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15 Best Plus Size Maxi Dresses for Summer

Summer is fast approaching and one of the best things about warmer weather is the chance to wear your prettiest plus-size maxi dress for no reason at all, except to feel beautiful. These fun, flowery and flowing summer frocks are in styles and sizes made just for plus-size women who embrace their personal style with pride. These gorgeous dresses also make outstanding gifts for women for any special occasion.

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Can These Plus Size Dresses Be Worn All Year?

Naturally, I think we all gravitate toward airy, flowery and flowing, when it comes to summer dresses. But we also found some simply stunning, body-skimming jersey dresses that will be awesome for summer and the rest of the year too.

While there are a few you might want to toss on over your swimsuit, there are a wide variety of dresses that are clearly intended as dressier options. If you want to extend the season for these cute dresses, you might want wear them with boots, instead of sandals or peep toe pumps.

With many of these plus size dresses, we’ve made suggestions as to jewelry, shoes, cardigans and other accessories that can change a casual dress into a more formal outfit, appropriate for the office, or an evening out.

What Are the Best Plus Size Brands?

Designers like Karen Kane and Lucky Brand had some surprisingly lovely plus size dresses. But many of our favorites came from plus size fashion experts like Woman Within and Roaman’s. Jessica London also has a great selection of long plus size dresses that are definitely work-worthy.

One thing to consider, as you peruse this list, is that the prettiest styles do sell out fast. Inventories will dwindle as summer draws near, so now is the time to get your hands on all your favorite plus size fashions for the warmer months.

Get ready to put your summer shine on with these stylish plus size maxi dresses. And if you, like lots of women, are still struggling to embrace your body as beautiful exactly how it is, this article from Mashable gives you nine plus size fashion rules to break this summer. Hats off to author Katie DuPere for her insight.

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