Shop Tailored & Career Plus-Size Skirt Suits, A Curated Collection  @ Elegant Plus, Sizes 12 +
Nowhere is it more important to put your best foot forward than at work. Show the world what a savvy, career professional you are in these looks
suitable for both casual or artistic work environments and traditional, tailored and conservative offices.  We have options for young professionals
who are new to the work force, interview suits, and the mature, contemporary professional woman.


 


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Last Update March 11, 2014

 

Your Favorite Internet Shopping Guide to Stylish Curvy Clothing in Sizes 12 +

 

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 Skirt Suit Report

Classic, tailored skirt suits are still worn in a number of professions from banking to law, real estate to advertising. Larger cities often require more formal work attire at all levels from secretaries to executives.

While women of all sizes are an important percentage of the work force, curvy career women can find it particularly challenging to locate tailored skirt suits at any budget level. Consequently many rely on basic black which stretches further as a core basic mixed and matched with a variety of career tops and accessories -- even in fields that allow more expression of color, trends, and personal style. This has more to do with lack of choices and has led to low consumer expectations, rather than a lack of demand for more trend conscious options. This is a significant gap in the apparel market in that 60% of women in the USA wear a size 12+ with the average in the 14 - 20 range.

In many professions it is increasingly acceptable to mix tailored jackets or even cardigans with career skirt separates, but more conservative fields and professions still require matching pieces. Since many women wear different sizes on top and bottom, it is common for better quality matched suiting to be sold as separates for the best fit.  Plus-size career dresses and jacket dresses also fill part of the void and are a very popular alternative.

Even in less formal professions, skirt suits are a wise choice for job interviews and presentations.  Pant suits can be another alternative, depending on the field.

Evening, church and special occasion skirt suits have a different flavor, often with added beading and embellishments and are found in our evening wear directories.

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Elegant Plus Editor's Picks:  Skirt Suits for Business Professionals in Sizes 12 +

All Editor's Picks clothing featured is hand- selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our extensive network of fashion business partnerships. Options available in all size ranges, although we specialize in hard-to-find sizes 12 and over.  Elegant Plus Sizing Report
 

Elegant Plus Editor's Pick Plus-size Bottoms:

Designer Pants

Career Pants

Pant Suits

Evening Pants

Classic Pants

Casual Pants

Trendy Pants

 

Designer Jeans

Not Your Daughter's Jeans

Classic Jeans

Trendy Jeans

Colored & Patterned Jeans

Embellished Jean

 

Shorts & Capris

Leggings

 

Designer Skirts

Career Skirts

>> Skirt Suits

Special Occasion Skirts

Classic Skirts

Casual Skirts

BoHo Skirts

Retro Style Skirts

Trendy Skirts
 

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Ruffle Hem Skirt Suit, Size 6-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Faux Linen Skirt Suit, Sizes 10-26W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
More Colors Available

Designer: Tahari, Glenn Plaid Skirt Suit, Size 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
More Colors Available

Ruffle Hem Skirt Suit
Sizes 6 - 24W

Faux Linen Skirt Suit
Sizes 1
0-26W

  Classic Suit Separates
Sizes 14-24W

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Navy Blue Suit Separates, Size 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
Matching Pencil Skirt Sold Separately

Color Block Skirt Suit, Sizes 4-20 | ElegantPlus.com Professional Skirt Suit Editor's Pick

Skirt Suit Separates, Sizes 12-40W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
More Colors Available 
Jacket & Skirt Sold Separately

Classic Navy Suit Separates
Sizes 14-24W

Color Block Skirt Suit
Sizes
4 - 20

Notch Collar Suit Separates
Sizes 1
2-40W

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Pinstripe Suit Separates, Sizes 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
Skirt, Pants & Jacket Sold Separately

Tweed Suit Separates, Size 4-24W, Petite to 18P | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
Matching Skirt Sold Separately
More Colors Available
 

Boucle Skirt Suit, Sizes 8-28W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Designer: Tahari, Pleat Bottom Skirt Suit, Sizes 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Pinstripe Suit Separates
Sizes 14 - 28W

Tweed Suit Separates
Sizes
4 - 24W
Petite to 18P

Boucle Skirt Suit
Size 8-28W
Petite to 18P

Tahari
Pleat Bottom Skirt Suit
Size 
14-24W

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Floral Jacket Skirt Suit, Sizes 14-34W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Pique Suit Separates, Sizes 14-24W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick
Jacket & Skirt Sold Separately

Tahari, Classic Navy Skirt Suit, Size 14-22W | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

Double Breasted Skirt Suit, Sizes 10-26W, Petite to 18P | ElegantPlus.com Editor's Pick

More Colors Available

Floral Jacket Skirt Suit
Sizes 14-34W

Pique Suit Separates
Sizes
14-24W

Tahari
Tailored Skirt Suit
Sizes 14-22W

Double Breasted Skirt Suit
Sizes 10-28W
Petite to 18P

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All Editor's Picks and plus-size clothing featured are hand- selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our
extensive network of plus-fashion business partnerships.

 

 

 

Professional, plus size career women require polished outfits for work.  Skirt suits are a popular choice for both conservative professions such as banking and law,
as well as more creative fields.  Plus size skirt suits are also required for interviews and presentations in many other job types.

 

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