Top Summer Getaway Destinations in the USA

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer! It's the perfect time to escape your everyday routine and head out on an exciting or relaxing new adventure. The United States offers a variety of stunning destinations that cater to every type of traveler. Whether you love being in nature, sunbathing on the beach, or checking out an art museum, there's a destination in the United States just waiting to captivate you! Pack your bags with new plus size summer clothing from On the Plus Size and check out some of our favorite destinations to create an unforgettable summer vacation [...]


April Showers Bring May Flowers

Rainy days can often leave us feeling dreary and bored, but there are plenty of fun and relaxing activities we can do to keep ourselves busy and make the most of any rainy day! Here are some of our favorite activities to help you stay entertained and cozy on your next rainy spring day. [...]


Plus Size Spring Wardrobe Must Haves

Spring is here and it's time to start putting away your winter clothing and prepare to embrace the warmer weather! There are a few staples that every plus sized woman needs in her closet this spring that are both stylish and comfortable.  [...]


Show Yourself Love

We have so much love to give, but we don't have to give it all away to others. We deserve just as much love to ourselves. When is the last time you did something just for you?  [...]


Organization Tips for the New Year

Happy 2023! It’s a whole new year with new possibilities in store for us all. While not everyone loves making resolutions, we do like the idea of a fresh start!  [...]


Ashley's Top 5 Gifts for the Plus Size Fashionista

It's the holiday season, the perfect time for giving gifts to the ones you love or treating yourself to something new!  [...]


Fun with Fall Photoshoots

The leaves are falling and it's time to capture the moment with your very own fall outdoor photoshoot! Grab your favorite On the Plus Side sweater or parka and let's get outside with a friend to create some of these scenic ideas with your camera or phone! [...]


Fabulous Fabrics

As you may already know, 90% of On the Plus Side's clothing is made with natural fibers. This ensures our clothing not only looks great and lasts year after year but will feel amazing on you as well! We use 100% cotton, linen, rayon, wool, silk, and other natural fiber blends for many of our clothing styles. This helps with breathability and all-day comfort, as well as improved environmental sustainability! [...]


Top 5 Summer Wardrobe Must Haves

We're in the middle of summer and if you do not have some summer essentials in your closet, it's time to change that ASAP! I know you may be thinking, "But I have my shorts and t-shirts!?" But there's a few more things we think are staples to have on hand on any hot day or cool summer night  [...]


Easy Summer Mocktails

While sometimes you may crave an alcoholic beverage, there are just some days you're looking for something tasty minus the alcohol (especially when it's 10 AM!) Here are some of our favorite mocktails to make at your next get-together or just for a nice relaxing evening on the porch in some comfy plus size pajamas [...]


Five Plus Size Travleing Tips

Summer is right around the corner and that has everyone thinking about their next getaway. Whether you're flying or driving to your dream destination, we have some advice to keep you comfortable during your travels. From clothing to tips and tricks, On The Plus Side is here to help! [...]


Find Your Perfect Fit

Here at On the Plus Side, our main focus is your fit! As you may know we provide apparel exclusively for plus size and extended plus size women! When making our clothing we work according to specific measurements and with fit models to ensure you're getting the best fitted garment each and every time! [...]


Winter Wardrobe Refresh

Hello, my name is Ashley and I’m a 30-something, single, professional, fashionista! I'm a busy girl, always on the move [...]


Happy Fall with On The Plus Side

Hello blogger family, how the heck are you? Is your week off to a great start? Well I hope you are all doing well [...]


Effortlessly Chic (New Edyth Dresses)

As the world is starting to open up it’s hard not to think about the possibility of getting together with your girlfriends again [...]


Travel Ready

Summer vacations may look a little different this year, but we still want to help you escape no matter where you are [...]


Stylish Dressing with Texture

Let’s talk about one thing that often gets overlooked when it comes to creating outfits: textures. Texture is the cherry on the top that adds [...]


Host Your Own Virtual Happy Hour

Happy hours are a little different these days with shelter in place and restaurants being closed. I know I personally have really enjoyed Zoom and Google Hangouts calls with my family and friends to [...]


Fashion with HeART

In a world where Fast Fashion rules and plus size woman are ignored, we’re here to make a change. We believe you and the world deserve better. Fast Fashion refers to [...]


The 5 Benefits of Being Optimistic

During the normal course of life, we all know there will be difficult days, stressful periods and times where we feel overwhelmed. Amid a global pandemic, the risk of these emotions can become even greater. Although it’s not easy to see the silver linings, having a positive attitude and practicing optimism can help push us through hard times. [...]


The Joy of Staying In

Over the past few weeks, the U.S. has been shutting down socially as more confirmed cases of the coronavirus are reported...Think of this time at home as an unplanned Staycation! We’ve created a list of 15 things to start you on your journey to the most satisfying staycation! [...]


Celebrating the Influence of Women

The influence of women is evident throughout the chronicles of civilization, from the poetry of the ancient Greeks (Sappho), to the military prowess of France in the late Middle Ages (Joan of Arc), to medical [...]


How I Conquered My Fear of Jumpsuits & Trying New Styles

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try”. I know this may sound ridiculous but I used to have such anxiety about wearing jumpsuits. I hated showing my lumpy thighs without coverage and they just never fit me well [...]


Freedom From Flattering

When I think about the items in my wardrobe that feel the most me, it’s a mix of mesh tops and flowy dresses. One is tight and the other is loose. Neither one fits society’s idea of what is considered [...]


I Don't Feel Fat - I Am Fat

When I wake up everyday and look in the mirror, I am fat. When I have a bad body day, I am fat. When I have a great day, I am still fat. Fat is a descriptor of my body. It’s not a temporary [...]



I was scrolling through Twitter one sunny morning. I always start my day like this as I like to catch up with everything what’s happening in the plus size fashion and beauty worlds. Normally I see tweets about new and exciting [...]


Plus-size Fashion Vlogger Loey Lane Takes Down Critics of Fat Girls

Loey caught a lot of flack, on more than one occasion, for wearing a bikini in her YouTube videos and Instagram photos. Thankfully, she didn’t let that stop her from wearing what she wanted [...]


I'll Never Be Your Curvy Wife

On July 30, Robbie Tripp published a now-viral photo in tribute to his wife, Sarah. The media was quick to proclaim Robbie a hero. Why? Because Robbie’s wife is “curvy”. Yes, those quotes are intentional and yes [...]


The Power of a Little Red Dress

“I want to be different. If everyone is wearing black, I want to be wearing red.”  Even as a young child, I loved the color red. It was something about the color red that made me smile wider and put [...]


The Spring Cleaning Challenge: Getting Rid of All Kinds of Clutter

Although the chill of winter is still upon us, spring is just around the corner. That means that it’s time to start contemplating the annual ritual of [...]


Went Zip Lining as a Fat Girl

When my boyfriend first told me back in August that he had booked us a Western Caribbean cruise for spring break, my first thought after shock, awe and [...]

Rejection: A Love Story

A long, long time ago, in a far off land…..a land of firsts and lasts- lived a girl in her twenties. This girl desired to be loved. So much so that she justified a one sided relationship for [...] 

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