Inside a Plus Size Consumer’s Capsule Cupboard
Part of shopping ethically is also less shopping, which is why building a capsule wardrobe of basic items you can wear again and again is a great way to keep your wardrobe sustainable. Finding sustainable brands that are truly size-inclusive can be difficult, so I’m going to share the fruits of my labor with you all.
Linen for summer, long sleeves and trench for winter
If you want to purchase from only one retailer to build your capsule wardrobe, Universal Standard is your ideal store. Offering a wide range of wardrobe staples up to US size 40, you’ll need almost everything you need, including workwear, loungewear, athleisure, and intimates.
I am currently watching Gorgeous Linen Jumpsuit in Samudra KaiRetailing for $214.
jeans and a skirt
On any given day in the summer, I had a 75 percent chance of being found wearing one of the many outfits I’d bought. Ray NYC Last year. Their range, which goes all the way up to 6XL, tends toward the more colorful end of the spectrum, which isn’t necessarily ideal for a capsule wardrobe, but it’s ideal if you’re tired of dark clothing selling in over-sized amounts. consumers of. Although I will be brief and recommend them Ecru. Drew Jean in for $366, or their kim skirt In Black for $252. Keep track of sales – they happen regularly.
a swimsuit you really like
Whereas Hackwith Design House Sells a wide range of clothing up to size 28, their swimsuits caught my eye. There’s something for everyone, with high-waist bottoms, bandu tops, knotted tops, rash guards, and tons of gorgeous one-piece options. Highlights include a pointed top in figs for $99, and cut a piece of eucalyptus for $186.
a go-with-everything dress
Romanian-based Loud Bodies has become one of my favorite brands because of founder Patricia’s pragmatic approach and her commitment to transparency and ethical manufacturing. Sizes go up to 10XL, and they offer free customization and consultation if you’re unsure what size to order. i bought Sofia dress in white cotton Last year for $240. They also have an affordable range, which includes this adorable Victoria Dress in Black Tensel for $131.
Sotella offers gorgeous, well-made pieces in the same size range as Universal Standard (the brand uses its own size, however, with sizes ranging from 0 to 10). Most of their items are made to order, with a lead time of four weeks to ensure minimal waste. try the pomelo button up shirt in black for $244, and soul top In white for $202.
Girlfriend Collective is one of the most talked-about athleisure brands, and for once, plus-size consumers don’t have to feel isolated! brand, which gets a “good” rating from good on you, makes its clothing from recycled materials and offers a recycling program called ReGirlfriend. They have a wide range of athletic gear, but also offer outerwear, sleepwearAnd intimate,
this robeMade from a blend of Tencel and recycled cotton and available for $133, Calling Me, and it ava bateau bodysuit In black, retailing at $92, is the perfect staple for layering under dresses and skirts.
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