There are plenty of reasons to dress modestly, whether they are religious or purely for comfort. There’s no need to wear baggy black garments that cover you from neck to wrist to ankle (unless you want to). This modest dress clothing doesn’t skimp on style.
While the definition of modesty varies, in general it about being covered up. Modesty standards range from midi length skirts to long skirts and dark colors to head coverings. Whatever your level of modesty, here are a few of the best sources for modest clothing in extended sizes.
Almost all of these websites are focused on modest dress. Some sites were started by Mormon women with a focus on LDS standards but there are also Orthodox Jewish brands and Islamic modest clothing. What unites all these clothes is the goal of empowering women with the clothes they wear.
Whether you’re looking for a basic capsule wardrobe or the latest trends, check out these seven websites for the best plus size modest clothing.
With the goal of transforming modest dress from dowdy to chic, for Modli “modesty doesn’t mean hiding, but rather showcasing natural beauty in a classy way.”
Modli has a wide range of modest clothing labels on one website. They make it very easy to find what you’re looking for with searches by neckline, sleeve length, and skirt length, and even head covering type in addition to the usual size, color, and price.
Kosher Casual Knee Length Cotton Skirt – With 90% cotton and 10% spandex, this skirt is comfortable as well as suitable for any occasion.
2. Inherit Clothing Company
Located in Morris, Minnesota, Inherit Clothing Company focuses on “combining effortless looks, the highest quality fabrics and an exceptional customer experience…to help women everywhere live more joyfully every day.” Their clothes feature timeless classics like long denim skirts plus cute trends like shirts mixing florals and stripes.
Donna Denim Skirt – Designed by Inherit, this full-length denim skirt fets a modest update from dark heathered denim look, streamlined elastic waistband, and 2% spandex in the denim for stretch. A small back slit makes walking easy.
3. Bella Ella
Bella Ella – Started by a single mom with the goal of empowering women through the clothes they wear, Bella Ella features modest clothing in trend styles up to size 3x.
Polka Dot Palazzo Pants – These lightweight pants are perfect for keeping cool in the heat while covering up in style. Contrasting mustard color is on trend but these pants work with plenty of other colors too. Or check out this black version for a versatile summer pant.
4. Be Modest Boutique
In addition to providing affordable modest clothes up to size 3x, Be Modest Boutique is a non-profit whose proceeds support various ministries in the church and community. In extended sizes, they have a collection of plus size tunics and plus size dresses.
Sabrina Dress – This cotton midi dress is only $29! It works for summer and cooler weather too, just add a cardigan, scarf, and boots.
Founded in Istanbul, Modanisa is the world’s most popular Islamic modest clothing site. The founders of Modanisa also co-created Modest Fashion Week in 2016 so expect to see modest versions of the latest looks. The massive website had a dedicated plus size section that features trendy and traditional modest clothing at a range of sizes and price points.
Alia Floral Dress – This type of long sleeve floral dresses are on trend this year. This dark floral has a modern feel to it and works well for colder seasons.
6. On The Plus Side
Although On The Plus Side isn’t doesn’t bill itself as modest, the clothes tend to have more, rather than less, coverage. In addition to being USA-based and socially responsible, the company only produces plus size clothes, focussing on size 2x-8x. They have plenty of basics plus some brighter colors and patterns too.
Perfect Rayon Dress – It’s easy to dress this basic black dress up with a necklace, belt, or scarf. Or keep it simple with flats or sandals. The fabric is thin enough for hot weather or add a slip or tights for cooler days.
7. Sweet Salt Clothing
Sweet Salt Clothing – This brand has plenty of cute, modest clothes but the largest size is 2x so it’s on our list but lower down.
Plaid Hi-Lo Wrap Dress – This cute plaid dress is perfect for fall and nursing-friendly too.