Shopping for plus size clothing that is fashionable can seem more difficult than it should be. While the world of plus size clothing is still not perfect, it has improved by leaps and bounds in the past few years. Here’s a brief guide to where to buy plus size skirts that are ultra-chic, both at large retailers and stores that specialize in the plus size woman.
Talbots is a great place to shop for beautiful plus size clothing, and Talbots’ selection of skirts have great lines, shape, and prints and are far from boxy. For a professional woman who needs a skirt for all seasons, the Seasonless Wool Pencil Skirt, $109, is a perfect sartorial choice. Available in 12W to 24W, this pencil skirt is available in three colors: sesame, medium gray heather, and black. Fully lined and dry clean only, this skirt falls just to the knee and highlights a woman’s shape.
A fun and flirty choice that could still work a workday is the Desert Flower Skirt, $89.50. Featuring a grey and yellow floral pattern, this skirt has a ruched elastic waist and a back slit. Made of cotton and spandex, this skirt is even machine washable.
Old Navy is a great source for buying modern, flirty, and affordable plus size skirts. Old Navy’s plus sizes run from 16 to 30 and don’t skimp on the chic. For a skirt that looks great with anything, try out the Dark-Wash Denim Skirt, $29.94, made of denim and polyester for a bit of flexibility. With a slit in the back, the skirt sits low on the waist and is straight through the hip and thigh and stops just above the knee.
To ensure the ultimate in fit and fashion, it’s a great idea to buy plus size clothes from a company that specializes in plus size clothing. With sizes from 0X to 5X, or sizes conventionally known as 14W to 36W. Catherines designs skirts specially for the plus size woman, and offers a number of gorgeous skirts, like the Lotus Shantung Skirt, $58 to $64. This beautiful grey skirt has silvertone grommet accents just above the flutter hem.
Another great Catherines choice is the Tudor Tweed Skirt, $88. This is tweed pencil skirt is classic workwear modernized with an asymmetrical pleat in the back. The Tudor Tweed Skirt gives you a professional edge during the day and flaunts your figure in the evening.
Lane Bryant offers a number of plus size skirts ranging from classic to modern. A skirt that’s a bit edgy and a lot modern is the Faux Wrap Linen Skirt, $49.95. This white linen skirt comes in sizes 14 to 28. The diagonal front panel gives the illusion of a flattering wrap skirt. Office appropriate but fabulous for a night out, this is one of the season’s hottest skirts.
For fun with prints, the Tribal Print Wrap Skirt, $49.95, will liven things up. This fully lined slimming skirt has a pleat in front and is made out of cotton. The tribal print adds exotic fun to this wardrobe staple.