This is how I define my style beyond the sizing
Gen Z Says is a series where we reach different members of Generation Z who will give us the latest look at what’s exciting in the fashion space.
While the fashion industry has seen significant improvements in the plus size space over the past few years, that hasn’t changed the fact that for a long time, fashion “rules” created are often not suitable for preferences towards people with slimmer bodies. . If you have watched shows like What not to wear, you will remember that plus size women are often asked to stay away from certain types of clothing and stick with what makes them look most “flattering”, meaning slimmer. Now many are working to break the outdated rules and stereotypes that can often exist deep in the sartorial world. One of those people was Lauren Licup, a Gen-Z The fashion influencer not only takes to social media to showcase her stunning outfits, but is also constantly sharing her journey of finding body confidence and helping others do the same. .
In one of Lauren’s many viral videos, she read an article that provided a list of what “oversized women shouldn’t wear”. She proved the article wrong by wearing exactly what they told her not to. Below, she shares the trends plus-size women are often told they shouldn’t wear, and how she styles them in defiance. Keep scrolling to get inspired and shop in her style.