Lane Bryant Celebrates Plus Size Living

The Fall 2016 Lane Bryant ad campaign features four beautiful plus size women celebrating plus size living – actresses Gabourey Sidibe and Danielle Brooks and models Ashley Graham, Candice Huffine and Alessandra Garcia.

According to the official press release, the new campaign was created to “support and encourage women facing and overcoming negativity in their daily lives, as well as shining a light on the negatives and positives of social media, demonstrating how women rise above it all to live their best lives“.

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Where to Buy Wide Calf Boots for Under $50

Finding wide calf boots in leather for under $50 can be difficult unless the boot price is deeply discounted.

You will have a better chance of finding lower cost, high quality boots if you look for man-made materials. Boots under $50 that advertise “leather” may not be well-made and may only have a small amount of leather, such as leather trim. A $50 boot is a good investment if it is made from well-structured, man-made materials which will make it weather and water repellent.

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How to Find a Size-Friendly Airline

The goal of this article is to help you find a size-friendly airline that will have comfortable seats and a welcoming attitude for plus size, big or tall travelers. This is a compilation of comments made about various airlines. It’s by no means exhaustive. Most airline seats are only 17″ wide. For detailed information which compares airline seat widths on various aircraft, find your airline and aircraft on SeatGuru.

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Plus Size Maternity Clothes: How to Build a Basic Wardrobe

You don’t have to spend a fortune on plus size maternity clothes you’ll only wear a few months. In fact, you may not need maternity clothes at all.

Fact: If you wear a pre-pregnancy size 14-22 you may be able to wear loose-fitting, non-maternity clothes in a size or two larger than your pre-pregnancy size. You might not need maternity clothes until month 8…or, not at all.

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Woman measuring calf width for wide calf boots with yellow centimeter

Wide Calf Boots: How to Measure & Where to Buy

Boots 101: Typically a woman’s fashion boot is designed to fit a calf of 14″-15″ even if the foot of the boot is a wide width (such as a 12W). If your calf is larger, you will need to purchase wide calf boots.

Types of Wide Calf Boots

The actual measurement of the boot’s shaft depends on the manufacturer and the style. However, it is common to find size ranges for wide calf boots:

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