Maxi dresses are a staple that every woman should have in her closet. They're comfortable, effortless, easy to style and look good on all body types.
While finding fashionable plus-size clothing can sometimes be a challenge, there's plenty of trendy and chic maxi dresses on the market that curvy woman can rock all spring and summer long.
Whether you're looking for something casual for your next gathering or a dressier version to wear to a summer wedding on the beach, we've found some of the best plus-size maxi dresses that will be hard to resist. The best part? They're all less than $100!
Plus-size maxi dresses to shop this season
Everyone could use a reliable tank dress in their closet and this dynamic option from Target surely doesn't disappoint. Available in several of-the-moment hues including sage green and blush orange, shoppers love how easily it can be dressed up or down.
In case you missed the memo, satiny slip dresses are trending right now. This '90s-inspired V-neck frock takes nostalgia to the next level with a subtle pink tie-die design and can be easily paired with a tee underneath or a jean jacket on top.
Cut-out dresses are another style that's trending this spring, and this Target dress embraces the design with minimalist cut-outs around the waist area. The halter-style neckline, fun floral patterns and tailored skirt makes this a no-brainer for date night, too.
You can never go wrong with a tiered white maxi dress. This classic Old Navy option is made with a soft-washed, textured cotton-blend material that'll feel comfortable enough to rock during all of the summer picnics and concerts on your calendar.
For something a little more romantic, consider this sleeved floral maxi dress from H&M. Its thoughtful elastic placement below the bust and around the waist creates a more defined silhouette, plus it's made with a comfy woven crêpe fabric that was partially sourced from recycled materials.
Pretty in patchwork! This boho-inspired, A-line style is perfectly airy and loose-fitting for more hot, humid streaks.
An embroidered bodice, trendy square neck, billowy sleeves and ample pockets are just a few of the reasons why shoppers are adoring this Old Navy dress right now. Based on several reviews noting how comfortable it is, we're sure this'll remain a hot commodity through the summer.
Lane Bryant shoppers agree: "Don't sleep on this dress!" This wrap dress is equally cool, comfortable and classic with its ruched drawstring seam on the side, crossover V-neck and matte jersey knit material.
Whether you're going to an elegant wedding or just need an upscale number for date night, this ruched dress from Macy's has got you covered for every scenario. Shoppers also love its versatility, with one saying, "I just bought another to have on hand...I wear it often and can dress it up or down and in several climates!"
You'll probably feel like you're walking on sunshine every time you throw on this Eloquii maxi dress. Made in collaboration with designer Melissa Mercedes, it features a flirty one-shoulder cut, ruffled tiers and an irresistible pattern that could double as a boost of dopamine on a gloomy day.
Looking stylish can be as effortless as throwing on this breezy swing dress from Old Navy. The cami-style neckline, creamy gingham print and roomy pockets are also nice touches.
Dress yourself up in colorblock with this trendy rayon number from Walmart. Whether you're grabbing drinks beachside or attending a casual backyard bash, this maxi dress is sure to impress with its tiered silhouette and free-spirited tie details around the shoulder.
Show off some leg in this slit dress. Available in 22 colors and patterns, Amazon shoppers love how lightweight and airy this number is, making it a perfect outfit for a summer getaway.
Combining paisley-style florals and subtle ruffles, this hi-low dress from Torrid is made for winery trips, brunch with gal pals or a leisurely stroll in the park.
A classic white maxi dress will match basically any accessory in your closet. This Woman Within dress is lightweight, cotton-lined and highlighted with crochet detailing and tiers. It's also available in black and bright baby blue.
Halter dresses are officially back in fashion, so get ahead of the cusp and grab one of these classy dresses from Lane Bryant. Available in sizes up to 38/40, this laid-back number is made with a comfortable matte jersey knit and includes a sensual front slit.
Whether you opt for cool mint green or hot pink colorblock, this Lands' End maxi will definitely add a pop of color to your summer wardrobe. It's made with a soft jersey fabric that has plenty of stretch and a tiered skirt that adds intrigue to your overall look.
Sometimes, less is more. This option from Nemidor features a simple design — but it might just become your new go-to dress. You can wear it to the store, beach or even around the house for an effortless and chic outfit.
Step into the tropics with this fun, flowy Eloquii dress. The self-tie bows at the shoulder straps allow you to show off a little skin, while the waist features a belted knot for an extra flattering fit.
The stylish cut of this flowing dress is bound to make it one of your new favorite closet staples. You could pair it with flip-flops for an extra casual look or your favorite warm weather heels for a fancier feel.
The Nemidor chevron print maxi dress is casual enough to wear out and about, but can also be easily dressed up with jewelry and a pair of your favorite espadrille wedge heels. While we love this vertical stripe pattern for its slimming effect, it's also available in 25 other colors and designs.
If you love animal prints, then you won't be disappointed with this short-sleeve maxi dress that's available in both leopard and snake prints. It has a round neck and a flowy, loose-fitted bottom for extra breathability during warmer months.
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