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Elegant Plus Shopping Guide & Editor's Picks:  Plus-Size Red Dresses for Casual, Work & Occasions in Size 12 +

Please be advised that all of the "Editor's Picks" featured in this section are hand-selected by Elegant Plus.  Although every effort is made to keep featured products current, retailers can sell out of popular styles before the Editor has had an opportunity to update the page.  All selections are available at time of posting and purchases can be made directly from the retailer on the associated shopping link.  All of the shopping guides include designer selections which are noted with the designer's name in descriptions.

 

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Last Update: June 30, 2016

 

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Plus-Size Red Dresses Report
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Red is a bold color meant to make the wearer get noticed.  It can be flirty and sexy.  It can be powerful.  It can be loud and bright.  It can be deep and sultry.

Red plus-size dresses are a closet classic.  Styles can be young and trendy or contemporary sophisticated.  The color is much sought during the Christmas Holiday Season, for Valentine's Day, patriotic Fourth of July parties, and for other special symbolic days such as Heart Truth.  But, it can be worn all year. 

Spring and summer reds tend to be lighter, warmer, and brighter, while winter red tones often deepen into cooler burgundies and wines. Winter fabrics for the holiday party season are frequently lace, beaded or velvet.

 

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Size 14 - 24W

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Red is a color that is a powerful career statement, making sleek tailored red dresses office favorites.  More feminine silhouettes and soft fabrics are popular for date nights, as are styles with more sex appeal.  Casual options can also help express a confident personality.

A color that never goes out of style, red is available in dress options to suit most every taste, budget and occasion.

 

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Zipper Trim Wrap Dress
Size 14 - 28W

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Italian Floral Jacquard Sheath
Size 12 - 22W

Cold Shoulder Maxi
Size 14 - 28W

Cotton Dress
Size 0 - 36W
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Internet Shopping Resources to Help You Find the Perfect Plus-Size Red Dress

The deepest, most diverse collections of plus-size dresses available on-line can be found at Nordstrom, Macy's, and Dress Barn in size 0 to 24W.  Options are available casual wear, the office, and special events and occasions.  The Christmas holidays through Valentine's Day often sees the most selection of red dresses in these locations, although there are usually options all year.

 

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Size 10 - 32W

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Size XL - 3X

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Size 12 - 34W

BEYOND by Ashley Graham
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Size 1X - 3X


Classic red is a regular staple at modern contemporary designer Kiyonna in size 10 to 32W with styles available for both work and occasions.  Meanwhile those who appreciate a vintage flair will like the collection at eShakti in size 0 to 36W. 

Trendy and sexier looks appropriate for date night are stocked at Torrid in size XL to 5X.  Those with a more off-beat BoHo or goth fashion sensibility will frequently find choices at Pyramid Collection in size 2 to 28W.   Working women will find the largest selection of moderately priced options at QVC in sizes 0 to 28W.

 

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Bargain shoppers will enjoy the cocktail and formal selections from Light in the Box in size 2 to 26W, most of which are available in a red option.  Other bargain hot spots to check out with less predictable selections include Nordstrom Rack and 6PM.  Both carry casual, work, and the occasional cocktail dress style in sizes up to 26W.

 

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