October 14, 2009
Another great party dress option in plus sizes is this Tadashi Shoji Short Chiffon Dress at Bloomingdales.com. It's made from 100% silk chiffon and has unique gathered cap sleeves. Available in sizes 14-24 for $328 USD.
October 12, 2009
The party season is about to begin, so why not get a head start on dress shopping? This plus size Ruched Bodice Gown by JS Boutique is stunning in rich, decadent plum jersey fabric. Elegant, yet bra-friendly with wide straps that crisscross under the bust and wrap around the empire waist. Available in sizes 14-24. $198 USD at Nordstrom.com.
October 1, 2009
I love this Chart Skirt by Athleta. Fitted at the hip, this activewear and travel skirt takes on a move relaxed fit as it floats down away from the body, for freedom of movement. Go anywhere and so anything - this skirt has an internal key pocket where you can stash your cash and ID. The wide, flat elastic waist is smooth and comfortable. Sizes 1X and 2X, in 3 colors, $79.00 USD.
September 29, 2009
This plus size dressy Embellished Empire Dress is cool and understated, yet has a bit of sparkle to make it pop. Embroidered mesh overlay with raw-edged hem creates an interesting, textural effect. The scoopneck and slight puff sleeve are feminine and reserved. Available at Nordstrom.com in sizes 14W, 16W and 18W for $200.00 USD.
September 28, 2009
This plus size Belted Sweater Outfit is to die for. Body conscious, yet refined. Chic and sophistcated. Available at Lane Bryant, online and in stores.
September 21, 2009
This plus size Simpatico Stretch Skirt by Jjill is a modern A-line cut with comfortable stretch fabric. Machine washable. Plus sizes 14 - 28, $89.00 USD, in 3 neutral colors.
September 17, 2009
This Veronique Dress
is so chic, yet modest. The asymmetrical neckline is dramatic, with origami detail that makes this dress really stand out. Also features puff sleeves and a fitted skirt with princess seaming. $138.00 USD at Igigi.com.
September 13, 2009
These plus size viscose and rayon creations are so chic and retro glam in gray, black or plum. Black comes in sizes 4X and 5X, while gray and plum are still available in 1X -5X. $59.00 USD.
September 11, 2009
I don't usually feature anything by Ralph Lauren for two reasons. First, the models are usually beyond skinny, and secondly, the looks are a bit too equestrian for my taste. That said, this plus size Lauren by Ralph Lauren Merino Belted Dress is featured on what passes for a 'plus size' model (although barely) and she doesn't look like she's looking to ride a horse in the next five minutes. Made of soft Merino wool jersey. Handwash. Available in sizes 1X - 3X for $209.00 USD at Bloomingdales.com.
August 28, 2009
This plus size sleeveless square neck cocktail dress by Calvin Klein is a glamorous, body conscious option for homecoming, cruises or any party where a fancy dress is called for. Available in sizes 14-24 at Macys.com. $188.00 USD.