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Plus Size Holiday Airline Travel: 4 Hacks for Success

Plus size holiday airline travel can become unbearable. In addition to the small seats on the airplane, the holidays add the stress of crowded airports and planes.

Tips for Plus Size Holiday Airline Travel

To maximize your comfort and minimize your stress, consider these four travel hacks:

1. Travel when the plane is least crowded.

Even during the holidays, planes are less crowded over night (i.e. from 9 PM to 6 AM). Flying on the holiday itself will also be significantly less crowded than flying a few days before or after the holiday. For example, two uncrowded flight dates are Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Read More

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7 Plus Size Holiday Fashion Hacks Under $50

Is your #1 goal for plus size holiday fashion to look festive while you feel comfortable? It’s easier to achieve than you may think.

Easy Tips for Plus Size Holiday Fashion Under $50

  1. Include fun, but cheap, holiday-themed items in your wardrobe such as:
    – A graphic tee shirt from JMS.
    – Holiday socks from Target or Catherine’s.
    – A foil print tee from Lane Bryant.
  2. Add something fun to your wardrobe such as:red bow tie
    – A fun holiday bow tie from Macy’s.
    – A festive ribbon or scarf tied on your purse.
  3. Buy a few new items to wear with your existing clothes or under a jacket such as:
    – Catherine’s Black Label Velvet Shell.
    – Lane Bryant 3/4-Sleeve Shine Top.
    – Avenues’s Geo Corset Top.
  4. Add holiday cheer to your existing fashions such as:red bow
    – A red belt or scarf to a black dress, black top/shirt or black pants.
    – A red pocket scarf tucked into a sport jacket or suit pocket.
    – A red bow to add to a blouse or tank.
  5. Use existing accessories in a new way such as:
    – Add a holiday pin to your hat.
    – Hang a favorite pendant on a black ribbon from the yardage store.
  6. Add something sparkly to your wardrobe such as:glitter wrap
    – A red sequin tank to wear with your black skirt or pants.
    – A glittery wrap from Amazon.
  7. Add something red to your fashion choices such as:
    – Tie a red velvet or chiffon ribbon at the neck of a white blouse.
    – Wear a red scarf with your coat.

For more plus size holiday fashion ideas from some of GrandStyle’s favorite retailers, check out Men’s & Women’s Plus Size Clothing Sales. For more tips on enjoying holiday activities with style, check out Plus Size Holiday Tips: 15 Hacks for Surviving the Holidays. Read More

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Plus Size Holiday Tips: 15 Hacks for Surviving the Holidays

Looking for ways to keep your self-esteem and grand style in the stress-filled last months of the year? Here are a few plus size holiday tips to get you, your self-esteem and your style, through the holidays:

Plus Size Holiday Tips to Survive in Style

Avoid Stress

Family challenges – Set practical objectives for family gatherings. You can’t solve 20 years of family problems in one dinner conversation. When Uncle Harry harasses you about your weight, tell him “Thanks for caring” and then change the subject. Holiday airline travel – Make airline traveling more comfortable by reserving an aisle seat. Avoid the back row of the plane (the seats don’t recline.) Take your own airline

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