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Curvy & Cute: Where to Find Designer-Like Clothing for Plus-Size Women

Amanda Gibbs


Finding quality, on-trend, well-priced clothing for plus-size women can be a hassle. Especially when sizes vary store to store, finding a fitting outfit for every body is often an uphill battle. Zipped has done the research for you and we are excited to share! While not all these stores have a wide range of sizes, they do all have their own plus-size collections. Keep in mind that not all stores have consistent measurements across their sizes, so always check the store’s size guide.

What sizes are considered plus-size is getting lower and lower in the modeling industry, (as low as size 6! – you can read about that here), but for the sake of this article, we are considering anything above a size 8 plus-size, as, according to plus-size model Ashley Graham.

  1.     Love Culture

Love Culture’s plus-size store is called deb shops. This store has great prices, frequent sales, and great style! Sizes up to 18 & 3X. Shoe sizes from 5 to 11.

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  1.     Forever 21

Forever 21 is reasonably priced and has a great variety of styles. Sizes up to 3X. Shoe sizes from 5 to 12, including wide.

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  1.     ASOS

ASOS has an amazing vibe going, with a wonderful amount of clothing that resemble looks straight from the runway. Sizes up to 28. Shoe sizes from 4 to 11.5.

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  1.     H&M

H&M is a favorite. Their designs are straight off the runway! Sizes up to 24 and 3XL. Shoe sizes up to 10.

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  1.     Torrid

Torrid has a lot of options and styles for different trends and daily wear. Torrid also has a section of their store dedicated strictly to pop culture, a.k.a. clothes related to Disney, Tim Burton, and Star Wars. Sizes up to 28. Shoe sizes from 7 to 13.

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  1.     Carmakoma

This shop has a beautiful, toned-down style that is minimal and elegant. Carmakoma is great for professional clothing. Sizes up to 28.

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  1.     Mei Smith

Mei Smith has such a cool vibe. All minimal, basic, effortless looks. Higher prices, but it may be worth it depending on what you’re looking to purchase. Sizes up to 3XL.

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  1.     boohoo

boohoo, along with a plus-size collection, has a petite and tall clothing collection. With their looks, they give you great options and ideas of how to mimic designer outfits. Sizes up to 20.

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  1.     Posh Shoppe

While this online shop is small, they have trendy looks and designs that you won’t find at a lot of other stores. Posh Shoppe has reasonable prices with a variety of clothes for different occasions. This shop is a favorite of plus-size fashion and beauty bloggers (as seen below). Sizes up to 3X.

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  1.  SWAK Designs

SWAK is all fun, boho, and colorful. The store paints a beautiful picture of how to style your clothes. A good combination of chic and comfortable looks. Sizes up to 36.

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  1.  Simply Be

Simply Be has edgy and bold styles, all for insanely reasonable prices. This shop is very current and on-trend. Sizes up to 28.

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  1.  Monif C.

Monif C.’s motto is “a decade of curves” and I believe it. This store is fierce, luxurious, and designer-esque. Sizes up to 3X (a 22/24 in their sizes).

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  1.  Eloquii

Eloquii has a good combination of professional clothing and fun, chic styles. A few of their items can be pricy, but the quality may be worth it. Sizes up to 28.

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For non-clothing plus-size purchases, try SwimsuitsForAll for swimwear and Just My Size for underwear/bras.

Happy shopping!


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