Sunday, July 21, 2013

Nextflix for Plus size Fashion? Worth the cash or save your pennies?

Is this the new Netflix? Gwynnie Bee is an online subscription where you can take out anywhere from 1-5 pieces of designer clothing ranging from $35-79 price tag. You can keep the clothes as long as you want but you can return in the provided bags and get new pieces every month, just like netflix it's the same price every month. This sounds pretty tempting to the clothes horse in all of us especially with gems like these Vince Camuto, teal wrap top and the Igigi dress on the far left in green. However, there are some questionable "designers". Lands End is a very reasonable, nice everyday workwear line, it is not however what I would call "designer".  I think it's a neat idea and you get the first 30 days free and it is nice to not have to worry about cleaning, the website states you can "return in any state" so my ultimate verdict is if you choose to use the service pick only the higher end designers in order to test how you will feel in the piece and style, I've been a big fan of trends but you can use sites like Gwynnie Bee to find your own personal style and try something new without make a major financial committment.
Veruca Dress
Jersey Wrap Dress With Flutter SleeveGwynnie BeeLucretia DressFaux Wrap Top



 Check out our review of Savvy Plus below.......

Want an lower priced option where you don't have send back your designer digs? Try my favorite new kind of shop RESALE! That's right ladies if you can find an amazing higher end resale shop in your area that caters to plus size women, then welcome to heaven. My fashion pearly gates is in Southeast Portland on Hawthorne you can find the amazingness of Savvy Plus which is a small boutique decked out in positive body image decor with helpful attendants, and the owner is one of the best buyers of plus size clothes.  If you're lucky enough to be in the Portland area you have to stop by, the get in new pieces every day and they are constantly changing stock, although yours truly is coveting the Louis Vuitton red purse on the wall, and last time I was in their I scored a cute Coach bag for $37! If you're looking for value resale is the way to go the buyers are very picky about what they take in so you know you'll end up with all the nice things you're craving and who could be upset at saving money and looking good? Do you own a resale shop you'd like our readers to know about? Email us chubbygirlintheworld@gmail.com!

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