Courtesy of Lane BryantBecca Gross, Lucky magazine
Savvy plus-size shoppers know that the best, most modern looks are often found exclusively online. But once you've found THE dress you've been searching for, what size do you order? You want to believe the size charts, but can you?
To help you out, I've pulled some pieces from my own closet and compared them to each other, as well as to pieces from Lane Bryant, since I think most of us know what size we wear there. That should give you an idea of how each e-tailer's sizing runs, and will hopefully allow you to choose the correct size right away.
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First: skirts. I compared a size 18 trumpet skirt from Lane Bryant, a size 16 pencil skirt from ASOS and a 1x pencil skirt from Kiyonna.
The LB and ASOS skirts have exactly the same waist opening. The LB skirt is considerably more hippy, which works great on an hourglass figure. The ASOS skirt's knit fabric stretches pretty well, as doesRead More »from Plus-Size Dressing: Sizing Differences