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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. When I think about holiday plus size lingerie, sexy marabou-lined pieces, Santa babydoll dresses, and big red bow satin teddies come to mind. While shades of red, wine, and emerald green may dominate holiday lingerie offerings, there’s another shade peeking its way into the holiday season: gold. Whether it’s a subtle metallic hint in delicate lace or a bra completely covered in gold sequins, […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links When shopping for underwear, plus size consumers have more options than ever before. From high waist briefs and boyshorts to thongs and hipsters, plus size underwear frequently comes in the same range of styles as straight sizes. However, finding what you like if you’re plus size isn’t always an easy feat. As a plus size woman, when I discover a new panty, I often […]

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As I mentioned a little while ago, I’m spending a few weeks catching up on lookbooks I wanted to feature earlier this year, but didn’t have the time to because of book deadlines. Even though TLA is rather small as far as media publications go, I still think it’s important to support brands when they take steps in the right direction and become part of the change we want to […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you’re plus size and looking for jeans, you can’t just walk into any retailer and expect to find a pair in your size.  Similarly, if you try to find a plus size bra at your local lingerie boutique, you may be hard pressed to find what you need. While plus size shopping in person may still be a challenge, online outlets transformed the […]

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Playful Promises has gone from strength to strength these last few years, first making their mark as an affordable, fashion-focused (albeit core-sized) lingerie brand before deciding to come for everybody’s coins with a stellar full bust collection and an equally gorgeous plus size collection. In addition to these incredible (and incredibly well-received) size expansions, Playful Promises continues to show their feminist roots with remarkably diverse lookbooks, ranging from an ‘Ageless […]

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