Top 10 Plus Size Career Wear: Skirts, Suits, Dresses OH MY!

Plus Size career wear…just the phrase can strike fear into the hearts of bloggers and fashionistas everywhere.  But fear no more; we’ve sought out some of the very best in Plus Size career basics so you don’t have to. Without further ado, here are our Top 10 favorite looks this fall for the Curvy Career Lady!

Some of our favorites include this versatile and adorable black pleated skirt from AGB. Wear this little beauty with everything from work-approved blouses and basic pumps, to a strappy metallic sandal and silky top for nighttime.  On the weekend, throw on a chunky sweater, tights and tall boots for a whole new look.

And look at that price!!

plus size pleated black skirt

AGB Black Pleated Skirt, 14W-24W. $34.98


If you’re a suit-wearer, here’s the perfect jacket to pair with that adorbs little pleated skirt. The shaped styling accents your waistline, while the slightly bell sleeves add a touch of elegance. And voila: a full suit for under $100! Who knew.

plus size black suit jacket blazer

AGB Suit Jacket, 14W-24W, $44.98


If you’re like me, some days a “this-lady-means-business” pantsuit is more your style.  Here’s a fantastic option from Le Suit in a rich dark chocolate color that’s perfect to wear with leopard prints that are so hot this fall season!  Chocolate brown also looks fabulous with cobalt blue for an unexpected twist that’s right on trend.

Chocolate Brown Plus Size Pant Suit

Le Suit Plus Size Pant Suit, Chocolate Brown, 16W-24W, $129.99


Speaking of cobalt blue–that universally flattering jewel tone that’s all over the stores right now–check out this stunner!  A two piece skirt suit in brilliant blue, also from Tahari.  Tip: break this suit up into separates to update the look and get even more mileage out of your investment.

Plus Size Skirt Suit Cobalt Blue

Tahari Cobalt Blue Skirt Suit, 14W-24W, $320


You’re more into dresses for work? Check out this stunningly flattering colorblock beauty from Vince Camuto. The grey and black combination makes it totally office-appropriate, while the flattering cut, ponte fabric and color-blocking subtly accents your gorgeous curves.  This one’s a keeper!

Vince Camuto Plus Size Colorblock Dress

Vince Camuto stretch Ponte dress, 14W-24W, $147.99


We’re MAD for plaid this fall, and these subtle glen plaid pants from Le Suit are everything. Wear them with a black blazer and crisp white shirt (see below for our fave) during the day, then a chunky fisherman sweater for the weekend.  This print also looks amazing with jewel tones including emerald green, rich red and cobalt blue.

Plus Size Grey Pants Plaid

Le Suit Grey Glen Plaid Pants, 14W-24W, $49.99


Do you long for color? How about a pop of luscious ruby red? This great suit from Tahari by ASL revs up the power of red and gives you the boost of confidence you need in that courtroom, boardroom, or important client meeting.

Tahari Plus Size Red Black Pant Suit

Tahari Red & Black Pant Suit, 14W-24W, $320


Walk on the wild side in this subtly zebra-printed wrap dress in classic black and white, from MICHAEL Michael Kors. Great value, versatility, and super easy to pull on and go. What could be better?

Michael Michael Kors Wrap Dress Plus Size

MICHAEL Michael Kors Wrap Dress, 1X, $59.99


What work wardrobe would be complete without the perfect white shirt? This one from Jones New York Signature is by far my personal favorite. I actually own this shirt in 3 colors, and have to restrain myself from buying more of them every time I shop.  It’s literally perfect: machine washable, no iron, always crisp and bright. Try it today!

Plus Size White Button Down Shirt

Jones New York Signature White Button Down Shirt, 1X-3X, $61.99


Last, but definitely not least, from Kiyonna comes this gorgeous wrap dress in a rich burgundy. This color is right on trend, the wrap dress never goes out of style, and Kiyonna really knows how to work a woman’s curves.  The best part? This dress comes in sizes 0X-5X.  Perfect!

Kiyonna Plus Size Wrap Dress Burgundy

Kiyonna Plus Size Wrap Dress, 0X-5X, $98


What’s your favorite look we featured here? What did we miss? Talk to us in the comments!




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