A Primer on Plus Size Clothing in the Philippines

When it comes to clothing, there are certain things that you just can’t compromise on. Color, style, price, quality— each of these things might be essential when it comes to picking the right piece for you, but at the same time, these all have a workaround.

Your shirt only comes in orange? Build the rest of your outfit’s palette around it. Those distressed jeans looking a bit too wear and tear for your liking? Move on to the next pair. That jacket you’ve been lusting after ending up too heavy on your wallet? That’s what membership points, credit cards, and deferred payments are for. The seams on that skirt looking a little lose? Luckily there’s another shop across the street that offers the same look at better quality for a decent price.

Every problem has a solution when you’re clothes shopping, but unfortunately some problems are a little tougher to fix than others. There’s nothing that feels more like a truly personal blow than walking into a clothing store, finding an outfit that hits all of the marks— perfect color, hip style, affordable price, and good quality— but misses one of the most important ones: size.

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