Trendy plus-size clothes can be difficult to find in stores
but there are lots of stylish options available on-line. The biggest
demand is during the Back to School shopping season which begins as early as
late July in some parts of the U.S., and the Christmas and Holiday shopping
Sporty and trendy athletic styles can be found both here and in the
Please note that young and trendy
styles can come in several sizing systems.
Those that are identified as "junior plus" run smaller and
narrower through the hip and bust areas when compared to women's
plus-sizes. Extended sizes belong to the "Misses" cut which is
curvier than "Juniors", but still doesn't have as much room in the
bust, arm, waist and thigh areas as "Women's" cuts with the same
size numbers. Make sure to consult size charts and compare your
alight is a trendy clothing on-line super store exclusively for the curvy fashionista. Their core strength is dresses, some with an edgy style and some with a more bohemian style. Stylish tops and bottoms are also available. One of the largest and best plus-size prom dress selections on the internet, too. Prices run the gamut from inexpensive to upscale. Free shipping on orders over $100. Size XL to 5X.
Alloy this tween and teen hotspot offers up to the minute fashion at affordable prices. Find casual tops, bottoms and dresses with a particularly extensive selection of trendy jean styles and brands. Shop here for tall jeans with inseams up to 37", extra long maxi dresses and skirts. Size XS to XXXL.
Always for Me specializes in swimwear, beach cover-ups and work out gear. Lots of options for the fashionable beach babe. Size 14 to 26W, with select active wear available up to 6X.
Amazon now carries an extensive selection of plus-size clothing. Brands change continuously, but look for trendy labels like Pacifiplex, Ashley Stewart, Dollhouse, DKNYC and Vivians. Site search functions help to sort through their offerings by brand and size. Sizes up to 8X.
Ashley Stewart offers stylish options for urban fashionistas who like bold colors and patterns in body conscious styles. Selections include the latest denim trends, dresses, casual tops and bottoms, and occasion and work appropriate wear with fashion conscious appeal. Prices are moderate with frequent sales, coupons and free shipping offers available directly from the website. Size 12 to 26W.
Asos is a fashion conscious British retailer that brings a new sense of style to the American plus market. Options include both their in-house label and contemporary designers hard-to-find in the U.S. Styles range from cute novelty prints to more sophisticated contemporary styles. Casual and occasion wear, with unusual trendy accessories such fashion tights available. Free shipping. Sizes run large. Size 14 to 24W.
Avenue has a deeper selection of fashion available on-line than in most of their stores. They offer the full range of clothing types from jeans and casual tops to dresses, outerwear, swimwear, shoes and accessories. Fashion forward and on-trend styling designed specifically for plus body types. Frequent sales, coupons, and free shipping offers are available directly through the website keeping prices very affordable. Size 14 to 32W.
Bloomingdale's carries upscale designer clothing in contemporary and trendy styles from labels like Michael Kors, Rachel Pally, Love Ady, T Bags, Johnny Was and many more. Free shipping on $150, free returns plus frequent sales means you can find some designer bargains here. Women's size 14 to 24W.
Bon-Ton offers select trendy styles from junior labels like EyeShadow, and women's plus designer brands like DKNYC, Vince Camuto, Lucky, Jessica Simpson,and others. Free shipping on $75 with frequent mark-downs, coupons available directly from the website, and sales makes higher end fashion very affordable here. Women's size 14 to 24W.
Chic Nova is a fashion forward, trend conscious shopping site bringing the latest looks to women world wide. Chic jackets, tops, bottoms and dresses in styles you won't find elsewhere make this a must stop for those who enjoy making a style statement. Use the search function in the side bar to locate the larger sizes in their offerings. Moderate prices. Free shipping. Size XS - XXXL.
City Chic is Australia's leading plus-size fashion retailer, available here in the USA with domestic delivery times and free shipping through Nordstrom. Styles are youthful and trendy covering casual to special occasions to career options. Prices bare moderate with markdowns available directly on the website bringing these trendy styles into even more budgets. Size 14 - 24W.
Deb Shops is a great spot for cute dresses from casual to party and prom at affordable prices. They also carry an excellent selection of trendy tops, jeans, leggings, pants and outerwear at low, fast fashion prices. Free shipping on orders $60 +. Size 14 to 24W.
Dr. Jay's has urban brands for girls, women and men from this retailer from names like Apple Bottom, G-Unit, Baby Phat and more. Prices are low to moderate. Women's size S to 3X.
eBay is, with some patience, a treasure trove for unique fashion that is hard to find anywhere else. More and more sellers are using "Buy Now" options to help take the guess work and frustration out of the bidding systems. It is especially important here to know your body measurements and check them against garment sizing, as returns are generally not accepted. Clothing can be gently used, seconds, or new with or without tags, so read descriptions carefully. After running basic searches it's possible to refine by sizes.
Eloquii is a new trendy to contemporary label designed exclusively for fuller figures. Fashion forward, on trend styles are offered in both youthful work appropriate styles and dressed down weekend casual styles. Choose from a collection of tops, jeans, pants, skirts, dresses and jackets. Prices are moderate with coupons and shipping offers available directly from the website. Size 14 to 24W.
eShakti offers a deep selection of dresses, tops and skirts with a vintage, retro trendy flavor. Contemporary and boho styles are beginning to appear more frequently, as well. Most garments can be customized by length, sleeve type and neckline for a small fee. Prices are moderate. Size 0 to 36W.
Evans offers stylish fashion with a British flair for fashionistas who like a European flavor to their clothing. One of the biggest retailers in the U.K. for plus-size fashion is now easily available in U.S. sizes for the American market. Choose from casual, work and special occasion options. Trendy designer capsule collections are frequently featured. Free shipping on $50, plus frequent sales make prices moderate. Size 10 to 28W.
eVogues offers affordable young and trendy line from the Los Angeles fashion district. Body conscious, goth influenced, and BoHo chic styles, in addition to a good selection of club wear. New styles are added weekly. Prices are low to moderate. Flat rate shipping with Free Shipping on $150+. Junior plus size 1X - 5X.
Fashion to Figure is a growing East Coast Fast Fashion retail chain devoted exclusively to the plus-size figure. Up to the minute, body conscious styles at affordable prices bring great style to every fatshionista. Free shipping on $75+, and free returns. Size 12 to 26W.
Figuresque is an indie retailer that offers affordable, fast fashions and is owned by a full-figured diva who finds styles you won't see anywhere else. Free Shipping on $100+. Size charts are individualized for each item since they carry a variety of junior plus and standard plus-size fashions. Size 14 to 36W.
Forever 21 carries ultra trendy clothes for clubbing, going out or simply hanging out. Choose from tops, leggings, tees, dresses, skirts and more. Low prices, Free shipping on $50+. Junior plus sizes run small so check the size chart for the best fit. Size S to 3X.
Gwynnie Bee is a find for fashionable, curvy fashionistas on tight budgets. Rather than filling a closet with trendy items that are only worn once or twice before craving something new, instead subscribe to a monthly plan that lets the shopper choose clothing from the well-stocked Gwynnie Bee closet. Choose the looks you want and have them sent in your size. Keep as long as you want, and return when ready at which point new fashion is on its way for you to enjoy. Brands and labels change but selections from trendy plus designers such as Tbags, Spruce & Sage, Lucie Lu, Triste, and Postcards are regularly stocked in size 10 to 32W.
Hips and Curves is primarily a plus-size lingerie merchant but they also carry petticoats, corsets pretty enough to be worn alone, goth and steampunk fashion and accessories, in addition to a selection of sleepwear and swimwear. Sizes up to 6X.
Hot Topic is the darker, edgier and somewhat gothier and music-driven sister-retailer to plus-specialist Torrid. Flat rate shipping with free in-store returns, and frequent sales make this a budget-friendly stop. Smaller pluses will find more here with some lines available up to a junior plus 2XL, while unisex t-shirts are available up to a 4X.
Igigi is the premiere spot for homecoming and prom dresses with designer flair. More casual tops, bottoms and dresses also available. Prices are moderately upscale. Size 12 to 32W.
JC Penney has a much more extensive collection available on-line than in most stores. Great resource for colored cotton tees and turtlenecks, sweaters, cute tops, and dresses. Size S to 5X.
Kiyonna is a plus exclusive designer has a fabulous eye for vintage retro style and glam. Ultra soft jersey tops with divine drape and pin-up worthy dresses and swimwear are a specialty. Moderate to upscale, the sale rack offers some finds for the more budget-conscious. Free shipping and free returns. Size 10 to 32W.
Kohl's has a few trendier and fashion forward pieces in their women's plus section, but if you like up to the minute trendy style at affordable prices the "Junior Plus" department is excellent for everything from casual tops, jeans, outerwear, swim and more. Free shipping on $75+, plus plenty of sales keep prices low to moderate here. Size S to 3X.
Land's End is an excellent resource for your style basics in fashion forward colors, including layering tees and tanks, plaid shirts, twill pants, capris and shorts, and casual dresses. Also has an excellent selection of sleepwear, sporty outerwear, and plus-size swimwear available all year. For younger tweens and teens, this is one of the best sources for school uniforms. Free shipping on $50+, and frequent deep discount coupons available directly from the website. For even more savings check out the outlet. Petite and Tall to size 18. Size 2 to 26W.
Lane Bryant has gotten a trendier edge in recent years with more style offerings available on the web than in most of their stores. A particularly good spot for great fitting, flirty underwear and bras, this retailer offers casual tops, jeans, skirts and dresses in addition to layering style basics and work-appropriate separates. Sales and coupons regularly offered on the website keep prices low to moderate with free shipping offered to local stores. Petite and talls in some styles. Size 14 to 28W.
Lucky Brand is one of the most popular department store labels for younger, more upscale plus women right now. On trend, youthful styles in quality fits and fabrics. Tops and dresses tend to have a BoHo flair, while premium quality jeans are offered in the latest cuts, styles and washes. Free shipping and free returns. Size 2 to 24W.
Macy's is one of the best places on-line for trendy fashion with a much larger selection than is available in most of their stores locations. You'll find junior labels like American Rag and Eyeshadow, trendy designers like Jessica Simpson, Lucky Brand, and Michael Kors, as well as fashion forward in-house labels. Fantastic resource for designer jeans, cute dresses, tops and more. Frequent sales, especially on the weekends make this shopping hot-spot ultra affordable plus free shipping on $99+. Size 0 to 24W.
Mango is a fast fashion Spanish retailer offering chic European style to the U.S. market. One of the largest apparel retailers in teh world, Americans can have styles delivered straight to their door via the easy-to-search and navigate website set up just for them. All sizes and prices are reported for U.S. shoppers. Free shipping on $50+.The newly launched Violeta collection extends hundreds of styles to U.S. size XL (18/20).
Maurices offers a collection of trendy and fashion forward, casual clothing appealing to young women at budget friendly prices. They carry dresses, tops, jeans, shorts, leggings, skirts, outerwear, swimwear, and hard-to-find items such as plus-size belts. Size S to 4X, 28W.
Metro Style is a fashion forward spot for young professionals who like a trendier edge to their wardrobe. Value to moderately priced fast fashion selections, frequent sales make options even more affordable. An excellent resource for smaller plus-size women with the misses line available up to 18/20, the less extensive women's offerings offers select styles to a 24W.
Modcloth is a wonderful resource for indie designers with a vintage or retro flavor. Production runs are small so styles and sizes sell out quickly here. Scoop them up when you find them. Fantastic selection of unique accessories too, including tights in unusual designs. New size search function makes finding fashion available in your size a snap. Free shipping on orders $50+. Sizes XXS - 4X.
Nordstrom carries a mid-range to upscale assortment of fashion with trendier edged options becoming more frequent in recent years. Youthful peasant tops, maxi dresses, and skinny jeans from better labels can all be regularly found here. Junior plus lines were added in 2013. Free shipping and free returns on all orders. Petite sizes to 14P. Misses sizes to 14. Women's sizes 14-24W.
Old Navy has extended misses size XXL available in stores, but their full-fledged plus line designed specifically for fuller figured body types is available on-line only. Great spot of cute core basics, pants, tees, and casual dresses. Size S to 4X.
Plus Size Fix carries an extensive collection of body conscious, trendy fashion suitable for club wear and casual, every day looks. Lots of leggings, tops, and dresses appealing to women who like to flaunt their curves. Prices are low to moderate with coupons frequently available directly from the website. Free shipping on $99+. Size 1X to 3X (24W).
Pyramid Collection carries an unusual collection of fashions with a romantic, vintage, BoHo, steampunk and goth edge for both casual and special occasions. Particularly good selection of maxi dresses and casual tops. Prices are moderate with some bargains that can be scored in the clearance section. Size S to 3X (26/28W).
QVC has a new and improved shopping interface making it easier to find a selection of fun and funky styles for the younger plus woman that you won't find anywhere else tucked in among the more mature offerings. Look for labels like K-Dash by Kardashian and M for Marc Bouwer. Prices range from bargain to moderately expensive, with pricier items often available on partial payment plans. Size 0 - 28W.
Rachel Pally is a hip resort and lifestyle designer worn by many Hollywood celebrities. Best known for her caftan style maxi dresses, other free flowing jersey styles include maxi skirts, shorter dresses and tops. Upscale pricing. Free Shipping. Size S to 3X.
Sears offers a collection of trendy styles appealing to young women that have slightly BoHo flair mixed in with contemporary and classic styles. Look for brands such as Bongo, Live and Let Live, and Beverly Drive. Prices are value to moderate. Free shipping on $59+. Sizes to 7X.
Spanx is the most popular shapewear with models and celebrities, alike. It comes in a wide variety of styles and strengths but always makes your body lines smoother and more shapely under your clothing. Free shipping and coupons are frequently available directly from the website. Sizes available that fit up to 325 lbs.
Styles for Less offers youthful, value priced fast fashion in casual styles. Options include tops and tees, jeans and leggings, and a few skirts and dresses here and there. Free shipping on orders $50+. Junior sizes to 3X.
SWAK stands for "Sealed with a Kiss". Moderately priced maxi dresses, vintage and retro inspired dresses, palazzo pants, casual tops and bottoms are all available here. Much of their collection has a free-spirited, California vibe with lots of knits and jerseys making them both stylish and comfortable. They recently bought and added the more body conscious and sexier junior plus line Size Appeal, expanding the offerings in their collection. Free shipping on orders $99+. Size 14 to 36W.
Target offers trendy styles at affordable prices in regular (up to XXL/20) and a plus-size women's clothing section with more options. Designer capsule collections often make a big splash here. Much larger selection available on-line than in most retail stores. Free shipping on orders $50+. Size S to 4X.
The Clothing Market is an affordable, indie boutique located in California specializing in trendy, knit styles. They have an especially good collection of dresses in both short and long, maxi styles in addition to items such as palazzo pants, knit cocoon jackets and toppers, and tops. Size 1X to 3X.
Torrid offers fashion at moderate prices that ranges from bohemian to goth, with edgier and sexier pin-up styles also available. Often body-conscious, styles are casual and fashion forward including the latest in jeans, tops, bottoms and dresses. T-shirts reflecting pop culture trends are popular here. Small selection of lingerie, shoes and accessories like fishnet stockings to complement outfits are available also. Some on-line only selections unavailable in stores. Flat rate shipping and frequent sales makes ordering on-line even more affordable. Size XL to 5X.
Ulla Popken carries plus and super sizes exclusively. Trendier styles can be found in among the more classic styles here and there with tunics and dresses with a more bohemian edge frequently available. For the bargain shopper, the sale outlet often has clearance savings of up to 75% off. Lengths work best for petite to average height women. Size 12 to 34W.
Wallis offers trendy to contemporary U.K. styles for fashion conscious women. Their U.S. website lists in American sizing for easy use. This moderately priced spot is very stylish with chic, sleek fashion in casual separates, dresses, and work apparel. Smaller plus only with sizes to XL (16/18).
We Love Colors Inc. is a fabulous tights spot that has an amazing collection of fishnet, tie dye, striped and rainbow hued tights in 45 colors that are perfect for completing the ultimate trendy outfit. Size S to 3X.
Wilson Leather offers fabric, faux leather and genuine leather outerwear in the latest style trends, colors, and prints. The moto jacket styles are particularly good. Women's size S to 3X.
Zappos along with fantastic selection of shoes, they now have a
growing apparel section, including top department store
labels like Michael Kors, Jag Jeans, Lucky, Jessica Simpson and many
more. Super fast free shipping and free returns. Size 0 to
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