Budget Fashionista

Affordable plus size clothing on a budget | Photo by Lauren Gurrieri for Stocky Bodies

If you’re a babe on a budget (or just like to get a good bargain), then this post is for you. I started my blog when I was a uni student, so I definitely understand not having a big budget to play with – rest assured that you can still be stylish! Here’s where I find cheap plus size clothing that is cute but doesn’t blow my budget. View Post

Plus size outlet stores in Auckland

Shopping at plus size outlet stores / Photo by Isaac Brown for Stocky Bodies

I get so many people asking me about plus size outlet stores in Auckland that I thought what the heck, may as well write a whole blog post about it! Plus size clothing can often be pricey (especially if it’s a designer label) and outlet shopping is a great way to grab a bargain. View Post

Plus Size Halloween Costumes

Plus size Halloween costume ideas

My favourite time of the year is almost here! I know it’s only the beginning of September, but I’ve just ordered the dress I want to wear for Halloween so I thought why not, let’s start talking about Halloween costumes. That gives you plenty of time to decide what you want to dress up as, order any aspects you need for your outfit and put together your look, right? Remember – you don’t have to go full on and dress up as a “character” if that’s not your jam. You can add spooky elements to your outfit or just take inspiration from something as well. View Post

New Zealand Plus Size Fashion

Meagan Kerr wears 17 Sundays dress and shoes from boohoo.com

Wearing 17 Sundays dress and shoes from boohoo.com

Yesterday an article on Stuff mentioned that size 18 is the top seller at New Zealand department store Farmers. They also mentioned that many New Zealand retailers only go to a size 14-16 – something that many of you wish wasn’t the case. One of the things so many people say to me about New Zealand plus size fashion is that they would love to have the options available in straight size – there are so many different designs, prints and colours that are difficult to find in bigger sizes – especially if you want to shop in store and be able to try things on! View Post

Black Friday Sales 2016

Plus Size Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales 2016

Being able to shop online opened up a whole new world for me, because there are so many more plus size options available overseas than here in New Zealand (especially if you’re over a size 22). For those of you who are new to the game, this is the best time of year for shopping online with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales happening at many of my favourite stores. View Post