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Margie Plus: Polka Dots

Hi, my name is Margie and I work at Lucky magazine. At Lucky, every girl is important, and I am happy to say that I will now be reppin' for us full-figured girls. I have always been plus-size, whether it was a size 12 or my current size of 18.

As most girls like me know, having an extreme love for fashion and being plus-size doesn't really go hand in hand. Growing up, I quickly realized that when it came to clothes, I needed to play by my own rules. I know too well the experience of going into a store and not being able to buy a fabulous sequined frock or the latest Stella McCartney or Proenza Schouler-inspired looks because of my size.

But believe me, just because you don't wear a sample size doesn’t mean you have to give up. Now more than ever, brands are embracing plus-size fashion and helping us express our trendsetting selves. Seriously! This is an exciting time for a full-figured fashionista. Being able to walk into a store and see a peplum or a floral print pant in your size is not only an awesome feeling, but it's also becoming a reality. I refuse to sacrifice the latest trends just because of my curvaceousness, and I hope you won't either. In this column, I want to show you how to make the latest trends work with your fabulous figure.

To start off, click through to see some of my favorite polka dot threads!

Follow Margie on Twitter: @MargieHolla

Photo: Brendan Cassida

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