Your Guide to Plus
It can sometimes be difficult to find a
dress in regular department stores and boutiques if you are not an average
size. The internet is changing the way we shop and giving even
larger-sized women wonderful options and lots of variety. Here are
a few things you should be clued into when looking for that perfect prom
When choosing your prom dress, remember to
pay close attention to sizing charts and measure yourself carefully. If
you are not sure how to do this, get help from someone who is competent
since accurate measurements are essential to getting a dress that fits
correctly and makes you look stunning! You may find that some of the
gowns tend to run smaller according to their sizing charts; this is
normal, and remember that you can always have the gown taken in if it is a
little big, but a gown that is too small, is just too small!
Try to select styles that you know will
flatter your figure. If you are unsure as to what styles might work
for you, try going to a bridal boutique or department store and trying on
some gowns, even if they don't fit perfectly. This will give you a better
idea of what styles you like and what you want to avoid.
If you are concerned about your budget, most
sites have sale or discounted dresses that are much cheaper that their
regular stock. I bought a great beaded gown that was deeply
discounted by several hundred dollars, since it was a style that was being
When buying a dress online, try to begin
the process early enough that you have sufficient time for the dress to
arrive. Most companies offer several shipping options, but sometimes
it takes several weeks just to process an order.
Finally, remember when looking for a dress
that you need to check out the sites return policy carefully, so you can
return or exchange a dress that is not satisfactory.
focuses on offering the
latest prom dresses in plus sizes. They have one of the widest selection
of prom dresses in sizes up to 44 and 26W. They have a 7 day policy for refunds
and exchanges. They ship within the US and internationally.
has a wide selection of plus size prom dresses and accessories at discount
prices. Most styles have sizes up to 3XL (18) but some styles are
available in sizes up to 6XL (24). Many of the prom dresses are less than
$100. Checks, money orders, and credit cards are accepted. They have
a 5 day policy for returns and exchanges. The online store ships within
the US as well as internationally. The website has a weekly gown winner
and other promotions.
Girl specializes in prom
dresses and has a wide selection in plus sizes up to 44 and 24W.
Returns and exchanges must be made within five days of receiving the
Prom, Pageant, Homecoming,
and Quinceanera Dresses Christinagowns.com has about a hundred
different styles in their plus size prom dresses section in sizes up to 30
and 24W. They have a 3 day return and exchange policy with fees.
They also have wedding dresses, bridesmaid, pageant, homecoming, and
flower girl dresses in all styles and colors.
Plus Size Bridal carries a
wide selection of plus size prom dresses. They have sizes 14 to 32.
There are no returns or exchanges on prom dresses. They ship within
the US and to certain countries.
Bargains.com has a wide selection of plus size prom dresses in
sizes 14 to 32 as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories. Prom
dresses cannot be returned for refunds nor exchanges.
top-quality prom dresses, which are offered exclusively on this website.
They offer a wide selection of unique prom dresses in sizes 2 to 24.
They have a 7 day policy for exchanges.
NY Dress Co offers the latest
prom dresses and bridesmaid dresses at discount prices. They have at
least a dozen styles in plus sizes, including new arrivals, from 14W to
22W. They have a 5 day return and exchange policy. They ship
within the US as well internationally. The website has a monthly
drawing for a free dress.
OnlyGowns offers a wide selection of prom dresses and gowns in
sizes up to 24. Purchases cannot be exchanged nor refunded.
a selection of unique prom dresses. They have sizes 4-30. They
charge no taxes and offer free shipping. They do not take returns
nor exchanges unless the dress is defective.
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