Over the weekend, a friend gave me hell for not following through on my pledge to show you guys more plus-size clothes. And she is right, although I will say in my defense that it hasn’t been for lack of trying. I set a ground rule for myself early on—that I wouldn’t show anything that didn’t make me wish it came in my size—and this has made things a lot more challenging than I might have anticipated. More than once, I’d start a post, and realize I was choosing pieces that I thought were nice—for plus size. And that didn’t seem good enough. Nothing did, until yesterday, when I happened upon the e-commerce site for Evans, a UK-based company that also sells here in the US. I’d never seen their catalogue, but you can check it out online, and it’s very cute and tip-filled and magazine-y.
I’m particularly taken with their Clements Ribiero capsule collection, which feels quite retrosh and womanly and designed to celebrate—as opposed to hide—a woman’s curves. I’m nuts for the dot print on this top, and the lace sleeve inserts provide just the right dose of femme.
And could the print on this easy little top be any more winning? One of my peeves with the plus category in general is that the prints are always huge. But there are lots of normal-proportion prints here, which only seems just.
What a perfect little color block dress to throw on all those winter days when the entire contents of your closet feel like an uninspiring mess of nothingness.