24+ Black Owned Plus Size Fashion Brands & Boutiques in 2023

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Hey plus size babes! Today on my blog, I’m sharing what Black owned plus size fashion brands and boutiques I shop!

As a blogger/designer/stylist/etc, I do a LOT of online shopping. And, one of my goals in 2023 is to step up my white allyship, and part of that includes being sure to shop at Black-owned businesses.

Black owned plus size fashion brands

Black Owned Plus Size Fashion Brands

Below, I’ve shared a list of Black owned plus size fashion brands and boutiques that are owned by Black folks. I’d love to do a a post later on brands/boutiques owned by people of color, so if you know of a brand, give me a shout on twitter @The_Huntswoman or via my blog.

[Note: This blog post was originally published on May 31, 2020. It was last updated on January 29, 2023.  If I have made an error in this post, please feel free to reach out to me, here!]

#1 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion Brand: Christian Omeshun

First up on our list of Black-owned plus size fashion brands is Christian Omeshun!  This plus size brand was founded by Atlanta-based designer A’Shontay Hubbard, C.O. is known for colorful pieces that make a STATEMENT, while remaining classic staples in your wardrobe (not an easy design feat to accomplish).

Because A’Shontay’s team makes everything in the USA, designs can also be customized for each customer — and A’Shontay offers fashion design consulting services, creating high end dresses for proms, weddings, or other special occasion.  [She’s been known to dress someone for the red carpet and design *all* the pieces for a wedding party!]

  • Sizing: Up to a 5X or size 30/32

Shop this Black owned plus size fashion brand here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

 

#2  Plus Size Black Owned Fashion Brand: Zelie for She

Next up is another influencer and plus size model favorite – Zelie for She!  One of the most popular independent plus size brands, Zelie for She is located in Southern California and releases FIRE plus size looks.

From the brand: “Zelie for She is an unapologetic expression of ones authenticity and individuality.  Every collection is a different story , Stories of travel, friendship, women, and empowerment of ones self. Designed and Produced in Los Angeles by designer Elann Zelie

All designs are made in a limited run, making these designs that much more special!

  • Sizing: Up to a 4X

Shop this black owned plus size fashion brand here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#3 Black Owned Plus Size Brand: Rene’ Tyler

Next up, we have a plus size brand based in Las Vegas, Nevada! Rene’ Tyler is a black owned plus size fashion brand, offering sizes 12+ and up.  Based out of Las Vegas, the fashion house is known for their stylish pieces that hug curves.

From the brand: “Angela Rene’ is CEO and Designer of Rene’ Tyler Plus Sizes 12 & Above. Angela’s love affair with fashion began at a very young age. She was influenced by her Mother and Grandmother, who taught her the fundamentals of sewing. Being surrounded by women with style, and her love of fashion she always knew she wanted to be a Designer. As a plus size woman, she found the selection of fashions to be limited and unappealing. She always wondered why the plus size department is always hidden in the back of the store, like the ugly stepchild, and why did contemporary, trendy and couture designs, stop at size 14? Her frustration to find fashionable and stylish clothing in her size, gave her the determination to create her own.”

Shop Rene’ Tyler online HERE or visit their boutique in Las Vegas!

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Black owned plus size fashion brand

#4 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion BRAND: Whitney Mero AKA Onion Cut & Sewn

I am simply STUNNED by the use of color from this brand.  The color usage and draping is incredible!

From the brand: “Onion Cut & Sewn provides beautifully effortless clothes that feel like lotion.”

Shop Black owned plus size fashion here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#5 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion Brand: HANIFA

Hanifa is an iconic Black owned fashion brand that makes plus ize clothing, and I’ll never forget seeing their groundbreaking entrance into the high end and luxury fashion space!

Shop this Black owned clothing company here!

black owned plus size fashion clothing brand HANIFA

#6 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion BRAND: Fat Mermaids

Looking for sassy feminist t-shirts?!  Love them!

Fat Mermaids is a plus-owned and Black-owned plus size clothing brand that will be able to fill all of your sassy tee needs! From the Black owned plus fashion brand: “Fat Mermaids is a body positive t-shirt shop that centers fat people who are unapologetically fat in a world that tells us that we should be ashamed of existing. We believe in being magical, bold, and taking up space!  Fat Mermaids is owned by Jai Mobley, fat mermaid, cupcake junkie, and lover of all things pink and sparkly.

Shop this Black owned plus size fashion clothing company HERE!

Black owned plus size t-shirt brand

#7 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion BRAND: Shop Love Creed

This Black-owned brand is based out of Atlanta, Georgia.  This boutique has a variety of fashion pieces, from flowy jumpsuits to curve hugging dresses!

Shop this Black-owned plus size fashion here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#8 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion BRAND  Lorenze James by Elle

This brand is also based in Atlanta, Georgia, with some gorgeous head wraps and super fly wide leg pants.

From the brand: “Lorenza James by Elle Dove is a womens plus size online boutique that caters to sizes 10-26+. All of the garments we carry are hand made in the U.S.A. Our designs are fashion forward that combine comfort and style for every ones curves. Each design is sold in limited quantities to support individuality.”

Shop this Black owned plus size fashion brand here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#9 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion BRAND:  RebDolls

RebDolls is a go-to brand for club and resort wear, offering inclusive sizing up to a 6X.  Their two-piece sets are actual FIRE, and don’t get me started on their swimsuits.  I really appreciate that the brand offers solid monochromatic looks, and also some statement-making prints.

And the best part?  You can have them arrive in 2 days to your door, thanks to Amazon Prime.

Shop this Black owned brand here!

Black owned plus size brand

#10 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion Brand: JIBRI

Another Atlanta-based plus size fashion brand, JIBRI is one of my favorite brands to gush about. Founded in 2006 by Jasmine Elder, and named after her mentor. Jibri makes clothing regularly worn by plus-size celebrities, and the draping is PHENOMENAL.

From the brand: “Jasmine Elder is an American fashion designer and the creator of the plus size contemporary women’s label, JIBRI. JIBRI is dedicated to creating garments for the fashion-conscious curvy woman (size 10-28).”

  • Sizing: Up to a 4X

Shop JIBRI here!

#11 Black Owned Plus Size Fashion Brand: Honey’s Child Boutique

Based in St. Louis, Honey’s Child Boutique was founded 5 years ago by Letitia Young. A center of the St. Louis plus-size community, Letitia sources clothing for her store (also online!) from designers offering unique pieces.

  • Sizing: Up to a 3X, some pieces have more sizes

Shop Black owned plus size fashion here!

Black owned plus size boutique Honey's child boutique

#12 Black Owned Plus Size Brand: Curve Conscious

Let’s talk about resale and vintage plus size clothing!

Curve Conscious’ motto is “Buy. Sell. Swap.” offering both vintage and new items in their Philadelphia store. Founder Adrienne Ray was frustrated for years with local consignment, resale and thrift shops for their lack of plus-size clothing options, Adrienne decided it was time to give what curvy women all across Philadelphia have been waiting for — a place to buy contemporary and trendy plus-size apparel at a fraction of retail price.

Shop Black-owned plus size fashion here!

#13 Black Owned Fashion Brand: Nakimuli

This Black owned plus size fashion brand is known for their color blocking and bold prints!

  • Sizing: Up to a 3X

Shop dresses, pants, tops and jumpsuits here!

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#14 Black Owned Brand: Courtney Noelle

Known for her use of sequins (especially her sequin duster!), Courtney Noelle is known for her chic gowns!

From the brand: “We are a plus-size fashion house specializing in luxury ready-to-wear and custom apparel. Each garment is ethically produced domestically and in-house by Owner/Designer Courtney Noelle and her team.”

  • Sizing: Up to a 5X

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Black owned plus size fashion brand CourtneyNoelle

#15 Black Owned Brand: G’wan b Charon

This brand offers custom plus size pieces, and is based out of Newark, New Jersey!

From the brand:  “When G’wan by Charon was launched it was plus-size specific, giving contemporary fashion clothing to women sizes 10 and up. Sooner than later the brand became the talk of the town and standard size women where knocking at her door. Now the line carries fashions in all sizes!

  • Sizing: Up to a 4X

Shop Black owned plus size fashion clothing here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#16 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: Monif C

Monif C is a Black owned plus size fashion brand that specializes in lingerie, plus size tights, and swimsuits! I think that their body stockings are absolute FIRE!

Shop at this plus size Black owned brand here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#17 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: Diarria Blu

I first learned about Daria Blu from this super helpful blog post on Black owned plus size brands over on Dia & Co, and I was stoked to find this Black designer! Her pieces go up to a 3XL, and I love her resort options!

From their site: “Diarra Bousso is a Serial Entrepreneur, Creative Mathematician and Multidisciplinary Artist born in Dakar, Senegal. She is the founder and Creative Director of the conscious lifestyle brand DIARRABLU.”

Shop this Black owned plus size clothing brand here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#18 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: And I Get Dressed

Kellie Brown is a well-known creative cultural force and icon, and she owns her own brand!

Her site is currently under construction, and you can get a feel for her items on the dedicated Instagram page!

https://www.instagram.com/p/CIopvlXnwrR/

#19 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: Jolie Noire

Jolie Noire is a Black-owned plus size fashion brand that carries sizes S-6XL. The brand is owned by sisters Kim and Keyondra, and they have really great athleisure and loungewear!

From the brand: “

The idea behind the brand/statement Jolie Noire, is that black is beautiful. Jolie Noire stands for Pretty Black in French. We are primed to think dark colors (specifically black) are negative and light colors are positive. In an effort to level the playing field, we’re working to shape the minds of onlookers and change the meaning, emotions, and values associated with black. Color is something that doesn’t come pre labeled, we label it… At Jolie Noire we choose to believe that black, like other colors, is beautiful!”

Shop this Black owned plus size fashion clothing company here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#20 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: Curverra

Next up on my list of Black owned plus size fashion brands, we have the ICONIQUE Curverra! This brand has super sexy plus size looks — I’m loving all of the velvet — and the styling is so good!

Shop this Black owned brand here!

#21 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: Eleven60

I am loving the plus size clothes over at Eleven60! Finding plus size workwear can be so hard, and this Black owned plus size brand is really bringing some trendy and classic options to plus size babes like us! <3 The brand goes up to a 3X, FYI!

From the brand: “In June 2015, Kierra Sheard spearheaded a soft launch of our Fall/ Winter Collection of Eleven60. Our designer has personally designed classic and refreshing looks for the professional curvy woman that is chic, sexy, bold and eclectic.”

Shop this Black owned plus brand here!

#22 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: Shop Ayamani

How fun is this next plus size Black owned brand?! Ayamani has gorgeous models (I love their helpful “Our Models” page so folks can get a better idea of how pieces will look on them!)

Shop this plus size Black owned brand here!

#23 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: Elizabeth St James

From the brand: “Elizabeth Saint James is for any woman who ever played herself down, so others would not feel insecure around her. Elizabeth Saint James is the light! As you know when we allow our light to shine we unconsciously give others permission to do the same.”

Shop this plus size Black owned brand here!

Black owned plus size fashion brand

#24 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: Dear Curves

Next up on my list of Black-owned plus size brands, we have Dear Curves!

From the brand: “Founded in 2013, Dearcurves is the go to brand for contemporary, minimalistic plus size women’s wear. Renowned for its quarterly creation of capsule range, Dearcurves wholly embodies quality, and continues to reinvent the plus size silhouette.

The brand’s signature aesthetic is the creative integration of carefully sourced premium fabrics in perfect harmony with traditional African inspired wax prints. Dearcurves has been well received and worn by award-winning artist Jazmine Sullivan, oscar nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe and featured in US hit tv series Empire.”

Shop this Black-owned brand here!

#25 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: YITTY

Did you think I was going to wrap up my guide to plus size Black owned fashion brands, without mentioning LIZZO?!

Absolutely NOT! I love the bike shorts from this brand (shoutout to my bestie, Kate, for gushing to me about how awesome they are)! This brand goes from a 6XL to XS!

Shop this plus size Black owned brand here!

#26 BONUS: Capsule Collections with Fashion to Figure

While I don’t believe that Fashion to Figure is a plus size Black-owned company, something I did want to mention before wrapping up my guide to Black owned plus size fashion brands is that Fashion to Figure (FTF) often does capsule collections and collaborations with Black bloggers like Gabi Fresh!

While these bloggers don’t OWN Fashion to Figure, I think it’s important to suppor them and their work (I’m lowkey obsessed with Gabi’s recent Paris-inspired collection)!

Check out Fashion to Figure capsule collections here!

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#27 Plus Size Black Owned Brand: PREMME

Unfortunately, Premme has closed their brand!  I am such a fan that I kept them on the list.  I definitely recommend checking Poshmark for their piecces!

Another of my favorites is Premme, whose co-founders regularly discuss politics, their support for Black Lives Matter and intersectional feminism. The brand is no longer producing pieces, but you can snag their pieces on websites like Poshmark. <3

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