Plus-Size Beaded, Embellished & Embroidered Fashion Report
Beading, embroidery and embellishments can turn
up in almost any style of clothing. A
staple component of some looks such as the hand
crafted and ethnic tradition infused
BoHo style or
the spiked and studded toughness of the Punk
style, it can also enhance a variety of other
trendy clothing styles. Although
beads, sequins and embroidery are the most
common other embellishments can include hardware
such as buckles and zippers, appliqués, and soutache braiding.
and dresses are the most common, although
sometimes embroidery and beading can turn up on
other items such as
have long used crystals, beads,
other embellishments to add sparkle and shine,
but casual, daytime looks are increasingly using this
design element as well. High end
often adds luxury touches through fine hand bead
work which can be emulated with machine produced
embellishments at lower price points.
and tees are known for the bling of sparkly
beads and embroidery that celebrate the festive
Some fashion seasons also produce beaded,
embroidered, studded and embellished
such as shoes, belts, and handbags.
Shopping Resources for
Embroidered & Beaded Plus-Size Clothing
During the holiday shopping season pieces with
more embellishments are found at most retailers
regardless of style.
Of the high end, luxury designer plus-size
tends to carry the most labels with embroidery
and embellishments. Many looks have a
distinctly upscale resort and BoHo flavor.
The evening looks from brands such as Pisarro
Nights and Adrianna Papell which are regularly
tend to be heavily beaded.
Meanwhile, those who wear extended plus-size
will find both more embroidery with a casual,
bohemian flavor and evening beading at
with sizes 12 to 38W.