Plus Size Semi-Formal and Formal Outfit Ideas

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Don’t ever worry about being plus size. That only means you have a more bodacious curvy body than the rest. Why not flaunt it?

Shopping for plus size formal or semi-formal outfit ideas is exciting and dressing these will show off your best features. You can easily accessorize them with jewelry or statement shoes with a small clutch bag.

If you’re looking for pretty plus size formal/semi-formal outfit ideas to wear for the next special event you’re attending, check out our recommendations and tips below.

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Let’s say you’re attending a spring/summer outdoor wedding – choose a colorful, floral (or any patterned) dress like this turquoise dress with floral prints at the bottom. You can pair it with nude heels or strappy sandals. The dress looks pretty fresh to the eyes.

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Lace is pretty elegant and classy, especially if it’s in black. Find a dress that has lace details around the arms or a full-on lace dress. A regular-sized belt is always helpful since it’ll accentuate your curves even more. It won’t make the dress look baggy and loose on you.

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Here’s a sexy strapless patterned dress with plunging neckline. Perfect for morning to mid afternoon semi-formal events you’ll be attending this season.

Tip: It’s best to wear huge hoop earrings or chandelier earrings for this kind of dress. If you’re not a fan of those, a chocker or bib necklaces are pretty great as well.

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Don’t be afraid of wearing colorful dresses that will suit your skin tone. There are a ton of dresses you can try before purchasing them. You know your own style so don’t let anybody tell you otherwise.

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Totally in love with this extremely white one-shoulder neckline dress. It’s pretty bold for a white dress. Normally, it’s how we describe dark colors. You might want to wear earrings because wearing a necklace is totally not an option for this kind of dress style. For white dresses, you can easily match them with gold, silver or black heels, or any color, really. Just make sure you know what and where the event is happening so you wouldn’t look too overdressed or underdressed for the occasion.

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Yes, they made beautiful sequined dresses for plus size ladies as well. So why not buy one and wear it for special occasions? You’re going to love it. Believe us.

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We’ve seen Stella McCartney put back block dresses into the fashion scene a few months ago. These block dresses actually gives every woman extra shape. So if you’re already curvy, you’re going to be smoking hot more than ever.

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Conscious of your arms? Go to the event with a ¾ sleeve dress with pencil cut skirt. You’re still showing off your curves but hiding the ones you want to hide. What looks great with black? Gold.

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How about a dress with a high-low skirt? Choose a dark-colored dress if you’re attending a nighttime event and a pastel one for daytime.

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An all-white plus size cocktail dress with a sexy slit is something you should wear if you’re feeling quite daring. Choose between white or dark colors for that sexy vibe.

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Another sexy dress style is one with a cutout neck and has long sleeves. It shows just the right amount of skin – nothing too extreme and disturbing. Totally a Rated G dress with a hint of teasing.

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