Kellie Brown, the iconoclastic, NYC-based beauty behind the blog And I Get Dressed, is practically the queen of layering. And, if you're looking for some fresh style advice, you're in luck — Kellie's fiercely feminine Instagram feed is a constant source of sartorial (and lipstick!) ingenuity.
When the conversation of brights comes into play for plus-size women, it often becomes about small bouts of color. We're so often told that we should aim to conceal — both implicitly and explicitly — so the idea of being seen can be daunting. But, color is so expressive and a huge part of my wardrobe. I'm obsessed with yellow, mostly because it looks great with my skin tone, but also because Solange Knowles swears by it. (And, you should do everything
that Solange does, right?)
Rather than relegating brights to a great necklace or a pair of eye-catching heels — both of which are welcome in any wardrobe — make color the focus instead. When I toss on a bright pink dress, my personal theme song starts to play in my head, and before I know it, I'm sauntering down the street ready to take on the world — all while looking amazing. Ahead, find eight chic ideas on how to incorporate color into an outfit for work or