Leading Plus Size Retailer Sonsi.com Adds Exciting New Apparel and Accessories Brands to Its Online Shopping Experience

Jan 30, 2012, 09:30 ET from Sonsi

BENSALEM, Pa., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonsi®, the award-winning online shopping and social destination designed exclusively for women sizes 12 and above, announced today that it has added five exciting fashion forward partners to its repertoire.  Sonsi's more than 300 apparel and accessories brands for plus size women will be joined by: Palm Beach Jewelry, SwimsuitsForAll.com®, Monif C., A BIG ATTITUDE® and SVOBODA®.

Catering to the nearly 60 percent of women in America who wear size 12 or above, Sonsi's new brand offerings greatly expand the retailer's year-round collection of swimsuit styles and premium denim, as well as its fashion-forward separates and party attire, and fashion jewelry showcase.

"These brands are on a mission to outfit full figured women in fashionable attire," says Jill Hutchison, Director, for Sonsi.com.  "We are thrilled to offer new assortments of the latest trends, as well as classic styles, at varying price points that suit their unique body shapes and lifestyle needs."

The new arrivals include:

Palm Beach Jewelry – Offering over 2,000 jewelry styles in a range of prices points, in both costume and fine, this collection of earrings, rings and necklaces delivers breathtaking shine in every color of the rainbow. Sparkling gemstones, from sapphires and rubies to diamonds and cubic zirconium, are sure to become the Sonsi woman's new jewelry box favorites!

SwimsuitsForAll.com® – For year-round swim and special getaways, these figure-flattering swimwear styles and related apparel and accessories are designed to make real curvy women of varying shapes and sizes feel comfortable and beautiful in their own skin. Experts at swimwear, SwimsuitsForAll.com provides the Sonsi woman hundreds of stylish choices that fit and flatter her body in all the right places. 

Monif C. – Designed by mother/daughter team, Monif Clarke and Elaine Clarke, Monif C. designs reaffirm every plus size woman's desire to surround herself with luxurious, inspiring elements of style. Monif C. designs are heavily inspired by the colors and textures of the Caribbean, the glamour of New York City nightlife and European style. Known for their versatility, Monif C. pieces work well for day and night... dressed up or down.

A BIG ATTITUDE® – Specializing in active and exercise apparel crafted especially for plus size style and comfort, A BIG ATTITUDE offers high quality fitness clothing including sports bras, yoga pants, bike shorts, leggings, sports tops and more. Made in the USA, A BIG ATTITUDE apparel is perfect for fitness activities such as walking, running, biking, aerobics, yoga or for casual activities such as running errands. Find A BIG ATTITUDE on Sonsi, starting February 2012.

SVOBODA® - Designed with curves in mind, SVOBODA specializes in quality denim and apparel for plus size women focusing on fit and style. A true lifestyle denim brand, SVOBODA offers sophisticated, modern classic clothing including loungewear, sportswear, social wear and career attire. Find SVOBODA on Sonsi, starting Spring 2012.

A social shopping leader, Sonsi recently launched Fashion Genius™, a breakthrough fit technology that guides plus size women, in just three minutes and with no measurements required, through a simple survey that marries their curves, fit issues and signature styles to a world of apparel that is an ideal fit for their individual figures. Sonsi also offers social destination, SonsiLiving®, the plus size woman's go-to destination for fashion tips, expert advice and inspiration.  Participating notable industry insiders include Megan Garcia, a plus size model, yoga instructor and author of Megayoga, the first guide to yoga for plus size women; and Susan Moses, celebrity fashion stylist to such luminaries as Wynonna Judd, Jill Scott, Emme and Mo'Nique.

About Sonsi®

Sonsi offers one of the largest online assortments of plus size women's apparel, accessories and products, specifically for women sizes 12 and up.  With 300+ brands in one convenient shopping destination, Sonsi features trendy tops and bottoms, classy cocktail, evening and casual dresses, career wear, active wear, outerwear, swimwear, intimates, accessories and more, in a variety of price points from great brands such as Kiyonna™, Lane Bryant®, alight, Sealed With a Kiss Designs, IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel, Catherines®, Fashion Bug®, Cacique® and more. SonsiLiving®, the social side of Sonsi, is an inclusive online social community where women can stay informed and inspired with expert blogs, content and advice covering topics such as fashion, beauty, health, relationships and more.  Sonsi, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Charming Shoppes, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHRS).