plus size 8 way dress is a euphemistic term given to clothing proportioned specifically for people whose bodies are larger than the average person’s. According to PLUS Model magazine in the fashion industry, plus size 8 way dress are identified as dresses of 12-24 sizes, super-size dresses as sizes 4X-6X and extended size dresses as 7X and up. plus size 8 way dress are sizes 14W – 24W. Super-size dresses and extended size dresses are used interchangeably for sizes 26W and above. Sometimes dresses of 26W size are included in plus size.
The first one to sell plus size 8 way dress was Lane Bryant, who began trading in the early 1900s as a producer of clothing for “Expectant Mothers and Newborn”.