13 Things Every Curvy Woman Should Have in her Closet

Some of us have temporarily traded in our dress pants and jeans for sweatpants and pjs, but there are Some pieces of clothing that are essential and will never go out of style. With a wardrobe of basic pieces, you can create countless stylish looks. These items will always have a place in your wardrobe.

White Tee Shirt

Tee shirts come in a variety of colors, but the white one is the most versatile. You can pair your white tee with a pair of jeans, a jean or leather jacket, leggings, and just about anything else. Any way you style it, a basic white tee is a must.

It's also a great option to hold onto when you don’t have time to put much thought into your outfit. A white tee can automatically make you look well put together.

Little Black Dress

Everyone knows about the LBD. Keep it close because it's a versatile piece and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. It's great for those impromptu outings with friends or dinner with your beau.

Little black dresses look great with heels but look just as nice when styled casually with a jean jacket and some sandals or sneakers.

LBDs come in a variety of styles, so choose the one that flatters your body type most. Remember to keep it simple yet classy.

Chunky Black Heels

Now I'm not a heels girl. They're cute to look at but that's about it. They don't bring me great joy and I don't have a closet full. My lack of an arch makes standing/walking in heels more uncomfortable more quickly.

Again, I'm not a heels girl but I can do a chunky heel. Chunky heels provide great stability and support for us curvy girls, much better support than a pair of pumps or stilettos. Additionally, black heels are a signature item you can't go wrong with, especially if you're a heels lover.

Black heels are so versatile. They work well with almost everything and can be worn to work, school, or when you’re out and about.


A blazer is not only a popular professional piece, but this jacket can work well with a variety of looks. Blazers, like many other items on this list, come in a number of different styles and colors.

is great for just about every occasion.

Black or White Sneakers

There’s nothing like a pair of comfortable, long-lasting sneakers. A good pair of sneakers can take you anywhere, a long work day, a walk in the park, a trip to the grocery store or mall, chill time at the movies, and even lunch at a restaurant.

Black and white are neutral colors that can be paired with just about anything, but if you love colors don't hesitate to stray away from blander colors.

Dress Pants

Every curvy woman needs a pair of dress pants that will make her look good and feel great. Dress pants work well with just about any top for just about any occasion, be it work or a family outing. The great thing about dress pants, they come in a variety of styles, high-waist, wide-leg, Ponte, and colors, from neutral colors like black, khaki, and navy to colors like grey, burgundy, and green.


A quality pair of jeans go a long way. We all know how versatile jeans are, from different styles and lengths to different jean wash colors.

Since jeans come in a variety of styles and shades, I recommend owning a variety of styles, skinny, cropped, bootcut, and washes, including light wash, dark wash, and black.

Pencil Skirt

This wardrobe must-have is sophisticated, chic, and a bit sexy. From office-friendly styles to casual fits, the pencil skirt is a versatile piece. Pencil skirts come in a variety of styles, colors, patterns, and lengths so it's just a matter of finding the skirt that fits your style best.

Denim Jacket

There's not much to say about demin jackets besides you need one in your wardrobe because it goes with anything. In addition, demin jackets come in a variety of wash colors, styles and lengths so it's just a matter of finding the one that fits your style.

Like any pair a jeans, a denim jacket can be worn anywhere and with anything. These jackets also work well when you need to layer up for cooler days.

Maxi Dress

This is a great item because it can be worn day or night, and look dressy or casual. This is a must-have for curvy women because maxi dresses come in a variety of colors and patterns.

You can’t just own one.


Similar to sneakers, flats will take you just about anywhere while keeping your feet comfortable. They look great with dresses, skirts, shorts, and jeans. They also come in a variety of colors and styles.


Cardigan season is every season but they really come in handy on cool days that aren’t too cold. With different styles, lengths, and patterns, cardigans work well with a variety of clothes including tee shirts, tank tops, dress pants, jeans, and even casual dresses.

Cardigans are extremely comfy and fashionable.


I'm not sure about you, but my outfit is never complete without a few accessories. In addition to jewelry, other great accessories include scarves, belts and bags from totes to clutches and more.

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