Plus Size Dresses

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Discover Plus Size Formal Dresses at David’s Bridal

Lace accents, deep Vs, short sleeves, peek-a-boo details, you name it – there’s a plus size formal dress at David’s Bridal with your name on it! Our large collection has hundreds of styles for every fashion sense or occasion.

Shop hundreds of plus size formal dress styles

At David’s Bridal, you’ll find lots of styles to choose from, like:

  • Classic A-line gowns that embody elegance
  • Mermaid-style silhouette that hugs every curve
  • Big and bold ball gowns sure to make a statement
  • Formal jumpsuits for a modern and refreshing take on formalwear
  • Sheath dresses with a versatile and timeless fit

Many of these plus size formal dress styles are available in all kinds of colors, like deep royal purple, vibrant blue, deep green, classic black, and so much more. To find your favorite color, use our handy search filter, which also lets you narrow down by silhouette, size, sleeves, price, neckline, and more dress features.

Plus Size Formal Wear for Every Special Occasion

No more asking, “what do I wear to this event?” At David’s Bridal, we have hundreds of options for plus size shoppers of every style, budget, and occasion. You’ll find the perfect outfit for any event, including:

What dress is most flattering on a plus size figure? There’s no such thing as “most flattering” when it comes to dressing a plus sized figure. The best special occasion dress is the one that makes you feel confident, beautiful, and sexy! That can be an A-line ball gown, a sharp pantsuit, or a sequined number with a plunging neckline. With hundreds of options at David’s Bridal, the choice is entirely yours.
What’s the size range of David’s Bridal plus size formal dresses? David’s Bridal carries sizes 14 through 30, which is roughly equivalent to sizes 0X through 5X. Some styles are available in our full size range of 0 to 30, while others are specifically made for plus size shoppers.
What fabrics are available for plus size formal dresses? At David’s Bridal, our plus size formal dresses are available in so many types of fabric. Choose a dress that fits your needs, steps up to the occasion, and makes you feel comfortable and confident for the entire event! You’ll find beautiful plus size formal dresses in these materials:
  • Stretchy and breathable jersey
  • Elegant jacquard
  • Romantic lace and tulle
  • Sexy sheer chiffon
  • Statement-making sequins
  • And more!
Where can you buy plus size formal dresses? David’s Bridal carries hundreds of plus size formal dresses in dozens of colors, styles, silhouettes, and fabrics! Our full collection is available on our website, and you can find select models in-store. With free standard shipping on orders over $179, it’s easy to get your orders straight to your door. And if something isn’t picture-perfect, you can return it within 7 days or exchange it within 60 days of purchase.


How to measure for a plus size formal dress fitting

Even if you know your size, it’s a good idea to measure because each formal outfit has its own cut, fabric, and style. Head to our dress size measurement guide to learn how to measure yourself (or ask a friend to help!), then compare your measurements to your dream dress’s size chart. Don’t forget to put on the lingerie you’re planning to wear with your dress when you measure!