Have you been wondering where you can go shop in person and support a black business? How about a few Black owned plus size boutiques and designer showrooms? Yes, they do exist! How exciting, right?
On the heels of our Black plus size indie designer spotlight, we thought it would be important to show and share a few more options. How about black owned plus size boutiques that you can support both online and in person?
If you aren’t aware, many of the opportunities and options that we have in plus size fashion are because of Black and brown women. They have laid the foundation and are who have been pushing for change and charting new paths. These plus size pioneers and visionaries have made it easier for upcoming plus size business owners.
So, take a look at this list that we have created bookmark some of your favorite brands and as things start to safely open and reopen make sure you take a visit to some of these black plus size boutiques.
"Chic And Curvy is the premier destination for sexy and trendy plus size clothing. Stop by our store where our helpful and knowledgeable staff takes pride in making you look your best or shop hundreds of curvy looks at chicandcurvy.com. Our motto is "Accessorize, Accentuate, and Always Rock Your Curves."
"Curvaceous Boutique offers plus size trendy clothing for curvy women. It is the source for unique and head turning fashions and concentrates on women’s wear sizes 12-24. Curvaceous Boutique not only serves as an undeniable threshold for fashion, but also implants radiant beauty on the inside of its customer by building her from the inside out."
415 N. Military Highway Suite # 21 & 22 Norfolk, VA. 23502
"Curvaceous Couture Bridal Collection is a wedding dress boutique in Columbia, Maryland. They specialize in plus size wedding gowns from all over the world. This designer bridal boutique, which is the first bridal salon to cater to the curvy girl, is committed to providing personalized service."
"At Curve Conscious we offer trendy and stylish apparel, shoes and accessories for women sizes 12 to 28. Because every item in our store is hand selected, we're able to offer the best brands and styles in contemporary plus-size fashion at a fraction of the retail price!"
This Chicago based boutique is bringing you the latest plus size fashion and the hottest trends, up through a size 22. "Culture's Closet is here and in full effect! For a chance to be featured on our site, simply #CulturesCloset while rocking YOUR Culture's Closet looks and show the world what the CULTURE is all about."
"Created by Shannelle Armstrong Fowler, she believed that there should be a place where plus-size brides had access to the best the industry had to offer with a highly-trained staff in an exclusive environment."
"Honey's Child Boutique is St. Louis' first and only premier boutique for full figure women. We offer unique, fashion-forward pieces created by some of today’s most renown Plus-Size designers. Each item is hand selected by the owner, Letitia Young, to ensure that only the highest in quality and fashion is represented in our store. "
"Jasmine Elder is an American fashion designer and the creator of the plus size contemporary women’s label, JIBRI. JIBRI is dedicated to creating garments for the fashion-conscious curvy woman (size 10-28)."
"Angela Rene's frustration to find fashionable and stylish clothing in her size, gave her the determination to create her own. Out of necessity, her passion grew as well as her clientele. After providing her designs for Red Carpet and Formal Events, in 2010, Purple Diva Designs was born. In 2016, the desire to take the brand to the next level, Purple Diva Designs became Rene' Tyler, and her son, Chase Tyler joined the company as the Creative Director."
"TRU DIVA is Curvy, Conscious Clothing for the Fashion Forward Woman. TRU DIVA DESIGNS by VERONICA L. is a plus- sized womenswear collection inspired by the beauty of "Real Curves". With a myriad of fashion for the plus sized woman, TRU DIVA is the-epitome of on trend sophistication, style, and confidence."
2228 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia PA. 19125
Fun options, right?! Listen… we have a few options. Not only in clothing, but plus size bridal, too!
Not only have some of these boutique owners been giving us all the fashion, they have also been breaking boundaries in the business side of plus. From creating updated fits, challenging manufacturers to scale up through a size 4, 5, and 6X, these brands have been busy!
It is extremely exciting to see just how far plus size fashion has grown has come.
Have to note, some of these brands also have online shops! So, get familiar and support your new favorite Black owned plus size boutiques!
And as always, in true TCF fashion, we’re here to share and show you those options.
If you are looking for something else, something more, or want to know the various plus size designers that you have to play with, make sure you check out our plus size fashion resources page! This resource page is here to help you navigate what you are looking for in plus size fashion!
Until then, let us know which boutiques we have missed, who we can add to the roster, and where you are shopping offline!