo shirt sizing in Denmark?

I'm from Canada and I am attending a conference and need to select my t-shirt size from a supplier in Denmark. Does anyone know how a women's 2XL compares to a 3XL in Denmark - like what the bust and waist measurements are? Would these sizes be similar to a US/Canada 2XL and 3XL? Here is the polo t-shirt that we're getting. Thank you!!
posted by blake137 on Aug 14, 2013 - 2 answers

Sources for plus-sized hiking/travel/comfortable pants for cycling?

I live in jeans and on my bicycle. I don't mind biking in jeans for short distances, but I'm finding myself doing a lot more bike riding in situations where I need something more presentable and versatile than bike shorts, skorts, or yoga-type pants, but more comfortable than jeans. (And it's not my bottom that's the issue, so wearing padded liner shorts under my jeans is not the solution I'm looking for.) The obvious answer here is pants designed for traveling and hiking, but I'm having a hard time finding any in my size (2X). I found some cargo pants at Old Navy that looked promising, but even though they're in my size they don't fit because they're super low-rise. REI has exactly one pair of plus-sized adventure travel pants and I have them, but I'd like more options. Do you have a recommendation for comfortable hiking/travel pants in plus sizes?
posted by rhiannonstone on Mar 23, 2013 - 11 answers

I don't have a daughter, OR her jeans.

When you can't tell that you've lost NEARLY 20 POUNDS because you blame it on your always-saggy Old Navy jeans... maybe it's time for new jeans. Any suggestions for better plus-sized jeans for a 33-year-old in the Midwest? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Mar 1, 2013 - 31 answers

Cheaper alternatives to Eileen Fisher?

I am a 42 year old, plus-sized (18 US) woman who wants to dress in nothing but Eileen Fisher clothing. I cannot afford Eileen Fisher clothing. What brand do I wear/where do I shop? [more inside]
posted by tristeza on Oct 9, 2012 - 22 answers

Supporting my chest while hiking.

I'm an large woman and I need to find my first sports bra. Help? [more inside]
posted by kanata on Apr 20, 2012 - 26 answers

Dressing while Pregnant

Dressing and sleeping while pregnant: why does my Bella Band not stay down? why does my maternity belt scrunch up uncomfortably? Should I be wearing diabetic socks? How best to arrange millions of pillows in bed? What maternity gadgets are worth the cost? [more inside]
posted by arcticwoman on Jan 10, 2012 - 25 answers

Jackets for Active Athenas?

I've been pleasantly surprised by how easy it's been to find decent plus-sized cycling gear--until the temperature dropped. Now it's time for a warmish jacket to wear on my morning commute and weekend rides and I can't find a thing. Plus-sized active women, where do you shop for outerwear? [more inside]
posted by rhiannonstone on Nov 25, 2011 - 11 answers

Time to suit up!

Any advice for shopping for plus sized women's suits? Bonus points for affordability. [more inside]
posted by gilsonal on Nov 8, 2010 - 17 answers

Too curvy for "clothes for curvy women"

Apparently my measurements are unusual for a fat chick. Is there anywhere I can buy flattering clothes off the rack (in person, and no tailoring needed)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2007 - 20 answers

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