Fashion is for everyone no matter your age, color, shape, and size. Unfortunately, the fashion industry has made it quite hard for the plus-size woman. If we’re being honest about things, shopping as a plus-size woman can be a nightmare. First, the clothes are so limited, and worst of all, they can be extremely expensive.
That said, no matter how hard shopping may be for you as a plus-size woman, you’ve gotta admit that there numerous plus-sized Canadian women who look fabulous. What’s their secret? Here are the 5 top tips to look fabulous and save money:
First things first, you’ve got to fall in love with your body and be proud of your curves. It’s the first secret to looking beautiful: Beauty comes from within. No matter how great your clothes look, as long as you feel insecure about your body, they’ll always feel ugly. That said, before we delve into picking the trendy pieces that’ll make you look fabulous, you’ve got to be crazy about your delicious curves. You also have to know what exact size you are from 12 to 38 to get the right sizes for you when shopping.
By now, you already know that shopping as a plus-size woman is no easy feat. The clothes are extremely limited, and sometimes it could make you feel left out. What most women do not know is there are stores that specialize in plus size fashion. Others have an endless inventory of garments for plus size women. They strive for inclusivity to make everyone feel comfortable and sexy.
So, to get a trendy, stylish, and wider collection of dresses, blouses, trousers, coats, plus size work pants and more, buy from the right store. Some of the popular plus size stores in Canada include Le Chateau (size 12-22), Violeta, the plus-size shop from Mango (10 – 18), Yours Clothing (12-38), and Premme (12 – 30) amongst others. Online retailers offer an even wider collection. They include Forever 21 (size 20 or 3XL), Old Navy (up to a 30), eShakti (up to a 36W), and many others.
Discount stores, like Burlington Coat Factory, Ross, and T.J.Maxx, buy out-of-season goods and overstocked clothes then sell them at throwaway prices. You could find cheap Plus-size fashion, especially when shopping for casuals. This will, of course, take some time to dig and find a great outfit. Besides this, be loyal to your store to earn more points on your loyalty cards which could pay off when shopping.
No words can emphasize how important accessories are to your wardrobe. Mix them up and be bold: chunky earrings, long necklaces, light scarves, and so much more. They are cheap and add to the personality of your outfits. In fact, you could change your accessories and keep the same outfit, and it’ll replenish the look altogether. Stay chic and fashion-savvy by getting cheap and trendy accessories from H&M, Forever 21, Charming Charlie, and BooHoo.
If the stores won’t give it to you, take it to them! It’s the easiest trick in the book. No store will have your perfect fit and look every time. With a tailor, you get customized clothes that are perfect and unique to your body. You could even buy slightly bigger clothes and have your tailor adjust them to fit your body perfectly.
Feel confident by flattering your curves with quality clothing and accessories at excellent prices by following these priceless tips!