Plus Size Short Sleeve Hoodies

Cheryl Cirelli
Bon-Ton Short Sleeve Kanga Pocket Hoodie Tee
Bon-Ton Pocket Hoodie

Perfect for in-between weather, short sleeve hoodies come in a variety of colors and styles that look great on full figured women of all ages. They are a great option for casual warm weather attire and can be found in a wide range of sizes.

Styles of Short Sleeve Hoodies

During the warmer months, short sleeve hoodies in plus sizes can be found in many department and specialty stores. You can also find them year-round online.

Some styles to consider include:

Longtail T Short Sleeve Zipper Hoodie

Duluth Trading Company offers the Longtail T Short Sleeve Zipper Hoodie online and in their stores. This style comes in sizes up to 2X and is priced under $35. This hoodie is made of 100 percent ringspun cotton, which will not shrink. It features a drawstring hood, two front pockets and a hidden pocket with a zippered closure. This zip front hoodie is available in Dark Carbon Blue, Bright Seaport Blue, Gray Heather, and Green Meadow Heather.

This hoodie is done in a longer style that reaches below the hips to flatter fuller figures. One site reviewer describes it as "perfect for cool mornings or warm evenings, running errands, and such."

Style & Co. Sport Plus Size Hoodie

The Style & Co. Sport Plus Size Short-Sleeve Hoodie can be found at Macy's. It is priced under $30 and comes in sizes up to a 3X. It comes in colors such as Bright White, Peach Zing, Deep Black and Pink Breeze. Made from cotton, this hoodie is machine washable.

Other features include an attached hood, full zip-front closure and roomy kangaroo pockets at the front. This hoodie reaches the hip area and will flatter any figure.

Made For Life Striped Hoodie

From JC Penney, the Made For Life Striped Hoodie is done in a pullover style. This hoodie is priced under $20 and is available in sizes up to a 3X. It comes in teal and gray, or violet and dark blue stripe design. It is made from a machine washable blend of cotton and polyester and will be comfortable and figure flattering. This hoodie features a front kangaroo pocket and a banded bottom hemline.

Mixed Media Hoodie

The Mixed Media Hoodie is sold exclusively online for Lane Bryant. It is available in Black and Pink Bloom and is priced around $40. This hoodie comes in sizes 14/16, 18/20, 22/24 and 26/28. The flattering pullover style includes a sheer chiffon hood and matching side panels, fashionable raw edge trim on the hem and sleeves and a zipper on the V-neckline.

In addition, this hoodie is machine washable and made from polyester. It has a 30-inch length and is sure to be a fashionable piece that can be worn over almost any top.

Ruff Hewn Lace Trim Hoodie

Available at Bon Ton, the Ruff Hewn Lace Trim Hoodie is priced around $52 and comes in sizes up to 3X. This short sleeve hoodie is available in Sky Blue and Pink Pomegranate. It features a stylish high low hemline and crochet lace at the sleeves.

This cute hoodie is made from a blend of cotton and polyester and will keep you cool in the warm summer months. It is machine washable and can be worn casually or for sport.

Burnout French Terry Hoodie

The Burnout French Terry Hoodie, found at Avenue, is priced under $50. It is available in colors such as Coral, Black and Peacock Blue and in sizes 14/16 to 30/32. This short sleeve hoodie features an allover burnout design and is made from French terry. It is machine washable.

This casual top includes a scooped neckline, adjustable hood and stitched angled seams at the front. The Burnout French Hoodie measures 31 inches in length.

Style Tips

Short sleeve hoodies are so versatile that you can wear them with just about anything.

  • They look great paired with blue jeans, yoga pants, sweat pants, short jean skirts, or even khakis.
  • You can wear your hoodie over a simple tee or tank top. For added warmth try one over a lightweight long-sleeve tee shirt.

These stylish casual tops work well in any relaxed setting.

  • Look great and feel comfortable in one during an afternoon shopping expedition or lunch with friends.
  • Wear yours to relax in on a summer night by the grill or the pool for just enough warmth for a summer evening.
  • For a fun yet functional look, wear one after swimming over your swimsuit. It will not only look cute as a cover-up but will keep you warm as well.

Must-Have Fashion Staple

Hoodies with short sleeves come in a range of styles and sizes making them ideal for any woman to wear. Once you find the perfect short sleeve hoodie for your figure, you'll be appropriately warm, comfortable, and incredibly stylish even in your casual clothes. This great top is a must-have staple for any curvy woman's closet.

Plus Size Short Sleeve Hoodies