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4 Plus Size Dress Designers You'll Be Obsessed With!

These are seriously some of the baddest pieces we've seen in a while for full-figured women

January 22, 2014


Since it’s still the top of the year, bringing you a latest in plus size fashion, as well as those making noise, is at the highlight of our focus. Renewing your wardrobe should come with a plethora of styles and pieces, including fancy dresses and skirts that will keep you feeling dainty and put together. Plus size fashion has grown by leaps and bounds, and now, when it comes to plus size fashion, there are quite a few new plus size designers, boutiques and retailers you should know about.  

Let us introduce you to a few new, independent designers serving up fashion for the season.

Z by Zevarra

Z by Zevarra debuted in L.A. Fashion Week’s Haute Curves event with much intrigue and excitement. Sleek, sophisticated and sassy, this collection delivers a touch of luxury with contemporary style. This L.A.-based brand takes fashion up a notch for the plus size woman.

JBNY by Joanne Borgella

Singer Joanne Borgella—plus size model and star of NuvoTV’s Curvy Girls—launched her own collection last fall, giving all of us another fashionable option to play in. With a chic appeal and classic sex appeal, JBNY gives the bold plus size fashion lover a few more options. 

Zelie for She

This line was created by blogger-turned-designer Elan Zelie. Launched at the end of 2012, Zelie for She brings playful crop tops, textured midi skirts, and statement tees to the edgy and confident plus size woman, giving her options to add to her closet.

TwentyFour20 by Allison McGevna

Fashion-forward plus size model and blogger Allison McGevna launched TwentyFour20 in the fall of 2013, which excited fashion lovers across the Internet. Known for her vivacious curves, Allison translated looks we have known to love on her into her own “Made in the USA” collection to the delight of many—with a sold out debut.

-Marie Denee



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