Shop Plus-size Vintage Style
Dresses @ Elegant Plus, Sizes 12 +
Elegant Plus brings together a curated collection of plus-size vintage style dresses, hand selected for retro styling, detailing, fabric and fit. Designers this year
are looking to fashion from bygone eras as diverse as the flapper dresses of the twenties, the peplum dresses of the forties, and the vintage styles of the fifties.
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Retro & Modern Vintage Plus-Size Dress Report
Style influences are coming from many different vintage eras, both through modern high fashion designer collections using the past as points of reference and through movies and television shows set in the past.
Authentic plus-size vintage dresses are almost impossible to find, although many silhouettes are very flattering to the fuller figure. Fortunately, the current interest and re-interpretation of retro fashion for a modern vintage flavor is making many of those dress styles available in larger sizes at a wide variety of price points.
Some eras are more suited to
and evening wear, while others are perfect
day dress styles. Certain style eras
are also particularly popular with very specific
style tribes and sub-sets, while others are
entering mainstream fashion.
Interpretations are often available for both the
young, trendy fatshionista, and her more mature
counterparts as the vintage style influence
enters the mainstream. Some of the more
glamorous and romantic vintage styles are making
the biggest impact in wedding and
What's Trending Right Now:
50's Cocktail Dresses, Peplum, Illusion Bodice, Baroque, Lace, Tulle, Red, Black, Navy Blue, Gold
Plus-size vintage and retro inspired dresses are all the rage
right now. From art deco influences of the Jazz Age to the full
skirts of the Fifties. From sassy peplums taking their
cue from the Forties and the Eighties to Mod Sixties sheath and shift dresses. The Seventies enter the mix with disco era detailing and maxi dress panache.
Elegant plus-size dresses for full-figured women sizes 12+