It feels rewarding to finally live in a society where fashion is exponentially becoming more conscious on size inclusivity. As millennial designers continue to move forward with clothing designs, also comes an understanding that a number of plus size women and men around the world are also ready to embody quality and stylish clothing. In other words, fashion brands, even those in the high-end frame, are finally considering the plus size community as models! No more to just witnessing plunging necklines or high slits on size 2 models; we are taking these “size restricted” and fashion-forward styles on a grander scale! Check out our top 10 favourite size inclusive brands that are highly in-demand at the moment!
In February last year, Loft was one of the mass market brands that joined the size inclusivity club. Ranging from sizes 16-26, their collection focuses on versatility, which is primarily comprised of work-appropriate pieces, easy-to-wear dresses and blouses, as well as denim.
A month after the launch of Loft’s size inclusive collection, Reformation, the influencer-oriented brand that adheres to the notion of sustainability, also became part of the size inclusivity movement. In collaboration with plus-size model Ali Tate Cutler, they released a capsule collection that expanded their sizing from 0to 22 and XS to 3XL.
One of the most celebrated online clothing websites today, ASOS has practically everything brand and style wise. From lingeries to cocktail outfits, they have plenty to offer for the common shopper. Earlier last year, ASOS has also begun featuring plus size models on their website, further providing guide and inspiration to their plus size fans!
Dedicated to producing plus size clothing, Eloquii has been long saluted for generating pieces that are perfectly tailored for curvier bodies. With sizes ranging from 14 to 28, it’s an ideal brand for those needing work-appropriate clothes as well as weekend staples. Two months ago, Eloquii announced a significant collaboration with renowned American designer Jason Wu to create a ’50s-inspired collection of elegant and accessible party-worthy pieces in sizes 14-28. Yay to style and size options!
5. 11 Honore
Launched in 2017, 11 Honore has become a major online shopping destination for plus size women, acting as a “Net A Porter” that carries numerous prominent luxury brands including Phillip Lim, Derek Lam, Marc Jacobs, and Altuzarra. The site carries styles from designers that accommodate women sizes 10 to 20 and is currently further pushing such designers to product styles that can accommodate up to size 26.
6. Mara Hoffman
Starting her career as a plus-size model, Mara Hoffman has a solid understanding of the size inclusivity market, which is why in the summer of last year she introduced extended sizing to her collection – which is primarily composed of dresses and elevated tops and bottoms.
7. All 67
Looking for the classic edgy biker jacket? Look no more. All 67, launched by Jeff Cafone in November of 2017, provides high quality leather jackets for women in sizes 12 to 30. The name originates from the data 67% which indicates the American female population that’s plus sized.
Established in July of 2017 by fashion bloggers Nicolette Mason and Gabi Fresh, Premme has been a major brand that provides plus size women the freedom to be risque. The collection, which caters to women in sizes 12 to 30, consists of pieces that contain bold patterns and revealing silhouettes.
9. Universal Standard
Co-founder and chief creative officer Alexandra Waldman believes in the idea of obscuring the line between clothes and plus size-clothes. In other words, Waldman dislikes the idea in which women think twice about purchasing clothes because they’re beautiful and such “beautiful” clothes don’t naturally harmonize with their body type. She decided to design pieces that would be universally perceived as regular clothes by anyone.
Who can forget about this retail giant? Target fans would agree that the brand can be regarded as one of the pillars of modern plus size clothing. Recently, they’ve expanded their plus size offering to 300 stores, adding items such as swimwear, athletic wear, and lingerie.