16 Places to Find Cheap Plus-Size Clothing Online


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A walk through HM or Zara may be disappointing for plus-size shoppers looking for style on a budget. But online you can search, compare, and shop for thousands of pieces. These 16 sites carry plus-size fashion at affordable prices.

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No matter what's missing in your wardrobe, Target's plus-size brand, Ava Viv, probably carries it in sizes ranging from X (14W) to 4X (28W to 30W). From outerwear to bridesmaid dresses to sleepwear, Target offers a large collection of items online, some of which are available for in-store pickup. Prices are fair too, including summer dresses in the $20 to $30 range. Target offers free returns and free shipping for orders over $25.

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For trendy styles from top-quality brands, many online shoppers head to ASOS. It's a step above fast-fashion brands such as Forever 21 and Charlotte Russe. The store carries styles suitable for work and play, such as tasteful skater dresses, casual tops, and more. Hundreds of items, some up to size 26, start at less than $15 in the store's sale section. Free shipping is offered for purchases over $40.

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Forever 21 has taken over the fast-fashion world in recent years, and plus-size styles are included in its domination. The Forever 21+ section is stocked with seasonal trends: floral rompers, festival wear, high-low styled tops, and printed shorts in sizes up to 3X. Forever 21 clothing may be prone to shrinking in the wash, so read the care instructions -- especially for pieces made of 100 percent rayon. Free shipping is offered for purchases over $50.

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Lane Bryant is a dependable go-to for plus-size shopping, offering an expansive selection in store and online in sizes 14 to 32. Its quality clothing may cost more than some other brands here, but deals and discounts are possible. At the time of writing, there was a “buy one, get one half off” deal, and clearance items are marked with an extra discount of 20 percent off at checkout.

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Shoppers with the energy to raid sales racks should head to Macy's. The store is well-known for its clearance racks and holiday sales, sometimes with markdowns from 50 percent to 75 percent off the original prices. At the time of writing, Macys.com has more than 1,100 items in its plus-size clearance section in sizes 12W (0X) to 28W (4X).

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Charlotte Russe specializes in fun, flirty fashion geared toward teens and young adults. It is a relatively inexpensive clothing brand, with sections dedicated to plus-size dresses, tops, jeans, skirts, shorts, pants, and outerwear. Trendy items include bodycon dresses, rompers, and maxi dresses in sizes up to 4X or 26. Free shipping is offered for purchases over $50.

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For those looking for more basic and conservative styles, Old Navy may be a good option. It carries a wide selection of work-appropriate pants, sweaters, and dresses up to size 30, as well as plus-size workout clothes and belts. Old Navy has come under fire for charging more for plus sizes than identical styles in smaller sizes, but prices are still low and sales are frequent. Some shirts in the plus-size clearance section start at less than $10. Free shipping is offered for online orders over $50.

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The new Missguided+ line from Missguided, offers an edgy selection of plus-size clothing. It features figure-hugging silhouettes, modern cuts, and tailored items that flatter every curve. Check out the U.K.-based retailer for plunge dresses, midi skirts, and sassy shirts in sizes 12 to 20. At the time of writing, Missguided was offering $50 off purchases of more than $200. Orders over $40 ship for free.

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Torrid specializes in hot, new plus-size styles in sizes 10 to 30. Its prices are higher than fast-fashion brands -- most tops start at more than $30 and dresses at $50 -- but steals can be found in the clearance section. At time of writing, a variety of underwear, leggings, and tights were on sale for less than $10, and a 25 percent off discount was also available on all purchases. Torrid offers free U.S. shipping to stores and free returns.

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Kmart offers a great variety of plus-size clothing up to size 32 (4X). Its plus-size landing page boasts tops and tees starting at $10, shorts at $11, dresses at $20, and swimwear at $25. Kmart offers free shipping for orders over $35.

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For more trendy styles, try Wet Seal. Its plus-size offerings (sizes 14 to 24) include high-neck floral dresses, distressed overalls, cold shoulder blouses, and flowing chiffon dresses in the $20 to $30 range. At the time of writing, Wet Seal offered 99-cent standard shipping with no minimum purchase.

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If you love your curves but have trouble finding sexy lingerie to flaunt them, head to Hips & Curves, the plus-size lingerie boutique. It carries an impressive variety of chemises, garter belts, lingerie sets, and more in sizes up to 6X or 26 and bras up to GG. A sale includes corsets, shirts, and chemises starting at less than $30.

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Rainbow is known for clothing that's perfect for play, whether it's figure-hugging zip-up dresses or distressed jeans. The inexpensive chain carries plus-size clothing in sizes up to 24 or 4X at very cheap prices, such as maxis, rompers, and high-waisted print shorts for less than $15. Rainbow offers free shipping for purchases over $50, and free returns.

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Dressbarn carries plus-size clothing in sizes 14 to 24 at reasonable prices. The selection includes work pants, sleepwear, skinny jeans, and tops. Dressbarn offers free shipping on orders over $75 and free returns in store and online.

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Brand-name plus-size clothing such as pants, tanks, and even fleece sweaters start at less than $20 at 6pm. Sort by percent off to find the items with the largest markdowns. The site offers free shipping for orders over $50, or for orders with at least two items.

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Amazon's fashion marketplace is a good place to look for plus-size styles, especially for Prime subscribers. A quick search found unique designs such as a vintage-style polka-dot dress, an asymmetric knit tunic, and a leopard-print colorblock dress.