Shop 2016's most popular plus size costumes for Halloween and other occasions. We feature the largest inventory of plus size Halloween costumes for women and men including the unusual and hard to find styles and sizes noone else has.
Plus size, full-figured, big and tall . . . Despite what the glamour fashion industry may think, the average clothing size in the United States for women is not an 8 but a size 14; and for men, it’s not a 38 but a size 44. Today, designers are taking note and putting their best fashion foot forward in the plus size arena.
In the early 1950’s, the National Bureau of Standards conducted a comprehensive study of men and women's body measurements to develop a sizing standard for ready-to-wear clothing. During this study of sizing, it was determined that a “minus” would be used to represent those who were smaller or shorter than the sizing average, and a “plus” would be used to represent those who were larger or taller than the sizing average.
However, over the years the standard for the average size became outdated with both American men and women becoming heavier. The hourglass figure which influenced early sizing systems for women’s clothing, was now becoming the more realistic pear-shaped, with a thicker waist and fuller hips. At the same time the average man’s body was also changing shape.
If you’re looking for an amazing plus size costume, whether for the Halloween holiday or some other special occasion, you’ve come to the right place. We have over 200 plus size costume styles ranging in sizes from extra large to 4X for both men and women. From Angels to Avengers, Historical to Humorous, you’ll find everything you need for the perfect plus size costume!