A plus size preppy summer capsule: one button-down shirt, four casual outfit ideas. Okay, so this isn’t a full summer capsule, but much like my pink shorts post, coral shorts post, and linen shorts post, this is a “mini-capsule.”
Pro-tip: layer a white tank or cami under the button-down for more options. Wear the button-down open like a jacket, tied at the waist, or partially buttoned. And roll up the sleeves in hot weather. Top with a denim jacket on cold evenings.
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Plus Size Preppy Summer Capsule
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The first look is the most fun, in my opinion. It mixes prints! Although it doesn’t precisely follow my print-mixing guidelines, I think this striped shirt and plaid shorts mesh well. For even more information on mixing prints, check out my IGTV video!
As I’ve said, I haven’t personally tried the Double G Gucci belts. Sadly, they aren’t large enough for me. However, they come as large as a size 20 (or 44″ waist)! See the updated size chart below for choosing the correct size.
Both the thinner Double G Gucci belts and the wider Double G Gucci belts now come up to a size 120! The latter is probably a better choice for jeans depending on your personal preference. So these belts are accessible to those with larger waists [and much larger wallets]! If they’re not in your budget, here is an alternative! Also, check out this Michael Kors belt.
Plus Size Plaid Shorts
For one, linen is always going to wrinkle. Always. And really, that is part of the look. You know, that rich bougie b!tch look that I love so much! Two, a linen-blend will wrinkle less. And three, if you iron with starch, linen will wrinkle a little less. But, I say, just let it go!
Plus Size Green Linen Shorts
The third outfit idea is the same as the others but with distressed denim Bermuda shorts. I like the distressing to keep things looking modern rather than too stuffy.
Plus Size Denim Bermuda Shorts
And lastly, this final plus size preppy summer outfit features another pair of linen shorts, this time in rust brown. You can read about wearing linen above.
My Favorite Lipsticks
I thought I should mention that I included my favorite lipsticks, which I readily admit are bougie AF and break the budget. These Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-in-Stick Lipsticks are 65% oil and feel amazing on the lips! Not to mention they smell fantastic. And I just can’t say enough great things about them.
The closest lippies I have found at more reasonable prices are L’Oreal’s Colour Riche Shine Lipstick and Sephora’s Rouge Lacquer Lipsticks. While both are similar, they aren’t even close to the decadence of the YSL ones.
Plus Size Brown Linen Shorts
More Plus Size Green Linen Shorts Outfits
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