As we recently wrote, jumpsuits have become a wardrobe staple on par with the little black dress or white T-shirt. It’s not hard to see why. “I love the ease of a jumpsuit because your outfit requires very little thought,” stylist Ansley Morgan says of their appeal. “Just add some accessories and you’re good to go.” The jumpsuit’s rise to something lots of folks wear everyday means that brands have also amped up their offerings, resulting in a slew of size-inclusive options. To help you find your new go-to one piece, we spoke to Morgan and 12 other stylish people about the best plus-size jumpsuits. Read on for their 20 favorites, which include loungewear-like options, workwear coveralls, and billowy linen styles — all in a range of sizes from XXL to 5XL.
Best under-$100 plus-size jumpsuits
“Who would have thought that the original jumpsuit — a functional one-piece garment used by parachuters — would become the staple piece it is today,” says style expert and model Sharonda Grandberry. She notes that jumpsuits are particularly good transitional pieces, telling us that, “since we are approaching fall, I’d encourage all plus-size women to add one to their closet.” In terms of which jumpsuit to add, Grandberry recommends this form-fitting (but still cozy) style from Amazon, which she suggests pairing with a blazer if you need to hop on a Zoom call, or with a sweater if there’s a chill in the air. The jumpsuit is available in sizes ranging from 1XL to 3XL.
“Everyone needs a denim jumpsuit in their closet and this Gap one is the perfect option,” says Morgan, who notes that the wash gives the garment a “fun ’80s vibe.” The piece goes up to a size 20 “and is made from a soft denim knit, so the fabric won’t be too heavy, which is always the key when wearing denim from head to toe.” As for what to wear it with, Morgan suggests a pair of Converse and some gold statement jewelry.
Plus-size style expert Nikki Apostolou calls this affordable off-the-shoulder jumpsuit from Fashion to Figure “the casual cousin of the little black dress,” adding that it can be dressed up or dressed down. The jumpsuit goes up to a size 4XL.
Dickies recently released a plus-size line of its classic silhouettes, including this workwear-inspired jumpsuit (which this writer can personally vouch for, after being sent a sample by the brand). The jumpsuit is made with comfort in mind: It has a breathable, sweat-wicking fabric, plus elastic along the back of the waistband that nips you in while still providing a comfortable fit. It’s available in sizes from 1XL to 3XL and comes in six colors, including black, navy, green, white, pink, and this fire-engine red.