Plus Size Outfit Ideas With Styling Tips
Here is a list of plus size outfit ideas with styling tips and reference pictures. Make sure to check them out and we are sure you will be able to choose the right pick for yourself and suggest a few from the list for your curvy friends and girl gangs too!! Check out plus size fashion tips, how to dress for plus size body types.
1. Canadian Tuxedo
A Canadian tuxedo is a style that includes a denim shirt and denim jeans of a different shade. There are different tuxedo styles to choose from like Canadian tuxedo, texas tuxedo, or power suits, etc. Well, a Canadian tuxedo is for a more stylish look, and a texas tuxedo is for more formal events.
Well, if you are wondering why is it called a Canadian tuxedo, we can help you with that! The term gained popularity after an American singer is refused entry into a club just because he is wearing the tuxedo style. Canadian tuxedo costume also suits curvy women really well.
2. Denim Skirt
Unlike the regular cotton fabric, the weave used for a denim garment is diagonal. This weaving type gives any garment with denim a sturdy look. A denim skirt is outright the best outfit choice for any kind of personality. Well, for a plus-size woman, it adds even more value and confidence.
You being a plus-size woman, can choose a denim skirt outfit with different variations like a denim skirt with top or a tucked shirt. And, do not forget to style the outfit with a pair of sneakers or boots.
3. Maxi Dress
A casual maxi dress is all you need for a date, or shopping, or a simple getaway with friends or family members. There are different summer maxi dresses to choose from. Make sure to choose the colours for your maxi according to the season and occasion.
For example, if you are looking for a dress for summer, pick yellows, oranges, and mustards. If you are to choose a dress for any other occasion like a party, pick subtle solids or black. Here is a plus size outfit idea featuring a geometric printed maxi dress. Take a look!
4. Leather Jacket
5. Trench Coat
A trench coat, aka, the windshield is a variety of jackets made of waterproof cotton fabric, leather or poplin. It usually has a detachable insulating lining, raglan sleeves, and the classic version comes in various lengths, from above the ankle to above the knee. Did you know? A trench coat is originally a garment used by army officers. Therefore, the design looks similar to the army outfit.
Well, with time, as trench coats gained popularity, many designs and colours have evolved. To illustrate, here is an image featuring a plus-size dark grey trench coat. If you are confused with choosing the colours, go for a solid black trench coat.
6. Tie Dye
The tie-dye techniques have evolved and gained popularity during the middle of the twentieth century. It got its name with the way it is done, i.e; tied and dyed. Unlike basic dyeing techniques, a tie-dye involves using bright, fluorescent colours and complex patterns.
Tie dyes work the best for curvy body types for giving them the look and confidence that they need to flaunt their look to the world. Here is a picture below featuring tie-dye pants and a loose tie-dye tee with bright colours.
7. Pleated Skirt
8. Knitted Dress
9. Loose Jumpsuit
A jumpsuit is a garment stitched with one single fabric with different types of sleeves and closure techniques. Various necklines used for stitching a jumpsuit are V necks, square, etc. We see a lot of jumpsuits worn by prisoners, car racers, astronauts, etc.
Well, a jumpsuit evolved a lot with time and now it turned out to be one of the most important wardrobes essentials. Here is an image featuring a beautiful plus size woman wearing a deep red jumpsuit.
10. Crossover Neckline
There are different types of necklines like boatneck, collared, crew, halter, jewel, etc. Different necklines suit different garments. Well, a crossover neckline is best suited for any body type. If you are a plus size woman, any choice of garment with a crossover neckline accentuates your neck and add confidence.
This type of neckline makes the person’s neck look leaner and longer than it actually is.
11. Faux Leather Dress
12. Wide-Legged Trousers
Wide-legged trousers can make anyone look leaner and more confident. Well, this works even if you do not want to hide your weight or look lean. This type of pants is a classic style that will never go out of fashion. This pair of trousers is a must-have item in every woman’s wardrobe because it has a high waist design and exaggerated legs to outline your figure.
Make sure to pick solids while choosing a wide legged trouser. You can also pick a pair of wide legged trousers and you can style them with light colours or dark printed tops.
13. Pattern Pants
14. Monochromatic Look
An LBD, aka the little black dress, is one of the most popular choices of clothing. There are different little black dresses like mini dress, skater dresses, bodycon, shift dresses, midi dresses, etc. For a curvy woman blacks are the best if you want to look leaner and more confident on any occasion. There is a little black dress for every occasion.
Here is an image featuring an LBD with a V shape neckline and three fourth sleeves. Make sure to pair your little black dress with the right kind of accessories and footwear to accentuate your look.
16. Jeans And White Buttoned Shirt
A pair of jeans is present in almost everyone’s wardrobe irrespective of gender and age nowadays. There are different types of jeans to choose from like straight cut, slouchy fit, skinny, mama jeans, etc. Jeans can be paired with any type of topwear. Well, if you wish to have a casual yet classy look, a white shirt is one of the best picks even for a curvy woman.
Pure cotton white shirts are quite popular for their comfort and the look they give to a person. Here is an image featuring a plus size woman with jeans and white buttoned shirt, with a chic hairstyle to add some beauty to the outfit. You do not need any accessories other than a watch (if you wish to), and you are good to go!!
17. Pencil Skirt
A pencil skirt is a slim fit bottom wear that is typically stitched with a single fabric. It is usually worn as a part of a suit for women. The length of it is till the knee and the colours are dark or light coloured solids. The slit on the backside of the skirt is for easing the movement of the wearer. If you are a curvy woman and looking for a formal outfit, this one is one of the best picks for you.
Here is an image featuring a white pencil skirt paired with a grey collared shirt and a solid black blazer. You can also go for a long pencil skirt if you wish to. Make sure to not pick a pencil skirt with a side slit. Also, a pencil skirt with crop top works for a casual meeting.
18. Off Shoulder
Off shoulder tops are quite popular in today’s fashion world. They are meant for flaunting your sharp and beautiful collar bone or a perfect shoulder length. There are many types of off shoulder tops to choose from like a casual off shoulder top, off shoulder t-shirt, one side off shoulder tops, off shoulder tops with straps, etc. Well, off shoulder neckline can be a part of any type of garment.
If you are a plus-size woman and looking for a gorgeous outfit for your next date or a party night, we are sure this is the right pick for you. Here is a reference image featuring a deep red coloured solid dress with off shoulder neck and a slit.
19. Long Sleeve Dress
Sleeves are of different types. Every dress has a characteristic feature and the type of sleeves in designing the dress plays a very important role in making or breaking the look of a dress. Well, here is a trick for curvy women. The longer the sleeves are, the leaner your arms will look in any dress.
You can go for a full sleeve long dress, or an extra long sleeve shirt, or a maxi dress if you wish to look leaner. Else, choose whatever sleeve type you are comfortable wearing and slay it with your confidence wherever you go!
20. Animal Prints
Animals prints are the type of prints used in designing different clothes, footwear, and bags. They are called that way because they resemble the patterns and designs on different animals. They gained popularity during the mid of 20th century. There are different animal prints to choose from like cheetah, leopard, zebra, jaguar, margay, ocelot, etc.
Animal print tops and dresses are meant for someone who loves to look powerful and classy. Well, not everyone can pull off animal prints. The trick is to not mix different animal prints. Here is an image featuring a curvy beauty flaunting her classy look with a leopard print shirt dress.
Plus size outfits gained popularity with time. Making outfits with specific and unique sizes for curvy women is important to make the world understand that body shaming and stereotypical statements about them are wrong and that needs to be eradicated on all fronts. We hope this article about plus size outfit ideas with styling tips and reference pictures helped you with choosing the right kind of outfit for any occasion that you want to be a part of. Make sure to follow the tips and flaunt your curves with confidence.