Please be advised that all of the "Editor's Picks"
featured in this section are hand-selected by Elegant
Plus. Although every effort is made to keep featured
products current, retailers can sell out of popular
styles before the Editor has had an opportunity to
update the page.
Although Elegant Plus earns a
small fee on all purchases, it is a
completely free shopping resource for the
consumer, and many times we are able to
provide links that offer consumer discounts
and free shipping offers upon landing on the
partner retailer's site.
All selections are available at time of
posting and purchases can be made directly from the
retailer on the associated shopping link. All of the
shopping guides include designer selections which are
noted with the designer's name in descriptions.
Last Update: August 15, 2017
More Colors Available
Size 8 - 12 W
Crushed Velvet Dress
Size 6 - 28W
Sheer Dot Mesh Top
Size 14 - 28W
and going out on weekends can mean dressing the
part. Highly music driven styles are derived
from bands and the music scene itself, even at
Dominant in recent years has been Hip Hop and
R&B, but rock-and-roll and punk styles have
begun to also play important roles. Consequently
jeans, tees, and leather are
having a moment. Country and
Western can mix in, while the summer music
festival scene influences the BoHo style,
more than club wear, cold shoulder looks are
gaining momentum in the clubbing scene.
Jumpsuits in wide full legs, skinny silhouettes,
and short romper styles are gaining popularity,
along with off-beat pieces such as lace shorts.
Black is a club
wear fashion basic that never goes out of style.
Tight, ultra sexy, and short styles are common
trendy dress styles
chosen for going out to dance clubs. The
Fifty Shades of Grey movie franchise is
influencing black leather looks with a racier
edge, not for the faint of heart.
Resources for Plus-Size Club Wear
Those looking for inexpensive clubbing options
that are body conscious will have the best luck
at some of the urban retailers.
specializes in value priced, highly body
conscious dresses, tops, and leggings in bold
prints and colors especially for the plus market
in size 12 to 26W. Teen and fast fashion
hot spots such as
have extended inventories on-line up to 3X
and can be inexpensive sources for club chic.
City Chic's ultra-trendy Fast Fashion
vibe means plenty of short, tight dresses and tops
with bling and cutouts. Faux leather
jackets, leggings, skirts, and jackets can often
be scored here.
Torrid stocks both
trendier looks and those with a little bit of an
edgier vibe. An excellent spot for tee
shirts, jeans, and faux leather jackets in
addition to leggings and club tops, sizing here
is XL to 6X. The fact that they also carry
licensed fashion from many of the biggest block
buster super hero movies also means some fun
limited edition finds that can make fantastic
but equally body conscious are the looks at
size 14 to 28W. British retailers such as
River Island can be gold mines for more
unusual looks with European flare for sizes up
Those looking for corsets that can be worn as
evening tops will find the best full figured selection
Hips & Curves, which also carries items such
as thigh high stockings and fishnet tights often
popular with clubbers. Some Steampunk gear
is also available. Sizes up to 6X.
More stylized items such as tulle crinolines in
sizes up to 36W are frequently available at
Meanwhile you can get both pin up style dresses
and sequin flapper dresses at
in size S o 4X.
Back in the Saddle
is the place to find a little Country Western
bling with a great collection of gem studded
leather belts in plus-sizes, among other finds.
For more upscale clubbing looks
is the department store with the most youthful
evening and party styles in size 14 to 24W.
For ultra-tight club styles that need shapewear
underneath we recommend
which carries sizes up to 10X.