carries a gorgeous collection of dresses designed specifically for
the plus-size figure. Styles are contemporary to trendy in
edge. Options range from career to cocktail
and formalwear. Sizes 12-32W.
- this exclusively plus-size retailer has a
wonderful selection of dresses and special occasion apparel for full-figured women.
Styles range from classic casual to tailored business apparel, from contemporary
romantic to evening formal. All styles are available up to 26W, with select
styles available in plus petite, plus tall and super sizes up to 34W.
Jones New York
often has a nice selection of quality contemporary style dresses suitable for
casual, work and special occasions in sizes up to 24W.
sophisticated styles for full-figured women
who appreciate well made designer clothing. Their dresses range from
dressy casual to career to cocktail dresses. They are particularly well known
for their jersey wrap dresses and stunning lace dresses. Sizes 12-32W.
Kohls carries trendy to contemporary style
dresses for the value priced shopper in sizes up to 3X.
Lands End offers a growing collection of
classic to contemporary style dresses with clean modern lines in natural fibers.
Knits and wovens appropriate for casual and work wear. Sizes up to 26W.
carries trendy and contemporary styles for plus-size women who love
their curves. Seasonal dresses, tops and bottoms for casual, work and special occasions
available in plus-sizes 14-28W.
Lord and Taylor carries better label
dresses in classic to contemporary styles for work and special occasions from
brands like Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors and more in
sizes up to 24W.
carries an excellent and deep selection of plus-size dresses for
every occasion. Choose from contemporary career styles, trendy
day dresses, and special occasion dresses. Options available
for everyone from the junior plus to the more sophisticated woman.
Popular labels include Baby Phat, Michael Kors, Jones New York,
Jessica Simpson and many more.
Sizes up to 24W.
carries contemporary and romantic style plus-size dresses and
skirt sets perfect for career wear, special occasions and holidays.
Styles range from jacket dresses to maxi dresses, sheath dresses to
cocktail dresses. Plus-sizes
available up to 3X.
Modcloth is an indie designer
site with small production runs, so if you see something you like
available in your size scoop it up when you can. Lots of
dresses with vintage, retro and pin up flair in
sizes up to size 4X.
Monif C is a
contemporary New York designer specializing in upscale fashion with an urban
edge. Often has a selection of unusual dress styles for the fuller figure. The
Marilyn Convertible Wrap Dress is her most popular and versatile style. Sizes
Monroe & Main
carries stylish dresses for every occasion - from work to cocktail to
special occasion evening gowns. Plus-size dresses available up to
has one of the best department store
offerings of plus-size dresses on the net. Often find designer
labels here in contemporary to trendy styles. Top quality fabrics
like silks are also the norm.
Good selection of dressy tops, special occasion outfits and skirts
too. Sizes available up to 24W.
North Style carries a
selection of classic to contemporary dresses with a more casual flavor, many in natural fibers in sizes up
Old Pueblo Traders
- value priced clothing for
career, casual and special occasions. Styles run from classic to
contemporary. Good resource for jacket dresses and skirt
suits. Tall sizes are also available up to size 20. Plus-sizes up to 28w
and select styles available in plus petite sizes up to 26W.
Pyramid Collection is a New Age
gift catalog that carries romantic, vintage, artsy, steampunk, and goth fashion and
jewelry including beautiful dresses appropriate for casual and
special occasions. Often also has good selections for
those headed to Renaissance Fairs. Sizes up to 3X.
Queen Grace Collection offers
upscale, contemporary dresses appropriate for work and special occasion
designed exclusives for the plus-size figure in sizes 12-26W.
has a lovely selection of full-figured dresses from
designer names like Bob Mackie, Liz Claiborne, K-Dash for Kardashian,
M by Marc Jacobs, and Isaac Mizraahi to name just a few. Styles
range from trendy to contemporary, career wear to special occasion
dresses. Sizes up to 3X (26-28W).
Rachel Pally designs dresses in versatile
knits in solids and prints. Choose from maxi dresses, short caftan dresses, wrap
styles and sarong styles. Sizes up to 3X.
offers everything from casual dresses, sheath dresses, jacket dresses,
cocktail dresses and formal dresses. Very good selection of work appropriate dresses also. Moderate prices
and extensive size range from 12- 44W.
Saks Fifth Avenue
- for divine designer
dresses, this is the spot. On-line inventory changes
frequently, but here is almost guaranteed to turn up classic
cocktail dresses, contemporary and trendy dresses, and the occasional career dress
from labels like Tahari, Anna Scholz, Tadashi Shoji, Melissa Masse,
and Kay Unger, in plus-sizes up to 24W.
Serengeti carries casual
dresses including flowing crinkle dresses, jumpers, denim dresses
and knits. Many good options for vacations and travel too. Sizes
available up to 3X.
Seventh Avenue often has a
small selection of reasonably priced romantic, flowing and artsy
style dresses in sizes up to 3X.
Sonsi is a shopping
megastore combined with a social network exclusively for full-figured women.
Dresses are available for a variety of occasions from casual to work to special
events. Styles range from contemporary to trendy. Sizes range from
12 to 34W.
SWAK Designs stands for "Sealed
with a Kiss". This plus specialty retailer's style ranges
from contemporary to trendy, with reasonable prices. Dress
options range from day dresses to cocktail and evening dresses. The
best news is that they carry a lot of choices in sizes up to 6X
Ulla Popken Dresses carries mostly more casual dresses for work and play, but
occasionally, especially in the holiday season they have more special
occasion wear. Everything available in plus and super sizes up to 34W.
Unique Vintage carries new
pin-up, Rockabilly, flapper, and retro style dresses in hot styles
from brands like Stop Staring. Also carries a selection of
wedding gowns and prom dresses. Sizes up to 5X.
is a designer label specializing in travel knits. You'll find
versatile style dresses like knit sheath dresses here in top quality
jersey and stretch velvets. Sizes up to 4X.
carries value priced fashion for casual, career and
special occasions. Good selection of dresses, especially in the
warmer months. Plus-sizes available to 28w. Petite and talls
Woman Within- although mainly more casual
dresses in its
offerings, occasionally some special occasion dresses, pant suits, and
skirts turn up
at this super size specialty retailer. If you like maxi dresses
and patio dresses they often have a very good selection tucked away
and mixed into their "sleepwear", "loungewear" section, some with
sleeves. Plus-sizes up to 34W.
Women Suits has a beautiful selection of sophisticated dinner
suits for more formal occasions, church, and mother of the bride. Plus-sizes up to 26W.
Yes Bridal carries an extensive
and stylish selection of cocktail dresses and formalwear appropriate
for prom, black tie events, military balls and weddings. Small
selection of Chinese Cheongsam also available. Affordable
prices. Everything available up to size 26W, with larger custom
sizes available. Tailoring for hard to fit shapes and heights.
Zappos now carries a growing
plus-size clothing collection including dresses from well known
labels and brands, in addition to their extensive shoe selection.
Sizes up to 28W.