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Studded Faux Leather
Size 1X - 3X
Size 10 - 28W
Sequin Crop Top
Size 12 - 26W
and going out on weekends can mean dressing the
part. Highly music driven styles are derived
from bands and the music scene itself, even at
Dominant in recent years has been Hip Hop and
R&B, but rock-and-roll and punk styles have
begun to also play important roles. Consequently
jeans, tees, and leather are
having a moment. Country and
Western can mix in, while the summer music
festival scene influences the BoHo style,
more than club wear. Crop tops are coming
into play either worn alone or layered under
sheer tops and denim or leather jackets.
Black is a club
wear fashion basic that never goes out of style.
Tight, ultra sexy, and short styles are common
trendy dress styles
chosen for going out to dance clubs. Evening tops
tend to be bare with sparkling details.
Currently coming back into style are skirts in
bodycon, midi, and mini lengths. Sequins are
easy to find during the holiday season, while
leather and other fabrics are more common all
Resources for Plus-Size Club Wear
Those looking for inexpensive clubbing options
that are body conscious will have the best luck
at some of the urban retailers.
specializes in value priced, highly body
conscious dresses, tops, and leggings in bold
prints and colors especially for the plus market
in size 12 to 26W. Teen and fast fashion
hot spots such as
have extended inventories on-line up to 3X
and can be inexpensive sources for club chic.
Forever 21's ultra-trendy Fast Fashion
vibe means plenty of short, tight dresses and tops
with bling and cutouts. Faux leather
jackets, leggings, skirts, and jackets can often
be scored here.
Torrid stocks both
trendier looks and those with a little bit of an
edgier vibe. An excellent spot for tee
shirts, jeans, and faux leather jackets in
addition to leggings and club tops, sizing here
is XL to 6X. The fact that they also carry
licensed fashion from many of the biggest block
buster super hero movies also means some fun
limited edition finds that can make fantastic
Fashion to Figure
another excellent resource for highly body con
styles at affordable prices including items such
as crop tops, pencil skirts, and dresses with
cut outs with size 1X to 3X. More upscale,
but equally body conscious are the looks at
size 14 to 28W.
Those looking for corsets that can be worn as
evening tops will find the best full figured selection
Hips & Curves, which also carries items such
as thigh high stockings and fishnet tights often
popular with clubbers. Some Steampunk gear
is also available. Sizes up to 6X.
More stylized items such as tulle crinolines in
sizes up to 36W are frequently available at
Meanwhile you can get both pin up style dresses
and sequin flapper dresses at
in size S o 4X.
proving to be a fashion hot spot for youthful,
yet sophisticated fashion with some hot looks
for club goers size 14 to 24W.
Back in the Saddle
is the place to find a little Country Western
bling with a great collection of gem studded
leather belts in plus-sizes, among other finds.
For more upscale clubbing looks
is the department store with the most youthful
evening and party styles in size 14 to 24W.
For ultra-tight club styles that need shapewear
underneath we recommend
which carries sizes up to 10X.