Shop for Plus-size Work Clothing & Business Apparel @ Elegant Plus, Sizes 12 +
Plus-Size Career Clothing Internet Retailer Listings:
Appleseed's carries classic, well made clothes, often in natural fibers. Some styles are very good basic pieces for the contemporary office including jackets, cardigans, and separates. Free shipping on $50+. Sizes up to 3X.
Amazon has a growing selection of apparel with labels that are constantly changing Tailored career dresses, pants, suits, trench coats and blazers from hard-to-find upscale labels such as Pendleton, Anne Klein, Evan Picone and more can often be found here. Standard Amazon shipping policies apply. Sizes up to 34W.
Ann Taylor Loft extends
their sizing on-line bringing their contemporary, tailored work
style into reach of many full-figured women. Choose from dresses,
jackets, and separates suitable for modern professional offices.
Misses size 00 - 18, petite and tall to 16.
Ashley Stewart is a good career stop for urban contemporary women who work in creative professions that permit more body conscious styles, bold colors, and patterns. Has a good selection of both dresses and separates, including blazers and outerwear in season. Trend conscious and moderately priced with frequent sales and discounts available directly from the website. Sizes 12 - 26W.
Asos offers contemporary
to trendy styles with a British flavor. This is a particularly good
spot for more unusual dress styles that can be worn in less
classically tailored offices. Free shipping on all orders to USA.
Sizes to 24W.
Bloomingdale's carries upscale work clothing with a contemporary to slightly edgy style appealing to younger executives. Designer labels frequently carried here include Michael Kors, DKNYC, MYNT, and Marina Rinaldi. Excellent resource for cashmere sweaters in the fall and winter shopping seasons. Sizes to 24W.
Catherine's stocks moderate to better quality classic to contemporary style career suits, dresses, and separates appropriate for the business environment. Sales, coupons and free shipping offers are frequent and available directly on the website keeping prices budget-friendly. Plus petite sizes available. Sizes to 34W.
Chadwick's of Boston carries tailored and contemporary casual career wear, suits, cardigans, outerwear, and dresses. Can often find wools, linens and cottons here in season. Moderately priced A better resource for smaller plus women with the misses line available to XL (18/20). Women's sizes up to 2X / 24W.
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Chic Nova is a fashion on-line super store with frequently changing and updated inventory. Lots of unusual, tailored and contemporary looks available in plus-sizes. If you have the patience to sift through with their search functions this is worth a stop for those who want to create their own style and not look like the crowd. Low to moderate prices. Free shipping. Size finder up to XXXXXL, but depth of inventory really ends at XXL/XXXL.
CJ Banks offers quality classic options suitable for a more casual work environment including tops, bottoms, blazers, cardigans, and dresses. Prices are moderate. Some petites and talls available. Sizes 14-26W.
Dillard's regularly carries labels at a variety of price points like Karen Kane, Michael Kors, Eileen Fisher, Jones New York, AK Anne Klein, and Jessica Howard to name just a few. Unusual labels for more creative work environments to look for include Peter Nygard, Zozo Woman and Eva Varro. They have particularly good and deep dress and corporate work collections. Frequent markdowns help bring more upscale labels into moderate budgets. Occasional plus petites can be found here. Sizes up to 24W.
Draper's & Damon's is a catalog that caters to the tastes of more mature women. Styles range from classic to contemporary with a slightly artsy feel. Excellent source for suiting, jacket dresses, and career separates. Labels frequently found here include Brownstone Studio, Foxcroft, and Alfred Dunner. Prices are moderate to moderately upscale. Petites to 18P. Misses to 20. Women's to 26W.
Dress Barn offers suit separates, career dresses, tops, bottoms, shoes and accessories appealing to working and professional women. Styles are contemporary and fashion forward without being over the top trendy. Classic interview suits and separates also available. Jones New York offers a core basic suit separate system here and is a wonderful resource for modestly priced tailored interview suits in classic black, charcoal, and navy. Larger inventory available on-line than in most locations. Prices are moderate. Flat rate shipping. Sizes to 24W.
Eloquii offers fashion forward, on trend contemporary work styles designed exclusively for fuller figures. Many unique separates with more pizzazz than classic, tailored black pieces, in addition to a good selection of work appropriate, youthful dresses. Prices are moderate with coupons and free shipping offers available directly from the websites. Sizes 14 to 24W.
eShakti is the number one resource on the web for Mad Men style office chic. One of the deepest collections available of vintage and retro inspired modern dresses, tailored jackets, blouses and skirts that can all be customized to your measurements. Natural fibers like cotton and silk are frequently available. Prices are moderate with a small customization fee. Sizes to 36W.
Gwynnie Bee is a great resource for women on tight budgets who like great contemporary clothing. Many work appropriate dresses and separates for style conscious women available through a monthly subscription service. Simply browse, add to your closet, and let the fashion arrive. Keep as long as you want, return, and get something stylish and new. First month trial for free. Specializing in size 10 - 32W.
Igigi offers a chic collection of contemporary knit dresses, tops, and tailored suiting separates designed exclusively for fuller figures. Luxury, tailored outerwear is also often available in the winter months. Made in the USA, prices are moderate to upscale. Sizes to 32W.
J.C. Penney has much more available on-line in the plus-size department than in most stores. Liz Claiborne and Worthington are moderately priced classic to contemporary work labels with jackets, separates, and dresses appropriate for most offices. The a.n.a label has a more youthful edge. Most plus-size styles available to 24W, with select extended plus sizes to 5X.
Kiyonna is best known for their better quality chic, contemporary knit dresses that are stylish office alternatives. Wrap and faux-wrap styles are a specialty in classic black, red and jewel tones. Occasionally offer tailored suiting separates including jackets, pants and pencil skirts. Sizes 10-32W.
Lands End Business Outfitter carries an extensive collection of work uniforms from simple button down shirts and khakis to suiting separates. Add logos if you need. Buy one or large quantities in a variety of sizes for your employees. Women's sizes to 34W.
Lord & Taylor offers tailored suiting options, dresses, cashmere cardigans, blouses and career trousers from better and upscale labels like Tahari, Albert Nipon, Anne Klein, Evan Picone, and Calvin Klein. Excellent resource for conservative interview suits and core business basics. Younger career women will appreciate more contemporary offerings from quality labels like Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, and Jessica Simpson. Free Shipping on $99+ with discount codes and frequent weekend sales available directly on the website for additional savings. Sizes to 24W.
Mango is the Spanish Fast Fashion retail giant that brings high fashion runway style to the mass market at affordable prices. Recently extending the size range for hundreds of their styles available to the U.S. market (internet only), this is a chic European style destination for style-conscious working women to size 20.
Metro Style offers youthful, fast fashion styles for the working woman. Prices are affordable and styles on-trend. Small collection of dresses, suiting, tops and bottoms in easy care fabrics, often with some stretch. A resource mainly for the smaller plus woman with misses sizes available to 18, a selected collection is available up to 24W.
New York & Co specializes in versatile, affordable fashion for working women who like style conscious clothes appropriate for the office. Offering inexpensive suiting options, dresses, and separates, shoppers will save even more with frequent promotional codes, sales and free shipping offers promoted directly on the website. A destination for smaller plus women only, they also carry petites and talls in their full size range. Sizes to 18.
Neiman Marcus offers hard-to-find upscale designer career labels such as Misook, Carolyn Rose, Lafayette 148 and Marina Rinaldi. An excellent resource for executives in more relaxed contemporary offices and work environments in creative fields. Sizes to 24W.
Neiman Marcus Last Call is an excellent resource for well-known designer clothing at a deep discount with a good range of work appropriate options. Designer shoes, hand bags and accessories can also be found here. Free Shipping offers are also frequently available directly from the website. Size to 24W.
Old Navy extends their sizing even further on-line with a collection designed exclusively for plus-size women. More casual, value priced work options can be found here including blazers, skirts, and dresses. Size S - 4X.
Pendleton carries classic, tailored career suiting, dresses, and separates mainly in natural fibers. Wool in weights appropriate for all seasons is a specialty. Outerwear appropriate for business women is also available in season. Prices are moderately upscale Petite to 18P. Misses to 18. Women's sizes to 24W.
Rent the Runway is an excellent spot for high-end designer cocktail dresses and formalwear suitable for upscale corporate events and parties. Instead of purchasing, customers are able to rent for a fraction of retail. Labels in plus-sizes frequently include Carmen Marc Valvo, Kay Unger, Theia, David Meister, Badgley Mischka, and MC Monique Lhuiller. Sizing guides are for individual garments, with a second back-up size of the same dress shipped for free, making ordering with confidence easier. Once the dress is returned, they take care of the dry cleaning so customers are guaranteed perfectly maintained clothing. Some longer and shorter lengths available in select gown styles. Sizes to 22W.
Saks Fifth Avenue is a high end, luxury suit and work wear resource. Designers such as St. John, Armani Collezioni, Akris Punto, Escada, and Gucci can all sometimes be found up to misses size 16 /18. Labels such as Lafayette 148 and Kay Unger are regularly found in the Salon Z plus-size collection and are very popular with upscale executives in sizes to 24W.
Saks Off Fifth is where you'll find the upscale and luxury designers and brands regularly available from Saks at discount prices. Sizes and availability are limited so act fast if you see something you like. Upscale looks suitable for both corporate and more creative office environments. Shoes, bags and accessories for completing you polished professional look are also available. Sizes to 24W.
Spiegel has a chic, contemporary aesthetic with tailored lines that is popular with working women. Stylish separates mix and match, with dresses and the occasional suit also available. The style conscious Newport News line is also available here. Prices are moderate to moderately upscale. Misses to 18. Women's to 24W.
Tog Shop offers mainly classic, casual clothing but can be a good resource for better quality tailored blazers, career trousers, tailored button down shirts, and occasionally items like jacket dresses. Prices are moderate to slightly upscale. Free shipping on orders $50+. Misses and petites to size 20. Women's to size 26W.
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department stores, a few national chain stores, and
designers are often the few resources available off-line meeting
the demand for plus-size business attire.
While some work environments permit more casual clothes, suits, dresses and good looking classic and contemporary clothing styles are often required by many professionals.
Executives with busy schedules also frequently need tailored business clothing that either travels well or is versatile enough to go from the boardroom to dinner without missing a beat.
career clothing directory is here to help reduce your shopping
listing a range of apparel to meet business needs from classic suiting to stylish career separates and dresses that fit a variety of budgets.
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