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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.
Latest Posts | By Stephen Hadley
5 Easy Ways for Plus Size Women in Their 50s to Embrace Fashion
3 weeks ago

5 Easy Ways for Plus Size Women in Their 50s to Embrace Fashion

Your sense of fashion is like fine wine. It’s really catching its stride when you hit your 50s.

That’s true for plus size women, too. If you’re in your 50s now, you may have struggled with negativity about your body all your life.

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3 Ideas to Help You Add Stunning Fall Colors to Your Mature Plus-Size Wardrobe
2 months ago

3 Ideas to Help You Add Stunning Fall Colors to Your Mature Plus-Size Wardrobe

The crunching of dry leaves under your shoes. A chilly breeze that makes you shrug your shoulders and zip up your jacket. Fall is here! Read More

What Should You Do with Business Clothing After Retirement?
4 months ago

What Should You Do with Business Clothing After Retirement?

After decades of hard work, you’re approaching retirement – or maybe you’re already there, congrats! It’s going to be great – you’re already daydreaming about all you’ll do. But what about all your business attire? Will your clothes retire too? Read More

3 Easy Ways for Plus Size Women Over 50 to Look (and Feel) Cool
7 months ago

3 Easy Ways for Plus Size Women Over 50 to Look (and Feel) Cool

As a woman over 50, finding your fit in the fashion world can be a major struggle. This is especially true for plus size women. Read More

Avoiding the Traps of Matchy-Matchy and Monochrome with Your Plus Size Clothing
7 months ago

Avoiding the Traps of Matchy-Matchy and Monochrome with Your Plus Size Clothing

Have you ever seen someone wear an outfit that matches too much? They meticulously planned every piece of that outfit. They were going for a constant flow of style. But it’s just too much. Read More

Separating Size and Style: 3 Ways to Find Plus Size Clothing that Won’t Limit Your Clothing Choices
8 months ago

Separating Size and Style: 3 Ways to Find Plus Size Clothing that Won’t Limit Your Clothing Choices

Do you like to be compared to fruit? Or a geometric form? How do you feel when you hear “pear shaped” or “rectangle”? It doesn’t exactly instill positive feelings. Read More

It’s Time to Dress Fearlessly and Throw Out the Plus Size Style Rule Book
9 months ago

It’s Time to Dress Fearlessly and Throw Out the Plus Size Style Rule Book

Fear holds us back. It holds us back from saying what we feel and doing what we want. Fear even controls what we wear. Read More

Why Wearing Classic Clothing After 60 Doesn’t Have to Be Boring
11 months ago

Why Wearing Classic Clothing After 60 Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

Ever feel like your wardrobe is in a rut? You grab the first thing you can reach and throw it on. You look… OK. But you’ve been wearing the same old outfit for years.

Sure, it’s a classic look. You really can’t go wrong with a classic. Right? Read More

How to Stay Fashionable After 50 Without Breaking the Bank
11 months ago

How to Stay Fashionable After 50 Without Breaking the Bank

You just stepped off the runway. A soft breeze gently sweeps your hair back. You gracefully glide down the stage to a sea of flashing cameras. Heads turn to see you decked out in a tulle gown with crystal Gucci tassels… Read More

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message
12 months ago

Be Fabulous After 50! 5 Ways to Ensure Your Clothing Sends the Right Message

If your clothes could speak, what message would they be sending the world? Hopefully it’s something positive, like:

“Take me seriously. I’m a force to be reckoned with.”

“I love life and live every day to its fullest.” Read More