Plus Size Clothing: Wide Range Available
Locating plus size clothing for larger women can be a difficult endeavor. Fortunately, more businesses have begun to cater to this previously unserved segment of the population with attractive and well fitting garments in a variety of styles and sizes.
You should first consider your clothing tastes before going shopping for plus size clothing. Do loud prints or refined colors suit you? Are there any particular accessories that you like? Sometimes, all it takes is a new belt or scarf to revitalize an outfit.
Next, look at your lingerie. Do you have a plus size bra? A recent study showed that 70-85% of women are wearing bras the wrong size for them. Don't be embarrassed to get measured. Many stores that sell plus size clothing will have someone trained to measure you for your perfect bra size. Most times, you don't even need to remove your shirt so embarrassment is at a minimum.
Are you ready to start looking for some plus size clothing? We all have social events we have to deal with - weddings, office parties, blind dates. Is there something marked on your calendar? Don't delay... start looking for a plus size dress now, to make sure you can find the right one in advance.
Take the time to select a dress that's just right for you now that you can choose from so many large size fashions. Perhaps you would look best in an elegant gown with empress sleeves or maybe you'd enjoy a sexy little short-skirted shift. You may be a larger woman, but you needn't wear garments down to your ankles because of that.
Mixing up styles and tastes shouldn't worry you. Make sure whatever you get is comfortable and looks good on you. Being a larger woman means you can get away with lower necklines, which are perfect for showing off a large necklace.
Be honest with yourself, when you go shopping, ignore the size numbers, try it on, if it fits and you feel good in it then you have found your outfit. Sizes change from brand to brand. Don't feel discouraged if you think you are a size 18 but the shirt that looks best on you from a certain brand is a 20. You are not your dress size!
Published December 5th, 2007
Filed in Beauty