5 Jul

Cupcakes and Muffintops is a plus-size clothing and bake sale for people of all genders in Oakland, California.  The sale happens once per year in August, and benefits Big Moves and the Fat Friendly Funders.  We pride ourselves on being a wonderland of affordable fatshion, delicious homemade treats, and inspiring positivity.  The details for the the 2016 sale are as follows:

Cupcakes & Muffintops v8.0
SATURDAY August 13th, 2016
First Unitarian Church of Oakland
685 14th Street, Oakland, CA
12-4 pm

$0-$10 suggested door donation, no one turned away for lack of funds
Most clothing $1-7; Some boutique items $10 and up, shopper’s discretion. Cash and credit cards accepted for clothing purchases; door and bake sale cash only. No checks accepted
Venue and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible.  Continue reading

Thank you, and see you in 2017! 

14 Aug

Thank you so much to everyone who donated, volunteered, baked, shared and shopped yesterday!  You all are the force that makes this sale an annual vortex of fat joy!

We’ll see you next year, but in the meantime, please think of us whenever you clean out your closets. We accept donations all year long! Just send an email to cupcake@bigmoves.org

The truck is loaded! 

12 Aug

The big Uhaul is loaded and ready to go, thanks to awesome folks like emFAT Kristen and Olympic Clothesbag Thrower (and sale organizer) Joe! 

Too many to count! 

12 Aug

Handsome button-down masculine shifts in 3XT. Check out some of the patterns. 

Wild and Western

11 Aug

Both of these masculine items were just exceptional. Embroidered vest (embroidery also on front), 2x. Jack Daniels snap-front western shirt, estimated 2-3x. 

Donors, even your socks are awesome.

11 Aug

One of my favorite sections to sort/browse at the sale is the Lounge area. Did you know that we fatties have excellent loungewear? 

(Note: socks posed on background of graphic print eloquii dress, size 28). 

Make an entrance…

11 Aug

…in one of these stunning long skirts! L: 1-2x satin a-line skirt with multiple chiffon ruffles in the back. Chiffon ruffles have incredible movement. R: beautiful Jibri skirt with generous belt tie. This picture isn’t doing it justice. Size 4. 

An exceptional example

11 Aug

Do you love tie dye? This outfit was clearly done by a master of the craft. Great saturated rainbows swirl on this gauzy set, size 4-6x. Shirt has sweet empire waist with ruffle.