the best retail brands for women over 40

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Hi, I'm Alison. I'm a pro shopper & stylist. Our lives and our styles change as we grow; tap through for my tips on brands that are great for our age!

If you've found your go-to clothing retailers seem too matronly or too juvenile, you're not alone. And you're likely over 40.



Anthropologie has started to offer more brands in more sizes (up to 3XL). They offer fun prints, unique accessories and clothes that move with you.



Boden provides quality products with quirky details that look great on grown women. They often have lengths in tall and sizes up to 20/22.



This is an online retailer carries many different brands and trendy items that are perfect for the sophisticated woman. They offer sizes up to 16.


M.m. La fleur

They make items geared for the workplace, but also separates perfect for the weekend or social activities. Many pieces are machine washable, and sizes go up to XL+3 (about a US 20).


Pari passu

The founder wanted to revolutionize plus-size shopping by offering luxe items based no only on size, but also shape. They offer elevated clothing for the workplace and polished occasions in sizes 12 and up.


universal standard

They are one of the most size-inclusive retailers out there, offering sizes from 00-40, and even petites and lengths in some items. They offer elevated wardrobe staples and chic pieces in solid fabrics.