If you recently got engaged and have started your wedding planning, your dress for the big day was probably the first thing that you thought of. Add being plus size to that and that makes dress shopping a challenge. Great news, plus size bridal is growing and there are dresses available out there for plus size women that are beautiful, affordable and go up to a size 44!
Here’s some top bridal designers and brands you should know before you start shopping:
#1: David’s Bridal
David’s Bridal is one of the largest bridal retailers in the world. They offer plus size wedding gowns in sizes 14W – 26W and they always have dresses on sale. So, if you’re on a budget, you can easily get a dress for $250-$500 and not sacrifice looking fabulous on your big day. Designer Zac Posen recently launched his own bridal gown line with David’s Bridal that also goes up to a size 26W. Click here to check out that collection.
#2: Roz la Kelin
Roz la Kelin is an Australian designer who wants you to look beautiful on your special day and make a statement with your dress. She believes style is nothing without fit. Her Glamour Plus collection offers gowns in sizes 12 – 44! Since she views bridal as the highest form of wearable art, you can be sure you will look exquisite on your big day wearing one of her dresses.
#3: Sydney’s Closet
Sydney’s Closet is a bridal retailer that offers affordable, gorgeous wedding gowns in sizes 14 – 40. Yes, 40! This is one of the few bridal retailers that cater to sizes above a 24. They also offer 24/7 live help so you can always call them if you have a question. And their customer reviews are a great resource when looking at dresses. They also offer shoes and accessories.
Alfred Angelo Bridal offers sizes 14W – 26W and is a brand that is available in many boutiques and retailers. On their website, you can find a store that carries a particular dress you may be interested in.
#5: Allure Bridals
Allure Bridals offers sizes 14W – 32W and their dresses are gorgeous! They also have this detail in their dresses called the Allure Construction, which is a patented built-in corset to provide a signature fit and structure.
Igigi, a plus size brand known for their beautiful day and evening dresses, also offers a bridal collection in sizes 12 – 32 for that plus size woman looking for an affordable wedding dress that has an impeccable fit and unique style.
The Julietta Collection designed by Madeline Gardner for Mori Lee has some of the most elegant, beautiful wedding dresses seen out there for plus size women. Available in sizes 12-30, this collection can be found in various boutiques and retailers.
Just remember, when you see a dress you love, make sure you get a picture of it, the brand, dress name and style number. This information will help you immensely in finding your dress.
Good luck and happy shopping!
Check out our Curvy Girl’s Engagement Guide here.
To see our plus size bridal section on the blog, click here. Stay tuned for our next plus size bridal spotlight, talking all about bridal boutiques.
What are some of your favorite bridal brands that we may have missed? Please comment below and let us know.