We’ve been keeping an expanded sizing list for plus-size workwear for a while now as part of our introductory roundup Over 100 great plus size workwear stores, but I don’t think we’ve made a special post before that just highlights where to find work clothes if you’re over a 24/3X size. After all, it’s pretty easy to find work clothes if you’re around a size 3X or a size 24 (whether they’re neat or well-made is another question, unfortunately) — but if you go over those sizes, it’s really hard to find work clothes.
So today, we’re rounding up some great workwear options all the way up to a size 15x—for business casual, business formal, and beyond.
Here’s where we know about it – readers, where do you find plus-size work clothes that are 3X plus size?
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Where to find plus size 3X plus size work clothes
As of January 2023, these are the best places to find them Plus Size Workwear over size 3X…your best bets are conservative workwear in bold; Everything else is a little more casual.
Some of the workwear essentials above are 3X
Suits over size 24
If you’re looking for a traditional and conservative trouser suit, there are quite a few options – if you know more, please get in touch.
One of the best places to check is Eloquiiwhich offers base sizes up to 32 (despite their tag line, which counts in sizes 12-28). global standard Up to a size 40, they have a few classic jackets with matching pants – but their inventory for the larger sizes can be spotty. I. Popkin (up to size 32) f burning (Up to a size 30) Both also have some decent pieces, with some fun options in addition to the basics.
Ellos is a very affordable option (part of a raft of affordable bulk sites, including OneStopPlus and Jessica London) — and their basic suit comes in sizes 36; they Separate blazer jacket Comes in size 38. this search It takes you to all suits across all of its sister sites, I think. Amazon It also carries a few options, like this Jessica London single-breasted bodysuit that’s available up to a size 36W.
Smart cheerfulness It has one option but is available up to 15x – and you can customize the measurements if you prefer.
Speaking of custom suits (made to measure your body) – the best Made-to-measure clothing For women’s workwear we know in 2023 include Sumisora for allowances. Brooks Brothers And mustache suit They don’t specialize in plus sizes, but they are made to measure clothing – you might want to check them out.
Related: Sewing patterns for work clothes
Best Blazers in sizes 4X, 5X, 6X, and 7X
There are more options in blazers in sizes 4X and beyond…as well as options for trouser suits (above), Blumchik It has a few options for jackets (but no matching pants), as is the case NYDJ (up to 5X). noisy bodies And Smart cheerfulness She also has some “fun” jackets.
with a mind It is a more expensive store with limited jackets available up to size 28.
Vigilante Laboratories He’s an Etsy seller who will make you custom made (but expensive) sweaters.
Fast fashion retailer it is in Limited options up to a size 32 are also available, including some fun blazers and work dresses.
Plus size stretchy work dresses and jumpsuits
In addition to the options above (especially Eloquii) – one of the best options for traditional dresses for work is Made-to-measure workwear. Shakti AFFORDABLE HERE – “Off the rack” clothing comes in size 6X, but you can customize the options beyond that.
There are some Etsy sellers that do custom sizing – especially take a look at the sellers My heart is my safe And celestilo. (Etsy seller Corcorchy Also made to measure clothes but specializing in linen dresses; merchant tasifashion She has plenty of custom-knit jersey casual outfits.)
On the more feminine/party side of things Keunawith dresses up to size 5X ( Eccentric dress In particular it can be great for a conservative office, when worn with a camisole or slip.) IGIGI is also in this category, and is especially good to note because they offer up to a size 32, but they will customize dresses according to your measurements.
On the informal side, Smart cheerfulness It has lots of colorful dresses and bodysuits, all up to size 15″ x 10″, and some options in Tuesday from California You may work in a business informal office. SWAK She has a collection of solid color dresses and shirt dresses.
The best pants for workwear that are 3X plus size
In addition to all of the above, NYDJ Has some options up to 5x size. (NYDJ pants are generally stretchy and machine washable, some reader favorites.)
Likewise in terms of price, the global standard and I. Popkin Good options for work. Eloquii are more affordable, but they’re especially noteworthy because they have panties designed to fit body shapes.
(All of these pant brands also tend to have good skirt options—also take a look at Rita & Phil, which makes custom skirts.)
More workwear essentials for sizes 3X and beyond
It’s much easier to find work-appropriate tops than in all the other categories – everything on our list at the top of this post will have options for jackets, jackets, shirts, and blouses.
If you want something custom, consider an eShakti or Etsy seller tasifashion – They both give you the option to customize the measurements, and at eShakti they suggest alternative necklines, sleeve lengths, as well as where the top hits (waist, hip, and tunic length). (This is amazing Do you Shakti blouse green on top; It’s available up to a size 6X, or in custom sizes.)
Well – that’s where we go for reliable 3X plus size workwear. Readers, if you’re a 4X, 5X, 6X, 7X or more size, where do you shop for work? Do you have any custom tailors you recommend (please mention your region in the comments!).