I'm a Plus-Size Woman and I've Rounded Up 57 Perfect Holiday Outfits to Save You Hours of Searching

These 14 retailers have size-inclusive options for the season.

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Plus Size Holiday Outfits
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We have come a long way when it comes to size inclusivity but the market is far from perfect. The first thing I do when shopping online is, still, to head to the website's size guide to see if the online shop even carries clothing in my size. It's tiring, frustrating, and time consuming. This problem is constant, but it's more pronounced during the holiday season when I would like to be able to find appropriate festive clothing to wear for the onslaught of parties, celebrations, and social outings.

I have spent hours googling, combing through the internet, looking through size charts, and clicking on any and every Instagram ad in the hopes of being introduced to size-inclusive brands and retailers. So, I have amassed a mental database that I wish had already existed for me. Below will you find 10 size-inclusive websites with holiday outfit picks from each. My curation has tried to avoid frumpy, potato sack-like, nondescript clothing that seems to be the default for many brands branching into size inclusivity. Below are brands making clothing that are on par with the "regular" sizes instead of a range of shapeless mumus.

Anthropologie

Sizing: 00-26W

I don't know when it happened, but suddenly Anthropologie is one of my favorite size-inclusive sites. I appreciate that they forgo redirecting you to a "special section" and instead give you the same clothing offered to other customers simply in a wider range of sizes.

Cider

Sizing: XS-4XL

Cider is a very affordable (I'm talking products that sit around the $20 mark) brand that makes a great combination of simple staples and vibrant, fun clothing styles. Its entire range isn't size inclusive, but there is a dedicated "curve and plus" section with bountiful options. The whole section is worth a gander, but out of the over 300 options, these are the eight most festive options. Included are two corsets (an incredibly in vogue style), a recreation of the infamous 13 Going on 30 dress, and a pair of $28 fuzzy trim pants that remind me of a $300 coord set.

Dia & Co

Sizing: 0X-5X, 10-32

I think of Dia & Co as the Asos of plus-size brands. Everything on the website is affordable and comes from size-inclusive brands. You can buy products traditionally a la carte, or you can get a Dia box wherein a stylist works to curate a selection of clothes for you.

Frankly

Sizing: XS-4XL

Frankly's mission is to make going braless not only possible, but fashionable and supportive for all sizes. They have an impressive and inclusive size range which extends from XS to 4XL. I am personally a fan of the bodysuits which are great, versatile layering pieces.

Good American

Sizing: 0-8 (XS-5XL), 00-32

Good American is Khloe Kardashian's foray into the fashion world. The result is probably what you'd expect from the reality TV star — form-fitting basics in neutral shades as well as glitzy textures. There is a lot to be found on the website since all products are size inclusive instead of just a select few. Additionally, there is an option to see the clothes on models of different sizes, which makes selecting pieces online so much easier.

Hill House Home

Sizing: XXS-2XL

Hill House is the Internet darling brand behind the perpetually popular and frequently sold out nap dress franchise. Right now, you can shop winter iterations of the immediately iconic, airy and easy to wear dresses. Stock traditionally does not last long, so exercise decisiveness. I've also included a Blair Waldorf-esque jacket that will quickly turn an everyday outfit into partyware.

J.Crew

Sizing: XXXS-3X, 000-24

For an office holiday party or Thanksgiving with your in-laws, J.Crew is a sure bet for an outfit that is classic, sophisticated, and well tailored.

Lisa Says Gah

Sizing: XS-3XL

60 percent of the time when I stop someone on the street in downtown Manhattan and ask them where their chic sunglasses or skirt is from, I get the same answer — Lisa Says Gah. The extended-size options are much more limited than the rest of their range, but the existing ones are super chic.

Missguided

Sizing: XS-3XL, 00-26

For clothing that is incredibly on trend there is always Missguided. The clothing brand is as size inclusive as it gets since it goes from XS to 3XL.

Modcloth

Sizing: XS-4X, 00-30W

Somewhere in between The Wonderful Ms. Maisel and office cocktail party clothing is Modcloth. Think retro cuts, fun prints, and unexpected silhouettes. Not all the brands carried on the website are size-inclusive, but I've found that the majority are. Its Black Friday sale is also well underway, so you can get your holiday duds at a 40 percent discount.

Prettylittlething

Sizing: 0-26

Similar to Missguided, Prettylittlething is very on top of current trends. This season their holiday vibe is glam, sparkly, and full of lush textures like satin and velvet.

Reformation

Sizing: 0-24, XS-3X

For sustainable, elegant, and timeless classics there is always Reformation. When the brand first launched I was disappointed and envious because their sizing was super limited, and I so badly wanted in on the fun. Reformation now has a size inclusive section that is not nearly as expansive as their regular range, but that still has chic gems. The brand gets bonus points because the clothing is glam enough to be dressed up for a party, yet versatile enough that it's not relegated to once-in-a-while occasion wear.

Shopbop

Sizing: XXS-XXXL, 00-20

Shopbop is part of Amazon, so the major perk here is that you can get your holiday outfit shipped to you at the last minute with Prime delivery. The brands on Shopbop are mid to high-end, which unfortunately means that the inclusive-sizing options are somewhat limited. Still there are some great brands, a personal favorite of mine is the cottage core-esque Batsheva.

The Yes

Sizing: 00-40

To make the most of The Yes you should make an account, fill out your size info, and quickly take a quiz to give the website an idea of your taste. After that your home feed will be curated for you, and you can vote yes or no on the items you see. But you can also shop the website without making an account. You can find their extended-size offerings here, but I've rounded up the ones I will probably add to my cart below.

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