Also referred to as “fatshion,” plus size clothing is hitting new strides as plus size models embrace their curves, inviting the rest of the fashion world to love it or shove it.
1.) Curves, curves, curves!
Plus size fashion is all about showing off the body you have, and there’s no better way to do that than a body con dress, or a slinky evening gown! Throw on a fur shawl to take these looks to the next level.
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2.) Crop Tops
Crop tops come in every variety imaginable, from sleeveless to sweater, and it’s clear fashion cannot get enough of these belly baring beauts. Throw on some denim overalls for a casual summer outfit, or let the crop top take center stage with a simple pair of jeans.
Create some crops with these fabulous fabrics!
3.) Body Suits and Jumpsuits
Rompers may have recently been all the rage, but you’ll be jumping for joy in these curve accentuating jumpsuits and body suits. Perfect for walking down the runway or playing in the park, pair bodysuits with a circle skirt or some high waisted shorts.
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Nothing compliments a body better than a soft and sensual fabric, like velvet. The dramatic drape juxtaposes beautifully with some tension in the taut material. Let velvet speak for itself with a simple cocktail dress, or experiment with velvet bodysuits and crop tops.
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5.) High Waisted Pants
High Waisted Pants are a powerful look for the powerful woman. Strut your stuff at that important business meeting, or go explore the city with these versatile, and comfortable, slacks. Pair with a blazer and a body suit for a look that goes from day to night with the blink of an eye.
Looking for some powerful pants? Try these fabrics.
6.) Making your own clothes
The DIY trend is spreading, and plus size fashion is picking up what it’s putting down. Project Runway winner Ashley Nell Tipton is inspiring plus size women everywhere to take control of their fashion and start making their own clothes with these beautiful patterns she’s designed for Simplicity.
Get creative with these fabrics!
Although many may not like the trend of plus size women showing their bodies, these models prove that confidence is key. Sheer body suits over dark bras, or see through dresses thrown over colorful bikini sets are perfect for cooling down in the summer heat.
Are you cheering for sheer? Try these fabrics!