Top 7 Formal Dresses For Plus Size Women

Formal Dresses For Plus Size Women
Formal Dresses For Plus Size Women

Are you off to a very important and glamorous event? How about you start the year 2019 the right way and show everyone how a formal dress should be styled?! In this article, we will present you the top 7 dresses that are ideal for your body shape. All of these are great for special and formal events and are arranged by prices which makes the search a lot easier. Luckily for you, Macy’s often has great deals, huge sales, and they offer free shipping, so make sure you grab your favorite attention-seeking dress before it is out of stock!

A-Line Cocktail Dress

If you prefer shorter dresses, then you are going to love this dress. This A-line cocktail dress will look the best on shorter women and those who love to show a bit of skin. Made out of polyester and spandex with a deep V-neckline, the dress comes in true red color only, which might look the best on pale skin tones. You should wear it to any casual party, night out with the girls, or even to your prom!


– A beautiful feminine red color

– Very affordable

– A bit more on a casual side

– Will look great on shorter women


– Not the best choice if you need something very fancy

– One color only

Ruffled Long Sleeve Bodycon Dress

This long sleeved dress features sheer mesh details and feminine polka dot prints. Its bodycon fit will look the best on women who love to look polished and formal. Made out of polyester, spandex, mesh and nylon/spandex and it comes in black color only. This one is ideal for night outs, formal dinners, clubbing and lounging moments, and it can be worn by both taller and shorter women.


– Little black dress

– Feminine and figure-flattering thanks to mesh details

– Very affordable


– A bit short if you are going to dance

Maxi Illusion Gown

Long & bold nightgown will have your back covered for all of your glamorous moments! This maxi dress features a side leg cut and will look the prettiest on taller women. The top is covered in sequin and is very shimmery, ideal for your prom season, or even for a wedding! You can enjoy the illusion of a round neckline, a deep V at the front and in the back, as well as a hidden back zipper! Made out of sequined mesh and very elegant.


– The perfect prom dress

– Ideal for taller girls

– Relatively affordable once you consider the material and the length


– Won’t look right on shorter women

Strapless Gown

Embrace your princess moments in this strapless gown and show off your collar bones. Women with bustier chest will look the best in this maxi gown. Made out of lace and tulle, this chic and unique piece should be styled for formal gatherings or even extravagant birthday parties! The sweetheart neckline is very elegant, and the dress has a zipper closure at the back. Black & white color combo will suit any skin tone, as well as any age group.


– Formal and elegant

– Relatively affordable once you consider the fabric and the length of the dress

– Easy to throw on and hassle-free due to lack of sleeves or buttons


– Not the best solution for women with a smaller bust

Belted Jersey Dress

If you are a fan of sophisticated and tight dresses, you are going to love this jersey dress. It gives out that 80’s class and glamour vibe, as well as luxury. It is gathered at the front, and it has a drape detail, as well as a rose-gold chain belt around the waist. This little trick will make your waist appear smaller than it is, and who doesn’t love that? Also, this dress also has a deep V-neckline, side leg cut, and pockets at the hips. Made out of polyester and available in colors teal, black, and wine.


– Will look the best on women who love tighter dresses

– Curve-enhancing

– Ideal for any occasions

– Three different color options


– A bit expensive

Available on Macy’s

Rhinestone Detail Gown

If you are all about rhinestones and minimalistic details you will love this gown. It is the perfect piece for your nighttime festivities, birthday parties, movie premiers, and definitely for the weddings. Its feminine and sultry side slit will give you a boost of confidence while the sparkle statement piece at the chest will enhance your chest area. The dress has a hidden zipper and is made out of polyester and spandex. Available in the plum color only.


– Will look great on anyone

– Very feminine

– Has a side leg cut

– Has an elegant rhinestone detail


– One color only

Available on Macy’s

Off The Shoulder Metallic Dress

If you’ve ever wanted to feel like a gracious disco ball now is the time! This off the shoulder dress in gleaming metallic is ideal for party women and those who don’t mind all the extra attention. The dress is very sparkly and appropriate for the club, your prom, or even a birthday party! It has a hidden side zipper closure and 3/4 sleeves which will hide away any smaller imperfections yet enhance your collar bones. Made out of polyester and spandex.


– Beautiful dress which you can wear to casual events

– Feminine and curve enhancing

– Sparkly yet comfortable


– Very expensive

– One metallic color only

– Not the best choice for gala events

Available on Macy’s

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