My first piece for Marie Claire focused on the rules that are put on us as plus size women, and I have spoken about this countless times here on the blog. But hey I am, here to remind you that WEARING CLOTHES WILL NOT MAKE YOU SMALLER THAN YOU ARE. Clothes can help accentuate your shape, or make you feel good but it cannot alter your size. So following rules about what clothes to wear is just ludicrous and don't make sense. Please ignore all the rules and wear what ever the hell you want. Below I have put together a striped edit of all my current favorite striped items. Enjoy!