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Ethnic Style & Embellished Apparel @ Elegant Plus, Sizes 12 +
If you are a plus-size woman who appreciates beautiful clothing with artistic detailing, a bohemian flair or a vintage sensibility, it can be frustrating shopping the racks of trendy
and classic plus-size clothing available in most stores.
BoHo, Artsy, Retro and Modern Vintage Plus-Size Clothing Listings:
alight - this young and trendy, plus-size shop carries a variety of labels attractive to the more artsy or bohemian fashionista. Look for designers like Blue Plate with wonderful all-cotton world prints and styles, but be careful since many labels (such as Blue Plate) are junior plus sizing and run smaller than women's plus sizes. Plus-sizes available up to 5X.
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. Sizes 12-26W.
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. Sizes to 24W.
Batik and Fans is an eBay shop selling hand crafted batik caftans, tops and palazzo pants directly from the artisans. Sizes to 6X.
Blue Plate is a label that designs mainly in cotton with a BoHo aesthetic. Tie dyes and prints are abundant with options available in maxi skirts, dresses, and tops. Sizes 1X-4X.
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. Sizes from 16-34W. Plus petites available in select styles.
Coldwater Creek - distinctive, contemporary style clothing with an artsy to contemporary edge for women who appreciate quality and unique details. If you like artisan jewelry and belts, great spot for those too. Excellent selection of dresses, jackets, skirts, tops and casual wear in sizes up to 24W.
Deb Shops carries young, trendy fashion at affordable prices. Current trends include some peasant and BoHo styles appealing to artier style types. Sizes up 24W.
Dillard's carries upscale fashion with a trendy to bohemian flair in wonderful fabrics like cotton and silks from top labels and designers. Look for labels like Peter Nagard, MSSP, Eileen Fisher, Eva Varro, and Karen Kane. Sizes up 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.
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 - 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 in sizes 10-28W.
Figuresque is a small, trendy independent plus-size boutique that often carries romantic and artsy styles. One of their best sellers is renaissance style corset top. Selections for sizes up to 6X.
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 period costuming, and hosiery like stockings, garters and fishnets. Faux-leather and leather with a sexy, goth edge is also stocked. Sizes up to 6X.
Hot Topic is the sister
store to Torrid. Darker,
gothier, and more alternative than Torrid, smaller plus-sizes can
find t-shirts and other items here or shop the men's section for
unisex styles in larger sizes.
Kiyonna designs styles especially suited to plus-size figure. Lace dresses with a vintage feel are a specialty. Sizes 10-32W.
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 14-28W.
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. Sizes 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. Sizes up to 5X.
Lucky Brand often has BoHo tops and occasionally dresses to go with their denim jeans offerings. Sizes to 24W.
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. Sizes 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. Sizes to 5X.
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. Sizes up to 3X.
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. Sizes to 5X.
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. Sizes 14-24W.
Simply Be is a premiere U.K. plus retailer now offering a U.S. oriented website with sizes and prices listed specifically for Americans. Romantic and BoHo styles are plentiful here. Unique styles that are harder to find in larger sizes will give your look an edge. Look especially for the Joe Brown label if you particularly appreciate natural fibers and prints. Prices are moderate to moderately upscale. Free shipping to the USA on orders $75+. Selected styles available in plus petite & plus tall. Sizes 10-28W.
Smithsonian Museum Store is a treasure trove of high quality art inspired jewelry and accessories that can help make a look your very own. Plus every purchase goes to supporting one the greatest museums in the world.
Sonsi has a growing collection of designers in a variety of styles, some of which are hard to find other places. The official sponsors of "Full-Figured Fashion Week" for several years running, we're hoping to see them add some of the indie designers showcased on those runways in the future. Sizes up to 5X.
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. Sizes up to 5X.
Wear Dreams Are Made is a well established, upscale eBay boutique retailer specializing in new, vintage style dresses. The Nataya label is a specialty with many romantic, Downton Abby styles available. Also often has a deep selection of art deco and beaded flapper dresses. Sizes 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. Plus-sizes up to 3X.
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