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Who Sells the Best Plus Size Jeans for Women?

By Margaret Manning February 07, 2016 Beauty

There are few items of clothing that we use more than our jeans. Unfortunately, for those of us on the larger side, finding plus size jeans for women is tricky.

For starters, many stores that offer plus size clothing tend to focus on dressy items. Even when you can find a pair of plus size jeans, they are usually large and shapeless. Or, they simply don’t look right.

All of this presents a challenge for women our age. Most of us aren’t in the best shape of our lives, despite ongoing attempts to get to the gym and watch our diets. We don’t necessarily want to impress anyone with our fashion choices. But, most of us still want to look good. We like to dress up occasionally, but, we also want jeans for everyday use.

Where Are All the Plus Size Jeans for Women?

All this brings me to the question that I would like to ask. Since finding plus size jeans for women is so tricky, have you had any success in finding them? Hopefully we can compile a list of stores that sell jeans that actually fit. I’ll take the most popular suggestions and update this article soon.

Let’s get started!

Where have you found the best plus size jeans for women like us? Are there any particular stores that have amazing jeans? Have you found any particular brands that fit you especially well? Please join the conversation.

Community Update! Here Are Your Favorite Places to Shop for Plus Size Jeans for Women

If you want proof that women over 60 care as much about looking good as feeling comfortable, just ask a group of us about our favorite places to buy plus size jeans.

Even though we have a few extra inches around the waist, we still want to look great in our jeans. In fact, jeans are still the “go to” item for many women our age. This is true whether we are “pear shaped,” “apple shaped,” or any other fruit-shaped. Seriously, who comes up with these names!

In any case, I recently asked all of you to tell the community where you have found the best plus size jeans for women. You had some amazing suggestions!

Many women loved Gloria Vanderbilt Amanda style jeans because of the stretchy material – and the price. They also appreciated the fact that they came in a variety of vibrant colors, including white, black, beige, pink, yellow, aqua, brown, and three shades of blue.

Other women in the community love Kohls, even though they are not exclusively for plus size women. Other popular recommendations included Dillards Code Bleu jeans, Macy’s jeans and NYDJ.

Our sisters in Australia said that they loved a shop called BigW, which offers well-fitting plus size jeans for women.

Here is a complete list of the shops and plus size jeans brands that you mentioned. Don’t see your favorite? Go ahead and add it in the comments section below.

United States and Canada

Dillards Code Bleu Jeans
Gloria Vanderbilt Amanda Jeans
Jag Jeans
Lands End
Lane Bryant
Lee Jeans
The Avenue


Marks and Spencer


Big W

Thanks for giving us your suggestions for where to buy plus size jeans for women. Let’s keep the list growing!

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Margaret Manning is the founder of Sixty and Me. She is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. Margaret is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret can be contacted at

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