In the plus size world, a plus size designer randomly comes along and delivers looks that make us happy, take our breath away, or have us questioning our past style choices. Designers so sharp that their collections sell out within the first few days of arrival, the collections that will never make it to “clearance,” and the designers whose pieces you see on every personal style blogger across the internet.
But are you familiar with these trailblazers, who dare to march to a beat of their own? These designers who buck societal stereotypes about the way a plus size woman “should” and “needs to” dress? Seriously, if you have been paying attention, YOU, the plus size woman has been pushing the envelope, challenging the norms, and defying myths! AND these designers have heard you!
Yes, they do exist and you will find them featured across the blogs, Instagram, and Facebook… But today, we are sharing with you a few independent plus size designers who are shutting it down and daring to give the plus size woman something that is fashion forward, edgy, and unique!
With these independent designers, they inspire more than just YOU. They inspire each other and the bigger brands and we reap the benefits! Who are a few of these indie and emerging designers? Yes, we have the beauty of Monif C and Jibri, but there are so many more to familiarize yourself with and we have a few to share with you:
With a cheeky approach to pop culture and an adventurous spirit, Rue107 blends vintage-inspired styles, bold hues and feminine silhouettes to create contemporary designs that celebrate every woman’s uniqueness. Since its inception in 2010, Rue107 has created a cult following among New York trendsetters. This season launches her Rue+ collection featuring bikinis and dresses- bold, playful, and unique! Definitely not for the shy!