Plus-Sized Curvy Girls, Here's Where You Can Re-Stock Your Wardrobe
No more frumpy kurtas and tailor-made tops, these brands love plus-size, curvy girls almost as much as we do. Grab your shopping buddy and head out.
All – The Plus Size Store
Sick of all the plus-size clothing being the same frumpy styles? Not anymore. All is a dedicated plus-size store and it has all the trending and ‘cool’ clothes too. Apart from the basic jeans and tops, you’ll also get office wear, evening wear, active wear and party wear. Your one-stop shop for western plus-size clothing, the clothes are made to flatter all body types. Men, don’t feel too left out, they have a section for you too! They have big outlets is both Mani Square and Acropolis.
BIBA is one of the few plus-size-friendly ethnic brands. You can pick up casual kurtis and leggings or formal salwar sets and anarkalis - they even have stunning wedding and evening wear. If you’re a lover of bright colours, geometric patterns, flowy materials, quirky prints and graceful fun outfits, BIBA is where you need to go.
The struggle to find plus size dresses ends here. This online site sells flattering dresses that go up to size XXL - approximately a UK size 20 - starting at just INR 1,500. Tie-dye, ikat weaves, handprinted, indigo, batik – their collections are the perfect combination of traditional and modern. Their site navigates through the collections so it’s really easy to find the vibe you’re looking for. The breezy feel to the outfits, light fabric and sensible cuts make it perfect for women of any body type.
Marks And Spencer
M&S coming to the city was a blessing for everyone who struggled to get the perfect size. You’ll find casual wear, night wear, office formals and even party wear in sizes up to UK 18 at the least. Huge shout-out to them for stocking underwear in sizes not commonly found - because everyone is entitled to pretty bras! Head to Acropolis Mall where they have an entire outlet dedicated to underwear – you’ll also find plus size swim wear and lingerie there.
Gia By Westside
In all Westside outlets, you’ll see an exclusive plus-size clothing line, Gia, with an extensive casual collection of tailored fits. Cold shoulders, asymmetrical cuts, floral prints and lacy tops, they have all the latest trends in plus sizes. They’re even stocked up for winter with sweater sand shrugs. The tops start at just INR 799 so get ready to re-stock that wardrobe.
W For Woman
W For Woman stocks clothes up to size 18 and they have a comprehensive, well-explained size chart that will help you pick your right size depending on what you’re buying - the size may vary depending on trousers, tops, ethnic wear, etc. Culottes, palazzos and churidars, their bottomwear is especially flattering on curvy women. Bold and bright prints, solid colours or soft pastels, their range is pretty diverse. Check out their new winter collection – you will swoon over the printed full sleeve cardigans.
With sizes ranging from S to 3XL, they have some for everyone. With tops starting at INR 400 and palazzos at INR 460, they cater to all budgets too. Sleeveless tops, Chinese Collars, cotton and silk blouses with interesting necklines and cuts going up to size 42 starting at INR 625. They have multiple outlets - in both the City Centres and in Mani Square, so you can easily find one close to you.
Alto Moda By Pantaloons
Another budget-friendly plus size favourite, Alto Moda collections can be found at Pantaloon outlets across the city. The line stocks looks for both men and women. We’re in love with the perfectly-fitting denims up to waist 46. On sale, you can get tops and kurtis for under INR 500. Love that the sizes are not ‘small’ or ‘large’, rather they are numbered 1 to 5.