I’m sure you can relate to the frustration of trying to find clothes that are comfortable, cute and affordable. Many times, I have ventured to shopping centers in the hopes of finding something but often I am left disappointed. So many plus size clothing for some reason are riddled with patterns such as florals, stripes, hearts, etc. I’m not sure where the memo that fat girls liked to walk around with smiley faces and flowers all over their clothing but I would definitely like to take that memo down and burn it. More essentials please!
The unfortunate reality is that malls and shopping centers tend to be limited in their clothing options for us. So, where do we find our plus size wardrobe essentials?
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Sometimes, we try and squish ourselves into clothes that aren’t made for us, feeling like there aren’t any other options. But there are other options! Fortunately, online shopping exists, and I have spent the last few years of my life scoping out where to get the best clothes for unique bodies like my own.
Not only online shopping, but there are emerging plus size boutiques as well, in-person… We will leave this for another day; we are talking about online options to play in right now.
Below are some new places for finding plus size fashion for any occasion!
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Where to Score your Everyday Plus Size Wardrobe Essentials
A new addition to the Cotton On brand is the Cotton On Curve range, specifically designed for plus size women. This is your one-stop shop for all the basics you could ever possibly want, from cute jeans to simple minimalist tops. If you really want to look classy and casual, look no further.
Urban Bliss Plus short sleeve boilersuit in acid wash | ASOS
Though not as affordable as some of the other brands listed, ASOS is an absolute necessity for creating an interesting plus size wardrobe.
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I would suggest getting your statement pieces from ASOS to dress up basics from more affordable websites. ASOS is also a great resource for finding comfortable denim pieces with lots of stretch!
If money is tight, ASOS also has a section on their website called ‘Outlet’ where you can find mega bargains on everything from clothes to accessories to shoes. With sales often including upwards of 50% off, you can really get value for your money if you know where to look.
Forever 21 Plus Size Tropical Print Shirt
The plus size range at Forever 21 is not only extensive but also happens to be super affordable. This is a great website for finding clothes with unique patterns or bulk-buying basics like leggings and sweatshirts.
If your style is a bit edgier, Dolls Kill has some great statement pieces for plus size women that can really spice up your basics. Shop here for one-of-a-kind accessories, shoes and clothes sets in a variety of sizes.
Plus Palm Print Tie Waist Pants And Top Two-Piece
Of course, everyone knows Boohoo is renowned for its great plus size range, so it’s no surprise their website has appeared on this list. Find awesome basics here for great prices, but also remember you get what you pay for.
PrettyLittleThing Plus White Tie Front Ruched Blouse
Last but not least is the iconic boutique, Pretty Little Thing. You can find some absolutely stunning minimalistic basics through this website at some pretty competitive prices.
Sales are also often available, which means you can grab heaps of great clothes much cheaper than you could in-store for similar clothing items.
There you have it, some iconic plus size brands for purchasing the plus size wardrobe essentials to make your personal style standout and thrive!
No matter what season it is, you can find something flattering through one of these boutiques, so get shopping ladies!
Where do you shop for your everyday style? Are any of these brands new to you? Let us know in the comments!
I thought this was plus size clothes. (?) Plus size to me is clothing that goes thru sizes like 30 or a few sizes higher. These clothes only go to size 3x. What is a woman to do if she (me) is a size 28 or 30 top? Help.