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2020’s Hot Spring Fashion Trends

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What trends are we seeing this spring? We see polka dots, peplum tops and color pops! Retro is coming back with a modern boom. (Remember  Bermuda shorts? They're back!) Above: Our founder, Mary Beth Cooper, in ELOQUII

Check out our fave spring styles. Some are new, and others will make you do The Time Warp. (Let’s do The Time Warp again…) As always, we’ll show you everything from budget to luxury options.

Polka Dots 

Polka dots are big this season. In fact, polka dot prints are everywhere. 

We’re crushing on this polka-dot peplum top from City Chic, available at Nordstrom. It’s perfect for weekend or workwear! (Available in sizes XS, or 14 to XXL, or 24.) You can spot it here …

plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: Nordstrom

If you’re hot for crop tops, strut your stuff in this Sidney Swiss Dot Print Button Front Blouse from Fashion to Figure. (Available in sizes 0 to 3, or 12 to 22/24.) Find this beauty.

plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: Fashion to Figure

Nordstrom offers classic polka dots in a woven V-neck with a dolman-sleeve cut and an adorable tie to define the waistline. (Available in sizes 1X to 3 X, or 14/16 to 22/24.) Connect the dots.

plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: Nordstrom

Look feminine and professional in this chiffon button-up blouse with a tied neckline from ModCloth. (Available in sizes XXS to 4X.) Tie one on.

plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: ModCloth

You won’t be able to wait for warmer weather to wear this retro cotton fit-and-flare dress from Modcloth. You can see the notched bateau neckline, but surprise — it also has hidden pockets! (Available in sizes 00-26.) Circle around for this.

plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: ModCloth

We absolutely adore this mixed-print maxi dress from ELOQUII. (But then again, we adore just about everything from ELOQUII.) It’s super comfy and a-to-the-dorable. (Available in sizes 14 to 28. Please note that this item may be waitlisted.) Great to hang “a round” in. 

plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: Eloquii
plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: Eloquii

Love yellow? For a casual T-shirt, check out this Flawless Polka-Dots Tee from Maurices. (Available in sizes 0 to 4.) It’ll fit you to a T.

plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: Maurices
plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: Maurices

For a budget option, take a look at this Smudge Spot Plisse Boxy Top from Boohoo. (Available in limited sizing: 12 to 20.) Find this sweetie in your size.

plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: Boohoo
For a luxury vibe, check out this Dolce & Gabbana option from 11 Honore. (Please note that D&G is available in limited sizing up to an 18. We urge them to expand to accomodate all of us.) “Dots” all there is. 
plus-size polka dots
Photo Credit: 11 Honore

Bermuda Shorts

Strange as it sounds, Bermuda shorts are back and they’re bigger than ever. Yes, they’re reminiscent of a time gone by. But these days, they can be dressed up or dressed down. Throw on a blazer for a professional vibe, or try them in faux leather for a sexier look. 

For a simple Bermuda look, check out this NYDJ Briella Roll Cuff Bermuda. You can pair it with just about anything! (Available in sizes 14w to 24w.) Up your summer cool.

For the Bermuda take on your fave jean shorts, check out this Wit & Wisdom Ab-Solution Retro Denim Bermuda Shorts. (Available in sizes 14w to 24w.) So chill. See them here.
plus-size Bermuda Shorts
Photo Credit: Nordstrom
plus-size Bermuda Shorts
Photo Credit: Nordstrom

Hello, sexified. How hot is this ELOQUII Sequin Bermuda Short with Belt? Va-Va-Voom! (Available in sizes 14 to 28.) Sparkle your way through spring.

plus-size Bermuda Shorts
Photo Credit: Eloquii

For a neutral color, take a look at this Jegging Bermuda Short from Torrid. (Available in sizes 10 to 30.) A cool look. 

Puffy Sleeves

Puffy sleeves are oh-so-hot right now. You can find them in just about every trendy line of blouses and dresses. What’s not to love?

For a conservative look that’s on-trend, you may like this Leith Puff Sleeve Wrap Top from Nordstrom. (Available in sizes 1x to 4x, or 16w to 24/26w.) Wow. So sexy!

This Cece Puff Sleeve Crepe Top from Nordstrom will work with almost any outfit, and the gathered sleeves and frilly neckline ensure your look will never be boring. (Available in 1x to 3x, or 14/16W to 22/24W.) Such a pretty color! Also in black.
plus-size puff sleeves
Photo Credit: Nordstrom
plus-size puff sleeves
Photo Credit: Nordstrom

This Ashley Stewart top is simple, but the statement sleeves make sure you’ll be noticed. Get it in black to go with anything, or in hot coral to stand out. (Available in sizes 10/12-30/32.) Flattering to all! See it here.

plus-size puff sleeves
Photo Credit: Ashley Stewart
plus-size puff sleeves
plus-size puff sleeves

Tie-Dye

We’re seeing some interesting versatility in the 2020 tie-dye trend. Yes, T-shirts are still a thing. But tie-dye is also popping up in dressier styles. 

How fun is this Opposite Attraction Tie Dye Shirt Dress from Fashion Nova? (Available in sizes 1X to 3X.) Add some tie-dye drama with this.

Plus-size tie dye
Photo Credit: Fashion Nova
We can’t say enough positives about this Cropped Relaxed-Fit Tee from Torrid. (Available in sizes 00, or 10 to 6x, or 30.)  Swirl into Spring.
Plus-size tie dye
Photo Credit: Torrid
This tie-dye smocked top from Nordstrom has the super-cute ruching that we can’t get enough of this season. (Available in 1X-4X.) You’ll look so cute!
Plus-size tie dye
Photo Caption: Nordstrom
Plus-size tie dye
Photo Caption: Nordstrom

Speaking of tie-dye, this sweater from Nordstrom is exactly what you need when you want to kick back and relax in comfort. (Available in sizes 1X-4X.) So chill and so casual.

Plus-size tie dye
Photo Caption: Nordstrom
Plus-size tie dye
Photo Caption: Nordstrom

For a cute tie-dye option in a dress, check out this comfy maxi from Lane Bryant. (Available in sizes 10/12 to 26/28.) Imagine this! Comfort and style together.

Plus-size tie dye
Photo Credit: Lane Bryant

Garden Florals

Florals are your friend this year! 

There’s more than meets the eye to these H&M ankle-length slacks. They have a stretch cotton blend for comfort and a concealed, elasticized waistband. Plus, there’s a zip fly with concealed hook-and-eye fasteners and side pockets. (Available in sizes 12-26, but sizes 24 and 26 are running low, so hurry.)
Florals are a girl’s best friend.

Garden Floral slacks
Photo Credit: H & M
Look to Anthropologie for this Montage Floral Wide-Leg jumpsuit. Its wide legs and rich print are a-to-the-dorable. (Available in 1X-3X.) Drama queen!
Garden Floral jumpsuit
Photo Credit: Anthropologie
Get wrapped up in spring with this City Chic Sapphire Bloom Faux Wrap Dress from Nordstrom. The flirty ruffled cuffs will make you the hit of any spring party. (Available in XS/14W, S/16W, M/18W, L/20-22W, XL/22-24W and XXL/24-26W.) Buy this blooming beauty here.
We adore this River Flow Maxi Dress from Rebdolls. (Available in sizes 1X to 3X.) Float into spring.
Garden Florals
Photo Credit: Rebdolls
What’s not to love about this darling, garden-inspired little number? There are hidden pockets in this black, sash-tied beauty. Plus, this ModCloth dress has one of our favorite patterns this season. (Available XL-4X.) A perennial favorite.
Garden Florals
Photo Caption: Mod Cloth
This vacation-ready Coasting Along Sleeveless Dress from ModCloth is absolutely awesome. The collared neckline and large button-front closures pay homage to the ‘60s. (Available in sizes 14-28.) A glorious garden of fun.
Garden Florals
Photo Credit: Mod Cloth
The plunging notched neckline, smocked waist and billowing sleeves on this Leith floral top from Nordstrom will make you feel ready for anything. (Available in sizes 1X/18/16/W-4X/26-28/24-26W.) Sex and romance merge.
Garden Florals
Photo Credit: Nordstrom
Garden Florals
Photo Credit: Nordstrom

Love blooms and chains? Throw on this mixed pattern tie waist jacket from Nordstrom and be ready for anything. (Available in sizes 1X/14W-3X/22-24W.)

Floral beauty.

Garden Floral topper
Photo Credit: Nordstrom

Wild Prints

Answer the call of the wild this spring and go for some wild prints. Why blend into the crowd when you were clearly meant to stand out?

Spring into some bright color! This Shauna Blouse from Anthropologie will get you noticed. (Available in sizes 1x-3x.)

Make a graphic statement.

Wild prints
Photo Caption: Anthropologie
We’re loving this Mixed Bag A-Line Mini Skirt from Rebdolls. (Available in sizes 1X to 5X.) A work of art … find it here.
wild prints
Photo Credit: REBDOLLS
Stand out in a crowd with this upbeat A-line Pleasant Confidence Tie Neck Dress from ModCloth. You’ll love the mid-century and Danish design. (Available in sizes 0-28.) Get your Spring vibrations.
wild prints
Photo Credit: Mod Cloth

This Floral Print Ruana from Maurices is lightweight and comfortable with an open front style. (Available in one size.)

Float into Spring.

Garden Florals
Photo Credit: Maurices
Garden Florals
Photo Credit: Maurices
Sweet and stylish, this embroidered shirtdress by Lavinia is sure to earn compliments wherever you go. Charm and style collide – find yours.
Black 'n White Floral Print
Photo Credit: Anthropologie

Find your inner roar with this Light Purple Lavender Leopard Challis Tie-Back Peplum Midi Top from Torrid. (Available in sizes 00 to 6x.) Grrrr …

floral top
Photo Credit: Torrid
floral top
Photo Credit: Torrid

Who says zebras can’t be green? This City Chic Zebra Print Long Sleeve Midi Shirtdress from Nordstrom has real flair. (Available in XS/14W-XXL/24-26W.)

Show your stripes …

zebra print
Photo Credit: Nordstrom

What’s not to love about this Industry Relationships Cowl Neck Midi-Dress from Rebdolls? (Available in sizes 1X to 5X.) Be bold and beautiful!

Plus-size bold prints
Photo Credit: REBDOLLS

Spring Leather

Why should leather be a winter-only material? Especially when it’s faux, and a little lighter? Dare to wear it this spring.

Nordstrom takes you right to the edge in these 1822 Denim Contour Coated High Waist Ankle Skinny Jeans. The slick black coating gives them a leather look. (Available in sizes 14W-24W.) The perfect basic.

plus-size Spring leather
Photo Credit: Nordstrom
Check out these Spanx Faux Leather Leggings from Nordstrom. (Available in 1X-3X. They run small, so order one size up.) Get real in faux.
plus-size spring leather
Photo Credit: Nordstrom
In more leather pants news, these Pari Passu Leather Pants from Nordstrom are on-trend. They deliver the comfort of leggings with the chic style of real leather. (Available in a variety of sizes and shapes — see fitting chart for details.) So sexy – so on trend.
plus-size spring leather
Photo Credit: Nordstrom

Try a little vegan leather love from ELOQUII! Why stick to leather-look pants when you can wear this Faux Leather Puff Sleeve Top? (Available in sizes 14-28.) Get this tough-girl sexy look.

plus-size spring leather
Photo Credit: Eloquii
Go wide or go home! This Faux Leather Wide Leg Pant from ELOQUII is ankle-length and made of slight-stretch woven double cloth. (Available in sizes 14-28.) Lead the crowd with style.
plus-size spring leather
Photo Credit: Eloquii

Hello, sexy! Check out this Tie Waist Faux Leather A- Line Mini Skirt from ELOQUII. (Available in sizes 14 to 28.) Rock this look.

plus-size spring leather
Photo Credit: Eloquii

Shirt Dresses

Shirt dresses are fun because they can be dressed up or down for any occasion. This trend is definitely not leaving runways anytime soon. And hey, we’re glad!

Looking for luxury? Check out this Caroline Herrera option from 11 Honore. (Available in sizes 12 to 22.) You’ll rock this look.

plus-size shirtdresses
Photo Credit: 11 Honoré

For a sexy take on the shirt dress, take a look at The Sassy Type Shirt Dress from Fashion Nova. (Available in sizes 1X to 3X.) Flirt your way into Spring.

plus-size shirtdresses
Photo Credit: Fashion Nova
We love this ELOQUII Striped Cinched Waist Dress. The button down look and back-to-front waist ties are so cute! (Available in sizes 14 to 28.)  Striking stripes found here.
plus-size shirtdresses
Photo Credit: Eloquii
plus-size shirtdresses
Photo Credit: Eloquii

For a longer look, consider this Button Front Shirt Dress from ELOQUII. Snap up this classy classic.

plus-size shirtdresses
Photo Credit: Eloquii
plus-size shirtdresses
Photo Credit: Eloquii

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