The Best Plus-Size Dresses for Homecoming 2017 | #HOCO2k17

The Best Plus-Size Dresses for Homecoming 2017 | #HOCO2k17

It's back to school season, which means Homecoming 2017 is just weeks away! Sydney's Closet has some seriously stunning plus-size dresses that are perfect for #HOCO2k17. Best of all, our short styles are all under $200!
August 02, 2017
Tags: Style
How to Mix and Match Bridesmaid Dresses

How to Mix and Match Bridesmaid Dresses (Plus, Our Favorite Plus-Size Bridesmaid Dresses!)

Over the past few bridal seasons, we've seen more women shopping our collections of plus-size dresses in search of mix and match bridesmaid dresses.
March 23, 2017
Tags: Style Wedding
Plus Size red prom dress added purple gloves for jessica rabbit halloween costume

DIY Halloween Costume: Repurpose Dresses in Your Closet

The countdown to Halloween 2020 is on!  But with the COVD-19 health crisis looming, Halloween risks being the latest special occasion to be cancelled or curtailed. 

Without a doubt, you will receive fewer invitations to Halloween parties held at homes of your friends and family.  And, we can predict with certainty trick-or-treaters of all ages will avoid the tradition of going house-to-house knocking on neighbors' doors. 

January 01, 2016
Tags: Style

Dress Up Tips Marine Corps Birthday Ball

It happens every year.  Just like clockwork.  Staring late summer we get super busy with customers shopping for the perfect plus size evening dresses to wear to the U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Ball held each November. What better way to celebrate and honor  the long, distinguished history of the Marines than with the traditional ball.
November 10, 2014
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Commedian Melissa McCarthy wearing a zebra fabric and funny hat

Plus Size Formal Dresses for Melissa McCarthy

The outspoken actress Melissa McCarthy created a media buzz this week.  In an interview in the July issue of Redbook magazine, McCarthy reminded the world that top fashion designers refused to create an evening gown for her to wear to the awards shows.  Sick of being shunned for her plus size figure, McCarthy launched her own fashion line called "Seven7".
June 06, 2014
Tags: Style
Hollow to Hem measurement for plus size prom, wedding or evening dress

What's Hollow to Hem on a Plus Size Dress?

We love getting questions from customers seeking advice. Here's one that has to be among the top questions we get asked. 

Dear Sydney: Yikes! What does 'Hollow to Hem' means when shopping for a plus size occasion dress?

April 16, 2014
Tags: Style
The Low Down on High-Low Dresses

The Low Down on High-Low Dresses

Trend Alert!  For 2011, Prom dresses with high-low hemlines are all the rage.  What's a high-low dress?  It's really simple. The front of the dress features a skirt with a shorter length skirt.  The back of the dress dips low to the floor.  The result: the best of both worlds in one dress.
June 02, 2011
Tags: Prom Style