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The Chubstr Guide to Men’s Plus Size Spring Trends

Spring is almost here, and that means it’s time to change up your wardrobe. We’ve put together a list of the latest trends to help you take your look to the next level this season. Find out what’s new and what’s available in your size below. 

Big & Tall Pants for Spring

There are endless possibilities for pants this spring and cropped pants are proving to be extremely popular. You can go for a wider, relaxed pant or opt for a slightly more form-fitting style. Whatever you do, flash that ankle.

ASOS DESIGN Skinny Cropped Chinos, $32.00 (Waist to 48)

Plaid and striped cropped pants are especially trendy this year. Find them at ASOS with sizes available to 48 waist.

ASOS DESIGN x LaQuan Smith Skinny Check Pants, $34.50 (Was $87.00), Waist to 48

Want to wear the trend but not ready to buy new clothes? Try cuffing the pants you already own to achieve this look.

Polo Ralph Lauren Stretch 5-Pocket Pants, $31.24 (Was $125.00) Waist to 58

Denim is denim and you can wear it however you want, but light-washed jeans will be the most abundant this season. Shop light wash jeans to 44 waist at American Eagle or sizes to 60 at Dillard’s.

Levi’s 501 Straight Leg Jeans, $89.50 (Waist to 52)

Try Different Fabrics

Experiment with different tactile fabrics, like corduroy and wrinkle-resistant lyocell. Textures like these will be around all year so play around with them now if you haven’t yet. If you’re not big on layering wild prints and colors, this trend will add depth to your look.

Carhartt Fort Long Sleeve Chambray Shirt, $37.99 (Sizes to 4X)
ASOS DESIGN Plus Cord Overshirt in Mustard with Tortoise Shell Buttons, $48.00 (Sizes to 6X)
Men’s Under Exposure™ Yarn Dye Short Sleeve Shirt, $39.99 (Sizes to 4X)
Boohoo Big And Tall Zip Through Cord Overshirt, $24.00 (Was $60.00), Sizes to 4X

The Utility Look

Find shirts with large utility pockets or layer with vests and jackets that sport large pockets. If you’re looking for this style and having a hard time finding the right sizes, don’t forget the brands that are best known for serving up workwear, such as Carhartt and Dickies. They have plenty of shirts, vests, and jackets that fit this trend.

ASOS DESIGN Utility Jacket in Khaki, $72.00 (Sizes to 6X)
Carhartt Sandstone Rugged Vest/Sherpa Lined, $64.99 (Sizes to 4X)
COLLUSION x Everyone Together Unisex Canvas Utility Vest in Mustard, $48.00 (Sizes to 2X)
Original Use™ Men’s Big & Tall Full Zip Jacket, $28.50 (Sizes to 5X)

Plus Size Men’s Tops for Spring

Spring is also the season of bright colors and neons. You should have no problem getting your hands on bright oranges, yellows, greens, and more. It never hurts to inject a little color into your wardrobe. We’re big fans of the fun patterns, colors and designs in the new Bonobos extended size line, with sizes to 4X and 54 waist.

Bonobos Riviera Short Sleeve Shirt, $88.00 (Sizes to 4X)
Ks Island Men’s Big & Tall Short-sleeve Guayabera Shirt, $49.99 (Sizes to 8X)

Short-sleeved button down shirts are another wardobe staple for spring. Try stepping out of your comfort zone with a shirt that sports a revere collar.

ASOS DESIGN Oversized Shirt in Lilac with Deep Revere
River Island Big and Tall Black Crane Print Shirt, $50 (Sizes to 6X)

Try a Tonal Look

Another good spring look? Tonal outfits! Wearing clothing in different shades of the same color can be a good way to make an outfit stand out.

Goodfellow & Co™ Men’s Tall Workwear Bomber, $44.99 (Sizes to 5X)
Harbor Bay Wicking Jersey Henley Shirt, $19.99-$30.00 (Sizes to 8X)
True Nation Garment-Dyed Pants, $47.99-$64.50 (Waist to 60)

Keep Your Big & Tall Swimwear Short

One word: LEGS. Short swim trunks are just about everywhere right now. This year, figure out your ideal above-the-knee length and rock it!

Goodfellow & Co™ Men’s 6″ Swim Trunks, $10, (Sizes to 3X)
George Men’s Novelty Eboard Swim Short, $9.98 (Sizes to 5X)

Like the George Men’s Novelty Shorts shown above? They have 10 different options for under $10 in sizes to 5X! Click here to see them all.

ASOS DESIGN Swim Shorts in Lilac Short Length, $19.99 (Sizes to 6X)
Nautica Quick Dry Palm Tree Print Swim Trunk, $54.99 (Was $69.50), Sizes to 6X

BONUS: See our favorite swimwear picks for big guys here

What Does Your Spring Style Look Like This Year?

You’ve seen our trends list – what are YOU going to be wearing this spring? Tell us in the comments below, on social media, or share a photo of your look with us here.

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