1950s plus size swing dresses, plus size rockabilly dresses and plus size pin up dresses take inspiration from the classic silhouettes of the 1950s. The sexy plus size wiggle dress or pencil dress hugs curves in all the right places — sometimes with the help of retro lingerie.
The full skirts of 50s plus size swing dresses are the preferred style for day to day wear, especially among pinup and rockabilly fashion followers. Thankfully the vintage inspired plus size clothing industry has expanded to include dozens of vintage and retro clothing brand such as Hell Bunny, Stop Staring, Dolly and Dotty, Lady V London, and Unique Vintage as well as at mainstream stores such as Torrid and Hot Topic.
We searched for some of the best retro 1950s plus size dresses and plus size swing dresses online to make your shopping easier. If you need vintage shoes, we’ve made a list of those hard to find retrowide shoes here.
Learn the history behind plus size fashion in the 1950s too.
1950s Plus Size Dresses