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About the Plus Size Clothing Selection in Womens Departments


In an era where everyone yearns to slim down, shopping at plus size womens clothing department can make you conscious. However, that is the only alternative option for the curvaceous. In a plus size women's clothing department, you come across clothes that are made just for your figure. Here are some tips about buying plus size womens clothing.


You do not have to buy baggy clothes that indiscriminately hide everything about your figure. Choose wisely and buy shapely clothes that will accentuate the good parts of your figure and hide the ones you do not like. Clothes that are shapeless will only make you seem larger than you are, so buy clothes that hide the flaws and enhance the best parts of your figure.

Again, don't rely on the size tags affixed on the clothes. What may be size 14 for one brand will be size 16 for another and so on. Choose what fits you well and looks good on you. Buying wrong sized clothing or tight clothing is a strict no.

It is a myth that black is the most flattering colour when it comes to plus size womens clothing. Remember that the cut of the outfit, the tailoring is equally important when it comes to making clothes look good. Experiment with different colours. Colours have a lot to do with your skin tone, so choose colours that compliment your skin and draw attention to your facial features.


Plus size womens clothing departments or any clothing department for that matter should not display tapered jeans or pants, for they do not flatter anybody’s figure. It’s a wonder that fashion designers keep coming up newer designs each time. If your hips or butt happens to be a problem area for you, try finding plus size jeans that slightly flares out at the bottom to balance the volume of the hip. A straighter or slightly flared leg pant will elongate your legs making them look longer than they really are.

When buying from a plus size womens clothing department, do not pick any clothes that have very large prints on them. It is very strange how more and more clothes in large prints seem to be going around. The size of the print depends on your height – taller women can carry off large prints, but if you are petite, choose small prints to make sure they do not overwhelm your look. As a simple rule, do not pick prints which are larger than the size of your fist.

Lastly, if you’re local store's plus size women's clothing section is not good enough and does not have a wide range of clothing; you can shop online and find great-looking clothes and deals. Also, using jewellery and other accessories that go with your clothes in a smart way can add a lot to your looks.

Tips and comments

Plus sized clothing departmental stores allow women to fulfil their carvings of wearing trendy clothes. Despite of being voluptuous it provides her that confident, required in our day to day life.

By Sia Attavar, published at 03/08/2012
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