Clothes for Big Women specialise in plus size clothing, stocking a great range of styles from sizes 14 – 32. Their gorgeous models on the site show that big can definitely be beautiful and there is no limit to the styles that you can buy. From skinny jeans to floaty summer dresses, there’s something for everyone on this great website. Prices are also very reasonable, at mid high street range, you can expect to get a whole outfit (including shoes) for well under £150.

On the high street, Evans specialise in plus size clothing, also ranging in sizes from 14 – 32. This shop is particularly good for basics, such as work clothes (great black tapered trousers and flattering skirts) and high quality durable swim wear.

In terms of cuts, there are so many shapes that look incredible of curvy figures. Larger ladies have the luxury of being able to wear bandeau (or strapless) dresses without fearing embarrassing slips. These dresses, combined with a belt at the waist look great on ladies with a full bust and can really help to accentuate an hour-glass figure.

Jersey dresses and floating tunics are also ideal. These are a great summer solution for larger ladies who might be self-conscious about showing their upper-arms. In a light tunic, it is easy to cover up and stay cool at the same time. Ladies who are tall are able to wear one of this wears hottest styles -maxi dresses. No matter what your size, a maxi-dress looks incredible on any lady who is tall and can be made even more glamorous with the addition of high-heels. The maxi-dress is the perfect dress for holidays because they can transition perfectly between the beach and a restaurant for dinner.

Outside of dresses, high-waist skirts and trousers are great for ladies with fuller figures (high-waist trousers work best on taller ladies) because they help to create a great Marilyn Monroe style hour-glass shape. Wear with a shirt or blouse for formal occasions of with a tucked-in tee for casual wear.