As a true size 22 and apple shape, it would be difficult finding stores that catered to size above passed a size 20. Thankfully, fashion is more open-minded compared to when I was growing up and more stores cater to larger sizes. Above a 3x? Don’t worry! We got you covered with 10 retailers who cater to extended sizes. And just right in time for the fall season.
When it comes to fashion, I like what I like. I am not obsessed with what is trending or brand names. I have a style that is all my own. When I dress, my main focus is on how it makes me feel. In the words of Ashley Nicole Black, “I have to empower myself.” With that being said, take a peek at the retailers who know fashion who cater to sizes above a 3X.
10 Retailers Who Cater To Extended Plus Sizes
Torrid will always be a favorite! Ranging in sizes 14 to 30, I love everything they put out. They truly pride themselves on making plus size women feel beautiful.
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Rebdolls was one of the first stores I discovered that catered to extended plus sizes. Their sizes range from a size 0-32. Talk about clothes for EVERYONE! They recently released their "Rebdolls x Denise Mercedes" Collections and we cannot get enough.
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Simply Be is the ideal place to shop for fun, funky pieces that are unique carrying up to a size 32. When I make a purchase from Simply Be, I rest easy in knowing that I will stand out.
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Ashley Stewart is always a great place to find a party dress, shoes and accessories. Their sizes can go up all the way to a size 36. Ashley Stewart has something to suit everyone's style.
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Lane Bryant is a staple in the plus size community. They are known for producing a little bit of everything a girl needs in her closet. Their clothing ranges up to a size 38 in some pieces.
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Addition Elle is another store that will not disappoint when it comes to extended sizes. They offer sizes up to 5X while providing fashion and comfort.
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ASOS Curve is always a great go-to for extended plus sizes, with some of their pieces going to a size 30. As a plus size woman, finding cute coats can be a headache sometimes. I love the fact that they have a wide variety of trendy coats in extended sizes.
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Eloquii provides fashion options up to a size 28. They recently released their first-ever crowdsourced collection for women sizes 12+. I love to see curvy girls in prints and patterns.
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Sealed With A Kiss Designs is a great place to find fashion that extends up to a size 36. I am in love with their "Harlow Lace Dress" in the bright coral color. Talk about being pretty in pink!
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Avenue will officially be closing their doors this year, but we will still have the opportunity to shop with them online! They are another staple in the plus size community whose size go up to a 36 in most pieces.
These are just ten hot places to shop that cater to us women who are above a 3x! They will not only make us look good but have us feeling good. My personal favorite store is Rebdolls
. Their clothing just speaks to me and my style.
As plus size retailers and brands launch, we are doing our best to challenge them to go beyond the traditional 3x! We ask, show, and share how there is a market for this consumer and how it is only more lucrative if they do! At the end of the day, who really decided that plus sizes stop at a 24? Know that if we have a brand’s ear, we are sharing our feedback, thoughts, and suggestions to make it work for all of us.
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Where do you shop for YOUR picks over a 3X? Let us know in the comments below!