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About Stephen Hadley

Stephen Hadley, founder of Generous Fashions, has exclusively designed plus size clothing since 2002. In 2009, he relocated to Bali to handcraft fabrics and garments from his home studio for generousfashions.com and his Etsy shop. Sign up for the Generous Fashions newsletter for new arrivals and member discounts.
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Fashion Tips for Women Over 60: What to Wear to a Casual Dinner
1 month ago

Fashion Tips for Women Over 60: What to Wear to a Casual Dinner

You’ve been invited to a casual dinner with friends. It’s going to be a great time. You love their company, and you enjoy laughing and chatting over good food and a few glasses of wine.

But what are you going to wear? Read More

How to Buy Plus Size Clothing Online with Confidence
2 months ago

How to Buy Plus Size Clothing Online with Confidence

Shopping for plus size clothing in most retail stores is a less than enjoyable experience.

Your options are limited. You have to shop in the back of the store in the hidden, tucked away plus size department. And then you must deal with the salespeople who are not too friendly in many cases. Read More

Plus Size Clothing Doesn’t Have to Be Boring! Here’s How to Shake Up Your Routine
3 months ago

Plus Size Clothing Doesn’t Have to Be Boring! Here’s How to Shake Up Your Routine

Ever feel like you just wear the same old things, day-in, day-out? It’s easy to get stuck in a fashion rut. And it’s not like local shops offer a good variety of plus size clothing. What can you do if your style has become too routine? Read More

How to Refresh Your Look with Colorful Plus Size Tops
4 months ago

How to Refresh Your Look with Colorful Plus Size Tops

The world of fashion should not be drab or dull. There are so many beautiful and bold colors to choose from. You will find many prints and designs to express your style and personality.

This is true for fashion in general, not just one subsection of the industry. So, there’s no reason that plus size fashion should be exempt.
Read More

Breeze Through the Holidays in Comfortable Plus Size Clothing
6 months ago

Breeze Through the Holidays in Comfortable Plus Size Clothing

Can comfortable plus size clothing really help you to survive the holidays? You bet! You just need to know what to look for.

What’s your favorite part of the holiday season? Getting together with family and friends? Delicious meals with loved ones? Time away from work to appreciate the things most important in life? Read More

What Your Clothing Colors Say About Your Personality
7 months ago

What Your Clothing Colors Say About Your Personality

Fashion is about self-expression. You choose outfits that appeal to you. You desire that your clothes say something significant to the world around you. Read More

Plus Size Fashion Tips: Finding Sleeves to Flatter Every Figure
8 months ago

Plus Size Fashion Tips: Finding Sleeves to Flatter Every Figure

Finding the perfect plus size top isn’t easy. You have to deal with the shoddy selection in local stores, or compare styles and prices across dozens of online retailers. Either way, it takes some time and patience. Read More

4 Ways to Dress Up Casual Summer Plus Size Clothing
9 months ago

4 Ways to Dress Up Casual Summer Plus Size Clothing

Summer is full of fun outdoor events. Picnics and lunches. Brunches and garden parties. Casual gatherings that make summer such an exciting, enjoyable season. Read More

6 Summer Plus Size Clothing Styles for Boomer Women
11 months ago

6 Summer Plus Size Clothing Styles for Boomer Women

Summer might just be the perfect season. The sun is shining, people are smiling and flowers are blooming. Everything seems to pull you outdoors. Enjoy the beauty of these precious months! Read More

5 Fashion Trends in Plus Size Clothing for Women Over 60
11 months ago

5 Fashion Trends in Plus Size Clothing for Women Over 60

Stylish, mature women see trends come and go. You follow the ones you love and you patiently wait out the ones you don’t.

There’s a special challenge for plus size women looking for stylish clothes. Fashion trends rarely flatter a curvy figure. Even if there’s a style you love, it can be hard, or even impossible, to find it in your size. This makes feeling comfortable and looking stylish even more difficult. Read More