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Size inclusivity continues to be a challenge in the fashion industry despite the rapid progression that’s been made over the last few years. For every one model like Ashley Graham, who walks down the runway with their curves on full display, twelve others sporting traditional frames follow. Rather than suggesting that plus-size bodies are and should be celebrated, this lack of total inclusivity, reduced to one or two models a show, proposes a facade of acceptance and support.
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Albeit quite slow, brands are starting to emerge with size inclusivity in mind, challenging the industry and forcing others to fall in line. Companies like Good American and Savage X Fenty really held everyone’s feet to the fire, developing not only plus-size products but truly size-inclusive ones.
What Is Plus-Size vs. Size-Inclusive?
While plus-size often refers to clothing made specifically for plus-size bodies, which also means specific styles designed for that category alone, size-inclusivity refers to one product developed in a range of sizes for all body types, meaning no matter your frame, there is a size for you.
We’ve rounded up the best user-tested brands with plus-size and size-inclusive styles, perfect for every season, every occasion, and every body. Feel confident and bold about the skin you’re in!
Best for a breadth of modern styles that pull on current trends, with a range of sizing for true size inclusivity, ranging from XXS to 5X
Over the last few years, The Drop has become Amazon’s go-to destination for stylish clothing in the sizing you need and can’t find anywhere else. From this season’s biggest trends to the everyday staples that will last years in your closet, it’s an excellent destination for fashion-forward selections. Amazon also has a “try before you buy” feature that gives Prime members a 7-day trial before you commit to the purchase. Perfect for those items you’re just not sure about but love how stylish they look online.
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Blake Long Blazer, $50.83+ (Currently available in XXS-5X)
“The minute I put the jacket on I knew this was a perfect accessory to my wardrobe. The length of the jacket is perfect and covers the hips and is very elongating. The color is a great neutral and it looks great with the light-colored jeans I wore with it and it can be worn over pants, jeans, and skirts. The sleeves being longer than usual wasn’t too much of an issue because I pushed them up. The quality is very nice and the stitching is clean. For the price this is one of the better deals on a classic styled jacket that is versatile to wear anywhere.” —P. Cuties2b
Best for finding new brands and discovering the latest styles and trends, with a range of sizing from XXS to 5X
Nordstrom has become one of the largest conglomerates in the world, with a range of brands that users trust to shop from time and time again. That’s why they’re perfect for those looking for some size-inclusive options. Whether it’s formalwear for a night out, pajamas for a night in, or lingerie for those intimate moments, they have just about everything.
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Chelsea28 Sequin Long Sleeve Mini Dress, $129 (Currently available in 1X-3X)
“I love this dress! It has a deep V-neckline and some shaping, but skims the body without hugging or placing emphasis on my middle. It is just above the knee for my height (5’4″). I like the way it sparkles with just enough sequins. It is a classy navy dress, and I can’t wait to wear it to holiday parties.” —Onlydabes
Best for high-quality basics and staples, with a range of sizing from 23-28W and XXS-4X
Madewell is a well-known brand, noted most for their elevated, high-quality basics. From bags, shoes, and apparel, they have become a one-stop shop for your necessities. They also offer size-inclusive products, meaning that the top you’ve been eyeing for months is available in a wide range of sizes and not just catered to a specific demo.
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Plus Stovepipe Jeans, $109.50 (14W-28W)
“These stovepipe jeans give the straight leg look while still being stretchy and tight enough up top. I bought a second pair because I love them so much.” —Erika88
Best for trendy and fashion-forward apparel and accessories, with a range of sizing from 16W-26W and 1X-3X
Everyone knows Anthropologie’s boho-chic styles and trendy pieces, but they became a game-changer when they offered plus-sizing options back in 2019. Since its debut, the products have gotten better and better, and they’ve become an excellent destination for those memorable looks you need for special occasions.
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Wide-Leg Faux Leather Pants, $148 (Currently available in 26R-26W)
“I had been looking for a pair of leather trousers for about a year — something good quality, sustainable, flattering and that I could dress up or down. These trousers have really fit the bill! So versatile, look great and also incredibly comfy!” —Carly M
Best for underwear and shapewear in a range of styles and skin tone colors, with a range of sizing from XXS-4X
Kim Kardashian made headways when she launched Skims back in 2019. Finally, an underwear and shapewear company had entered the market with options for every body in every shade. Even better, her products have developed a cult following that supports the goals of the company and the product.
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Seamless Sculpt Thong Bodysuit, $68 (Currently available in XXS-4X)
“This bodysuit really snatches my tummy!! I had a baby a few months ago and this bodysuit brought me the confidence to wear my jeans again and feel great in them! It’s so soft and such great material. I want them in every color!” —Latoya St. H.
Best for classic American basics and elevated classics, with a range of sizing from 000-24 and XXXS-4X
J.Crew is an American staple in apparel. Even after the legacy of creative director Jenna Lyons, the company has continued to grow and elevate its product selection. It’s also an excellent place for size-inclusive clothing; almost all of its products are offered in a vast range of sizing for every body type.
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Sophia Sleeveless Mini Dress with Jewel Buttons, $184.50 (Currently available in 4-24)
“I bought this dress in natural because I love the tweedy fabric and beautiful jeweled buttons. I hoped that I could not only wear it as a dress but also as a jumper. With a tissue-weight turtleneck or long-sleeve underneath it works beautifully and has a delightful mod look! The material is soft, too. You won’t regret it. I see myself getting a lot of wear out of this :). Runs true to size.” —BlueLBlock
Best for multiple denim options, with a range of sizing from 000-24 and XXXS-4X
Good American was developed out of the necessity for size-inclusive denim, which had been absent for far too long. Since its establishment in 2015, Good American has become a denim staple with multiple styles in multiple washes. There’s a little something there for everyone.
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Always Fits Good Legs Straight Jeans, $159 (Currently available in 6-32)
“These jeans are the life-changing BOMB my svelt and gorgeous curvy, mom pouch body needs. The only problem I had was the length, as I am 5’10” and these looked cropped at the bottom and did not work. I would buy 100 pairs of this straight leg style if it had more length on the leg. Please make this for Tall gals, 14-18 size. What a marvelous product pair of jeans! TRULY AMAZING!” —Paige P.
Best for unique underwear styles and lingerie, with a range of sizing from A-H cup and XS-4X
If there is one thing Rihanna is known for the most, it’s inclusivity. From makeup to clothing, everything is lensed with absolute certainty that there is a product for you. When it comes to Savage X Fenty, it’s no different. The wide range of products and sizing means no matter what you are looking for, you’ll find exactly what you need — with the Rihanna stamp of approval for good measure.
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Curve Alert High-Waist Rib Legging, $69.95 (Currently available in XXS-4X)
“I am 5’10” and 275lbs. I’ve been wanting to try this style cus you see some version of it, EVERYWHERE right now. I was worried my size might not make for the most flattering fit. Well, I was wrong!! These leggings truly do snatch your waistline, tuck you in and give your butt a little lift on top of the flattering effect of the stitching!!! I adore these leggings. I’m crossing my fingers that they come out in boot cut because boot cut leggings are my heart, lol. The fit is true to size. You can bend, twist and move and everything stays where it should. All in all, they’re a really nice pair of pants. Highly recommend!!” —Niccole
Best for stylish and fashion-forward apparel (and shoes!), with a range of sizing from 14-32
If you’re looking for statement styles for an event, a dinner, or even to lounge in at home fashionably (my favorite pastime) Eloquii is your go-to destination. Their pieces feel like they’ve just walked off the runway, from beautiful sequin gowns and jumpsuits to staples like denim and cable knit sweaters, and yes… shoes!
Product with Promising Customer Feedback: Cheyenne Western Boot, $101.97+ (Currently available in 8-13)
“I started buying clothes from this company during the pandemic so I could look fabulous when we return to work. Well, well everyday since we have gone back into the office, I have worn something that makes me look like a million dollars. People constantly ask me ‘where do you get your clothes from,’ I alway smile, but I never tell. I don’t want them looking like me. Millionaire Style!!!!” —Lynn S.
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