They say rules are meant to be broken, and we think they're talking about all those antiquated plus-size style rules that are just begging to be destroyed. Seriously, who ever decided that fuller females can’t rock stripes? Curves that look great already will look better when emphasized with a little vertical or horizontal action.
But, just like any trend, it’s still smart to pick and choose what fits your frame the best. Thankfully, the market is filled with lines of every width, color, and angle, so you can find exactly what stripes work for your style. Whether you dream of Beetlejuice-inspired button-ups or you have a more sorbet-flavored palette, we’ve lined up some of the hottest styles that will let you show your true stripes.
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Modcloth Every Switch Way Dress, $52.99, available at Modcloth, up to U.S. size 3X.
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ASOS CURVE Exclusive Midi Body-Conscious Dress In Variegated Stripe, $47.47, available at ASOS Curve, up to U.S. size 22.
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Fashion to Figure Maritime Striped Dress, $34, available at Fashion to Figure, up to U.S. size 3X.
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Lane Bryant Striped silk blend top, $34.96, available at Lane Bryant, up to U.S. size 26/28.
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Dorothy Perkins Blue and white stripe dress, $55, available at Dorothy Perkins, up to U.S. size 18.
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Fashion to Figure Stripe for the Picking High-Low Blouse, $24, available at Fashion to Figure, up to U.S. size 1X.
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Torrid Black & White Striped Jersey Knit Multi-Way Skirt, $24.50, available at Torrid, up to U.S. size 26/28.
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AGB Sleeveless Printed Belted Plus Size Dress, $64, available at Macy’s, up to U.S. size 24W.
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Calvin Klein Cap-Sleeve Gathered Plus Size Dress, $89.99, available at Macy’s, up to U.S. size 24W.