The Best Types of Lingerie for Plus Size Bodies

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We all have that outfit that makes us feel like a boss; we strut around, owning that piece of clothing and knowing exactly how good we look. But sometimes we want some of that confidence to transfer to the bedroom, where typically, clothing doesn’t have a big presence.

The bottom line is if it makes you feel good – wear it! There are NO rules, and you have every reason to wear sexy lingerie. But as a plus sized woman, staring at a wall of lingerie options can sometimes make it feel like none of it is meant for you or wants to make you feel beautiful. In those moments, it’s good to have some old faithfuls, and that’s where these might come in handy…

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“Plus” Size: That 4-Letter Word

“Plus” Size: That 4-Letter Word #plusisequal

Since losing a decent chunk of weight in adolescence and narrowly avoiding heading into high school as a plus-sized 13-year-old, an obsession formed. Hovering anywhere from a size 10 to a roomier size 12 for the past 15 years, I always figured that no matter how much weight I gained or lost, I would always be fine as long as I wasn’t a “plus size.” It just wasn’t a possibility, and in my mind, if I hit that point, then I had lost the war and life would end as I knew it.

Well here I am – universally staring at the lower end of a size 14, which is officially deemed as plus size (or size 12 if you’re Forever 21 and feed off the crushed souls of women everywhere) and guess what? I’m not writing this from beyond the grave – I’m fine. But it’s taken some time to get here.

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