A walk through HM or Zara may be disappointing for plus-size shoppers looking for style on a budget. But online you can search, compare, and shop for thousands of pieces. These 16 sites carry plus-size fashion at affordable prices.
16 Places to Find Cheap Plus-Size Clothing Online
No matter what's missing in your wardrobe, Target's plus-size brand, Ava Viv, probably carries it in sizes ranging from X (14W) to 4X (28W to 30W). From outerwear to bridesmaid dresses to sleepwear, Target offers a large collection of items online, some of which are available for in-store pickup. Prices are fair too, including summer dresses in the $20 to $30 range. Target offers free returns and free shipping for orders over $25.
For trendy styles from top-quality brands, many online shoppers head to ASOS. It's a step above fast-fashion brands such as Forever 21 and Charlotte Russe. The store carries styles suitable for work and play, such as tasteful skater dresses, casual tops, and more. Hundreds of items, some up to size 26, start at less than $15 in the store's sale section. Free shipping is offered for purchases over $40.
Forever 21 has taken over the fast-fashion world in recent years, and plus-size styles are included in its domination. The Forever 21+ section is stocked with seasonal trends: floral rompers, festival wear, high-low styled tops, and printed shorts in sizes up to 3X. Forever 21 clothing may be prone to shrinking in the wash, so read the care instructions -- especially for pieces made of 100 percent rayon. Free shipping is offered for purchases over $50.
Lane Bryant is a dependable go-to for plus-size shopping, offering an expansive selection in store and online in sizes 14 to 32. Its quality clothing may cost more than some other brands here, but deals and discounts are possible. At the time of writing, there was a “buy one, get one half off” deal, and clearance items are marked with an extra discount of 20 percent off at checkout.
Shoppers with the energy to raid sales racks should head to Macy's. The store is well-known for its clearance racks and holiday sales, sometimes with markdowns from 50 percent to 75 percent off the original prices. At the time of writing, Macys.com has more than 1,100 items in its plus-size clearance section in sizes 12W (0X) to 28W (4X).
Charlotte Russe specializes in fun, flirty fashion geared toward teens and young adults. It is a relatively inexpensive clothing brand, with sections dedicated to plus-size dresses, tops, jeans, skirts, shorts, pants, and outerwear. Trendy items include bodycon dresses, rompers, and maxi dresses in sizes up to 4X or 26. Free shipping is offered for purchases over $50.
If you love your curves but have trouble finding sexy lingerie to flaunt them, head to Hips & Curves, the plus-size lingerie boutique. It carries an impressive variety of chemises, garter belts, lingerie sets, and more in sizes up to 6X or 26 and bras up to GG. A sale includes corsets, shirts, and chemises starting at less than $30.