Plus Size Style: Fashion That Fits Your Figure

Trying to find clothing that flatters your shape can be really difficult, but don’t despair – we’ve found summer’s key pieces for your curvy figure.

Who says plus size has to be boring? Our edit will get you right on trend!

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Cold shoulder

The shift style skims over your body, but clever cut-outs on the shoulder reveals just enough!

plus size style cold shoulder

Buy for R349, 16 to 28, at Edgars

Figure fabulous

An A-line dress is great for any figure. The skirt skims over thighs while a belt enhances your waist and creates an hourglass shape!

plus size style a line

Buy for R499, 8 to 24, at Woolworths

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Slimming stripes

A longer length sheer shirt with vertical stripes will instantly slim your body, pair it with a pair of blue jeans from H&M and you will look perfect on a casual summer day.

plus size style stripes

Buy shirt now for R550, 16 to 28, at Queenspark.

Buy jeans now for R629, 44 to 56, at H&M

Light layers

This asymmetrical dress is perfect for any shape or size. The cut creates a slimmer silhouette, and clever layering gives the perfect coverage.

plus size layers

 Buy now for R850, 16 to 26, at Queenspark

Red hot

Steal the show with this hot red number this summer! Jumpsuits have made a huge come back and this one is perfect for showing off your curves.

plus size style red

Buy this jumpsuit now for R499, 6 to 24, at Superbalist

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Pencil me in


Go edgy with a denim pencil skirt and a cool printed Tee.

plus size style pencil skirt

Get the denim skirt now for R699, 14 to 24, at Superbalist.

Buy this cool Tee for R229, L to 4XL, at H&M

High waist wonder

Tuck a solid coloured blouse into these sleek high waist black pants – this will create a waist line and elongate your legs.

plus size style high waist

Buy top now for R99, SS to 4XL, at Mr Price.

Buy these high waist pants now for R499, 14 to 28, at Donna


By fashion assistant Tiamara Naidoo and fashion editor Nastassja Petersen

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