Five Plus-Size Outfits for Honoring the Ultimate Lesbian: Mother Earth

Earth Day is tomorrow, and with its arrival comes a period of reflection for environmentally conscious queers who want to make the earth a better place. Whether that’s reducing their use of single-use plastics, having a zero-waste kitchen, or making sure the clothes they have on their backs are ethically sourced, queer people love taking care of mother earth. She is the ultimate lesbian if you ask me.

Nowadays, it’s very hard to dress yourself in clothing that isn’t fast fashion. Many people have resorted to thrifting or shopping in vintage stores, which are both really great options. However, maybe you want to treat yourself with something new or maybe you are plus-sized and find thrifting to be difficult.

Here are five outfits sourced from mostly “slow fashion” outlets that you can rock on Earth Day and Beyond!

An Outfit for Contemplating Your Carbon Footprint

Photo 1: A person wears royal blue pants and a royal blue tee. Photo 2: A person wears mustard relaxed pants and a soft pink tee. Photo 3: Black strap Birkenstocks
1. Easy Relaxed Tee ($58)
2. Pants ($118)
3. Birkenstocks ($100)

An Outfit for Picking Fresh Berries From the Community Garden

Photo 1: A pale green loose dress with a button front. Photo 2: A beige strappy, wedge heeled Birkenstock
1. Dress ($148)
2. Birkenstocks ($140)

An Outfit for a Breezy Picnic With a Cutie

Photo 1: A black sleeveless jumpsuit. Photo 2: A pair of orange and brown strappy sandals. Photo 3: A mushroom necklace next to some dried florals
1. Black Jumpsuit ($115)
2. Striped Shoe ($108)
3. Mushroom Necklace ($42)

An Outfit for a Springtime Gay Wedding

Photo 1: A beige linen dress. Photo 2: A strappy orange heeled sandal.
1. Linen Dress ($90)
2. Strappy Heels ($144)

An Outfit for an Earth Day Climate March

Photo 1: A purple crew neck sweatshirt over jeans. Photo 2: A pair of beige joggers. Photo 3: A pale pink sneaker.
1. Sweatshirt ($94)
2. Joggers ($90)
3. Sneakers ($80)
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Dani Janae is a poet and writer based out of Pittsburgh, PA. When she's not writing love poems for unavailable women, she's watching horror movies, hanging with her tarantula, and eating figs. Follow Dani Janae on Twitter and on Instagram.

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  1. Love these, especially the outfit for picking berries from the community garden. I spend a lot of time in gardens (run school and community gardens) and my preference is airy clothes in earthtones. I already have the birkenstocks…just need to complete the ensemble.

  2. Ooo I really appreciate this list! I’ve been trying to move towards buying more durable clothing pieces and less fast fashion, but it’s challenging in the larger plus size arena. Excited to explore some of these options!

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