It's a little known fact that some of the most ruthless pirates were women Piracy was at its peak in the mid to late 1600 to 1700s, and during that time there were several female pirates of reckon, like Jacquotte Delahaye, Anne Bonny and Mary Read. In the 19th century, Ching Shih, a Chinese woman was one of the most powerful privateers of all time - commanding 1,500 ships and a total crew of 80,000! Any one of these women can be brought back to life with a plus size women's pirate costume this Halloween
Pirates have been immensely popular among children and adults alike for decades, due mostly to the books and films that have woven many engaging tales about them. Their outfits are well-known and are commonly worn during Halloween and costume parties. Women can look amazing in corsair attire - just remember the importance of wearing the right combination of garments and accessories to truly look the part!
Since the average American woman is a size 14, that would put you into plus sizes since many costumes tend to run on the small side. With sizes available up to a 3X and sometimes 4X there is sure to be a wide range of excellent plus-size women's pirate costumes that will look great on you. Choose an ensemble that will accentuate your womanly curves if you want to look sexy, or one that will complement your larger frame to give you the authentic commanding presence of a fearsome freebooter captain!