11 Plus-Size Formal Dresses For Showing Off Your Curves

Shopping for formal attire can be a dreaded pain in the butt. Pounding the pavement for a dress that fits into your budget, fits the event's dress code, and, most importantly, fits you perfectly is far from easy. But when all the pieces fall into place, the relief of nailing your glamorous ensemble can make you feel unstoppable.

Navigating the waters of retailers that may or may not cater to your size shouldn't have to be part of the journey. To help you find a dress that's going to work just as hard as you do to make a great impression, we're swatting away the LBDs and wraps and supplying 11 styles to step your night-out look to a 10.

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