Something from the traditional fashion stores, organised in alpha and country order.
Australia and New Zealand
17 Sundays – a new small collection of on-trend plus sized fashion (Australia)
BeMe – casual clothing for sizes 16-24, online is catalogue only, buy in stores (Australia)
Big Time Casuals – daywear, medieval/bridal, underwear, sizes up to 50 (Australia)
Big in Black – sizes 14-40+, specialising in the little black dress as well as bridal, bridesmaids, evening, daywear and make to order! (Australia)
City Chic– casual and career fashion, sizes 14-24, expensive considering quality of garments, and unfortunately looks like fashion for bogans half the time, with previous collections by Ed Hardy. See website for store locations. (Australia, USA)
Dale & Waters -sizes 16-36, with daywear, evening wear, lingerie – styles suited to 40s and up.
Designer Clearance Depot– designer fashion, at clearance prices. Worth taking a look, both Australian and New Zealand fashion labels (New Zealand).
Entitled Clothing– based in QLD, sizes 8-32 clothing in modern styles. All the designs are featured on the website, and sold through party plan. Modern, fresh, interesting styles. (Australia)
Kita Ku – inspired by the batik techniques of Bali, these outfits are different but refreshing (Australia)
LaLa Belle – small but modern range of plus size clothing, drawn from Australia, US, UK in sizes 14-26 (Australia)
My Size – (Aust) sizes 14-28, specialising in modern daywear, with a few more formal pieces for elegant dinner/business occasions.
Smooth Sydney– interesting creations with a focus on design, not size. Formal and informal wear. Custom sizes. (Australia)
Style and Substance – resellers of US stock from Igigi & Kiyonna etc, sizes 12-32. (Note: can be cheaper to order direct from those sites in the US)
Taking Shape– exciting, modern designs – not big florals. Moderately expensive, but very good quality. Sizes 14-26 (Australia)
Volupture -resellers of US stocks, including Seal with a Kiss designs. Sizes 14-24
Zebrano– exciting, modern designs. Expensive, but very good quality. Features designer Megan Salmon, Chocolat and Euphoria labels. Sizes 14-26 (New Zealand)
United Kingdom and Europe
Abound– affordable sleep, work, evening and daywear for sizes 14-26. Smaller sized models, limited range. (UK)
Artigiano– (UK)italian fashion, sizes 10-20 and 18-26
Big Ideas For Ladies– affordable sleep, work, evening and daywear for sizes 14-30. Fashion from throughout Europe and the UK. (Scotland)
Curvy Diva– specialise in great clothing in sizes 16 -54. We also offer made to measure boots. (UK)
Dorothy Perkins– casual, career, maternity, petites and talls, sizes 6-22. (UK)
Blue Shark Women’s Plus Size Clothing – Greek company, manufacturer only not retail
Elvi– Dress with confidence – business separates and special occasion outfits, all available in sizes 16 to 26. (UK)
Evans UK – sizes 16-32, fairly standard clothing for everyday wear.
Kays– affordable sleep, work, evening and daywear for sizes 14-26. Smaller sized models, limited range. (UK)
La Redoute En Plus– plus size fashion for men and women. Women’s fashions go from size 14-34. Normal department store merchandise, but quite a big collection (France)
New Look – fairly cheap, modern styles, free international shipping, sizes 18-26 (UK)
Simply Be – UK – sizes 16 to 30, young and trendy market (UK)
So Sienna– variety of styles from smaller and larger plus size designers. Sizes 16-30. Delivery to UK, UAE and USA only. (UK)
X Two– Sporty casual european styles, in sizes 46-60. Website in english, deutsche and nederlands. Eight new collections each year. (Netherlands)
Yours– sizes 14-32. Plus size fashion available to buy online. Jeans, skirts, dresses, tops, trousers, jackets, casual wear and more available in larger sizes. Plus size clothes in the latest trends.
United States and Canada
Alight Fashion & Magazine– an array of plus size fashion, sizes 14-30 (USA) Ships internationally!
Ashro– casual and career fashion, sizes 6-24, great african american styles and inspiration. (USA)
Astarte Woman– casual and career fashion, sizes 14-32, from casual to trendy to semiformal wear and bridal. Ships internationally! (USA)
The Avenue – (USA) women’s clothes, shoes and accessories, sizes 14-32
Babs– sizes 2 to 26, in a variety of asian silks and linens. Different, classic, luscious, and not heinously expensive, either. (Canada)
B and Lu– sizes 14-30 (1x-5x). Fashion for teens and women, great styles. Well worth taking a look! (USA, ships internationally)
Better Half – (Canada)- sizes 18-40 – over 380 items to choose from!
Big on Batik – (USA) summer outfits in sizes 1x – 7x plus for bbws and ssb
Big At Heart– (USA) plus size fashion and gift items from 3x to 10x
Big Girl Gear – (USA) large and super size contemporary clothes
The Big Girl Company– Novelty t-shirts and other items for plus size women up to 4x (USA)
Big and Tall Shirts– Plus size t-shirts and casual clothing in sizes up to 10XT, big and tall. Choose from over 100 T-shirt designs. (USA)
Bodacious – based in Vancouver with a store, Bodacious caters for curvy figures, size 10-24. Extensive range! (Canada) Members!
Broomstick Skirts – sizes 6-22, specialising in the southern broomstick skirt, which flatters all shapes. Available in average and petite lengths. (USA)
Casual Plus– wide range of cheap and cheerful clothing in sizes 1x-3x, and limited range of 4x-5x. Internet only store, ships internationally.(USA)
Chunk-E-Business – (USA) fun slogan tshirts in supersizes
Daphne Clothing– (USA) New York store, with very stylish but pricey clothing – kimonos, dresses, tunics, vests, and more, up to size 5x. Plus size models used.
Eddie Bauer– sizes 16w-26w and 1x-4x general daywear. Models shown thin and plus size, catalogue and weekly prize draw available (USA)
Fashion to Figure-sizes 12-26, a range of interesting designs in casual, active, office, dresses etc at fairly cheap prices!(USA)
Fredericks of Hollywood Clothes & Lingerie– special bbw section, racy styles!
Hyde Park Ink– (USA) Women owned, t-shirt screenprint business – up to 10x
Jahqoi – designer casual clothing for plus size women, at not so designer prices, shown on plus sized models and they are members of our group. YouTube star, Joy Nash, models for Jahqoi! (USA)
JC Penney’s Just 4 Me Plus clothing
Junoia Clothing– (USA) for active women size 14 and up
Just My Size – (USA) clothes & lingerie, sizes 14W to 32W
Love Your Peaches Clothing – (USA) all designs up to size 6x, contemporary fashion which is designed in house. Great stuff, worth looking at sale items.
Making It Big Online – a bit of everything.(USA)
Missphit– small designer collection, sold through Dillards in the USA and a couple of other places in Canada and the UK. Designs featured on tv shows, including American Idol. Specially cut for plus size shapes. (USA)
Maximum Woman– Trendy plus size clothing with maximum style. Check out this plus size clothing online store for stylish and affordable plus clothing. Ships internationally! (Canada)
Mimi’s Curvy Corner– modern clothing (tops, dresses, pants, lingerie and accessories), sizes 1x-6x, ships internationally. (USA) Members of our group
Montage– sizes from 6-6X. Beaded wear, formal outfits, stage wear and more (USA)
Monif C– contemporary exclusive collection for women sized 14-24. Expensive designer wear, but great if you want to have something no one else is wearing, for a change. (USA)
More to Hug – (USA) clothing in sizes from 10 – 60, wearable t-shirt art in sizes 1x-4x
Myles Ahead Clothes– all styles from daywear to evening, sizes up to 10x (USA)
Newport – Petite, Tall and Plus size clothing, young styles, sizes up to 4x
Oxendales for the mature woman, sizes up to 38
Paradise On a Hanger – (USA) Aloha shirts to 7x
Paradise Found Plus Sizes– specializing in both lovely and flattering plus fashions in sizes 16W to 60 (USA)
Peggy Lutz – day and evening, couture and special outfits, sizes up to 40, but will custom make!
Plus Shop – (USA) dresses, swimming outfits, the lot! Sizes 1x-6x, small and supersized models used
Plus Woman – (USA) clothes in sizes to 10x
Princess Knit Wear– (USA) Up to size 26
Queen Grace – a new boutique by designer Marina Zelner with feminine going out dresses, blouses and skirts in sizes 12-24 (USA)
Recycled Threads– specializes in selling unique & timeless designer fashions for the real woman in mainly plus sizes. Member of our group! (USA)
Relax Enjoy Dream Wear– casual and career fashion, designed by a baby boomer for baby boomers! Sizes 14-28, affordable, classic styles. (USA)
Safronia Ivory– custom clothing and seasonal collections of fashion from a former fit model. No online store, but each seasonal collection is displayed. Sizes range from 12 and above. Located in Wisconsin (USA)
Shop Curvation– contemporary range of clothing from Queen Latifah. Sizes range from 12-26. Approachable Glamour, Power Meeting, Weekend Chic types of designs (USA)
Silhouettes – clothing and accessories, young styles, sizes 12w – 34w
Size Appeal – (USA) plus size clothing and accessories for young women
Soft Surroundings – plus sized misses, tall, petite and women’s clothing, rated by softness. Basically, its a concept store for people who love soft fabrics. Lovely designs, good variety of items but only sizes 18-24 in plus. (USA)
Suzanne Bells Fashions– Nothing adventurous, but good everyday wear for older women. Sizes 1x to 6x (Canada)
Sweetees– teeshirts, totebags and jewellery for the larger person. Sizes L-6X (USA) Members!
Svoboda Style– Newly launched range for plus sizes, up to size 28. Mostly casual clothing with a european influence. Limited range at this stage, but will expand with company’s growth. (USA)
Ulla Popken – Department store that specialises in plus size women’s fashion, six collections available each year, available online and via catalogue. Stores in USA, Europe, Puerto Rico. Specializing in sizes 12-38. (USA, EU)
Vermont Country Store– (USA) Muu-Muus and Floats up to size 24/26.
Wave Shoppe– (USA) A wide variety of Hawaiian shirts (men’s and women’s), available in standard sizes up to 3X (18-20). Custom sizes are also available.
XOXO – now with sizes 14-24 in a limited but lovely range of tops, skirts, pants and more (USA).
Last update: Tuesday, 14 July 2009