According to Forbes and common sense, the average American Woman is a size 16. So hopefully American designers will take note and start designing for our real bodies. In general, the Plus Size Fashion market has been expanding rapidly and many brands and designers are starting to develop plus size lines like Rachel Rachel Roy. Smart brands like Khloe Kardashian’s new denim line Good American offer sizes 0-24. Here are four independent brands that you probably haven’t heard of that have been catering to curves for some time.
1. Zelie For She
Zelie For She is one of the first plus designer brands that I fell in love with. A mix of classic silhouettes and boho-prints, this line has something for everyone. There are also great samples, so be sure to check the sample sale for treasures in your size.
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Nakimuli is known for it’s Afrocentric prints unique silhouettes. Every items is available from size small to 3x and the prices are very affordable.
3. Love Yourz
Shop Love Yourz for trendy pieces in plus sizes. It’s basically a Forever 21 with better fabric quality and less style options. If you’re looking for on-trend seasonal staples like camo jackets, this site is perfect.
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If Kim K is your spirit animal and you love flaunting your curves in sexy bodycon dresses Poshtiqe is your best bet. Shop these nearly naked styles and others that are perfect for a confident woman of any size.