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>> Plus-Size Retro and Vintage Pin Up Fashion

 
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 1, 2017

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Vintage Gingham Dress
Size XS - 4X

Flapper Wig

Animal Print Kimono
Size 8 - 22W
 

Vintage and retro style clothing have taken the plus fashion world by storm in recent years, with fatshion bloggers, plus-size internet pin-up models like Tess Holliday (Munster) and Teer Wayde, and burlesque stage acts such as America's Got Talent performers The Glamazons paving the way.  Some is sugar sweet.  Some is Dita von Teese sassy fantasy. Much of it has a vintage twist. All of it serves up the self-esteem boosting message of: "love your curves."  Fueling more interest in the popular imagination are the retro costumes featured on the hit television show Mad Men showcasing, among others, the voluptuous curves of actress Christina Hendricks.
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Size 1X - 4X
 

Retro Sailor Skirt
Size 0 - 36W
Avg - Petite - Tall
 

Blue by Betsey Johnson
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Metallic Dress Sandals
Size 6 - 10 M

Floral Bell Sleeve Romper
Size XL - 3X

 

Particularly popular around Valentine's Day, styles range from vampy pencil skirts and wiggle dresses to corsets, lacy bras, stilettos and thigh highs. Channeling the divas and screen goddesses of yesteryear, popular inspirational icons include Bettie Page, Marilyn Monroe, and the divine Mae West.

 

Internet Shopping Resources for Plus-Size Pin-Up Girl Fashion

Creating the siren look of vintage pin-up glam can be lots of fun, and internet retailers make it much easier for plus-size women with generous curves. 

For vintage and retro dresses be sure to stop in at Unique Vintage, ModCloth and eShakti with options available as large as 5X.  

 

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Little Black Dress
Size 14 - 24W
 

Ruffled Sleeve
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Size 14 - 24W

Ruffled & Dots
Garter Panty
Size 12 - 28W

Lace Cap Sleeve Bralette
Size 1X - 3X

 

Pyramid Collection carries styles with a Steampunk or Goth style, in addition to a variety of accessories, including vintage style shoes, hand bags, hats, and wigs.  Torrid can also turn up some glam, vintage inspired dresses, lingerie, and swimwear in size XL to 6X.

Garters, thigh high hosiery, and luscious corsets, babydolls, and body stockings are all available at Hips & Curves in size 1X to 6X.  Playfully sexy vintage style costuming is also regularly available including wigs, bloomers, and Edwardian and Victoriana skirts, tops, and dresses. U.K. retailers are especially glamorous options for vintage inspired bras and panties, so be sure to check out British plus specialist Simply Be.

Lane Bryant is a reliable source for well fitting lingerie inspired pieces in size 14 to 28W, while Eloquii's playful style frequently has a retro vibe that works well for pin up looks in sizes 14 to 24W.

 

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Size 1X - 3X

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Size 14 - 24W

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Size 1
0 - 30W

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Size S - Q2

 

 

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Plus-size clothing featured is hand selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our extensive network of plus-fashion business partnerships. 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.

 

 

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