22 Size-Inclusive Fashion Brands To Shop For Your Summer Wardrobe

The plight of the woman shopping for plus-size clothing has long been this: resign to a closet full of florals in grandma’s curtains cuts, or scour the rear end of the sales rack and hope to find something that fits. Now, as fashion wakes up to the beauty of all bodies, plus-size clothing for women is looking a little less dire. Those ill-fitting curve ranges once relegated to the back of high street stores? They’re giving way to inclusive sizing runs you can find on the regular rails.

There’s a bold new breed of designers – Karoline Vitto and Sinéad O’Dwyer among them – championing curves on the catwalk and in collections that pretty much retire “plus-size” as a term. Yes, there’s still work to be done at many high-end fashion houses, but with models like Precious Lee, Paloma Elsesser and Jill Kortleve making history at the biggest maisons, the future of full-figured fashion is more promising than it’s ever been.

In 2024, if you know where to look, you’ll find an abundance of fashion that flatters bigger busts, thick thighs and soft curves. If you don’t? Scroll on for Vogue’s edit of the best brands dressing diverse bodies right now.


Best size inclusive fashion brands – the Vogue shortlist:


How we chose the best size-inclusive fashion brands

From the brands Vogue stylists favour for model fittings to tried and tested editor favourites, every pick in our edit comes fuller-figure-approved. To take the stress out of shopping for fashion that fits you, whatever your size, we vetted each piece for their quality, construction and fit on a bigger frame. Vogue writer Tracy Achonwa says, “Thanks to PCOS and IBS, my weight fluctuates often, and I’ve always had a bigger build. I currently wear a size 18, but plus sizes can vary massively from brand to brand, and there’s nothing worse than ordering what you think is your size to find a fit that’s too tight on the arms, gapes at the waist, or doesn’t fit at all. Needless to say, my mission to find the best size-inclusive brands was a deeply personal one, and I’m pleased to report I’ve discovered a directory of stylish options bigger women can count on.” Scroll on for Vogue’s size-inclusive style bible.


Few brands have done what Issey Miyake has in the luxury designer space. Catering to women who want the best plus-size, high-end clothing, its Pleats Please line boasts a cleverly designed textile that expands with accordion-like pleats. Flexibly fitting women across several dress sizes, the range is Tracy’s most trusted for elevated ensembles.

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Tracy wears Issey Miyake Pleats Please.

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Issey Miyake

Pleats Please Crepe High Neck Top

When it comes to contemporary fashion, the high street is not to be dismissed. H&M, for example, excels at affordable takes on seasonal styles. Case in point: this trench in camel twill cotton is the perfect finishing layer for British summertime. Generously cut with the kind of drape that oozes elegance when worn over the shoulders (or the brand’s plus size summer dresses), it’s available in sizes up to a 2XL.

H&M

Weekday Olivia Balloon Skirt

H&M

Balloon Sleeved Cotton Dress

Pangaia

Pangaia shot to fame with its 365 hoodie, but it offers so much more. As well as casual essentials (think crewnecks, joggers and cardigans) the brand’s newer offerings are perfect for smarter occasions, too. Made from novel materials – including pineapple leaf fruit fibres and leathers spun from grapes – its earth-friendly designs are cut with a considerable slouch that accommodates a bigger frame. Sizes run up to a 2XL, but with the oversized DNA of the brand, you’re sure to find quality staples you’ll feel comfortable in.

Pangaia

Oversized Organic Cotton Trench Coat

Pangaia

Plant Stretch Compressive Ribbed Tank

Girlfriend Collective

Not only is Girlfriend Collective home to the widest sizing run on this list, but its pieces are made from recycled water bottles, tackling the planet’s plastic waste problem one gym set at a time. Bulldozing outdated notions around bigger bodies and exercise, the brand makes activewear for every kind of sport in up to a size 6XL. If you’ve ever struggled to find plus-size leggings for thicker thighs, or plus-size bras and skorts with enough coverage, its cute co-ords will be your saving grace.

Girlfriend Collective

Cropped Crewneck Sweatshirt

Dismantling the notion of sample sizes entirely, Sinéad O’Dwyer is the designer behind some of the most inclusive catwalks you’ll have seen on the fashion week circuit. Delicate fabrics like lace and chiffon are juxtaposed with decidedly grunge designs. The result? A suite of rebellious clothing that nails edgy, cool-girl style. Reinventing standard sizing conventions, Dwyer’s shirred pieces are labelled 1 through 4, with the latter spanning a wide sizing run of UK 22-26.

Sinead O’Dwyer

Mohair & Silk Rib Knit Tank Top

Reformation

Reformation is home to the sort of chic and minimalist staples that you’ll love all year round. Amongst A-line skirts, boatneck tops and linen separates for summer, you’ll also find a suite of gowns worthy of any wedding guest. Its extended sizes range caters exclusively to sizes 18 to 28, and there are plenty of options within the core collection up to a size 16.

TALA

TALA is the brand to know for gym-wear and athleisure, loved by influencers for its figure-flattering fit. If you can get your hands on any of the sellout Day Flex styles, it’s worth knowing that they can be quite compressive – so size up if you want a looser fit. As for the everyday apparel, you’ll find plenty of pieces you’ll want to live in, with cropped hoodies, tenniscore essentials and cosy bomber jackets in up to a size 4XL.

Tala

Day Flex Wrap Waist Skort

Tala

Oversized Reversible Bomber Jacket

Tala

Cyprus Linen Blend Tailored Waistcoat

Paloma Wool

While Paloma Wool’s sensuous knits aren’t all size-inclusive, there are plenty of pieces whose forgiving construction will stretch to fit. Spun in Spain, their asymmetric skirts and subverted tanks are the most viable picks for a fuller figure, according to Vogue writer Tracy Achonwa.

Paloma Wool

Megan Asymmetric Maxi Dress

Kai Collective

For showstopping silhouettes, look no further than Kai Collective. Founded by Nigerian designer Fisayo Longe, whose vibrant signature of eye-catching colour and shape is the antidote to a dreary wardrobe. Top of your list should be the drop-waist Adesuwa dress – its meticulous construction flatters every size up to a 5XL.

Kai Collective

Adesuwa Ruched Cotton Mini Dress

Adesuwa Yellow Ochre Ruched Cotton Maxi

Miaou was born when founder Alexia Elkaim couldn’t find jeans that fit her hips and rear. Sound familiar? Since, she’s perfected a haul of It-girl fashions that flatter all kinds of figures. Imbued with the essence of Y2K style, it’s no surprise that they’re all the rage right now. Her collaboration with longtime friend and supermodel, Paloma Elsesser, is more than worthy of your wardrobe – not least because the cool capsule runs up to a 5XL.

Miaou

Warped Plaid Long Sleeve Tee

Miaou

Emma Ponte Bow Capri Pant

For the kind of wardrobe staples that’ll never go out of style, look to M&S. Its classically tailored, premium quality pieces are available up to a UK size 24, and are accessibly priced – so you won’t break the bank in your pursuit of timeless chic.

Marks & Spencer

Pointelle V Neck Cardigan

Marks & Spencer

Tailored Single Breasted Waistcoat

If you’ve ever bought into the belief that a bigger body is something to hide, allow us to introduce you to the daring designs of Ester Manas. By way of glamorous ruffles, ruched detailing and sensual cut-out constructions, the Belgian brand serves serious body positivity that’s not for the faint of heart. What’s more, Ester’s innovative approach and clever, adjustable tailoring mean her one-size garments really do fit – and flatter – women of all shapes.

Ester Manas Revenge Ruched Dress

Ester Manas Sleeveless Top

Ester Manas Elasticated Cotton Maxi Dress

AZ Factory X Ester Manas Cut-Out Asymmetrical Dress

Spanx

Think of Spanx, and you think of shapewear – such is the label’s prowess. Its functional undergarments, sculpting lingerie, and stretch bodysuits are well stocked in plus-sizes of up to a UK 34, but the inclusivity doesn’t stop there. Having enhanced the curves of women worldwide with iconic underwear, its latest venture into apparel is just as figure-flattering. These wide leg pants get our vote for comfort and sophisticated style.

Spanx

Perfect Stretch Ponte Wide Leg Pants

Spanx

Curve Seamless Shaping Lingerie

After sophisticated occasionwear? Karen Millen should be your first port of call. Pressed pleats, clean lines and elegance characterise the brand’s plus-size offering. Its everyday essentials are equally refined, tailor-made for curves in sizes 16 to 24. Designed to last well beyond seasonal trends, they’re a sure investment for endless wear and timeless style.

Karen Millen

Taffeta Full Skirt Tailored Midi Dress

Patterns and florals, but not the fusty kind – Rixo is far cooler than that. Its floaty selection of feminine pieces span blouses to bridal gowns, in vibrant styles that nod to vintage design while feeling fresh. With everything from feather trims to striking sundress prints, you’ll find an outfit for all occasions here in sizes 6-24, and the brand’s limited edition Abi Marvel collab serves women up to a UK 26.

Rixo Abisola Apple Miniskirt

Made with the dopamine dresser in mind, Ganni’s statement styles are an expression of joy. Colour your closet with its playful prints and exaggerated tailoring – it’s high time you left the “black is slimming” mantra behind. Plus, its extended sizing range runs up to a size 24. Consider your curves well and truly catered for.

GANNI

Cotton Poplin Wrap Mini Dress

GANNI

Cotton Poplin Peplum Tie Blouse

Good American’s Always Fits collection is most accurately described as an act of sorcery. How else could your favourite jeans carry you through up to four fluctuations in size? The only thing more impressive than the brand’s “stretch and recover” denim is the fact its bootcuts, straight legs and jorts run the gamut from size XS to 5XL. Bravo! Alongside these innovative denims, there are a whole host of wardrobe staples – bodysuits, dresses, shirting and swimwear, and even wide calf-fitting boots. All come in form-flattering cuts for peak sophistication.

Good American

Stretch Rib V Neck Cardigan

Good American

Luxe Suiting Boyfriend Blazer

Good American

High Rise Denim Cargo Trousers

Good American

Strapless Cut Out Swimsuit

The key to building a strong capsule wardrobe is a quality selection of basics. There are plenty of those to be had at Skims, where goes-with-everything neutrals abound. Spanning lingerie and casualwear to cosy lounge co-ords, the luxe-minimalist styles go up to a 4X. Kim K’s savoir-faire for shapely silhouettes runs through the fabric of every piece – slip one on, and you’ll find all your best assets accentuated.

SKIMS

Seamless Sculpt Slip Dress

SKIMS

Fits Everybody Stretch-Jersey Thong Bodysuit

Savage x Fenty needs little introduction – the brand’s inclusive fashion show has broken the internet every year since its inception. Big-bust friendly lingerie, loungewear, and a new activewear range are amped up by Rihanna’s signature flair, dressing you in style for whatever the day holds.

Savage X Fenty

Not Sorry Underwired Teddy

Savage X Fenty

Black Caviar Xssential Wide Leg Pant

The brainchild of Emma Chopova and Laura Lowena, Chopova Lowena is the London-based label that has garnered a cult following with its print-clashing, size-inclusive designs. The brand’s distinctive carabiner skirts, in particular, have become a sellout style, and come in sizes up to a UK 26.

Chopova Lowena

Adjustable Carabiner Skirt

When Karoline Vitto showed her debut collection in the autumn of 2022, she chose a groundbreaking cast of curve-only models that left the style set reeling. Season after season, her steel-threaded skirts and slips frame body bulges and folds as intricate art. Beautiful additions to the wardrobes of women who’ve embraced the skin they’re in.

Karoline Vitto Metal Ladder Minidress

Karoline Vitto Double Layered Mini Skirt

Karoline Vitto Barely There Dress

Celebrating the female form with distinctive wet-look dresses, Di Petsa’s designs have been seen on the likes of Lizzo, Kim K, and Ashley Graham. If they’re good enough for the A-List, they’re good enough for your wardrobe – and the rippled water gowns and separates are very good indeed. Goddess energy radiates from every ensemble these pieces are a part of, making them the perfect pick for a trip somewhere sufficiently sun-kissed. They’re made-to-order in Greece, in case you need any ideas…

Di Pesta Long Wetlook Dress

Di Pesta Gold Wetlook High Neck Top

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