Plus size fashion for young adults
Macy's is one of the best places on-line for trendy fashion with a much larger selection than is available in most of their stores locations. You'll find junior labels like American Rag and Eyeshadow, trendy designers like Jessica Simpson, Lucky Brand, and Michael Kors, as well as fashion forward in-house labels. Fantastic resource for designer jeans, cute dresses, tops and more. Frequent sales, especially on the weekends make this shopping hot-spot ultra affordable plus free shipping on +. Size 0 to 24W.
Melissa McCarthy Seven7 was originally known for its great fitting, trendy denim line. Now under the direction of Hollywood's favorite curvy comedian, the options have expanded into a fun and light hearted collection of tunics, kimono toppers, sweaters, maxi dresses, and yes, jeans. Carried by many leading retailers, the entire collection and size range is available directly from the brand website. Prices are moderate to moderately upscale.
Size 6 to 28W.
MissGuided is one of the newest trendy, fast fashion retailer with deep extended size selection. Choose from the latest looks in separates, dresses, and outerwear at prices that are budget friendly. Sales and coupons available directly from the website. Size 0 - 20.
Modcloth is a wonderful resource for indie designers with a vintage or retro flavor. Production runs are small so styles and sizes sell out quickly here. Scoop them up when you find them. Fantastic selection of unique accessories too, including tights in unusual designs. New size search function makes finding fashion available in your size a snap. Free shipping on orders +. Sizes XXS - 4X.
Nordstrom carries a mid-range to upscale assortment of fashion with trendier edged options becoming more frequent in recent years. Youthful peasant tops, maxi dresses, and skinny jeans from better labels can all be regularly found here. Junior plus lines were added in 2013. Free shipping and free returns on all orders. Petite size 0 to 14P. Misses size 0 to 18. Women's sizes 14 to 26W.
Nordstrom Rack can be a treasure trove for trendy fashionistas who like to look great without breaking the bank. The same high quality and labels found in their main store are deeply discounted, with more youthful and trendy looks taking center stage. Free Shipping on 0+. Size S to 3X.
Pyramid Collection carries an unusual collection of fashions with a romantic, vintage, BoHo, steampunk and goth edge for both casual and special occasions. Particularly good selection of maxi dresses and casual tops. Prices are moderate with some bargains that can be scored in the clearance section.
Size S to 3X (26/28W).
Rachel Roy is upscale, trendy chic created by a leading celebrity designer. Bold prints, the latest trend conscious silhouettes, and contemporary detailing make these collections stand out must-haves for many fashion forward curvy fashionistas. Price points are moderately upscale. Size 6 to 24W.
Rainbow is a junior fashion shop bringing an assortment of casual basics and up-to-the-minute fast fashion pieces together at low, value prices. Based in Brooklyn, New York they have over 1100 locations nationwide. Free shipping on +, and Free Returns. Size S to 3X.
River Island is an extremely popular British High Street label that has newly expanded availability to the U.S. and Canadian markets. This is an especially good spot for curvy fashionistas who like to stay ahead of the trends, with a European aesthetic. Cute dresses, tops, separates, denim, and outerwear is all here. Prices are moderate to moderately upscale. They pay import duties with a low free, fast free shipping option. Size 14 to 24W.
Rue 21 carries cute, trendy fashion at value prices geared to younger fashionistas. Styles can lean in a more BoHo or sweet and romantic direction with plenty of prints. Looks are generally casual, although some party dresses are available. Size XS to 3X.
Simply Be is a trendy shopping mecca with thousands of styles from well known British and European trend conscious labels. Available directly to the Canadian and U.S. market, shipping is quick and low cost, and price points attractive and moderate. Since Europeans tend to be slightly ahead of the American market in trends and style, this is an especially good spot for fashionistas who enjoy staying ahead of the Fast Fashion Curve.
Size 8 to 28W.
Society + is the brain child of Skorch Magazine founder Jessica Kane who models much of the collection herself. Fun, girly, and trendy the price point is moderate. This is the spot to find the latest prints, sparkly sequins, and quirky items such as tulle skirts. Pay attention to the charts given with each garment for the best fit as they are actual garment measurements (not yours). Size 14 to 32W.
SWAK stands for "Sealed with a Kiss". Moderately priced maxi dresses, vintage and retro inspired dresses, palazzo pants, casual tops and bottoms are all available here. Much of their collection has a free-spirited, California vibe with lots of knits and jerseys making them both stylish and comfortable. They recently bought and added the more body conscious and sexier junior plus line Size Appeal, expanding the offerings in their collection. Free shipping on orders +. Size 14 to 36W.
Target offers trendy styles at affordable prices in regular (up to XXL/20) and a plus-size women's clothing section with more options. Designer capsule collections often make a big splash here. Much larger selection available on-line than in most retail stores. Free shipping on orders +. Size S to 4X.
Torrid offers fashion at moderate prices that ranges from bohemian to goth, with edgier and sexier pin-up styles also available. Often body-conscious, styles are casual and fashion forward including the latest in jeans, tops, bottoms and dresses. T-shirts reflecting pop culture trends are popular here. Disney, Marvel Comics, Dr. Who, Star Wars, and others are lincensed. Small selection of lingerie, shoes and accessories like fishnet stockings to complement outfits are available also. Some on-line only selections unavailable in stores, including popular pop culture characters and Disney tees. Flat rate shipping and frequent sales makes ordering on-line even more affordable. Size L to 6X.
Ulla Popken carries plus and super sizes exclusively. Recently upping their style quotient to include fashion forward European style pieces and a trendy Studio Untold line located in a separate tab at the top, this is becoming a curvy fashionista shopping hot spot. Size 12 to 34W.
Zappos along with fantastic selection of shoes, they now have a growing apparel section, including top department store labels like Michael Kors, Jag Jeans, Lucky, Jessica Simpson and many more. Super fast free shipping and free returns. Size 0 to 28W.