Being overweight can make it hard to find clothing that you feel comfortable in, even more so when it comes to formal wear. Off the rack clothing is limited to what the manufacturer decides is the optimal range of sizes to sell the most clothing, which makes it hard to find the bigger sizes a lot of the time. This means that plus-size women generally have to shop at stores that specialise in larger clothing.
The modern Western culture sure has shifted and morphed multiple times over the recent decades. From the brutalist era of hard and large straight cut buildings to the contemporary revival of old fashions before our time in the hipster emergence. Yet the style that never gets old and reimagined are the years of what we may determine now to be vintage. This style would encompass the late World War 2 years all the way up to the mid-1960s.