Plus Size Fashions: Fashion isn’t Just for Skinny People

Linda Allard for Ellen Tracy

One of the best lines for plus size fashionistas

Old Navy

The cheaper cousin to the Gap has an extensive plus size section.

Ralph Lauren

The Classic American designer’s preppy petite line.

Anne Klein

Stylish suits for work. Check out A line, the Anne Klein line at Sears.

Online store stocks pants up to size 20 and tops up to size XXL.

Tommy Hilfiger

Mixing hip with classic, Tommy Hilfiger’s plus size line is great for weekend wear.

Dana Buchman

Great, albeit expensive, line for plus size fashionistas.

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  1. Lori says

    I love Fashion Just isn’t for skinny people.  I myself have always been a plus size and always will be.  I now have a daughter who is 6 and is also going to be a plus size.  You article is great and very inspiring to me.  Thanks so much for the low rise pants sections as well.  I see so many people who should not be wearing them, but have them on.  I will pass on your website and the article to my other plus size friends.  Once again Thank you.

  2. gladys bell says

    i am 5’2” tall. and used to wear a size 24-28, depending on the style.  when i lost a lot of weight after being ill, the best dresses i could find fo work were ms. claibourne’s dresses for plus-sized women with big boobs and short legs.  how i loved dresses! classy, great fabric, and even great price ai macy,s.  i’ve lost more weight after being ill, and can’t wait to get back am well now, and can’t wait to get in one prtite size 12s.

  3. BellaDio says

    Great article. I am a plus-size momma who has style. I get so frustrated sometimes when I am shopping, because I have no problem finding the clothing with no shape, no style and designed to be worn by my grandmother. I love it when I can find the items that are similar to those that I find in fashion mags. P.S. when will they stop making tops with horizontal stripes??

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