Five Plus Size Designers Bring Fashion Forward for Curvy Women

The days of limited size and style choices in fashionable clothing trends are finally over, and plus size designers are now bringing their talent and haute couture to women of every shape and size.

Of course, there’s no reason plus size beauties should settle for less than the best when it comes to their clothing. Modern designers are finally creating trendy plus size clothing to bring on curvy girl style from head to toe! Here are five plus size designers to watch in 2013. You’ll definitely want to add clothing from these gorgeous collections to your wardrobe:

Lala Belle

Size range: AUS 14-26, USA 10-22, UK 14-26, Euro 42-58

Location: Sydney, Australia

Collections available: worldwide

Lala Belle, plus size designer

I love the sexy, rock chic feel Lala Belle’s designs have.

With all the fine detailing you expect from a high end plus size designer, the Lala Belle fashion line provides modern sophistication in trendy designs especially created for plus size women. With a fondness for silk, leather and lace, Lala Belle designer Charina Warne dedicates her talent to craft couture in larger sizes. From plus size jeans to full figured dresses, this fashion line is sure to please even the most discriminating of fashionistas.

lala belle, plus size fashion

Lala Belle


Size range: USA 12-24, UK 14-26, Euro 42-54

Location: Denmark

Collections available in: Denmark, Poland, Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, France and Greenland.

Carmakoma floral print dress

Pretty Floral Print

Wearing the Carmakoma line means you never have to worry about how your body fits in fashion. Instead, these clothes are designed to fit your body. Their collections provide a slimming silhouette that enhances your natural curvy shape. Danish designers Weiss and Lykke formed Carmakoma in 2008. Both designers share a passion for fashionable style for curvy women. From raw, sexy style to charming soft fabrics, these designs offer a wide variety of contrasting styles to allow full figured women to completely express their individual styles and personalities.

carmakoma spring summer 2013

We looove these pants!

carmakom floral print skirt and sheer shirt


Size range: AUS 14-24, USA 12-24, Euro 42-54

Location: Australia, Fiji and New York City

Collections available: worldwide

plus size designer huudaverti

Loose Shift dress

Bringing back the fashionable memories of the 70s, the retro styling of huudaverti are turning heads worldwide. This new independent design house from Australia creates confidence-inspiring plus size dresses meant to hug curves in all the right places. Three sisters, Christine Evans, Laurice Romeo and Jan-Marie Evans, combined their designing talents and love of fashion to launch their first collection at Fiji Fashion Week in 2012. Each design offers a unique individuality that will add a little fun to your wardrobe. huudaverti was also one of only 3 international designers to show at this years Full Figured Fashion Week in New York, a real achievement!

huudaverti full figured fashion week

Devi Skirt, Shrugged, Full Frontal T

plus size clothing plus size fashion designer huudaverti

Vinyl Straight Skirt with Contrast Tunic and Wrap Me belt

Full figured fashion week 2013, huudaverti

The sister team behind huudaverti; (left to right) Laurice Romeo (NYC), Christine Evans (Fiji) and Jan Evans (Brisbane, Australia). Triumphant at Full Figured Fashion Week in NYC 2013.

Qristyl Frazier Designs

Size range: US 12-24

Location: New York City

Collections available: worldwide

Stylish and classy fashion tailored specifically for sizes 12 to 24, the designs of Qristyl Frazier really put the oomph into high style. Qristyl is well-known in the United States since starring in Project Runway’s season 6, and to her credit, she has blazed a public trail in the media to prove that curvy girls can wear trend setting designer clothes beautifully. Her designs are meant to empower full figured women to embrace their curves and show their sexy side in their wardrobe. Her latest collection titled “Mystique” displays the mysterious allure of plus size day and evening wear. Qristyl’s designs are a favorite of celebrities too with such icons as Queen Latifah, Janet Jackson and Patrice Covington wearing her designs.

Monif C. Plus Sizes

Size range: USA 14-24, AUS 16-26, Euro 44-54

Location: Manhattan, New York

Collections available: United States, London, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Jamaica, St. Maarten, Bahamas and Bermuda.

Monif c plus size designer

“Tessa” Maxi-Dress

Monif C. plus size designs bring out the flirty fun side of all the beautiful women who wear them. For sexy styling that envelops you with confidence, this New York contemporary fashion designer offers plus size jeans, blazers, dresses and swimwear and will take you from the office to a night out on the town to leisure activities with ease. Designer Monif Clarke launched her fashion house in 2005 to combat what she saw as a lack of stylish clothing for modern plus size women. Her designs are strongly feminine to help women embrace their natural curves.

Plus size swimsuits, monif c

Love, love, love this Fuschia St Tropez Swimsuit!

These five designers represent some of the best full figured designs available in the market today. Tell us what you think about their creations in the comments section below. If you have pieces from any of these collections, be sure to let our readers know how they make you feel when wearing them.


2 Responses to “Five Plus Size Designers Bring Fashion Forward for Curvy Women”

  1. Michelle says:

    Lavender’s Jungle is another great full figured designer. I attended Full Figured Fashion Week this year and although I didn’t see her work on the stage I noticed her work EVERYWHERE I went while attending the event. She’s a newbie and I think she only in the South.

    • fashiongirl says:

      Hi Michelle,
      Thanks for your comment, will check out Lavender’s Jungle, we’re always on the look out for great plus size designers and I think it’s really positive that we are seeing more and more of them these days. :)

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