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Are you searching all over the internet, trying to figure out where the heck to buy plus size clothing in Chicago?
I love LOVEEEE the city of Chicago [I was just there last fall!], and I know that when I travel I want to check out new plus size clothing stores in a city. Buuut, I also know that it can be hard to find a brick and mortar store that carries plus size clothes in person!
A lot of brands say they carry plus size clothing in-store, but then you get there and it’s like, “Oh…. rude. There’s like one rack?”
Plus Size Clothing in Chicago
So, to help out my fellow plus size shoppers, I have put together this super thorough guide on where to shop for plus size clothing in the Chicago area.
Below, I’ve shared a list of plus size stores in Chicago, along with my thoughts on their offering and selection.
Did I leave out a plus size clothing boutique in Chicago? Be sure to drop me a line so I can add it to my guide!!
Chicago Plus Size Boutique #1: Bronzeville Boutique
First on this list of plus size shops in Chicago is Bronzeville Boutique! I am so in love with their fun branding and social media photos. The brand sells sizes S to 3X, with a variety of options.
- Address: 4259 S King Dr Chicago, IL 60653
Shop their plus size clothing in Chicago here!
Chicago Plus Size Store #2: Madewell
Next up on our list of plus size stores to shop at in Chicago, we have Madewell! I’ve found the availability of plus size stores in Madewell can vary [some stores get picked over fast!], so I would call ahead to make sure they are well-stocked.
Madewell has plus sizes 14W – 28W.
From the Madewell site: “For those who prefer shopping IRL, we get it. Currently, all Madewell stores carry a selection of Plus denim and select stores have additional styles as well (find one near you here). We’ll keep you posted as we work towards our main goal: to offer the entire Plus collection in stores and online.”
- 932 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611
- 855 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
- 3442 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
Chicago Plus Size Boutique #3: Queen’s Closet
Next up on this list of plus size clothing stores and curvy boutiques in Chicago is Queen’s Closet! From looking online, the brand carries sizes 1X – 3X.
This brand has a lot of fun options, both everyday tees and tops and more fun statement making pieces! I really love how the brand shows diverse models in different sizes. Such a fan!
- Address: 2733 W 63rd St, Chicago, IL 60629
For more information on this plus size clothing store in Chicago, click here!
Chicago Plus Size Clothes #4: Ashley Stewart
I often look at plus size clothing at Ashley Stewart online, and they have ** 5 ** brick in mortar clothing stores to shop in the Chicago area! This plus size clothing brand is also one of the most size inclusive in the Chicago area, offering pieces up to a size 32 [availability may vary in-store – so be sure to call and check!].
From the plus size fashion brand: “Founded in 1991, Ashley Stewart is a leading fashion, multi-media brand serving curvy women around the country.”
Ashley Stewart carries plus size workwear, and statement making plus size clothing! I have it on my list to test out their plus size denim offerings.
- Sherman Plaza, 205 W 87th St, Chicago, IL 60620
- 1631 E 95th St, Chicago, IL 60617
- 1700 W 119th St, Chicago, IL 60643
- Chicago and Kedzie Plaza, 800 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
- 7601 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60652
Chicago Plus Size Boutique #5: Ms. Catwalk
Ok, so I haven’t shopped at Ms. Catwalk, a boutique in Chicago. From my online research, they sale sizes small to about a 3X! I’m not sure how much of their store is dedicated to plus size clothing, so I’d call ahead to check stock before stopping in!
This boutique sells LOOKS, outfits I would wear to an event or to a fun bestie brunch!
- Address: 2311 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60616
Check out their plus size offering here!
Chicago Plus Size Store #6: Lane Bryant
Lane Bryant is a staple in many a plus size shoppers closet, including mine! Lane Bryant carries clothes in up to a size 40 on their site, but I have not seen a size 40 in-store.
If you’d like to shop for plus size clothing in-person, and you’re above a size 28, here’s my plus size shopping hack: Order the clothes you want to try-on online, ship them to a tore and then try them on there. After you’re done shopping, you can return the items from your online order that didn’t work!
- 1807 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
I was surprised to see only one Lane Bryant in Chicago, but they have 20 plus size stores in Illinois!
Check out plus size clothing at Lane Bryant here!
Chicago Plus Size Boutique #7: Allyson Mari
The next Chicago plus size boutique I want to be sure to talk about is Allyson Mari. The brand carries a variety of everyday and statement making plus size clothing pieces! The brand carries 1X to 3X pieces.
- Address: 7908 S Artesian Ave Chicago, IL 60652
Check out their plus size fashion here!
Chicago Plus Size Clothing Store #8: Torrid
Continuing this list of plus size stores in Chicago, we have to include Torrid! This plus size brand carries plus size clothing in up to a 6X or size 30/32. Often the selection of 6X clothing is low, so I recommend ordering online and shipping to the store. This way, you can shop in-store and know they’ll have stuff in your size – and you can return what doesn’t work!
- 190 Chicago Ridge Mall, Suite G-351, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
- 7501 W. Cermak Road, Space E9 North Riverside, IL 60546
- 608 Orland Square Drive, Space F03A, Orland Park, IL 60462
- 4104 Harlem Irving Plaza, Suite #134 Norridge, IL 60706
- 203 Yorktown Shopping Center, Suite #205 Lombard, IL 60148
Chicago Area Plus Size Consignment Store #9: Secondhand Curves
Ok, so technically this secondhand and thrift plus size store is about an hour and a half outside of Chicago – but they’re worth the drive!!
From the brand: “Visit our boutique for the latest plus size fashion and accessories. There are always new items to choose from and a wide selection of top brand names. We welcome you to visit us today. You can also use our consignment services. We offer consignment by appointment.“
- Address: 5643 E State St #2, Rockford, IL 61108
Learn more about this plus size clothing store here!
Chicago Plus Size Clothing Store #10: Rainbow Shops
Continuing down my list of plus size stores in Chicago, we have Rainbow Shops! This clothing brand carries plus sizes, and they have over a dozen stores in the Chicago area! The brand carries plus sizes 1X – 3X!
- 1250 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
- 4600 S Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60609
- 800 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
- 4701 Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60609
- 3910 W 26th St, Chicago, IL 60623
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