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Oh Polly Plus Size – How Inclusive Is Oh Polly?

As a plus size woman, it can often be difficult to find clothes that make you feel confident and stylish. This is why it’s so important that retailers like Oh Polly offer an inclusive range of products for women of all shapes and sizes. In this article, we’ll take a look at the Oh Polly plus size range and see how inclusive the brand really is.

Shopping for plus size fashion at Oh Polly

While Oh Polly isn’t known for being an inclusive brand, the store does stock some plus size items.

Below you’ll find quick links to Oh Polly’s plus size items in various categories:

How plus size inclusive is Oh Polly?

While Oh Polly claim they are progressively adding more plus size items to their collection, the brand has often been accused of making plus size clothes that don’t actually fit.

In a video that went viral in 2021, sisters Adeola and Fareedah Patronne tried on the same dresses from Oh Polly in size 10 and size 16, and found that the size 16 options were often very poorly cut for larger body shapes.

In our own Inclusive Index – a ranking of how plus size inclusive online fashion retailers are – we found that Oh Polly ranked 8th worst among top online fashion brands, with just 248 plus size designs, compared to thousands of plus size items available at the most inclusive brands.

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While the situation has improved somewhat over the last year, there is still a sizeable gap in Oh Polly’s plus size offering. At the time of writing, Oh Polly has 679 dresses for sale, but only 238 where available in plus sizes (UK sizes 18 and above).

Just 2 items on Oh Polly are available in size 20.

You won’t find any plus size or curvy models featured on Oh Polly

Unlike many more inclusive online fashion stores, you won’t find any plus size models featured on Oh Polly’s website.

However you can find plenty of plus size and curvy haul videos and reviews on TikTok and YouTube.

Read our Oh Polly guides for more shopping tips