Finding plus size clothing that is truly stylish reflects your age, and that you feel good in can sometimes feel like a feat. Many women often complain that the plus-size section at their local department store is full of clothes that are outdated, grandma-esque, and frumpy.
Women who wear plus size clothing deserve quality fabrics, up-to-date looks, and fits that are flattering. Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and the time has come that women who live in larger bodies are handed the right to feel beautiful through self-expression with clothing that is fashionable and stylish. Though the fashion industry has a long way to go when it comes to inclusion and representation, the encouraging thing is that there are way more options and brands that exist than there were even 5 years ago. It’s exciting that things are heading in the right direction and there seem to be more plus-size options than ever before, but many women who wear plus size clothing just may not know where to look. Let’s discover together where to find some new, exciting, and beautiful plus-size clothing options!
Where can I find plus size clothes for summer?
Starting off with a bang, Johnny Was is an excellent option for all your vacation, poolside, and summer weather month needs. This brand has gorgeous plus size options ranging from swimsuits of all different cuts and styles, maxi, midi, and mini dresses, breezy blouses, and flowy lightweight pants that are all perfect for the summer months. They come in beautiful floral, tropical, and summery prints that match one another so you can mix and match your outfits or find the perfect summer coverup!
Where can I find plus size clothes in-store?
Department stores like Nordstrom and Target are putting in the work in expanding the brands they carry that have plus size options. This is of course super convenient for the sake of in-store availability and needing something in a pinch. Plus, in-store availability gives you the opportunity to try on in-store before committing to purchasing. Who What Wear, Wild Fable, and Ava & Viv are all popular brands at Target that carry plus sizes. Eloquii and Zelie for She are two popular lines that are fan favorites at Nordstrom for their plus size clothing.
Where can I find plus-size clothes that are vintage?
Many creators are taking to places such as Instagram and Etsy to sell vintage plus-size finds. Why should the joy of thrifting and vintage pieces be limited to only one body size? Through mixing and matching stylish pieces from other decades, wearing vintage is at an all-time high trend alert, and you deserve to participate. Modcloth and Berriez are two online storefronts that carry plus-size vintage clothing options. Another avenue to find vintage options is on Etsy, and one storefront that is changing the game in plus size fashion in the shop under the name New Nostalgia.
Where can I find plus size clothes for basics?
Universal Standard has won best jeans in the plus size category for years now. They are a leading brand when it comes to essentials and basics. They are working to make styles as accessible to someone who is a size 36, as it is to someone who is a size 6. Good American is another brand that has a tight hold on basics, from anything from shorts to tops to dresses. It is a brand developed by Khloe Kardashian who was always struggling finding jeans and clothes for women who are curvier, and took matters into her own hands and developed her own line. Torrid is another crowd favorite in the plus size clothing industry, and has lots of versatility and options. Last but not least, Reformation is another brand that is great for finding basics from anything from a cute top to a dress for an upcoming event. Although not a plus size brand exclusivity, their sizing options, and representation are worth noting.
Where can I find plus size clothes for athleisure?
Girlfriend Collective is a brand that is as committed to representation and inclusivity as it is to sustainability. With sizes ranging from XXS to 6XL, their athleisure clothing options are fun, vibrant, and sure to make you feel like you can show up on your yoga mat or on the tennis court just as you are, and feel beautiful. Committed to sustainability, their fabrics are actually made out of recycled materials. Each bra and legging set is made out of 25 water bottles.
Where can I find plus size clothes for undergarments?
Cacique is a beloved shop if you’re looking for undergarments, whether bras, underwear or lingerie. With styles available from 34B- 54K, these cup and band sizes come in many different colors, fabrics, and styles that are sure to leave you feeling sexy and your best.
Iskra Banović is our seasoned Editor-in-Chief at BlueFashion. She has been steering the website’s content and editorial direction since 2013. With a rich background in fashion design, Iskra’s expertise spans across fashion, interior design, beauty, lifestyle, travel, and culture.