Picture this: It’s 2023, and you’re trying to find stylish plus-size clothes at the mall. But to your disappointment, there’s nothing worth buying in your size. Sound familiar? It’s a frustrating reality that many women who wear sizes 14 and up face on a regular basis – and trust me, I know all too well. Shopping in physical stores can be disheartening with their limited selection and uninspired styles, leaving you settling for accessories instead of clothes. That’s why so many of us who wear plus sizes have turned to online shopping, including myself. Don’t get me wrong, online shopping has its challenges, but the options available are worth navigating the sometimes complicated world of online plus-size boutiques and stores. That’s where we come in. As a leading online retailer of plus-size clothing, Dia & Co is here to guide you through the maze of online shopping. We want to help you find pieces that fit your body, lifestyle, and budget. Our comprehensive guide has tips and tricks on how to discover the best plus-size clothing on the internet. So keep reading to find out how you can shop with confidence!

Know Your Measurements

First and foremost, before you start scrolling through online stores, it’s important to know your measurements. Take a tape measure and accurately measure your bust, waist, and hips. Check out our step-by-step guide on how to measure yourself to make the process easier. Most online stores provide a size chart which classifies size based on body measurements, and knowing yours will help you find the right size for you. Bonus Tip: Garments with similar measurements can fit differently on the body depending on their fabric and the brand. Aim to buy styles based on your largest measurement and opt for tailoring to make sure you get the best fit.

Consider the Return/Exchange Policy

Still not sure what size to order? Choose brands that offer free returns or exchanges. Bonus Tip: Use “Try Before You Buy” on dia.com to avoid for an even more seamless return experience. With this service you make a $20 deposit towards your order and only pay the balance if you decide to keep the items. No need to pay for the entire order upfront! Plus, trying on at home lets you mix and match with your own clothes and get a good sense of where your new piece might fit into your wardrobe. Shopping for plus size clothing online should be stress-free, and our return/exchange policy makes it happen.

“It’s best to shop from brands that have dedicated plus-size collections. These brands understand the needs of larger bodies and offer specifically designed clothes for them.”

Shop From Dedicated Plus-Size Brands

It’s best to shop from brands that have dedicated plus-size collections. These brands understand the needs of larger bodies and offer specifically designed clothes for them. At Dia & Co, we provide a wide range of 100’s of brands and 1000’s of styles of plus-size clothing, from casual wear to formal dresses, to help you enhance your style. I know what you’re thinking, navigating size charts for all those different brands can be confusing; between numerical sizes (10-32) and alpha sizing (0x – 5x), its hard to know where to start. But we’ve got a guide for that, too; get insider tips from our Guide to Plus-Size Sizing.

Check Reviews and Product Details

While shopping online, it’s important to check the reviews and product details before purchasing. Reading reviews from other customers can help you determine the quality and fit of the clothes. Additionally, product details provide important information such as fabric type, care instructions, and sizing. These details can help you make an informed purchase and avoid surprises when your clothes arrive.

Look for Discounts and Deals

Who doesn’t love a good deal? Before making a purchase, be sure to check for promotions or discounts. Many online stores offer exclusive deals, especially for first-time buyers. At Dia & Co, we give all our first-time shoppers 30% OFF their first order with code WELCOME30 and a range of discounts and deals you can take advantage of, like exclusive sales and updates on our latest collections.

Try a Styling Service

Try a styling service if you’re unsure what to buy or want a professional opinion. At Dia & Co, we offer personalized styling services to help you find the perfect outfit. Our stylists will work with you to understand your needs and preferences and create a curated box of clothes just for you. This is a great way to discover new styles and broaden your fashion horizons.

Shopping for plus-size clothing online doesn’t have to be a frustrating experience. With a little bit of patience, research, and guidance, you can find pieces that make you look and feel amazing. Dia & Co is committed to providing plus-size women a welcoming and inclusive shopping experience. We believe that every woman deserves to feel confident and beautiful. Happy shopping!

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