Our website has gotten a bit of a polish behind the scenes, designed to make the site more usable. We've added an accessibility widget that can enhance your experience whenever you visit us. But, of course, anything with lots of handy dandy functionality can be confusingly complicated. And if you...
There's something powerful in finding your people. You instantly feel more confident once you know that you're not the only person alive dealing with the issues you face, or who's interested in the same things. Helping us find each other is one of the greatest things the internet does. I've written...
Ever wonder what goes on at a Vikki Vi photoshoot? Well, you're about to find out, Last week, I was able to tag along as the team photographed our new Primrose Pink Classics. Spoiler alert: it was loads of fun. At Vikki Vi Headquarters in Chatsworth, CA, there is a magical room...2 Comments
Why should you care about this? The more you understand clothing, the more you'll be able to enjoy your wardrobe. We've spoken a lot about different styles and how they might work with or against your body's natural shape. Fabric type will let you know how a garment will drape, and how...1 Comment
It's my turn. I let the team turn the tables on me and send some questions. Fasten your seatbelts and keep your hands inside the ride at all times. Where did you grow up? Brooklyn, NY. I have one younger brother, but I'm the 5th oldest of 17 grandkids. When I...8 Comments
Plus size clothing was just a job to Leslie when she first came to Plus By Design, but it quickly became so much more. She says, "After a few short weeks I thought 'uh oh, I like these people a little too much for this to be just a time...
We all know that buying from women-owned businesses (like us!) is empowering for women in general. But it's also a way to empower ourselves as consumers. Because when women are calling the shots, products get designed with other women in mind. Think back to all the unsatisfactory clothing you've owned over...3 Comments
You may already feel like you know Allegra since she's one of our models. But you may not know everything she does on the other side of the camera. Literally - if she's not in the photo, she's probably the one snapping pictures. "I am such a visual person, so getting to...5 Comments
If you're new to Vikki Vi Classics, you may be taken aback by the prices. We get it. Certain plus size retailers charge big bucks for clothes that fall apart during their second washing. You can get clothes that last longer than that for a lot less money. Why buy $80 pants...4 Comments
Danielle Malconian, aka our fearless leader, has been devoted to helping plus size women for 25 years. It's her life's calling. But how did she get here? It all started with her feet. Her size 12 feet, to be precise. She says, "when I was a young woman, there were...8 Comments
Last week I talked about personal shoppers and how they can help you find the clothes that are just right for you. They don't just shove a bunch of clothes into your arms and march you off to a dressing room. Personal shoppers are familiar with all the clothes in...1 Comment