August 2, 2021

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23 Best Plus Size Clothing Brands And Online Stores (Sizes 14-40)

With plus size clothing still outside of what the fashion industry considers the ‘norm,’ finding and shopping for size-inclusive clothing can prove to be a frustrating task.

I have friends with plus-size bodies (gorgeous, don’t get me wrong) constantly seeking clothing that’s not just of quality, good style but also comfortable and affordable.

And that’s because wearing plus-size garments that make you feel confident and comfortable is more important than you may think.

Studies have shown that the way we dress influences mood, attitude, and self-esteem directly.

Regardless of the occasion, wearing a plus-size outfit that suits your body shape will make you feel your absolute best.

To help my friends and many plus-size women out there, I’ve compiled a solid list of 23 brands and online shops with plus-size apparel you’ll love to wear.

Without further ado, these are the best 23 plus size clothing brands and online stores in 2021:


1)
Christian Siriano

WHY I LOVE IT

Christian Siriano gets my vote for proving that high fashion and plus-sizing can go hand in hand. Rather than just designing clothes that fit, the designer ensures that his pieces help you make a cutting-edge statement regardless of your size.

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Up to 28 sizes available.

With his impeccable education, including learning from fashion icons such as Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen, Christian Siriano first introduced his eponymous collection in 2008.

His collections are fun and memorable, so if you’re a fan of high-end fashion brands, then this label is one you need to check out.

A proud member of CFDA – Council of Fashion Designers of America – Siriano shows his creations every season at New York Fashion Week.

Siriano’s designs are nowadays available in some of the world’s most prestigious department stores.


2)
Beaton

Beaton plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

Beaton releases small collections that put focus on quality and timelessness, making it a fail-safe destination for trusty basics that last forever and slow down the pace of fast fashion. So, if you care about the environment as much as I do, you need to check out this plus size clothing brand.

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Up to 22 sizes available.

There’s a reason why everybody is crazy about linen.

It’s one of the most sustainable and natural fabrics available and lightweight, durable, and antibacterial.

Beaton is a brand that appreciates the many qualities of linen and transfers them into feel-good clothing.

Delivering seasonless silhouettes produced predominately in Europe and dyed with eco-friendly substances in the US, the label values versatility and wearability above anything else.


3)
Universal Standard

Universal Standard plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

The message behind Universal Standard and its clothes are what make me appreciate it the most. The brand ensures all women are given the same level of style, quality, and, most crucially, respect – that’s something that you can never get enough of.

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Up to US40 sizes available.

A pioneer in the world of inclusive sizing – its selection ranges from 00 to 40 – Universal Standard aims to make you feel beautiful and fabulous regardless of your size – style is all that matters here.

Founded by two friends who noticed an appalling lack of inclusivity in the fashion industry and set out on a mission to make a difference, the brand is universally – pun intended – renowned for its incredible casualwear and basics.


4)
Karen Millen

Karen Millen plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

Karen Millen’s Curve Collection is just so easy on the eyes. From bold hues to sharp tailoring, it has everything, showing confident styling at its finest – what’s there not to love?

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Up to US20 sizes available.

A household name on the fashion scene, Karen Millen has launched its first ‘Curve Collection’ last September, making a shift towards inclusivity for the well-known label.

Always guided by timeless style and quality, the brand applies those principles to its plus-size collection, presenting statement-making, modern and exciting clothing.

The line features bold hues and sharp tailoring, confidently pushing the boundaries of what society considers plus-size fashion.


5)
Torrid

Torrid plus size clothing brand

WHY I LOVE IT

I can’t help but love rewards programs! For example, Torrid lets you earn Torrid Cash every time you shop, giving you $25 for every $50 you spend.

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Up to 6X (US30) sizes available.

With a solid reputation among the plus-size clientele, Torrid continues to deliver fashion that – in its own words – ‘can’t be found anywhere else.’

The variety is impressive. Torrid is a place where you can get anything from spring dresses to graphic T-shirts and even swimwear.

If you’re not quite sure what you’re after, the brand’s website has user-friendly features, allowing you to browse with ease until you find your perfect new piece.

On top of that, customers can refer to the extensive How We Fit guide, where you can learn detailed measurements of all its clothing and watch helpful tutorials and get advice.


6)
Kohl’s Plus Size

Kohl's Plus Size clothing store

WHY I LOVE IT

None of the brands that I’ve researched for this list come close to Kohl’s selection of products, meaning that you can build your capsule wardrobe from the ground up without having to go to any other sites!

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Up to 5X sizes available.

If online shopping is your thing, then you need to make a stop at Kohl’s website – you’re going to be amazed by the wide selection the brand has on offer.

Including names like Simply Vera Vera Wang, Apt. 9, LC Lauren Conrad, and Gloria Vanderbilt, Kohl’s Plus Size section is likely to have all your shopping needs satisfied at the end of the day.

With free shipping, the store offers everything from casual clothing to underwear, and prices are often lower than in other places


7)
Henning

Henning plus size clothing brand

WHY I LOVE IT

Though its clothes are to die for, I love the brand for its defiant attitude and empowering messages that make you want to become a loud and proud Henning girl straight away.

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US12-24 sizes available.

Henning is a brand that benefits from the insider experience of its founder Lauren Chan who’s a plus-size model and a former fashion editor.

Chan has spent her career advocating for size inclusivity and eventually taking matters into her own hands by creating a label.

As a result, Henning is now a destination that proves plus-size fashion can be luxurious and flattering.

The brand’s polished collections include basic staples and timeless separates that form the foundation of a perfect wardrobe.


8)
Violeta by Mango

Violeta by Mango plus size clothing online store

WHY I LOVE IT

Can we acknowledge the fact that Violeta by Mango has a dedicated plus-size party collection that’s full of sequins and glitter for all the special events in your life? That’s enough to make it a firm favorite on my list.

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US12-30 sizes available.

Mango is a high-street staple known to most, but not everyone’s aware of Violeta – a diffusion line that offers trendy plus-size staples at affordable prices.

Violeta by Mango is a destination that bursts with style and fresh color, offering everything from vegan leather jackets to mini dresses in inclusive sizes.

Though sometimes the prices tend to go towards the higher end of the affordable spectrum, you can rest assured that the quality is worth the price.


9)
Coyan

Coyan plus size fashion brand

WHY I LOVE IT

Coyan has mastered the art of designing clothes that can be dressed up or down, which I find vital in my everyday styling routine. After all, what’s better than a dress that looks great with both sneakers and heels?

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Up to US24 sizes available.

In the words of Coyan‘s co-founder Lucas Zunz: “We are trying to flip the narrative around size inclusivity by making a broad range of sizes the norm and not an added or reduced category.

When shopping for clothes, personal taste should be the only filter.” That idea shines through the brand’s curated collections of elegant and minimalist silk dresses, crafted in the US in limited batches.

The fabric quality and versatile appeal guide the designer in creating love-forever pieces for women of all sizes


10)
İnan Işik

İnan Işik plus size clothing collection

WHY I LOVE IT

It’s hard not to love a brand that ethically produces beautiful clothing and is managed by female suppliers. As a woman, I want to make sure everyone knows about İnan Işik and her work.

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US0-22 sizes available.

Turkish-born designer İnan Işik is known for using elegant fabrics to create sophisticated silhouettes for her plus-size clientele.

Having worked for Inditex and Ganni, she sensed that fashion was missing something and set out to fill in the gap with her curated collections made of luxurious silk.

But İnan Işik’s mission is not only about making you look beautiful – it’s also about empowering you and changing how female bodies are perceived and scrutinized.


11)
Macy’s

Macy's plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

Macy’s offers great deals and discounts as well as – you guessed it – a rewards program, meaning you can get top-notch fashion at reduces prices.

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Up to 3X sizes available.

Macy’s needs no introduction on the fashion scene, but its plus-size department deserves to be shouted about.

Macy’s offering of plus size clothes is vast, meaning that whatever you’re looking for can most likely be found there.

Expect to find high-end bridesmaid and prom dresses, maternity clothes, bikinis, and underwear for those on the large size of the spectrum.

Stocking brands like Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Tommy Hilfiger, the store is also an excellent spot for discovering plus-size designer fashion.


12)
Vince

Vince plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

I loved Vince before, and now I love it even more. Including a more comprehensive size range is an essential step towards making high-end fashion available to everyone, so kudos to the Vince team for showing others how it should be done.

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Up to US24 sizes available.

Some of you may already know Vince for its sleek staples – they are now made available for the plus-size market in a curated collection of cashmere knitwear and silk dresses, among many others.

With Vince’s signature quality and intricacy preserved, the line is the perfect destination to visit if looking for key pieces that will stay in your wardrobe for many seasons to come.


13)
Loudbodies

LOUDBODIES plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

Even though the brand’s sizing is already one of the most inclusive ones on the market, it takes custom orders for anyone not within its standard sizes – at no extra charge!

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Up to 10X sizes available.

Motivated by the need to prove that style has no size, LOUDBODIES was founded by Patricia Luiza Blaj, and the brand is a shining example for other labels to follow.

It’s size-inclusive and affordable sustainable clothes and just oh-so-stylish.

One look at LOUDBODIES’ vibrant collections will make you want to wear nothing else.


14)
The Hour

The Hour plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

Versatility is something that The Hour takes seriously, and I love the brand’s pieces, carefully designed to coordinate with others and last forever.

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Up to US32 sizes available.

Having found luxury plus-size fashion uninspiring and limiting, London-based Nana Rasoeva set up to create a collection of polished essentials, and that’s what became the foundation for The Hour.

The brand’s pieces and all their elements are created to flatter the fuller figure by draping and framing while not sacrificing beauty and elegance in the process.

Thus, expect to find artisan-level details and flawless tailoring on clothing designed to empower.


15)
11 Honoré

11 Honoré plus size clothing brand

WHY I LOVE IT

Suppose you want to invest in signature luxury pieces for every occasion. In that case, 11 Honoré is the place to visit as its impressive selection ranges from casual daywear to show-stopping occasion dresses and swimwear.

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US12-24 sizes available.

11 Honoré is a destination known for stocking the best in plus-size designer fashion, including Dolce & Gabbana, Camilla, or Diane Von Furstenberg.

Recently, the brand has extended its offering by adding its very own collection dedicated to curvier customers, full of beautiful and timeless pieces crafted in high-quality materials to stay with you forever.


16)
Shein

Shein plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

From denim to swimwear, activewear, and even suits, you can pretty much complete your whole capsule wardrobe just by shopping at Shein’s website that offers additional coupons for discounts if you create an account.

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Up to 5X sizes available.

For whenever you need to shop on a budget, Shein’s selection of plus-size clothing is the one to turn to.

This fast fashion giant offers an inclusive size range alongside a smart guide where you can learn how to shop for your body size; the website even allows you to organize clothing by body shapes.

It’s certainly a good starting point for those just beginning to learn about their bodies and what they need to look amazing.


17)
ASOS Curve

ASOS Curve plus size clothing collection

WHY I LOVE IT

If you’re looking to save some money, the ASOS Curve line has its outlet where you can get fantastic fashion at discounted prices.

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Up to US34 sizes available.

There are many reasons to love ASOS, and the store’s pioneering inclusive agenda is one of the top ones.

The tried-and-trusted ASOS Curve selection is the budget fashion enthusiast’s destination for pieces including plus-size dresses, coats, and even wedding gowns or lingerie.

Consisting of ASOS’s collection alongside many other brands and designers specializing in plus-size fashion, the online powerhouse offers around 2,000 staples to choose from, and your new favorite is guaranteed to be among them.


18)
Forever21

 Forever21 plus size clothing line

WHY I LOVE IT

Are you looking to save some money while shopping? Visit Forever21’s website for exclusive offers that only apply online – the selection is much more incredible there too!

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Up to 3X sizes available.

This high-street staple needs little introduction – Forever21 is a firm favorite among young women, selling trendy clothes that won’t do too much damage to your finances.

Forever21 plus-size selection is a solid example of fashion inclusivity done right.

In addition, the Plus + Curve section is easy to find on the website and offers clothing for just about any occasion in your life.

And on top of that, Forever21 is full of great deals and never-ending sales.


19)
Lane Bryant

Lane-Bryant petite clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

What caught my eye about Lane Bryant is the brand’s Cacique plus-size lingerie collection. These pieces are designed to love every curve with their every stitch, giving plus-size clientele the means to feel beautiful and sexy. Oh, and don’t forget to get the Lane Bryant credit card to save some money as you fix up your wardrobe.

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Up to 3X sizes available.

As the self-proclaimed ‘pioneers of plus,’ Lane Bryant knows the needs of plus-size shoppers from the inside out, and that’s reflected in its collections.

This woman-founded and women-led brand boast an impressive heritage that dates back to the early 20th century and the revolutionary Lena Bryant.

But, until this day, the label preserves Bryant’s unstoppable can-do attitude that manifests itself in clothes that offer style, flawless fit, comfort, and versatility.

Last but not least, Lane Bryant has an amazing selection of petite plus size clothing.


20)
Amazon

Amazon plus size clothing online store

WHY I LOVE IT

As a loyal customer, I can confirm that the Amazon Prime subscription is among one of the most beneficial ones out there. Apart from getting free and one-day shipping on some products, you also get access to extra features like Prime Video or audiobooks – something to relax with after an intense session of online shopping.

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Up to 5X sizes available.

It may seem like an unusual choice for fashion shopping, but Amazon’s plus-size selection is an impressive one.

Long gone are the days of customers only turning to the online giant to purchase technology – Amazon Fashion is alive and well.

Through the store, shoppers can access collections from thousands of brands that offer clothing in various styles, whether gowns, pajamas, or jeans.

So, if it’s not at your local mall, you’ll most likely find it online on Amazon.


21)
Walmart

Walmart plus size clothing line

WHY I LOVE IT

I love Walmart’s selection of girly plus-size brands like Romantic Gypsy or Love Sadie, selling sleek and trendy pieces for a range of occasions when you need to dress to impress.

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Up to 5X sizes available.

Often favored by shoppers for its amazing deals, Walmart has a Women’s Plus section that will cater to just about your every need.

Including sections such as exercise, cold weather, and sleep, this retail powerhouse stocks well-known brands like Champion or Levi’s.

Moreover, the company has recently partnered with actress and body positivity activist Chrissy Metz, sharing her top fashion picks and refining Walmart’s plus size clothing selection.


22)
Boohoo

Boohoo plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

One of the best parts about shopping at Boohoo is the multiple loyalty programs and rewards system that you can join to save some money as you spend. If you’re a student, don’t forget to link up your Studentbeans and Unidays accounts to access exclusive promotions.

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US12-24 sizes available.

Boohoo is a true pioneer on the fashion inclusivity scene, so it comes as no surprise that the brand’s plus-size selection is top-notch.

The collection includes jeans, evening dresses, and swimwear, to name a few, and apart from being available in a wide size range, it’s perfectly affordable too.


23)
Target

Target plus size clothing

WHY I LOVE IT

If you shop at Target, make sure you get its RedCard – it will save you 5% every time you shop there and an extra 30 days for returns and free shipping on selected items when shopping online.

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Up to US30 sizes available.

Target is perhaps another name on this list that might seem like an unlikely fashion destination for some.

Still, if you’re looking to save some money while assembling your wardrobe, then this high-street staple is a great option to consider.

Stocking brands such as Wild Fable, Universal Thread, or Ava + Viv, Target has a wide selection of clothes for all aspects of your life, letting you do all your essential shopping in one place.

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Now It’s Your Turn…

Though the availability of plus-size clothes has improved, fashion still has a long way to go to ensure that curvier customers feel included.

The above list of brands and shops that sell beautiful and great-fitting styles is just the beginning of the journey, but a super stylish one nonetheless.

Which one of these plus-size clothing brands/stores is your favorite and why?

Are there any other great plus-size fashion brands you’ve tried and want to add to this list?

Please leave your comments below so others can benefit from your experience.