When do you shop for plus size lingerie? Do you shop year round? Do you shop for a special occasion or do you shop for holidays? With Valentine’s day on the horizon, for some of us it means… shopping for the perfect plus size lingerie pieces that we can find. But what if you want to buy something a little bit more unique, something that caters specifically to your shape, size, or lifestyle? Well, we are sharing a few “must know” plus size friendly indie lingerie brands!
While there are quite a few retailers and brands that fashion plus size lingerie, today we thought to change things up a little bit and bring you a few independent lingerie designers who are really pushing the envelope with options for us who love to rock plus size lingerie.
And for this roundup? We are talking about all of the pretty underthings… Plus size chemises, teddies, garters, and everything in between… you ready?
7 Plus Size Friendly Indie Lingerie Brands to Shop Now!
Hips & Curves
Known affectionately as our plus size version of Victoria’s Secret, Hips and Curves is one of the oldest and trusted plus size lingerie boutiques and brands. Located in Southern California, Hips & Curves opened for business in 2000 (almost 20 years!) and has been going strong ever since! They offer a secure, private and entertaining shopping experience while bringing you the latest and greatest in plus size lingerie styles, up through a size 6X in various styles!
Available up through a size 6X at HipsandCurves.com
Sisters Noelle Lee and Kali Taylor Ventresca are the creative minds behind one of our favorites, Impish Lee. Founded on Etsy, their company has evolved from a small handmade boutique lingerie line into a fully customizable intimate apparel brand.
Most recently, they launched the 2019 Impish Lee Lingerie Calendar, highlighting both their lingerie and the various shapes and ideals of beauty.
Available up through a size 30 at ImpishLee.com
JBC Lingerie is a body positive lingerie label offering unique, sexy and comfortable handmade garments in styles that flatter different body types with the option of free custom fitting. Don’t see your size? Send queries or measurements and they will create something especially for you, at no extra cost.
Available up through a 2x WITH custom sizes available at NO COST at JBCLingerie.com
Monif C Plus Sizes
Monif C. is one of the leading indie plus size brands created by Monif Clarke and Elaine Clarke. Last year, Monif C took a bold pivot from ready to wear clothing into lingerie and swim, only. We will be keeping our eye out for what the brand will be doing in the near future!
Available up through a 3x at MonifC.com
SmartGlamour is NYC based “affordable, fashionable, and customizable ethical clothing line for people of all shapes, sizes, heights, ages, identities, and styles.” Every design is available in XXS to 15X and beyond. How impressive is this? With SmartGlamour, every item the offer can be customized to fit your body.
Available up through a size 15X at SmartGlamour.com
This is a customized and handmade line of swimwear, lingerie, and activewear. Since each item is made to your measurements, you are guaranteed a perfect fit. Origami Customs designs for all bodies- offering people of any size, shape, age, ability and gender expression a safe and affordable way to have customized items that meet your individual needs.
Fashioned in Montreal, this Canadian brand offers plus size lingerie up through a size 5X!
Available up through a 5X at OrigamiCustoms.com
Uye Surana is a NYC based lingerie brand “where dreamy things are delicately made.” Paying attention to detail and fabrication, Uye Surana features high-quality materials including airy silks, easy mesh, and intricate lace. Each piece is meticulously handcrafted, often by the designer herself!
Available up through a 3X at UyeSurana.com
As you can see, there are quite a few plus size lingerie options that cater to our varying lifestyles, tastes, and budgets! How about that for options? Even better? Many of the indies pay attention to sizing and offer a wide variety of sizing… Did you see Smart Glamour’s 15X?
These independent lingerie brands are challenging the norms and we are here for it.
Who needs Victoria’s Secret when we have a variety of designers and brands who design with our bodies in mind?
Kicking off this week, we will also have our valentine’s day gift guide finds! So, make sure you come back to look for what our favorite gifts and finds are, for this Valentine’s Holiday!
As always, we are here to bring you the latest and flyest in plus size fashion! So, tell us… what do you think of these brands that we found? Did we find a few that you haven’t shopped before? Some that you don’t know? What brands did we miss?
We need to know, who are some of your favorite independent lingerie brands for plus size lingerie?
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