Elegant Plus Shopping Mall: Artsy Plus-Size Clothing
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Ashley Stewart carries styles in bold patterns and colors, often with global inspiration. Resort wear and summer maxi dress styles, peasant tops, and flowing skirts are often here. Prices are moderate with frequent sales, coupons, and shipping offers available directly from the website. Size 12 to 26W.
Asos is a British
retailer that brings a different aesthetic to the American market.
Among their trend conscious offerings unique offering such as
art-to-wear type tights can be found. Sizes run a little large
here. Prices are moderate. Size 0 to 24W.
Avenue is introducing more and more styles with an artsy or bohemian edge to them along with their contemporary to trendy styles. Prices are moderate with coupons usually available directly on the site. Particularly good peasant top and maxi dress selection in the resort season and warmer months. Size14 to 32W.
Batik and Fans is an eBay shop selling hand crafted batik caftans, tops and palazzo pants directly from the artisans. Sizes to 6X.
Catherine's has long built their plus and super size specialty business on the tastes and styles of women who like bold prints and colors, artsy and whimsical details. Plus petites available in select styles up to 5X. Sizes from 16 to 34W.
Coldwater Creek has returned in catalog and on-line form, continuing their well loved collections that include artisanal detailing in natural fibers and fine knits. BoHo styles in addition to more contemporary looks appealing to those who want to add just a little something extra to their fashion sensibilities options include casual, work appropriate and occasion pieces. This is a great spot for unusual outerwear and jackets. Petite size 4-16P. Size 4 to 24W.
Dillard's carries upscale fashion with a trendy to bohemian flair in wonderful fabrics like cotton and silks from top labels and designers. A wide variety of price points makes this a good stop for those with different budget. Look for labels such Peter Nagard, Eileen Fisher, Bryn Walker, ZoZo Woman, Eva Varro, and Karen Kane. Misses size 0 to 16, Women's size 14 to 24W.
Dress Barn carries a
mixtures of styles from classic to trendy, with more bohemian styles
available in the resort season and warmer months. They often
have maxi dresses and skirts, and BoHo style peasant tops in both
prints and solids. Palazzo pants are also frequently
available. Prices are low to moderate.
Size 4 to 24W.
eBay is a treasure trove
for women who like unique finds, art-to-wear items, and vintage
clothing. Many sellers offer "But It Now" options for those that
dislike the bidding system. In addition to the Women's
Clothing section which can be refined to "Plus" only through the
search, the Home & Garden section has fantastic resources for
crafters including unique fabrics and beads, the Collectibles and
Arts section has offerings from working textile and jewelry
designers, and antique and global ethnic jewelry and textiles.
Vintage fashion and that for costumers and reenactment specialists
can be found in the larger Fashion directory. Search functions help
to find your size.
Pre-set Plus-Size eBay Searches: Victorian | BoHo | Art to Wear | Rockabilly | Lagenlook
Elegant Plus Designer Database iis a new and growing shopping resource of well known designer labels available from multiple retailers, indie and art-to-wear boutique labels, and diffusion collections available in plus-sizes.
eShakti is one of the most popular internet retailers for modern vintage style dresses. They also carry a smaller collection of tops and skirts. Most styles are customizable including hem lengths, neck lines and sleeves for a small fee. Prices are moderate. Sizes 0 to 36W.
Evans brings trendy, contemporary and BoHo English style to the American plus-size market with tribal prints, crochet, peasant tops, maxi dresses and more. A mixture of in house designs and British labels in US sizes 10 to 28W.
Hips and Curves is primarily a plus size lingerie merchant but they also carry goth and steampunk fashion and accessories, in addition to an excellent selection of corsets for Victorian period costuming, and hosiery like stockings, garters and fishnets. Faux-leather and leather with a sexy, goth edge is also stocked. Size XL to 6X.
Karen Kane is an upscale designer label with an artistic flare. Fine fabrics like silks and cottons use beautiful prints, embroidery and more. Also has a good selection of core basic black knits to mix and match with brighter and more patterned boutique styles. Misses size 0 - 14, Women's Plus size 14 to 24W.
Kiyonna designs styles especially suited to plus-size figure. Lace dresses with a vintage feel and jersey maxi dresses are a specialty. Designed and manufactured in Los Angeles. Sizes 10 to 32W.
Lane Bryant has upped its game in recent years with fashion forward options more readily available. Summer and resort seasons have more BoHo options such as maxi skirts and dresses, but it's worth a check at other times of year as well. Prices are moderate with frequent sales, coupons, and shipping offers available directly from the website. Sizes 14 to 28W.
LA Palazzo Pants specializes in boldly printed knit yoga pants with flare legs and wide legs. A fantastic alternative to leggings, these fun, comfortable knit pants are value to moderately priced. Manufactured in Los Angeles. Size S to XXXL.
Last Call Neiman Marcus offers steep discounts on many of the designer labels offered by the main story bringing them into the budget of more shoppers. Artsy and bohemian labels to look for include the BoHo silk and natural fiber tops and maxi dresses from Johnny Was, and separates from Berek and Caroline Rose. Size 0 to 24W.
Lotus in the Moonlight is a long-time eBay seller specializing in hand batiked and langen look fashion. Gorgeous dusters, caftans, tops, and palazzo pants. Based in Bali, some items are ready to ship immediately while others can take up to 21 days to custom make, so make sure to read listings carefully. Size S to 5X.
BoHo tops and occasionally dresses to go with their denim jeans
Sizes 2 to 24W.
Macy's has recently increased it's plus-size offerings to
young, fresh, contemporary and artsy styles with a BoHo flavor. Lots
of tribal and world prints and a deep maxi dress selection. The top selection is
particularly good here. Especially look for their in-house label INC for fun
prints and styles. Look for trendy labels such as American Rag and
Lucky Brands which frequently have a more bohemian flavor.
Misses Size 0 to 14; Plus-Size 14 to 24W.
carries low to moderately priced fashion with an emphasis on trendier styles,
many times with a more BoHo or artsier edge. Size S to 4X.
Max Equations Wearable Art is chock full of natural fiber, hand painted wearable art pieces. You will find silk, linen and cotton options. An eBay exclusive boutique run by an ex-Blue Fish artisan new pieces are available ready-to-wear and special order both. Other new and gently worn art-to-wear labels such as Flax and Blue Fish are also regularly available. Moderate to upscale price points. Size S to 3X.
Maya Boutique offers
stunning hand-painted silks, embroidery, cashmere and burn-out
velvets made up into shawls, opera coats, tops, and kimonos with
vintage influences. A long time art-to-wear e-boutique available
exclusively through eBay. Upscale price points and quality.
Size S to 5X.
Editor's Pick Midnight Velvet is a well established catalog with an contemporary romantic to bohemian flavor. Along with a unique collection of tops, long sweater dusters, and dresses, the embroidered and embellished jeans are a must stop for those who appreciate artisan details. Size 6 to 24W.
Modcloth is a fabulous spot for vintage and retro style indie fashion. Small runs from a variety of designers in hard to find styles. New search function makes finding options available in your size a snap. Also be sure to check out their chic, retro inspired shoe and accessory collections for some unusual, yet affordable style finds. Sizing can run slightly small in fabrics with very little stretch, so check measurements. Size XS to 5X.
ModernMiss creates artsy, oversized natural fiber fashion in the Japanese style tradition with one-size-fits-most looks that work for a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Choose from maxi dresses, tunics, and wide leg palazzo pants. Each garment lists individual measurements, so be sure to scroll down to the product description to see if something will fit. A spot check revealed busts up to 63".
Monroe & Main offers a contemporary collections of moderately priced women's apparel, many with an artistic or bohemian flair. Good resource for resort wear in the winter months, crochet dusters and blanket sweater coats, maxi dresses, and romantic style BoHo tops. Size S to 3X.
regularly carries upscale labels and designers with a BoHo,
artier design aesthetic. Look for Johnny Was, Berek, Caroline
Rose, Tolani, Misook, and Michael Simon and Eileen Fisher.
Lots of natural fibers including cotton, linen, silk, and cashmere.
Misses size 0 to 16, Women's Size 14 to 24W.
Nordstrom is an upscale department store regularly offers more art-to-wear and BoHo styles from designers such as Tolani, Nic & Zoe, Citron and Rachel Pally. More youthful lines such as City Chic are also beginning to appear and follow the trends more closely which are currently moving in a more bohemian direction. Misses size 0 to 18; Plus-Size 14 to 24W.
North Style carries a mixture of artsy, classic and natural fiber fashions. Great spot to find tiered broomstick skirts, embroidered tops, and peasant blouses. Prices are moderate with a good sale rack for the more budget conscious. Size S to 3X.
Novica is one of those amazing places where you can learn a little bit about the origin of beautiful ethnic crafts, meet the artisans, and get GREAT prices! Check out the beaded purses, jewelry, and wraps - the pashminas are an especially good bargain! Accessories.
Only Golden Goddess boutique has been selling on eBay since 1998. Specializing in Moroccan, Indonesian, BoHo and gypsy style clothing they have an extensive inventory appealing for Ren Faires, lagenlook, and bohemian princesses. Lots of cottons and natural fibers including tunics, kimono and duster jackets, harem & palazzo pants and bloomers, dresses, and skirts. Quick same day shipping. Size S to 5X.
Editor's Pick Pyramid Collection is a New Age gift catalog that carries romantic, vintage, artsy, steampunk, and goth fashion and jewelry including tops, skirts and dresses. A consistently good spot for unusual finds in hard to find sizes. Size 2 to 28W.
QVC has the latest fashion trends in apparel, accessories, footwear & more. They are home to the wearable art created by Bob Mackie and Mad Men designer Janie Bryant. Look for BoHo, lagenlook, and resort labels such RP by Rachel Pally, Gypsy by Mara Hoffman, Logo by Lori Goldstein, Nicole Ritchie and more. They also have a particularly good jewelry, belt, and hand bag selection for women who appreciate vintage inspired, BoHo chic, and unusual art inspired design. Size 0 to 28W.
Rachel Pally is an upscale resort and lifestyle designer worn by many West Coast celebrities with a bohemian flair. Especially good for jersey knit maxi skirts and maxi dresses, both of which can run very long so plan to hem. A lesser priced Rachel Pally collection is also available at QVC. Size S to 3X.
Royal Coffers has been on eBay since 2000 with a stellar service rating. Specializes in high quality Renaissance dresses, jackets, and separates. Costume accuracy that can be adapted to your own every day needs, as desired. Size S to 5X.
Rue 21 is a teen trendy fashion hot spot with value to moderate pricing that carries many BoHo styles, especially during the spring and summer festival seasons. If you are looking for cheap chic, this is worth a stop. Free shipping on $50 +. Size XS to 3X.
Saks Fifth Avenue offers very high end bohemian style options with designer detailing. Look for labels such as Johnny Was, Fuzzi, Beyond Vintage, and Eileen Fisher. Luxury and natural fibers such as cashmere, silk, and leather mix with high quality synthetics. Upscale prices with sales bring style options into more budgets. Free shipping offers are also often available from the website. Misses size 0 - 16. Women's size14 to 24W.
Serengeti often carries an extensive collection of border print broomstick skirts, in addition to tops with embroidery and a bohemian flair. Good spot for some unusual accessories, also. Size S to 3X.
Shoptiques is a place for small brick-and-mortar boutiques to make their inventory available on-line in one, easy-to-shop spot. A growing number of affordable, indie designer, California style BoHo, and art-to-wear looks are being listed in larger sizes, making this well worth the stop for those that enjoy unusual fashion. Size S to 3X.
Editor's Pick Soft Surroundings offers gorgeous, upscale clothes made from soft materials which are often natural fibers such as cashmere, silk, cotton, and modal. Styles include artisan detailing including globally inspired prints, beading, and embroidery. Long flowing lines are the norm here, with many looks appealing for both resort and to those who prefer a more bohemian aesthetic. One of the most diverse size ranges available, a large percentage of their styles are also available in petites and talls, in addition to extended women's sizing. Misses, Talls, Petites size 0 to 18. Women's size 14 to 24W.
SWAK - is an independent plus and super size clothing boutique that
frequently has affordable bohemian style fashion including maxi
skirts and maxi dresses, flowing peasant style tops, and tie dye
Size 1X to 6X.
Torrid is a youthful retailer that specializes in trendier looks with an edge. Good source for both BoHo inspired peasant tops in romantic fabrics and patterns, long sweeping maxi dresses, and more Goth and Punk inspired stripes, corsets, plaids and skulls. Prices are moderate. Size XL to 6X.
Travel Smith carries a great collection of packable, easy care and versatile fashion for those bitten by the travel bug. Styles are a mixture of classic and bohemian with items such as crinkle broomstick skirts, knit dresses and separates, and easy care tunics. This is one of the best spots for luggage and travel accessories too. Prices are moderate. Misses and Petite size S to XL (18/20). Size 2 to 26W.
Ulla Popken offers some artsy, flowing kimonos and scarves in its special occasion collections especially around the holidays that have an art deco and vintage feel. Casual wear is often embellished with embroidery, beading, mixed prints in tunics and dresses. The new PURE eco-fashion collection, and European collections, along with their new youthful and trendy Studio collection have dramatically increased stylish options with a bohemian and artsy feel. Many of the best looks sell out quickly, so grab anything that you love right away.
Size 12 to 34W.
Unique Vintage specializes in fashion finds with a retro flavor. Their plus exclusive collection is mainly mid-twentieth century in inspiration with swing and rockabilly looks. Beaded flapper dresses are also a specialty. Size XS to 4X.
Wardrobe Shop is a boutique that features the stunning vintage inspired designer Nataya with dress styles reminiscent of Downton Abbey and Titanic. Romantic, feminine, and delicate fabrics in white, tea stained pastels, and deeper vintage hues with embroidery, lace, and beading details in just the right touches. Sizing runs slightly small so size up when in doubt. Size S to 3X.
Willow Ridge is a moderately priced classic women's apparel catalog that has some hidden gems appealing to women with an artier style. Often carries border print and tiered crinkle skirts, crochet and embellished tops. Size 6 to 26W.
Yizzam offers an absolutely stunning collection of fine and digital art reproduction tees, tank tops, and leggings from the Art Nouveau and other periods. Choose from old masters such as Monet, Klimt, Waterhouse, or Mucha or go for prints based on the cosmos and galaxy, witty food prints, scenes from around the globe, and more. True art-to-wear at affordable prices. This Florida based company is committed to eco-friendly dyes and is sweat shop free. Size S to 4X.
If you dare to be a little different, the internet opens up a realm of possibilities full of gorgeous embellishments, beads, embroidery, pattern, and lace. Most of the listings cater to BoHo Fashion, but this shopping category includes a number of other creative looks for women prefer unique styles. Casual BoHo looks are especially popular for resort vacations and at summer music festivals. You'll find shopping resources for size 12 and up with retro vintage or soft, romantic appeal, and even stylized looks such as Steampunk and Goth.
Plus-size clothing featured is hand selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our
extensive network of plus-fashion business partnerships.
Although Elegant Plus earns a small fee on all purchases, it is a completely free shopping resource for the consumer,
and many times we are able to provide links that offer consumer discounts and free shipping offers upon landing on the partner retailer's site.
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