Wearing plus size pin-up clothing is a fun way to show off your curves with gorgeous styles from or inspired by the 1940s and 1950s. Whether you choose vintage or retro clothing from bygone eras or newly made pin-up fashions inspired by classic Hollywood stars like Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor or Sophia Loren, you will love the feminine styles that make you feel attractive, sexy and sensual.
Where to Find Pin-Up Clothing in Plus Sizes
In addition to many fabulous dresses, skirts and tops, pin-up clothing for plus size figures also includes beautiful styles of pants, capris, shorts, lingerie and swimwear.
If you are looking for original plus size pin-up fashions in your local area several good places to begin your search include:
- Second-hand clothing boutiques
- Resale shops
- Thrift stores
- Consignment shops
The Internet provides many etailers that carry plus size pin-cup clothing, too. The following is a sampling of the many excellent online stores offering this fun, flirty fashion style.
Bettie Page offers a gorgeous collection of retro and vintage pin-up dresses, separates and accessories. Separates include many stunning pencil and circle skirts, cigarette pants, capris, sailor shorts and blouses. The following are several examlpes of Bettie Page fashions.
- The Petra Turquoise Circle dress is available in sizes to 4X. This brightly colored dress features a V-shaped back, scooped neckline, detailed straps and a narrow white belt.
- The Alika Pencil Dress is a figure flattering style with a fishnet style top that features fishnet around the sleeves and collar. This gorgeous retro design is available in red, black and white. Bettie Page also carries the Alika Circle Dress with the same fishnet designed top in red, black or green. All of the Alika styled dresses are available to size to 4X.
- Featuring front piping on each leg, sexy cigarette pants have two front pockets and two back pockets. These sleek pants come in black or olive and are available in sizes to XXL.
- Relax at the beach or in your backyard in a pair of pin-up Beach Bash Sailor Shorts in sizes to 4X. These great looking shorts have four white double buttons, a cuff bottom, two front pockets and a metal zipper on the side.
Bettie Page also has retail boutiques located in:
- Los Angeles, California
- San Francisco, California
- San Diego, California
- Las Vegas, Nevada
- Bloomington, Minnesota
Pinup Girl Clothing
Whether you are looking for a classic wiggle dress, a cotton sundress or a hooded lightweight car coat in faux cheetah fur Pinup Girl Clothing carries a variety of plus size fashions. The sizes vary depending on the specific item and range to 2X. Here are a few of the fabulous clothing options offered by Pinup Girl Clothing:
- The Erin Wiggle Dress by Pinup Couture is soft and sensual. Show of your curves in this berry colored dress with its gathered neckline, back zipper and seven inch back slit.
- Another great looking wiggle dress style is the Polka Dot Wiggle Dress by Deadly Dames available in either black with white polka dots or white with black polka dots. The dress features a wide patent belt, a sexy halter top with a bust enhancing bodice and a stand up collar.
- The Jeanie Lurex Top by Pinup Couture is a fitted knit sweater with a banded shaped waistband, three-quarter sleeves with banded cuffs. This stylish pin-up design is available in baby pink, baby blue, cream, aqua or black in sizes to 2X.
Baby Girl Boutique
Baby Girl Boutique carries a fabulous collection of pin-up styles in sizes to 3X including dresses, tops, pencil skirts, lingerie and swimsuits. Examples of the pin-up fashions by companies such as Broad Minded Clothing, Lucky 13 and Heartbreaker include a:
- Form fitting wiggle halter dress in a wild leopard print
- Rockabilly style pencil skirt in denim
- Rockabilly twist bust halter top in leopard print
- Black and white print retro swing dress
- One piece pink and black maillot swim dress
Mod Cloth carries a wide selection of pin-up style clothing and swimwear in plus sizes that includes:
- A sailor dress in bright cherry red features wide white trim around the bodice that meets in a white sailor knot tie in the center, white halter straps and white trim above the hemline looks stunning weather you are sailing the seas, out for a day of fun or simply relaxing
- Swimwear selections include sexy retro Bathing Beauty two piece swim suits by Ester Williams in black or red and a one piece halter style ruched design in many beautiful colors
If Mod Cloth is out of a specific style or size, they will notify you as soon as it is back in stock.
More Shopping Options
In addition to online shops original vintage and retro designs are often found at online at websites such as:
Feel Fabulous in Pinup Fashions
Whether you want the look of sexy wiggle dresses and form fitting pencil skirts or the flirtatious designs of sailor shorts and halter circle dresses, the array of plus size pin-up clothing available is sure to include several styles that you will love. When you wear your figure flattering pin-up fashions you will feel fabulous and look stunning, just like the Hollywood movie stars of bygone eras.