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3 Clothing Brands for Curvy Women

3 Clothing Brands for Curvy Women

Curvy or not, I want you to be healthy and happy with ALL you are. Being healthy and happy comes in all different shapes and sizes. That is the magical part! How boring would it be if we all looked the same? Ughhh. Where would we get our inspiration from? It sounds like a nightmare. 😂😳

Oh, wait. The fashion industry wants everyone to look the same. Women are divided into 2 categories: ‘regular’ sizes 00-12 and ‘plus’ sizes 14 and up. The average American woman is between a size 16 and 18. Read that again.

Soooo are clothing companies telling us that the average American woman ISN’T ‘regular’ or normal. 🤦🏽‍♀️ First of all, fuck normal. Don’t ever to aspire to be something so lowly and boring. Secondly, ummm hello companies...you aren’t satisfying most American women. Major problem alert.

The media says it loves women with curves only if it's trending. The media loves a Kim K booty, curves, #nomakeup selfies, and tan skin. Then it doesn’t. We are not trends! We are not body parts that can be judged, ridiculed, or praised.

Know that the advertisements promoting body love and curves are only ads. Though the message may be sincere, it is meant to sell you a product. Companies are selling you a lifestyle like ‘feel confident in your curves when you wear this jacket’.

‘Plus size’ is a disturbing phrase, especially when most ‘plus size’ models look like a size 8. Some clothing sites I’ve seen are just sad. Let me be real and tell you that most of the options for curvy women are ugly and few and far between. It’s like brands are telling you to hide. NO! You need to stand out because the world needs you as you are! There are vibrant, gorgeous, curvy women waiting for the chance to shine.

To help inspire your inner fashionista, I picked 3 clothing sites with gorgeous clothes and bold messages!

1. Rebdolls

Rebdolls is an online fashion retailer that stays on the pulse of trendy fashion. The company provides unapologetic fashion to women sizes 0 to 32. Shipping to over 95 countries, the company has evolved from its predecessor, as a creative t-shirt shop to an international fashion retailer. Rebdolls was founded with the fashion-forward woman in mind, and will remain true to its fan base through trendy new arrivals and its “girls kick ass” mentality. In May 2015 the brand adopted its slogan #SEXYFORALL to bring about size diversity awareness in the fashion industry.

Click here to become a Rebdolls ambassador.

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Click to shop the top and pants.

Ribbed Tank Midi Dress

 

2. Addition Elle

Addition Elle created #fashiondemocracy

feel it. fashion it. follow it.

Fashion Democracy is a philosophy grounded in the belief that style isn't limited by size. It's a movement that allows plus-size women to show society that nothing can get in the way of a woman and her confidence. Addition Elle believes that a woman can wear what she wants, when she wants, where she wants. We offer the latest trends in women’s clothing, lingerie and denim with high quality design and a superior fit because we want to make YOU feel confident and beautiful inside and out.

Sizes 12 to 26

Check out some of their looks for Spring 2018!

Shop swim.

 

3. ELOQUII

We love fashion. We believe in its transformative power. We know that fashion doesn't stop at size 12. Not only do we seek out the hottest styles, but we obsess over fit. Taking trends from the runway to your closet, ELOQUII offers exactly what you need for both your professional and weekend wardrobe.

Sizes 14 to 28

Wrap Floral Dress

What is your opinion on the ‘plus size’ label? Are you comfortable in your skin or are you working on it? 😘

Post a comment or question below and don’t hesitate to share this post and help create a cycle of curvy, radiating women ✨

& remember to allow your authentic self to empower the women around you

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