Fits nicely, but I would definitely order a size larger Fits nicely, but I would definitely order a size larger. I typically wear a size 14, and plus sizes usually are a bit roomy on me. This dress...not so much; however, the built-in shaper makes up for the snug fit. Just don't freak out that it feels too small when figuring out how best to put it on. The color would best be described as eggplant.