Finding a great summer dress in a pinch is not always the easiest — even with a mega online retailer like Amazon. There are hundreds of pages to sort through, and sometimes it can be a little overwhelming. But there are so many beautiful dresses to be found for us plus-size folks!
First things first; run, don’t walk to the size chart! It is essential that you take a look at the size chart for each item you are interested in. Even within the same retailer, there can be sizing differences between styles. To make sure the dress will work for you, take your measurements. If you feel uncomfortable taking your measurements- that is okay! Grab a dress that you love, and that fits in a way you like. Take measurements of that garment and go from there.
Next, check the description of how it is meant to fit. Oversize, bodycon, fitted? You may want to adjust (size up or size down) depending on how you want the dress to fit you. Remember you are the one in charge here. Also peep the reviews — many include pictures from real-life buyers that will tell you more than the sometimes headless model shots.
Now that you have these tips and tricks under your belt, take a look at some of the best summer dresses that are available right now on Amazon, many up to a 5X. Can anyone say overnight shipping?!
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