10 Fashion Trends for Plus Size Women in India – 2017

2017 is here with a fresh wave of styles to try out, including 80’s styling, bolder prints, the resurgence of stripes and the evolution of floral, just to name a few. Renewing your cupboard to the latest styles is a great approach to start feeling like your best self in the New Year.

Minimalism was the in things since last few years, yet the interest in it peaked in 2016. The latest style statement for plus size fashion is to go bolder this year.

Here we list down 10 trends that we believe are making a mark in plus size fashion in India.

1. Ruffles

Ruffles goes with the overall trend of moving away from minimalist designs and towards an 80’s look and feel. Ruffles are making a mark on all fashion statements, including innerwear too. It emphasizes a more feminine looks.


2. Sleeves

The 2016 trends of statement sleeves are here to stay, given how popular they were on the Spring and Summer 2017 runways.

H&M+ Long-sleeved top

3. Off-the-shoulder tops

They were also huge in 2016 and are expected to stick around for this year.

Plus Size Off-the-Shoulder Top

4. Stripes

Stripes have mage a comeback this year and given the timelessness of stripes, it is expected to dominate most of 2017.

5. Athleisure

Athleisure is a new phenomenon and this obsession will continue in 2017. Athletic inspired clothing, that is accepted to be worn outside and not just in gym, are being developed by some high end couture houses.

6. Palazzo

Palazzo is trending right now and goes great with either casual or formal looks. Cut to flare at the waist, palazzo pants are extremely wide throughout the leg. The long, loose cut is a distinctive characteristic of palazzo pants.

7. Wide leg pants

Closer to Palazzo but not the same, Wide-leg pants are relaxed fit, generally straight cut from thigh to ankle, but the fit of palazzo pants is more generous.

source: The Natural Fashionista

8. Vintage Denim

The conventionalism of denim will constantly sway extreme. While, the world seems to be shying away from skintight jeans, it is turning to a more traditional, vintage feel.

9. Floral

Floral print for plus size clothing was completely in the whole of 2016 and this would continue in 2017 as well.

10. Embroideries

In the fall of 2017, plus size trends are expected to include all sorts of fun embroideries and embellishments that were growing in popularity near the end of 2016.



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