Hi, I'm Natalie...
I am 5'2 and a size 18, which means I am petite AND plus size. Those two sizing terms might seem like polar opposites, but full figures come in a variety of shapes and sizes—one of those being short! As a petite plus size fashionista, it has been extremely difficult to fit into fashion and find clothing made for my body. But I'm here to share my petite plus style tips with you and to show the world that short, plus size women belong in fashion!
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SUBTLE PRINTS

Woah. Is it just me, or am I wearing a lot of white? I'm usually sporting a darker ensemble with more black, but I had to step out of my comfort zone a little bit with this outfit.

I found this skirt at Forever 21, which is actually part of a two piece set that comes with a matching top, but I…

LORD & TAYLOR MEET AND GREET

I am beyond excited to announce my first ever meet and greet for all of my readers in Chicago and surrounding Illinois suburbs! Not only will we be able to chat, dance, and take a million selfies, but I will also be styling everyone who visits the new plus size section in Lord & Taylor at the

COOL FOR THE SUMMER

The title of this post is a little ironic, I guess. This is actually the hottest summer I have ever had as I survived a 3-month heat wave with no air conditioning—welcome to being a big kid Nat, air conditioning costs $$$$.

However—metaphorically, perhaps—this has been a pretty cool summer. I land…

FALL SHOPPING GUIDE


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Most of my friends live for summer. They count down the days until June and try to forget about the upcoming seasons when August rolls around. However, I live for fall because the season brings the best fashion among other cozy things—boots, holiday inspired lattes, and scarves. Need I say more?

As usual, Chicago is teasing us with one week of temperatures below 70 and the next week we are sweating with temperatures in the 90's. But September is here, and the fall season is not too far away!

I have put together my must have fall staples from denim to coats, and cardigans to boots, for your perusing! Tell me which fall trends you are looking forward to below in the comment section and check back for some fall outfits coming soon. I can only keep the two pairs of boots I just splurged on and all of my scarves hidden away for so long. Go away summer, I'm ready to fall!

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