10 Hilarious Things Every Stylish Curvy Girl Knows To Be True

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Fashion is for everyone, right? Well, when you're a curvy girl with a serious shopping addiction, you're likely to encounter some style segregation along the way. Thankfully, we know our bodies and minds well enough to see the funny side of those stressful shopping trips and fitting room disasters.

Sound familiar? Then read on to discover the hilarious moments every plus size woman can relate to...
 

1. Your Bank Balance Constantly Suffers In the Name of Fashion

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You never know if your usual dress size is going to fit, and having to buy at least two of every style when you're shopping online can take its toll on your finances. As a result of your shopping addiction, you have a constant stream of deliveries and returns – and the postman is practically your BFF. At least your wardrobe is every curvy girl's dream
 
 

2. You Spend Too Much Time Googling 'How To Dress for Your Body Type'



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And the answer is always the same: No one knows how to dress your body type but you! You want to rock that full-skirted dress everyone says will make you look bigger? Go ahead. And add those ankle boots that supposedly make your calves look thicker too, if you fancy it. 
 

3. No Amount of Expensive Lycra Can Stop Your Running 'Wobble'

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Even the most fabulous sportswear can't stop running being a bit... jiggly. The result is that your thighs make a lovely little clapping noise, which you prefer to think of as your body's applause for making the effort to do some exercise. 
 

4. Dressing Room Breakdowns Are a Regular Occurrence

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No matter how convinced you are that gorgeous dress will fit perfectly when it's on the hanger, there's a 99 per cent chance you won't be able to do up the zip in the fitting room: Why can't they just make zips for those of us blessed with bigger boobs? That + seriously unflattering fitting room lighting = one deflated and disappointed you. Much better to shop online.
 

5. If One More Person Says 'I Heard That [Insert Clothing Item] Is Really Flattering On Curvy Girls...'

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Say what? One look into your wardrobe can tell anyone that you dress exactly how you feel confident, and you certainly don't need someone else to tell you what they believe would look better than what you choose. No one knows what makes you feel great, so let those backhanded compliments go over your head.
 
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6. Waistband Gap Is the Enemy



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No matter what style of trousers or shorts you buy, whether they come with a stretch waistband or promise to fit you snugly, you will always have a gap at the back of your waistband. As a result, your belt collection is on point (and constantly growing). 
 

7. Fitted Dresses Often Don't Look Work-Appropriate With Curves

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Harmless as it may look on the hanger, a bodycon dress will cling to your curves so seductively that it's becomes totally inappropriate for the office – despite people constantly selling pencil skirts and dresses as 'workwear'. But if looking too sexy is your biggest problem, then things must be pretty great really. 
 

8. Shapewear Is Your Saviour – And the Devil – All At Once

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On the one hand, it gives your shape even more definition and boosts your confidence when you need it most. But on the other, you want to keep your organs in one place, thank you very much. How long until we have to wait for someone to create some shapewear that's comfortable for all-day wear?
 

9. One Size Fits All? Don't Make Me Laugh!



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Even if that 'one size' means plus size fashion, you'd still have to consider the fact that your top and bottom halves are completely different sizes. And that's before you factor in the extra room for your boobs. No woman falls into the 'one size' category, so it'd be fab if we could skip this sartorial shortcut for good. 
 

10. On the Plus Side, Your Boobs Make a Handy Shelf...



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Being fuller-busted sometimes has its downsides, but there are so many benefits to make up for not being able to squeeze into a pretty bralette. When you're sleepy, you can give your chin a little rest, or balance your dinner on your boobs. More to love? For you, at least!
 

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