Modest Clothing in Women's Plus Sizes

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A Dressy Occasion modest wedding gowns and formals

Donna Anderson runs this boutique out of her Southern California home, providing modest wedding dress and formals to customers in person by appointment as well as long distance through her website. A Dressy Occasion carries many popular brands of modest wedding dresses and formals.

Couture de Bride by Tova Marc Jewish Wedding and Formal Dresses in New Jersey

Located in Teaneck, New Jersey, Couture de Bride carries over 250 bridal gowns in stock and provides custom design services for Jewish and other brides looking for modest wedding and formal dresses.

Bolero Jackets from Amazon

Add sleeves and shoulder coverage to formal dresses with affordable boleros in many styles and colors from Amazon. One bride we know asked her bridesmaids to each choose their own dress in the same color to wear underneath matching boleros for a coordinated yet custom effect.

Jackets and shawls from TJ Formal

Jackets and shawls from various designers may be found from this retailer that fulfills online, international orders from its store location in Missouri. A modest dresses category exists, though only a few designs offer truly modest necklines. This company has in the past advertised a service of obtaining matching fabric from the manufacturers of some of the dresses, expanding the options for adding coverage to non-modest styles, so inquire in person about this possibility.

Allure Bridals Modest Collection

Allure Bridals designs a Modest Collection that features sleeves and higher necklines along with similar skirt and bodice detailing used in its other collections. House of Brides stocks most of the Allure Modest Collection and is one of the largest online wedding stores.

Bliss Modest by Bonny Bridal

The Bliss Modest Collection from Bonny Bridal features sleeves and higher necklines along with similar skirt and bodice detailing used in its other collections. All-white dresses and white dresses with colored accents are available. House of Brides carries most of the Bliss Modest Collection and is one of the largest online wedding stores.

Seamless Modesty Alterations by Alta Moda Bridal Boutique

This boutique works with couture bridal and formal gown manufacturers to perform pattern alterations at the cutting stage to achieve a modest style with no piecing or seaming. Pictured is an original Anne Barge strapless style and the same dress with sleeves that was altered at the pattern stage prior to cutting. Brides' and bridesmaids' dresses from the following brands are available with alterations for modesty:

Totally Modest bridal and formal gowns online

An extension of the Boulevard Bridal and Prom retail store, the Totally Modest website offers a deep selection of gowns from modest brands such as Bliss by Bonnie and Allure Modest Collection. Inquiries are accepted via the company's contact form or by emailing directly, totallymodest at gmail dot com. If you don't receive a reply within 24 hours on business days, the company asks that you check your spam folder or call 435.628.9223 in the United States.

Unforgettable Plus Size by Bonny

Unforgettable is Bonny's plus size bridal collection, and this is not an intentionally modest line, but a few dresses with sleeves are offered. Bonny's modest collection, Bliss, offers many more sleeved styles than Unforgettable, and sizes in Bliss go up to 32, so be sure to shop both collections. House of Brides stocks both the Unforgettable and Bliss lines and is one of the largest online bridal retailers.

Modest Prom Dress Rentals

Modest Prom Rentals serves customers primarily from its store location in Mapleton, Utah. However, photos of the available dresses are displayed online to make selection easy, and the store told us that they can ship some dresses for rent to other states in the United States. The larger dresses may be cost prohibitive to ship, but the more moderate dresses are feasible for shipping to out-of-state renters.

Plainly Dressed Nightgown

Made to order, this lovely nightgown is produced by a company that primarily serves the Amish and Mennonite communities. This style is available with a nursing option.

The Modest Mom maternity and nursing clothing and women's regular long skirts

This company specializes in maternity and nursing clothing but has also branched out with a few non-maternity women's and girls' items. A generously-sized nursing cover in a variety of pretty printed fabrics completes the collection. The company also blogs regularly at The Modest Mom.