Plus Size Down Jackets Guide

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Welcome to our glorious guide to plus size down jackets.  Are you in the process of researching plus size down jackets for women?  We certainly hope that you are because you found our resource page on the topic.  In this women's clothing section of the Apparel Search directory, you will find all sorts of interesting information regarding trend worthy plus size down jackets.

Plus size clothing is clothing proportioned specifically for people whose bodies are larger than the average person.

A women's down jacket is a jacket which has been insulated with the soft and warm under feathers from duck or goose.

Women's down jackets can be designed & manufactured in specially proportioned measurements to fit larger than average women.  When you are shopping for plus size down jackets it is important to research sizing options and be sure to try the item on to make sure that it fits properly.  Keep in mind that "comfort" is extremely important.

Down is a fantastic insulator as the loft (or fluffiness) of down creates thousands of tiny air pockets which trap warm air and retain heat, thus helping to keep the wearer very warm in cold winter weather.

The importance of "Fill Power".

Fill power is calculated in laboratory conditions and is measured in cubic inches per ounce.  The higher the fill power, the more air pockets in the down and the more insulating the jacket will be for its weight.  Down fill power is a measure of the loft or ‘fluffiness’ of the down and its insulating properties.

Two primary methods of manufacturing a fabulous down jacket for women are the "Box Baffle" & the "Sewn Through" method.

Women's clothing is often arranged in a store by garment type such as shirts, pants, outerwear, etc.  Many retailers also create special categories based on sizing.  You may be familiar with some of the popular terms such as misses, juniors, petites, & plus size.  Department stores may use such categories to help consumers more quickly find product in a properly fitting size.

Down Jackets can conveniently be found in a large retailers plus size department.  Alternatively you can shop at a small specialty retailer or regional chain that caters specifically to this size range.

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What does plus size mean?  In summary, it is larger than average.  Average is sometimes referenced as regular or standard.

For guidance on measurements, size ranges & plus size charts, we suggest you visit brand or retail websites that specialize in this category.  For example you can visit the Lane Bryant website to find helpful sizing charts & information.

Learn more about plus size fashion in our terminology section.

Keep in mind that fashion comes in all sizes and you happen to be the perfect size.

What ever you are wearing today is now trendy because you made it look stylish.  You make everything look fabulous.

With plus size women's down jackets featuring the latest trends in cutting-edge designs, the hottest colors and styles, you can upgrade your wardrobe by visiting your favorite apparel retailer.

By the way, you look so good you may want to think about becoming a plus size fashion model.  You can learn about it in the definitions section. 

If you want to be even more stylish, you should wear your favorite plus size down jackets today.

Be sure to stay comfortable in what ever you choose to wear.

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Plus size fashion can make stylish people like you look very trendy.

By the way, if we mention that plus size women are larger than average, it is simply a numeric evaluation.  An average is a number expressing the central or typical value in a set of data, in particular the mode, median, or (most commonly) the mean, which is calculated by dividing the sum of the values in the set by their number.  Often "average" refers to the arithmetic mean, the sum of the numbers divided by how many numbers are being averaged. 

Apparel Search is a leading guide to fashion, footwear, & accessories of all sizes. We hope that you find this plus size down jackets page to be helpful.