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Annowre
sunrising wrote in fatshionista

~~Last updated 06 February 2010~~

Please comment with your additions so we can keep this list growing!
Please also comment if any links are broken or have incorrect information and I'll be happy to make the corrections.


Size Acceptance
Big Fat Blog - A weblog focusing on fat acceptance articles, links, and issues.
Don't Tell Me What Size I Must B - Size acceptance community.
ISAA - The mission of the International Size Acceptance Association (ISAA) is to promote size acceptance and fight size discrimination throughout the world by means of advocacy and visible, lawful actions.
NAAFA - Non-profit human rights organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for fat people.
No Lose - NOLOSE* is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to ending the oppression of fat people and creating vibrant fat queer culture.
Shapely Prose - Kate Harding's smart web log of size acceptance.
The F Word - Size acceptance blog with an enlightening perspective.
The Rotund - Great blog centering around size acceptance.

Health & the Active Life
A Big Attitude - Plus size active wear for sizes 12-38.
Ad In Tennis - Tennis and active wear to size 24.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Trade journal for nutritional information.
Anti Monkey Butt - The most humorously named chub rub prevention powder on Earth.
Big Moves - Every body can dance...but not everybody is ready to get out on the dance floor and do it. That's where Big Moves steps in, opening the world of dance to people of all sizes!
Body Glide - Helps prevent chafing from rubbing - no more chub rub.
Body Positive - Looks at ways we can feel good in the bodies we have.
Bodysuit.com - Plus size active wear to sizes 24.
Chajonshim - Martial Arts Wear.
Danskin - Active wear and tights to size 4x.
Edancewear - Active wear and tights to size 4x.
Moondance - Belly dance accessories and clothing.  Sold by waist size.
Netsweat - Active wear to size 6x.
Obesity Research - Journal published by The Obesity Society.
Soothing Care - Fighting chub rub without bike shorts.
Terry Bicycles - Bicycles, gear, and women's active wear up to 4x.
Tools for Yoga - Yoga gear and clothing up to 4x.

Resources/Information
All Plus Size - Tons of links to tons of things
Beauty Plus Power - Wide range of resources.  Shopping to literature to editorials.
ChunkeBusiness.com - Fat-friendly gifts for your curvy friends (or yourself!).
Fat Chic - Awesome Blog about all things plus sized and an amazing link list. (huge thanks to theperfumer    for sharing this!)
Fat Fu - Great blog with lots of links and resources.
Life Tips - Info on body types and how to best fit/compliment your shape with your clothes.
Living XL - Lifestyle needs for the larger person from towels to chairs to camping gear to personal hygiene products.
Mr. Big XL - Wider hangers for the wider shouldered clothing and wide necked clothing.  No more poofy shoulders or falling off the hangers.
Plus Size USA - Link heaven for all sorts of plus size related stuff.
Plus Size Yellow Pages - Another resource of links out the wazoo.
Retailer Links - From our own Fatshionista, firecat .  This is her web page of gazillions of retailers.
So What If - Links to plus size retailers.

Accessories
LBW Eyewear - Get your pretty specs online!
Zenni Optical - Lots of glasses with great prices.  Posted here.

Clothing

Behind the cut because there's lots of links!Collapse )

Plus size lingerie, clothing, swimwear and corsets

http://www.OhCheri.com has a great selection of lingerie in sizes to 6X, clothing in sizes to 4X, swimwear in sizes to 2X and corsets in waist sizes to 44 inches. Also costumes, bridal and more items added daily. Free USA ground shipping on every order.

Decent Exposures has leotards, unitards, comfort bras, and lots of other stuff. Made in sweat-free workshop in USA, their items appear to be infinitely customizable (sleeve length, color, organic or not, synthetic or not, you name it!)

Oops, meant to add that they carry up to 4X in apparel (some tops are sized to 54" bust) and up to 54L for their nursing bra!

Littlewoods.com offer plus size clothes up to size 32 (uk). They have certain brands like Clockhouse xl and So Fabulous which go up to the full size 32, but many of their other brands, such as South carry up to a size 28.

http://www.widecalfbootscity.com is a great boots resource for women with big calves.

For swimsuits and lingerie. Nice stuff.

http://www.alwaysforme.com/

Re: Broken Link 2/5/10

Thank you! I can't find an alternate link - looks like they went out of business. Removing the link today.

To add to Lingerie and Underthings

Hello!

How about adding Thigh Society (www.thighsociety.ca) underneath "Lingerie and Underthings" - super soft, lightweight and breathable cotton blend underwear to prevent inner thigh rub and chafing. Up to size 2XL (22) with 3XL and 4XL in the making, ready for Spring 2010.

Plus size and custom wedding dresses

weddingdressfantasy.com

They stock every dress in every size up to a 40 and do custom work.

Barrie Place is no longer around! Thanks for the links, guys! =D

Yoek.com

navabi.us/

gudrunsjoden.com

I'm sorry, I can't give full links -- LJ always flags the comment as spam when I do it.


I was going through the links to look at clothing, and found some broken ones! Here's the list:

The babyphat, bella avenue sites are godaddy sites. Big at heart and borntoolatevintage.com are now porn sites (?). bosomy.co.uk, carabella cathouseclothing cherished-woman shopcurvation curvykittenloot dellamondo devalifewear is MIA. byrodesigns is now a beer site.

I'll post more as I find them.