There was a time that the answer to “where can I buy trendy plus size clothing?” was nowhere. The few brands available catered to older women with conservative and work-oriented styles. For the fashion forward teen or anyone how enjoys the latest fashions, here are a few trendy places you’ve heard of and a few new stores to shop!
This UK-based on-line only retailer and has been available in the USA in 2010. Their in-house Curve line is one of the best out there for curvy women because it is flattering, affordable, and fashion forward. Size 16 ladies (18 in UK sizing) can shop the regular ASOS line.
ASOS ships from the UK but still offers free standard shipping and returns so don’t hold back! Check out the Daily Edit for the latest trends and outfits. Or get the latest street style at the awesome Fashion Finder where you can also save outfits with your favorite looks, sort of like a vision board for shopping and style. With your account, you can also show off how you’re wearing the hot looks!
A sister brand to the popular Hot Topic, Torrid has offered trendy plus size clothing including the latest apparel, lingerie, swimwear and accessories since 2001. The entire line is designed for young, stylish women and to “stimulate self-confidence and encourage a woman to feel sultry and downright irresistible.” They do just that with the curve hugging Stop Staring collection dresses and the rest of the staples and latest styles, shoes, and accessories.
3. Plus Size Fix
For curvy ladies who like to be ahead of the trends with edgy and head turning designs, Plus Size Fix is the place. The on-line retailer also has a focus on sex appeal with sexy dresses, body con styles, and more. They even have a club wear category! This is the place for the most fun and sassy party ready clothes.
4. Forever 21
When you’ve got to have a certain trend or just feel like buying something, Forever 21 is everyone’s favorite for high fashion-low price clothes. They can always be counted on to find a unique pieces at the lowest prices like these bold patterned shorts.
5. Old Navy
Although available on-line more than in stores, Old Navy had a huge plus size selection of new trends. It’s great for fun items like this perfect for summer anchor graphic tee. Of course, this is always a great place to stock up on all the basics, especially active wear like yoga pants.
If your style is vintage, head to ModCloth! Thrift stores aren’t what they used to be in quality of merchandise or prices. Anyhow, everyone was tiny back then.
ModCloth gives you direct access to 700 independent designers and unique designs, like this adorable striped nautical dress with polka dot lemon-yellow trim and undulating hem detail. The vintage swimwear will have you feeling curvetastic like Marilyn Monroe!
Even better ModCloth is a community between stylists, bloggers, designers, and you! Become a member to track your favorite items, create wishlists, and sharing your vintage looks in the Style Gallery.
You can also take advantage of the ModStylists who are ready and waiting to provide fashion advice & assistance, find a finishing touch, or pick the perfect dress for a special event.
7. Sealed With a Kiss
SWAK Designs is a Los Angeles-based company offering trendy, affordable plus size fashion. Their style is California casual with a hint of boho chic. They also launched their own denim line with must haves like the jean jacket.
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