Existing clothing labels from J. Crew to the Loft are just starting to scratch the surface of the $9 billion-dollar plus-size industry with inclusive sizing, allowing women of every shape and size to (1) shop together with all their friends and (2) feel like they are included in the fashion world and not just an afterthought. This post offers a few new brands to explore for plus-size women. These are just a few of my favorites for you to keep an eye out for.
Tired of having separate shopping experiences with friends, Marlena Stell decided to launch her own inclusive fashion line. Made in LA with fair trade labor, Marsté offers high-quality, casual-dressy essentials for sizes 0 to 22, like draped T-shirts, bodycon skirts, sleek bodysuits, and layer-able sweaters. Check out her top 10 styling tips which you can use year round for glamming things up.
Premme was founded by plus-size industry leaders Gabi Gregg and Nicolette Mason, who have been breaking rules and pushing boundaries for nearly a decade. Both ladies have been fashion editors for magazines such as Instyle and Marie Claire, as well as beauty and style consultants for a number of brands such as Target’s plus-size Ava and Viv line.
This label was built on a simple question: “If 67% of women in the U.S. wear a size 14 or above, why were their options so dismal?” To co-creators Alex and Polina, it was clear that all women weren’t given the same level of style, quality, or even respect, which is why they created Universal Standard, which is known for its forgiving style and exceptional quality
For years, thin women have been enjoying the classic bohemian styles of Anthropologie, a store known for its exceptional and unique fashion, beauty, and housewares. So it’s about time they stepped into the 21st century with more inclusive clothing opportunities.
I can’t wait to see your spring and summer style! Be sure and tag #yourstylishways because we want to see what you’re wearing. Now go out and flaunt those curves!