NICKY: 9 plus-size pieces you’ll actually want to wear.


I’m constantly amazed at how fugly ‘plus size’ (yes, I hate the term too) fashion is.

I look at Plus Size Fashion Week images and they couldn’t be further from what I see on the New York/London/Paris/Milan catwalks each season. The same is in echoed online and in clothing stores locally.

It seems that once you leave the size 6-16 realm, prints become garish, fabrics become cheap and fashion forward pieces are virtually non-existent.

Mamamia writer, Rosie Waterland wrote about how frustrating the ugly plus-size fashion phenomenon is and with that in mind, I set out to find the best non-fugly fashion forward pieces on the internets. It was hard, it was depressing, I might have shouted THERE IS NOTHING, NOTHING! several times across the Mamamia editorial office while shaking my fist. But ultimately there are a few labels out there kicking goals.

Here’s what I dug up:


1. Animal Print Jumper

CLICK TO BUY NOW: Sweatshirt In Cheetah Print $46.55


2. Leather-like Pencil Skirt
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3.Khaki Jacket
CLICK TO BUY NOW:: ASOS Khaki Parka $103.64


4. Oxblood leggings

CLICK TO BUY NOW: 17 Sundays Moto Leggings $59.95


5. Leather Biker Jacket

CLICK TO BUY NOW: Leather Biker Jacket $159.45


6.Two-tone dress

CLICK TO BUY NOW: 17 Sundays Two Tone Dress $69.95

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7.Denim Bomber

CLICK TO BUY NOW: ASOS CURVE Exclusive Bomber $74.81


8.Embellished Peplum Top

CLICK TO BUY NOW: Long Sleeve Peplum Top With Studs $39.86


9. Asymmetric dress

CLICK TO BUY NOW: LucabellaDress with Shaped Hem & Panelling

Also in my travels I came across some awesome full-figured blogs and fashionistas, click through the gallery for some more plus-size fashion inspiration.

Do you find it hard to shop for plus size fashion? What stores do you visit?


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