Where to find the perfect plus-size formal dresses for your next event

It is wedding season after all.

Wedding season is well and truly in bloom Down Under and so we find ourselves desperately rummaging through our closets to find something, anything, to wear.

Once you’ve accepted the hard truth that nothing you own will do the job – and why rob yourself of the joy of shopping anyway? – you eventually turn to online shopping to find the perfect formal dress.

Perhaps you’re after something elegant for your next soiree or a flirty little number for an upcoming gathering; the good news is there are a number of retailers offering all kinds of styles and sizes to suit your needs.

The best places to shop for plus-size formal dresses in Australia

If you’re ready to put your best foot forward and steal the show wherever you go, then read on for some of the best places to shop for plus-size formal dresses in Australia.

city chic

City Chic

Known for its stunning collection of formal dresses, City Chic is the place to go when looking for a gown that’s crafted perfectly to complement your curves. Cut in styles of every kind, these plus-size formal dresses are made to fit and flatter your shape in all the right ways.


the iconic

The Iconic

With a dedicated section to curvy clothing, The Iconic sizes up to 26 and features a number of designers from all around the world so you can find the perfect fit.




If you’re looking for a fresh collection specifically designed to fit and flatter with on-trend designs and styles, then look no further than Myer. Sizes range from 16 to 22, with a number of stunning formal gowns to browse through.


Bohemian Traders

Bohemian Traders

Whether it’s a summer-ready mini dress, a loud patterned piece or an everyday staple dress you’re after, Bohemian Traders has a wide selection of curve and plus-size dresses to choose from.




Asos has your back for evening-ready maxi dresses in bold prints, goes-with-anything monochromes and luxe materials like satin and velvet for any occasion.


st frock

St Frock

From plus-size formal dresses that exude elegance to plus-size wedding guest dresses that make a statement, St Frock has the perfect ensemble for every occasion.


Karen Millen

Karen Millen

Merging timeless design with a focus on fits that are flattering on the silhouette, you’ll find mini, midi, and maxi cuts that will take you from season to season at Karen Millen.


david jones

David Jones

David Jones houses what they call the Curve Project; a place for size-inclusive fashion suited for the modern woman who seeks classical pieces refined with modern and elevated elements.


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