The Best Plus-Size Fashion Brands, According to Experts

Fashion is an industry that’s slow to change. While it’s pretty easy to focus in on the areas that need improvement—particularly when it comes to creating an environment that is truly inclusive—there’s a number brands that deserve some kudos for raising the bar, being leaders, and simply offering amazing designs for women who account for 68% of the population—that’s anyone size 14 or above, according to Plunkett Research. So, we turned to some of our most trusted experts to weigh in.

Looking to women who are not only influencers but also designers and thought leaders in fashion, we asked for a breakdown of which size-inclusive and plus-size-offering retailers are truly killing it right now. They not only spilled on who they believe is the best of the best but also broke down which under-the-radar brands deserve our immediate attention and what labels are totally worth the splurge. Read on for their insights, and then feel free to indulge in some retail therapy if you're feeling inspired.