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Style Stealer (Plus!): Mindy Kaling’s A Beauty In Blue And Green

Mindy Kaling

The fabulous Mindy Kaling wore this beautiful blue and green combo to the Fox Upfront Presentation yesterday. I wasn’t able to find exact matches for her dress and belt, but this sapphire dress is so lovely, and we all know mirrored metallic pumps go with everything. Read on for shopping details so you can steal the plus-size version of this colorful look! Keep reading »

Style Stealer: Mindy Kaling
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Style Stealer (Plus!)
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Style Stealer (Plus!): Jordana Brewster’s Fab Floral Print

Jordana Brewster was spotted strolling around London in a lovely floral dress and cardigan combo. This pretty, put-together look would be perfect for a day at the office or even–gulp–Meeting The Parents. I found a similar floral dress and cardigan (both in plus sizes!) and all the accessories you’ll need to steal this style. Shopping details after the jump! Keep reading »

SS (Plus!): Lauren Conrad
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Style 911: Help Me Find The Perfect Plus-Size Maxi Dress!

“I would love some fashion advice. I’m on the smaller end of plus sized (14-16) and I want to get my first maxi dress. Although I am of average height I have always steered away from long dresses because I have felt like they made me look, for lack of better terms, stumpy and dumpy. I’m willing to take a style leap of faith though! My issue is I have no idea what type of maxi dress to look for. I need one that accommodates a combination of short legs, long torso, and large bust. Ideally it could transition from fairly casual office to going out after work. Any tips?” — Mad for Maxis

Dear Mad for Maxis,

It sounds like you and I have a really similar body shape, and I, too, have shied away from maxi dresses because my junior high PE teacher used to call me Stumpy and I’ve had no desire to resurrect that nickname in my adult life. But the fact is I have seen maxi dresses look truly fabulous (and flattering!) on women of all shapes and sizes, so there’s no reason for us to sit on the sidelines anymore. Let’s make this the summer of maxis! Keep reading »

Style 911: Boots!
Julie helps a reader find her dream boots. Read More »
Style Stealer (Plus!)
Get Lauren Conrad's sexy leather look--in plus size! Read More »

Style Stealer (Plus!): Lauren Conrad’s Lovely Leather Look

I’m really excited to debut a new feature today called Style Stealer (Plus!). As much as I love putting together affordable versions of celeb outfits in our regular Style Stealer posts, I don’t like limiting these fabulous fashions to sizes 0-12, so I decided to start a weekly plus-size version. We’re kicking things off with Lauren Conrad’s foxy leather pants and breezy blouse, but if you come across a celeb look you’d like to recreate in your size, shoot me an email at winona@thefrisky.com and I’ll see what I can do! After the jump, check out all the components of Lauren’s outfit–all in plus sizes, all for $50 or less… Keep reading »

For Anyone Who’s Ever Thought, “WTF, Plus-Size Clothing?”

Curvy Mannequin Controversy
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Summer Clothes And Body Image
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Plus-size clothing has made some major strides in the past few years, but overall, its bad reputation is still well deserved: most brands for larger women seem to specialize in bat-wing blouses in garish floral prints and tragically pleated elastic waist jeans. Enter a Tumblr blog called “WTF, Plus Size Clothing Manufacturers?”, a collection of “the most heinous offenders” in the plus-size fashion world. A quick scroll-through will cause anyone who’s ever shopped in the plus-size department to laugh, nod with recognition, and possibly cry. Submissions are welcome, so next time you stumble across a leopard print drawstring maxi skirt in the super clearance section of your favorite plus-size website, feel free to share the link and call them out. [Tumblr]

Must Haves: 7 Plus-Size T-Shirts For Spring

Spring is coming, and you know what that means: T-shirt weather! Style your t-shirts with cutoffs, pencil skirts, or your favorite tailored blazer for a look that’s super comfy and super cute. I found seven awesome plus-size t-shirts in a variety of styles and designs. Click through to check ‘em out!

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