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Ask An Editor: Plus-size Fashion

Associate Fashion Editor Kabbie Rodriguez Alipio shares the go-to places for stylish pieces for full-figured women.
Ask An Editor: Plus-size Fashion Associate Fashion Editor Kabbie Rodriguez Alipio shares the go-to places for stylish pieces for full-figured women.

Q: I always get frustrated when shopping for clothes. Most stores seem to not have my size! Where can I find on trend items for plus-size women?

A: First off, I love the fact that you actually like to dress up and celebrate your curves! Most plus-size women stick to shirts and jeans because of the lack of options available. Here are my top three stores where you can find trendy pieces that cater to full-figured women:

1. SM Ladies' at The SM Store

The vibe: Cool and casual

The goods: Look for the brands Jus' Ur Size and Jus' Jeans. The former offers lovely maxi dresses and printed separates while the latter has a wide range of comfy denim to choose from.

2. Forever 21 Plus Size

The vibe: Young and hip

The goods: Party-ready dresses and statement pieces that are perfect for dates or a night out with friends.

3. Dorothy Perkins

The vibe: Chic and pretty

The goods: Shift dresses that can take your from coffee to cocktails and lovely A-line dresses for weekend getaways.

As a general rule, always choose pieces that highlight your assests. Got sexy shoulders? Show them off with a one-shoulder top! If you're top heavy, go for a short skirt to put the focus on your slender legs! Easy, right? Have fun shopping!

—Kabbie