57 Plus-Sized Fashion Must-Haves For The Ultimate Summer Wardrobe

It's hard to believe that only a few years ago, plus-size fashion was limited to plain patterns, shapeless silhouettes and (let's face it) boring cuts. And though we're still a long way away from having the level of options available to us as standard sizing allots for, this year is promising to be one of the most daring and fashionable ones yet.

With brands and designers throwing away the old mentalities of solid colors and zero fun, we're seeing flawless pieces of experimental glam in this season's fashion, and I couldn't be happier about it! Summer might not officially be here, but I'm ready for it.

As a prelude to the season that's shaping out to be a mega game changer for women sizes 12 and up, I thought it best to round up some of my favorite items so far. From festival-appropriate dresses to funky playsuits to sexy short shorts, here is the ultimate summer wish list for plus-size women ready to take their fashion to unchartered and completely awesome territories.

The Summer Jumpsuit

Print Jersey Jumpsuit, $75, simplybe.com

The Little Blue Dress

Light Blue Jacquard Skater Dress, $75, simplybe.com

The Lace/Denim Mix

Lace Trim Denim Shorts, $60, simplybe.com

The Folk Tee

Folk Art Chambray Voile Blouse, $70, eshakti.com

The Festival Dress

Embroidered Peasant Voile Dress, $80, eshakti.com

The Picnic Perfect Dress

Cotton Voile Check Babydoll Dress, $50, eshakti.com

The Bodycon Dress

Strapless Floral Sheath Dress, $98, eloquii.com

The Candy Striper (ish) Skirt

Placed Lace Stripe Pencil Skirt, $68, eloquii.com

The Summer Cocktail Party Dress

Classic Seamed Sheath Dress, $88, eloquii.com

The Trippy Leggings

Kaleidoscope Leggings, $17, fashiontofigure.com

The Tribal Short

Dongo Tribal Shorts with Belt, $21, fashiontofigure.com

The Hippie Maxi Skirt

Tie-Dye Maxi Skirt, $33, fashiontofigure.com

The Night-On-the-Town Dress

New York Pretty Dress, $80, modcloth.com

The Funky Romper

Isle Icon Romper, $50, modcloth.com

The Tea Party Dress

You’ve Got Sparkle Dress, $100, modcloth.com

The Summer Jacket

PU Embroidered Bomber Jacket, $508, annascholz.com

The Patterned Skirt

Shimmer Jersey Border Skirt, $250, annascholz.com

The Beachy Kaftan

Double Silk Maxi Kaftan, $772, annascholz.com

The Chic Maxi

Willa Plus Size Maxi Dress, $188, igigi.com

The Classic White Jean

Annabelle Ankle Jeans in Optic White by NYDJ, $104, igigi.com

The Work Dress

Braelyn Plus Size Dress in Beryl Chartreuse, $128, igigi.com

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Bikini

Swim Sexy Lips Underwire Midkini, $56, swimsuitsforall.com

The Galaxy Bikini

Swim Sexy Galaxy Plus Size Underwire Bikini, $56, swimsuitsforall.com

The Too-Cool-For-School Tankini

Swim Sexy Sunglasses Plus Size Smocked Midkini, $56, swimsuitsforall.com

The Quirky Top

Countdown Top, $40, citychiconline.com

The Futuristic Night Dress

Galaxy Girl Dress, $98, citychiconline.com

The Sports Jacket With a Twist

Sports Hero Jacket, $80, citychiconline.com

The Rebel Vest

The Antoinette Vest, $168, mynt1792.com

The Tuxedo Pant

The Zoe Tux Pant, $118, mynt1792.com

The Evening Skirt

The Emmanuele Pencil Skirt, $148, mynt1792.com

The Acid Wash Short

Angels Tie Dye Denim Short, $60, additionelle.com

The Light and Flowy Blouse

Embroidered Kimono Blouse, $70, additionelle.com

The Denim Romper

Denim Romper, $70, additionelle.com

The "Ready-For-The-World-Cup" Tee

Inspire White Rio de Janeiro Print Tee-Shirt, $22, newlook.com

The Animal Print Pants

Inspire Brown Animal Print Joggers, $34, newlook.com

The Tank Top

Inspire Black Watermelon Print Vest Top, $15, newlook.com

The Pastel Top

Sophia Top in Mint, $37, dominodollhouse.com

The Light Summer Sweater

Sailor Girl Bolero Sweater, $50, dominodollhouse.com

The "Lingerie as Evening-Wear" Dress

Lullaby Dress, $60, dominodollhouse.com

The Festival Top

Cloudy Skies Fringe Croptop, $24, redressnyc.com

The Sexy Bodycon

Allison Bodycon Dress, $88, redressnyc.com

The Statement Tee

Double Chins are the New Black Tee, $20, redressnyc.com

The Comic Book Dress

Wolverine Pop Art Tunic, $29, candy-strike.com

The Beetlejuice Dress

Tracy’s Roach Dress, $121, candy-strike.com

The Velvet Underground Tee

Velvet Underground Tee, $29, candy-strike.com

The Festival Essential

ASOS Curve Premium Mix Floral Longline Kimono, $124, asos.com

The Tight-Fitted Maxi Skirt

ASOS Curve Exclusive Pephem Skirt in Winter Rose Print, $61, asos.com

The Summery Separates

ASOS Curve Exclusive Soft Blazer in Festival Print, $67, asos.com

ASOS Curve Exclusive Tailored Short in Festival Print, $48, asos.com

The Princess Skirt

Evans Pink Chiffon Pleated Skirt, $60, evansusa.com

The Simple Neon Dress

Koko Green Skater Dress, $85, evansusa.com

The Ladylike Kimono

Scarlett & Jo Floral Print Kimono, $70, evansusa.com

The Scuba Dress

Edit Scuba Print Dress, $75, marisota.com

The Girly Print Dress

Ruffle Jersey Dress, $100, marisota.com

The Tie Dye Beauty

Joanna Hope Tie Dye Maxi Dress, $90, marisota.com

The Fairytale Dress

Light Turquoise Large Floral Print Dress with Tiered Skirt, $59, yoursclothing.co.uk

The Tunic Top

Purple Chambray Floral Print Cotton Sleeveless Longline Top, $39, yoursclothing.co.uk

The Day-to-Night Playsuit

Navy and Pink Floral Print Sleeveless Playsuit, $50, yoursclothing.com