A new year is almost upon us and that means new beginnings, including fashion.
Indie brands always bring it, in our opinion. They design pieces that are sure to make you stand out. No basic offerings here where you might bump into someone wearing the same look. Indie designers are passionate about what they create for their customers so when you find an indie designer who loves to dress plus size women, support them 100%. They are here for us, to offer us clothing that’s fabulous, fits well and is slay-worthy.
Here’s 7 indie brands we personally love that we will be shopping this holiday season to prepare to slay in 2018, so watch out!
Crystal Coons, the blogger behind Sometimes Glam, decided to create her own brand of “classic with a twist, runway inspired and timeless” styles for plus size women, which she felt was missing from the fashion industry. Think chic and bold statement pieces that will have you feeling fabulous and gorgeous.
Size range: 12 – 26
Price range: $9.99 – $159.99
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Blogger Elann Zelie launched Zelie for She in Fall 2012 and five years later, her brand has evolved into this popular and incredible brand that offers up unique, statement making pieces for plus size women.
Size range: 1X – 3X
Price range: $39 – $198
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Bloggers/influencers Gabi Gregg and Nicolette Mason, veterans in the plus size fashion industry, partnered up to create Premme, a line for plus size women that offers bold, fashion-forward statement pieces without compromise, which they feel is lacking in the plus size fashion arena. Think fun pieces that are chic, well-made and super stylish.
Size range: 12 – 30
Price range: $35 – $135
Courtney Noelle is all about self-empowerment and confidence. She is known for her statement mermaid pieces and her recent holiday collection took her talents to new levels with sexy, glam pieces that are stunning and made so well. Designer Courtney Smith designs sophisticated pieces with a funky edge that are unique and guaranteed to have you slaying all year long in 2018.
Size range: L – 4X
Price range: $175 – $500
Sisters Noelle Lee Ventresca and Kali Taylor Ventresca founded Impish Lee on Etsy, evolving from a small handmade boutique lingerie line into a fully customizable intimate apparel brand that believes in designing for all sizes. Their design tool allows customers to not only customize fit but also fabrics, trims and finishes. All designs are ethically made in-house in New York.
Size range: Sizes 0-30 and bra sizes 28A-44J, also custom
Price range: $78 – $168
Atlanta based designer A’Shontay Hubbard is the brains and talent behind Christian Omeshun, who set out to create a line that would offer modern, sophisticated styles to plus size women, which she felt were needed in the fashion industry. Hubbard offers 100% customization on all her garments since she is passionate about catering to all women, including those who are tall or petite. Her goal is offer timeless pieces that are showstoppers.
Size range: 12/14 – 30/32 (100% customization on all garments)
Price range: $60 – $900 (gowns)
#7: 2B (Continued) Denim Boutique
Owner and designer Conchita E. Jamison believes in style, comfort and the perfect fit and that’s how 2B (Continued) was born. Jamison is tapping into a popular market where there are major fit issues… denim. Her custom denim business has now evolved into offering dresses, tees and skirts, made with the same principles and fit goals. If you’re looking to slay 2018 in some great fitting jeans and other styles, this brand is it.
Size range: 10/12 – 30/32 (custom also available)
Price range: $10 – $85
What are some of your favorite indie brands? Let us know on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages @plusmodelmag!