Supersize - Extended size - Big enough - Big & Tall - Grand - God/Goddess Size - [fill in your own term here]

This web page contains an alphabetized list of US clothing retailers who offer clothing in US women's size 30-32 and larger, US men's size 5X and larger.

Created April 2001. Last updated April 2013


A * B * C * D * E * F * G * H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z *

To look for stores in a particular state, use your browser's search feature to search on the state name.

Each retailer is associated with various keywords:

Type of store
[catalog]	Catalog store
[internet]	Web store
[chain]		Retail chain store
[single]	Retail single store. [state name] follows.
[consignment]	Sells some clothes on consignment
[overseas]	Will ship overseas
[misc]		Other lists of clothing resources

Whom they make clothing for in large sizes
[maternity]	Maternity and/or nursing clothing and/or bras.

What sizes they make
[petite]	Petite women's sizes
[tall]		Tall women's or men's sizes
[custom]	Does custom work

Type of clothing
[accessories]	Jewelry, belts, hats
[casual]	Slacks, nice shirts, blouses, skirts, dresses
[career]	Suits and other office wear
[club]		Club wear, goth, punk, rave, urban
[costumes]	Halloween and other holiday costumes
[evening]	Evening dresses, evening suits
[lingerie] 	Lingerie, including bras, underwear, sleepwear
[underwear]	Men's undergarments
[outdoors]	Jackets, coats, other cold weather gear
[shoes]         Shoes and boots in large sizes and/or wide widths
[sportswear]	T-shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants, shorts
[swimwear]	Bathing suits (men or women)
[uniforms]      Nurses' uniforms, etc.
[wedding]	Wedding and wedding-party dresses

----- A -----

A Big Attitude
	Phone: US TOLL FREE: 877-858-8820
	Sportswear - sports bras, leggings, pants, camis, hoodies. All
	items made in the US. Sizes to 57" bust, 50" waist, 60" hip
	(they call this 6X). Most items available in all sizes. Midsize
	models. Moderate prices. Articles on exercise. Their clothing is
	also available at some retailers. April 13

A Personal Touch
	Phone: Toll free 888.447.0496 
	See Blouse House. April 13

Abundance A Plus Size Boutique
	13604 Ventura Blvd.
	Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
	Phone: (818) 990-6128
	They offer clothing from many manufacturers, including Astarte.
	Tends to be expensive. Customers are enthusiastic about the
	service. Some customers say they don't offer enough youthful
	fashions. April 13
	998B Old Country Road 
	Plainview, NY 11803 
	Store phone: 516-513-1188
	Web site phone: 516-367-1095
	Clothing from various manufacturers, to size 34.
	Ships worldwide. April 13

All Your Wishes, Wants and Needs 
	530 Eastern Blvd.  
	Baltimore, MD 21221
	Phone: 410-574-7998
	Plus size consignment and bridal boutique. Regular clothing in
	sizes 14-30 and bridal in all sizes, including children's.
	Inexpensive. Has 3000 sq. ft show room. Owner is a plus size
	woman and her "goal is to make life easier for those of us who
	seem to be discriminated against because we do not fit the
	manufacturer's mold of average." April 13

AllHeart Medical Superstore
	Scrubs to size 7X (72" chest). Wide width shoes. You can search
	by size. April 13

	Small, fat-positive, family-owned business offering a variety of
	items for large and very large people: Fanny packs, hospital
	gowns (to size 10X), bra and tummy liners, socks, and bibs. Some
	prices are higher than some other companies selling similar
	items. April 13

Aramark Work Apparel and Uniform Services 
	Phone: (800) 388-3300
	Fax: 800-436-3132 
	Web site:
	Work clothes, outdoors clothes, some casual and business casual
	clothing. Rentals available. Some of their stuff is available up
	to men's 5X (64" chest, 58" waist). April 13

Arlene's Dress Shop
	82 Elm Street (Route 110)
	Salisbury, Massachusetts
	Phone: (978) 462-3898
	Retail store. Suits, uniforms, wedding dresses, evening gowns,
	casual clothing, lingerie, sportswear, swimwear from a variety
	of manufacturers. They will order things for you. Jewelry and
	accessories. Large inventory. Update April 13: Listed on Yelp.

Astarte Woman by Design
	Phone: (562 )708-1330
        Web site:
	Women-owned family business. Owners are plus-sized. Clothing
	designed in-house. Clothing for sale online, at a couple of
	boutiques in California, and often at events such as NAAFA. They
	sometimes have fashion shows. Size chart goes up to 70" hips but
	they will design for larger sizes. You can search by clothing
	line or by type of clothing. Many items in slinky and other
	stretchy fabrics. On the more expensive side. Models are
	plus-sized. Ships overseas. "There are quite often multiple ways
	to wear the same thing. I can dress for a 2 week vacation by
	taking 6 pieces of her slinky knit. All washable, packs like a
	dream." "Almost all of her clothing is cut on the bias. This
	allows the fabric to drape in a flattering way for all body
	types." April 13

----- B ------

B. Coole Designs
	Phone: 800-992-8924, 707-575-8924
	Woman-run retailer offering period clothing including bodices,
	cloaks, capes. Sewing patterns. Sells at many festivals, mostly
	in California. Cotton/lycra leggings, tights, bike shorts. Sizes
	to 59" bust, 53" waist, 68" hips (4x). April 13

Baladi Boutique
	Phone: 407-656-7524
	Web site:
	Custom size belly dance costumes and separates, belly dance
	accessories. "Extra large sizes are slightly higher and require
	a consultation." Costumes expensive, accessories moderate.
	Provide measurements on order form. 6 week turnaround. Ships
	overseas. Apr 13

BBW Boutique
	Owned by two plus size women. Sizes to 7X (74" bust). Club wear,
	evening wear, resort wear, costumes, sarongs. Plus size and
	supersize models. April 13

Big Tall Direct  
	Phone: 800-214-9686 Toll Free outside Dallas, Texas
	972-385-8255 for Dallas & International Customers
	Web site: www . bigtalldirect . com
	Discount men's clothing in sizes to 10X Big, 6X Tall, 80" waist,
	24" neck. "We are a division of an existing big and tall
	retailer." You can search by size; search results show only
	in-stock items. Basic alterations available. Low to moderate
	prices. International shipping. April 14

Big & Tall Guys / Keystone Mercantile Company
	101 North Franklin Street
	Titusville, PA 16354
	Phone Toll Free: 800-479-0164, 814-827-7132
	Discounted men's clothing from several manufacturers. Big sizes
	to 80" chest (size 10x); tall sizes to 76" chest (8xt). You can
	search by size or manufacturer. Free alterations. Join the free
	BAT Guys Club to get discounts. April 13

Big & Tall Outlet
	1333 S. Nappanee St.
	Elkhart, IN 46516
	Large showroom and Internet store offering discount men's
	clothing. More items in store than on web site. Most items 50%
	off retail prices. Sizes to 8X (72" waist). Can search by size
	via the search box. April 13
	Costumes to size 9x (80" bust/hips) or custom sizes. Plus-size
	models. April 13

Big Dogs 
	Web site:
	Boxers, shirts, shorts, pants, swimtrunks, & other up to 6X
	men's sizes (68" chest). Also offers women's plus-size clothing,
	but not in supersizes. Moderate prices, discounts when you
	purchase multiple items. Larger sizes cost more. International
	shipping. They donated a gift certificate to the 2006 NAAFA
	event auction. April 13

Big Gals Plus Size Lingerie
	Lingerie, club wear, fetish wear, costumes, and shoes. Large
	selection and unusual styles I haven't seen anywhere else.
	Reasonable prices. Many items designed/made in-house and
	available in sizes up to US Woman's dress size 36, which they
	call 12X. Some of the offered fabrics are very stretchy. Wide
	width boots. Larger sizes cost more. Ship anywhere. Some thin
	and some large-size models. April 13

Big Girl Gear
	They have a booth at two farmer's markets (see Events page).
	Dresses, pants, lingerie, outerwear. Many items in sizes up to
	90" hips. Limited inventory in some items. Measurements given
	for each item. Supersize models on web site. No refunds,
	exchanges only. International shipping. April 13

Big Man's Land
Type of store
	Mostly casual wear from popular brands. Models are not big.
	Larger sizes sometimes cost more and you have to add them to the
	cart to see the increased price. Some tops in sizes up to 10X
	(80" waist) and some bottoms in sizes up to 72" waist. You can
	search by size. April 13

Big on Batik 
	Phone: Toll-free 1-888-411-9790 Local: 562-866-3200
	Cotton and rayon casual and evening wear, swimwear, sarongs.
	Jewelry and Love Your Body wristbands. Owner Satu previously
	worked with the company as a photographer. All items to 6x (70"
	bust, 60" waist, 80" hips); some items go larger. Hem
	alterations available. Plus size models. All items ready to
	ship. International shipping. 
	April 13: They are updating their web site, but you can order
	their items from

Blouse House
	Web site:
	Mostly tops, also some skirts, dresses, pants from several
	manufacturers. Sizes to 8x (74" bust, 77" hips). You can search
	by size. Moderate prices. Free shipping over $125. International
	shipping. April 13

Bras Custom-Fit by Maxine
	11104 E. Sheley 
	Independence, MO 64052 (near 30th & Sterling) 
	Phone: (816) 252-1899 
	Bras 28A-64N & Custom (some Maternity, Prosthesis, and Strapless
	as well), Swimwear cup-sized. When calling, state that you found
	her listed on the fat-acceptance clothing list on the Internet.
	April 13: listed on yelp

Bras Plus
	1563 South Virginia St.
	Reno, Nevada 89502
	Phone: 775-324-3332
	Web site:
	Web store and retail store in Reno, NV. Family business.
	Babydolls, bustiers, bras, breast forms. Transgender friendly.
	Offers mastectomy bras and accepts Medicare assignment.
	Exchanges but no returns. April 13

By Ro Designs
	Phone: 310-221-0509
	Woman-owned company. Sexy one-piece and bikini swimsuits, sizes
	to 5X (bust 63", hips 65"). Moderate prices. Plus-size models.
	April 13: No stock on site.

------ C -------

	Phone: (800) 237-4444 (orders U.S. or Canada)
	TDD: 800-695-5000
	Web site:
	Catalog store, chain, and Internet store devoted to hunting,
	fishing, and outdoor gear. Some items to men's 5X (64" chest,
	58" waist). You can search by size within category. Ships
	anywhere. Low prices on many items. Apr 13

	Lingerie. Affiliated with Lane Bryant (you can see Cacique
	merchandise at some Lane Bryant stores), Catherine's, and Sonsi.
	Bras to 50DDD and 48H. You can search by size. Sleepwear,
	swimwear, cosmetics. April 13

Casual Male XL
	Phone: 800-767-0319 (US) 781.828.9300 x1561 (International)
	Chain store with paper catalog and Internet store. Affiliated
	with Rochester Big & Tall and Destination XL. Full line of men's
	clothing. Big sizes to 10X (84" chest), tall sizes to 8XLT (76"
	chest). Shoes to size 18 and wide widths. You can search by size
	within category. Personal shopper service. "Not only do they
	know what they stock, but if they do not have what you want,
	they will call around to other stores in the chain to see if
	they have it." April 13

Catalog Project: Plus Size Clothing over Size 30
	This is not a retailer, it's a list along the same lines as this
	one, but focusing on women's clothing and including clothing
	from the UK and Canada. Mar 14

	Mall store (owned by same company that owns Lane Bryant,
	Cacique, Sonsi) and Internet store. Full line of women's wear in
	classic styles. Slightly plus-size models. Sizes to 6x (63"
	bust, 60" waist, 69" hip). Bras to 56-I. Can search by size.
	International shipping. Some folks think their clothes are a bit
	on the frumpy side. Moderate prices. Good service. April 13

	2300 Windsor Court
	Addison, IL 60101
	(800) 568-2433
	Phone: (800) 568-2433 toll free US, (773) 427-6700 international
	Elastic waist pants and shorts in several styles to 5X
	(58" waist, 68" hip); Jackets and shirts to 5X (66" chest and
	hip). 3X and up cost a little more. Hats, shoes, neckwear,
	aprons. Many fabric options including traditional black and
	white and also fun prints. Customizable with logos or text.
	Quantity discounts. Some fabrics help raise money for charity.
	Ships internationally. Apr 06

Classic Plus Size Jewelry
	Phone: 215.547.9300 
	Rings to size 17, watches with extra long bands, bracelets to
	11", necklaces, necklace extenders, ankle bracelets, toe rings.
	Men's and women's styles. Some styles available in custom
	lengths. Ships to US only. April 13

Cloak & Dagger Creations 
	61 Gilson Road
	Littleton, MA 01460-1300
	Phone: 978-486-4414 
	Historically accurate and fantasy clothing. Up to 12 week
	turnaround for custom designs and made-to-measure, but some
	items are available immediately (listed on web site; actual
	measurements given). Cloaks, poet shirts, robes, habits, gowns,
	jerkins, tunics, pants, trim fabric by the yard. They attend
	various conventions and historical events such as RenFaires and
	SCA. They have a studio you can visit by appointment. Ship
	overseas. April 13

Coogi Men
	Urban menswear. Some items to 6X. On the expensive side.
	Colorful sweaters. Larger sizes cost more. April 13

----- D -----

DatGurl: Funky Threads for Thick Chicks
	P.O. Box 9083
	Oakland, CA 94613
	Web store run by woman of color; they also attend some local
	events. Tees with fat positive and other designs. Sizes to 56"
	bust and 58" hips. Plus size models. April 13

Daphne Larger Sizes
	Phone: (212) 877-5073
	Dresses, suits, coats, separates, jewelry. Opulent fabrics.
	Expensive. Classic and innovative styles, an emphasis on
	ethnic-inspired styles. Sizes to 64" bust, 62" waist, 70" hip
	(5X). Most of the items I looked at on the online store were
	available in 5X. Larger items cost a little bit more. Plus-size
	models. April 13

Decent Exposures
	12554 Lake City Way NE
	Seattle, WA 98125
	Fittings by appointment
	Phone: (800) 524-4949 (U.S./Canada), (206) 364-4540 (Seattle/overseas)
	Woman-owned company and all clothes made in USA.
	Maternity/nursing sport/leisure bras in many colors of
	cotton, velour, lycra, or "Dri-Release" (they send swatches).
	Also a strapless bra. "Look like outerwear, have no hardware and
	are quite comfortable." Cup sizes to L and band sizes to 54;
	also custom sizes. Elastic is covered. Bras are sturdy. Follow
	their special sizing instructions. Some women think the bras
	aren't supportive enough; some love them. Underpants to size 16
	(70" hip). Pants/shorts/leggings 57" hip (4x). Skirt to 64" hip
	(4x). Shirts and T-shirt dresses to 63" bust (4X). Nightshirts
	to 67" hip. Swimsuits (same sizing as other items); their fabric
	or they'll make one from fabric you send in for 25% off.
	Large-size organic cotton menstrual pads. Maternity-cut shirts,
	pants, leggings, underwear. They will "do just about anything
	you want to a basic cotton t-shirt (change neck, sleeves,
	length), so I think they're also a great source for inventing
	your own sleepwear." If you don't like how an item fits, they
	will adjust it for free. Items made to order; turnaround time
	about 3 weeks. Shipping included in prices. April 13

Designer Curves
	Affiliated with Sizes to 75" bust, 81" hips
	(they call that 12X). Separates, dresses, jumpsuits, swimsuits
	(one-piece and bikini), and sarongs. Fun styles and fabrics.
	Some items in limited edition fabrics. Plus size models. April

Dion-Jones Ltd
[internet][women][petite][tall][custom] [career][evening][outdoors][wedding]
	Phone: 312-933-7325
	Web site:
	High-fashion line of blouses, skirts, pants, ensembles, coats,
	illustrated by design sketches (there's one photo with a promise
	of more). Some of the design sketches describe types of fabric
	that are available. You can order swatches of the fabric for a
	fee that's deducted from your first order. Sizes to 7x (72"
	bust, 74" hip). Petites and talls. You can only order by phone.
	They require a 50% deposit and don't offer returns or exchanges.
	April 13

Dharma Trading
	1604 Fourth St
	San Rafael, CA
	Phone: toll-free: (800) 542-5227 (USA and Canada) 
	(415) 456-7657 (elsewhere)
	Fiber arts supply store and blank clothing for doing art on. 
	A few items in larger sizes - hospital scrubs to 62" chest, 60"
	waist, T-shirts, and Hanes "Beefy-T" shirts to 65" chest. They
	also have Fruit of the Loom T-shirts to 4X (59" chest). Volume
	discounts. Ships worldwide. Environmentally friendly, ethical.
	April 13

Diesel Femme Wear
	Punk/clubwear made from recycled clothing. Accent fabrics are
	stretchy mesh. Decorations include chain, bells, feathers, 
	hardware, fringe, trim. Sizes to 63" bust, 55" waist, 65" hip
	(they call that 8X). Custom sizing available. Items made to
	order, 6 week turnaround. "Each piece is unique and can be
	tailored to reflect your own aesthetic. Choose the color, accent
	fabric & the combination of decorative elements you'd like."
	Some plus-size models on web site. April 13
	Phone: 888-4-DRJAYS, 858-805-6140
	Urban/streetwear in a variety of brands. Men's clothing to 6x
	(68" chest, 58" waist). Retail stores in New York and New
	Jersey. You can search by size. Ships worldwide. April 13

----- E -----

	Phone: 800.826.2205 toll free US, 715.261.9588 international
	Athletic equipment and apparel. Men's clothing to 6X (exact
	measurements depend on manufacturer) and 60" waist.
	Manufacturers like Big Daddy, Sean John, Rocawear, Champion,
	Pelle Pelle. You can search by size. Large and wide shoes.
	Official NFL clothing to 5X/60" chest. Ships overseas. They have
	a paper catalog. April 13

[casual][career][evening] [swimwear][lingerie][accessories][sportswear]
	Web site:
	This online auction site has an extensive collection of
	clothing (and just about everything else). There is a special
	category for women's plus-size clothing, but it might be easier
	to search by your size, e.g., 5X or 48w. There are also a number
	of eBay-only stores selling plus-supersize items. April 13
	Links to retailers that sell clothing in sizes 26W-44W. Apr 13

Enell Sports Bra
	P.O. Box 808
	317 Second St. 
	Havre, MT   59501
	(800) 828-7661, (406) 265-8250
	Web site:
	Sports bras to 60" bust / 53" rib measurements, custom sizes.
	Buy on their site (ships to US only) or buy from retailers (list
	on site). They look very sturdy and supportive. Front closure,
	back support, wide straps.  April 13

	Web site:
	They offer a variety of dresses, skirts, tops, jackets in
	standard sizes to US36W (66" bust, 69" hip). Custom sizes for a
	low fee. You can adjust details of each garment such as the
	neckline or sleeve length. Custom sizing is via an online form
	with drop-down lists. Ships to US and Canada only. Some folks
	complained of slow shipping and sizing / quality problems. Other
	folks said that they were happy with what they ordered. April 13

----- F -----

1st African Clothing
	Phone: 888-760-7943 toll free
	Traditional African clothing. Sizing is not standard but
	measurements given for each garment. They have an "abundant" cut
	for some items that tends to measure from 30" across the chest
	(so 60" around) and up. They also sell fabric, throws, 
	wraps, and headwear. Run by a nonprofit organization assisting
	people in Kenya. Ships internationally. April 13

Fo' Paws Productions
	Science fiction, fantasy, mystery, and cat themed T-shirts,
	and sweatshirts. Your graphic on a shirt. Short sleeve T-shirts
	to 6X, long sleeve T-shirts and sweatshirts to 5X. April 13

Frank's Big & Tall
	Chain store with 6 locations in New Jersey. Full line of men's
	clothing. Their fit chart says they carry sizes to 8X (76"
	chest, 72" waist) and 5XT, but their "about" page says pants to
	80" waist. Not everything available in all sizes. Footwear to
	size 18. Alterations. Ships worldwide. April 13

----- G -----

Graduation Gown

	Family run company; they attend various shows in Missouri,
	Kentucky, and Illinois. Tie-dye (dyed to order) or plain color
	T-shirts (short and long sleeve) to 6X (66" chest); sleep shirts
	to 5X (64" chest, 42" long). Hats, bandanas, children's
	clothing. Choose from a wide variety of tie-dye patterns and
	also other graphic designs (e.g., tie dye guitar). 8-week
	turnaround time, or choose from in-stock items. Larger sizes
	cost more. April 13

----- H -----

Hawaiian Aloha Fashions
	Phone: (808) 545-3179 
	Retail and wholesale Hawaiian clothing. Ships anywhere. Some men's
	shirts in sizes to 8XL (chest 71"). You can search for a
	specific size using the search box. Fabrics by the yard. April

Hilo Hattie
	Web site:
	Phone: 888 526 0299
	Internet and chain store with locations in Hawaii. Hawaiian
	shirts to a men's 7X (70" chest, 66" waist). Muu Muus to 62"
	bust, 53" waist, 65" hip. Cotton and rayon. Also gifts, books.
	Ships overseas. Reasonable prices. April 13
	Phone: USA: 800-259-7283 International: 317-321-9999 
	Web site:
	They specialize in shirts and ties, but they have a full line of
	men's clothing. T-shirts and golf shifts to 6X, suits to 80"
	chest, pants to 76" waist, and so on. You can search each
	department by size or other criteria. Large sizes cost more.
	Discount for buying a dozen items or more (they don't have to be
	identical). April 13

----- I -----

	Phone: 888.418.7428 (US only) +1.415.692.5640 (Worldwide)
	Internet store, and their clothing is also available at a number
	of clothing boutiques. Very feminine styles. Most are
	form-fitting and stretchy. You can shop by shape or size. Each
	item has its own fit chart and fit notes, along with some of the
	actual garment measurements. Sizes to 68" bust, 62" waist, 72"
	hip (this is called size 32). Clothing made in USA. Moderate
	prices. Most fabrics appear to be "unnatural" (e.g., lycra,
	polyester). Ship to Canada and overseas. They have a Spanish
	language version of their web site. Their web site is explicitly
	fat-accepting (although they don't use the f-word), e.g., it has
	a quote from Marilyn Wann of Fat!So? and a Q&A column with
	Bonnie Bernell, author of Bountiful Women. April 13

Instant Attitudes
	T-shirts with clever geeky slogans. Most are available to 5X,
	some to 6X. Larger sizes cost more. April 13

Irene's Fashions at Large 
	2939 Arden Way 
	Sacramento, CA  95825 
	Phone: (916) 483-1065  
	Pam Segalman is the owner. Irene's has been serving large women
	for over 25 years. Sizes are 18-60. They carry everything from
	career wear, evening wear, slacks, jeans, sweater, lingerie &
	bras. Will ship. April 13

Island Shirts
	Jane Taylor 
	Web site:
	Woman-owned business. Hawaiian shirts to 6X or custom sizes.
	Each shirt costs $95. Shirts are made to order (to measurement
	or following your favorite shirt), custom sizes are no problem.
	Available fabrics change frequently. Fabrics by the yard also
	available. "I bought a couple and am extremely pleased with the
	results as I am a quite hard-to-fit 'supersize' bloke. They're
	not cheap - but they are good and Jane has never been less than
	very friendly and speedy in her responses to me." April 13

----- J -----

JC Penney
	Web site:
	On the web site, they have a few basic women's items in sizes up
	to 32W (61" bust, 54" waist, 63" hip). Hard to search by size.
	Men's big and tall to 5X (64" chest, 60" waist). Large and wide
	width shoes. Prices are reasonable. You can order a big and tall
	paper catalog or look at it online. April 13

Jessica London
	Phone: anytime toll-free (800) 781-9172
	Web site:
	Full line of women's wear in classic styles. Affiliated with
	Redcats USA, which also runs the Brylane, Chadwick, Lerner,
	KingSize, Roamans, and Woman Within lines. Sizes to 60" bust
	53" waist, 62" hip. A few items to 7X. You can search by size.
	Larger sizes cost more. Ships worldwide. April 13

	Phone: (800) JUNONIA
	Web site:
	Sizes to 6X (66" bust, 58" waist, 70" hip). You can search by
	size. Clothing tends to be generously sized. Not everything is
	available in supersizes. Some petites and talls. Bras to 50DD
	and 42F. Sportswear in cotton and a variety of high-tech
	fabrics, including their own fabric, QuikWik. Swimwear -
	one-piece, separates, and aquatards. Chlorine-resistant fabric.
	Travel wear. Web site has good sales and there's a search by
	size function. You can also read their paper catalog online.
	Catalog sometimes does not describe sizing/fabric
	idiosyncrasies, but telephone sales people know a lot about the
	clothes. Secure online ordering. Mid-size models. Most like the
	quality of their clothing, but one person had problems with
	shorts that fell apart quickly. Free shipping if you need to
	exchange an item. Ship overseas. April 13

Just Big Sportswear
	4700 Rozzelles Ferry Rd.
	Charlotte, NC  28216
	(704) 391-3000
	T-shirts and sweats in sizes to 10x (86" waist). All items
	manufactured in the US. Most items in 10 colors. Minority owned
	company. They used to be wholesale only but now have an online
	store. April 13

Just My Size
	Phone orders: (800) 261-5902 
	Web site:
	Bras to 58J. Panties to size 10X. Hosiery. Swimwear. Small
	selection of basics in "extended sizes" to 6X (67" bust, 69"
	hip). Midsize models. Ships within US only. Mar 06

----- K -----

Kaufman's Tall & Big Men's Shop
	3395 South Broadway
	Englewood, Colorado 80110
	Phone: (303) 761-6000; (888) 761-8255
	Web site:
	Not affiliated with Kaufman's Department Store. Does not ship
	outside the US. Men's clothing from various manufacturers; some
	items to sizes 5LT and 5X (60-inch waist). Shoes to 20EEEEEE.
	Sign up for Birthday Club to get $10 coupon. Not all available
	items are shown on the web site; if you want something that
	isn't shown, give them a call. Inseam altering for free. April

Key Industries 
	400 Marble Road
	Fort Scott, KS 66701
	Phone: (800) 835-0365 
	Work clothes, uniforms. Some items to 5X. (You can't search by
	size.) April 13

King Size Direct
	Phone: (800) 677-0249
	Affiliated with Redcats USA, which also runs the Jessica London,
	Brylane, Chadwick, Lerner, Roamans, and Woman Within lines. Full
	line of clothing. Sizes to 10X (84" chest, 80" waist). Shoes to
	size 18, wides and extra wides. Tall sizes. Reasonable prices.
	April 13

	Lingerie, dresses, casual wear in sizes to 68" bust, 62" waist,
	and 72" hips (5X, 32). The web site has a "real curves" section
	that features models of different shapes and sizes; you can look
	at models of a specific size. Moderate prices. Their clothing is
	also available in retail stores; the web site has a page listing
	them. Ships anywhere. April 13

----- L -----

Lady Grace Intimate Apparel
	Web site:
	Bras and maternity bras to 58" bust and G cup. Hosiery to 300
	lbs. Other items don't really go up to supersizes (largest size
	of girdles and half slips is called 10X but only fits 60" hips,
	largest panties are called 15 but only fit 56" hips). Stores in
	Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Many bra fitting tips
	and guides on the site. No shipping and handling charge on your
	first exchange. Ships overseas. April 13

Lane Bryant 
	Online and chain store. Affiliated with Catherine's, Cacique,
	and Sonsi. Some items in sizes to 30/32. You can search by size.
	Moderate to expensive. April 13

Lotus in the Moonlight
	eBay store. Caftan style rayon jackets to 80" around, dresses to
	90" around, other styles. Pretty batiked prints. Ships overseas.
	April 13

Love Your Peaches Clothing Company
	Phone: Toll free 888-274-7499
	Web site:
	The owner is a BBW. Simple, elegant clothing in a variety of
	fabrics. Also activewear and some wedding dresses. Prices vary
	by fabric. Sizes to 6X (70" bust, 76" hips). One piece and two
	piece mix-n-match swimwear in a variety of cute styles. They
	will tailor items to order at no extra charge. They use plus and
	supersize models; web site also has a gallery of customers
	wearing their clothes and swimwear. April 13

----- M -----

Magic Makers Costumes, Inc.
[internet][single][West Virginia][overseas][women][men][unisex]
	545 Fourth Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701
	Phone: 800-233-5810, (304)525-5333
	Some of their rental/purchase costumes come in large sizes,
	e.g., "Abe Lincoln" costume comes in coat sizes to 60. Most
	costumes list relevant chest/bust/waist measurements, but no way
	to search by size. April 13

Making It Big
	501 Aaron St 
	Cotati, CA 94931-3062
	Phone: Toll free (877) 644-1995
	Web site: Making It Big
	Sizes to 76" bust and 82" hips (US women's size 48W) (not all
	styles available in the largest size). They design and produce
	their own patterns; most of their clothing is made from natural
	fibers and with environmentally friendly dyes. Some of their
	clothing is made in the U.S. Some petites, talls. They use large
	and supersize models. They ship overseas. April 13

Medical Scrubs Collection
	Toll Free: 888.56.SCRUBS (72782) 
	http://www.medicalscrubscollection . com
	Scrub tops, pants, jackets, dresses from many manufacturers.
	Also socks, hosiery, shoes (including wide width), lanyard
	necklaces. Each manufacturer has its own size chart but I saw
	sizes to 5X (64" chest, 65" hip). You can search by size by
	entering a size (e.g. "5X" in the main search box. Ships within
	48 continental US states only. April 13

	Sizes to 10X (bust 84", hips 87"). Lots of different kinds of
	tops. Also shorts, pants, lingerie. Items are shown on hangers
	and sometimes it's hard to see the shape. Most items are
	inexpensive. No refunds, exchanges only. Ships worldwide. April 13.

Muldoon's Men's Shop
	1506 South Hastings Way
	Eau Claire WI 54701, USA
	Phone: 1-800-942-0783 and (715) 832-3502
	Fax: (715) 832-6798
	Web site:
	Full range of menswear from multiple manufacturers. Sizes to 10X
	(84" chest). You can search by size. They ship overseas. April 13

Myles Ahead 
	1320 N. State Road 7
	Margate, FL 33063
	Web site:
	Size chart lists sizes to 80" bust, 85" hip (they call this a
	5X), but some items come up to 10X (not sure what that means).
	Store is 25 miles from Miami and is handicap accessible / size
	friendly; alterations done same day. Large collection of
	dresses, jackets, tops, and pants in a variety of fabrics. Small
	jewelry collection. A few plus-size art items available. They
	use plus and supersize models. The photos of the clothing on the
	web site are not very high-resolution so it can be hard to tell
	what details the clothing has. Also, some item descriptions
	don't include the type of fabric (you can see the available
	fabrics on their own page, though). April 13

----- N -----

----- O -----

Oddessy Martial Arts and Medieval Supply Center
	Phone: 1-800-ODDESSY (1-800-633-3779)
	Web site:  
	Large martial arts uniforms, including Karate gis up to size
	12 (waist 76"). April 13
	Red Cats USA Internet store selling women's clothing from the
	brands Woman Within, Roaman's, Jessica London, Avenue, Chadwick,
	and men's clothing from King Size Direct. Women's sizes to 7X
	(73" bust, 65" waist, 75" hip). Hosiery to 8x (500 lb, 6'). You
	can search by size. Petites and talls. Men's clothing to 10X
	(84" chest, 80" waist) and 7XT. Not all items available in all
	sizes. Wide shoes for both sexes. Wide calf boots. Shoppers
	club. Shopper reviews. April 13

----- P -----

Pango Pango Swimwear
	1905 E. Atlantic Boulevard
	Pompano Beach, FL  33060-6562
	Really skimpy, really sleazy swimsuits, mostly bikinis.
	Bottoms to 45"-47" hips or custom (not sure how well they'd deal
	with supersizes). Tops have cup sizes to F, and they make the
	band to your measurements (bust size 54 mentioned). Mar 06

Peggy Lutz Plus 
	1813 Empire Industrial Court, Suite A
	Santa Rosa, California 95403
	Web page:
	Sizing to 82" hips; not all styles available in all sizes
	(depends on the width of the fabric bolt). Dresses, jackets,
	tops, and pants. One of a kind items. High-quality interesting
	fabrics. Expensive. Plus and supersize models and older models.
	April 13

Persephone Plus
        2801 Ocean Park Blvd. PMB 366
        Santa Monica, CA 90405
	Small collection of formal gothy dresses. Sizes up to bust 62,
	waist 52, hip 64, and custom sizes. Fabrics include Velvet, PVC,
	Slinky, Satin. April 13

Plus Size Women's Wear
	Web site:
	Church, mother of the bride, and business suits, dresses from
	many manufacturers, some of whom offer some of their items in
	supersizes (e.g., Donna Vinci to 66" bust and 70" hip, Ben Marc
	to 70" bust and 72" hip). You cannot search by size. April 13

Plus Woman 
	85 Laurel Haven
	Fairview, NC  28730
	Phone: 800-628-5525 (US/Canada), 828-628-3562
	Web site:
	Each season they put out a catalog with a selection of fabrics
	(including cotton, Tencel, rayon, linen-rayon, and
	cotton-polyester blends, solids and prints) and a selection of
	dresses and separates. You can order any of items in a choice of
	fabrics, and you can specify inseam, length; sleeve length;
	neckline type, and so on. They also carry scrubs, and casual
	clothing and sportswear from other manufacturers. Sizes 1X-9X
	(83" bust, 90" hip). Supersize and midsize models. Free fabric
	swatches. April 13

Plush Cat Style
	Owned by a plus-size woman. Tops, dresses, pants, loungewear,
	swimwear. Lots of rayon batik (affiliated with Big On Batik).
	Sizes to 5X, but can't find a size chart on the site so I don't
	know what that means. (There are measurements on some items.)
	Plus-size models. International shipping. April 13

----- Q -----

----- R -----

	Affiliated with Redcats USA, which also runs the Jessica London,
	Brylane, Chadwick, Lerner, KingSize, and Woman Within lines.
	Women's sizes to 48W/7X (73" bust, 65" waist, 75" hip), but not
	all items available in all sizes. I can't find any way to search
	by size. Inexpensive. April 13

Rochester Big & Tall
	Full variety of men's big and tall clothing. Affiliated with
	Casual Male XL. Not everything comes in all sizes, but some
	items to 8X (28" neck, 76" chest, 72" waist). On the expensive
	side. April 13

Ross Unlimited Big & Tall
	366 Flat Shoals Ave., SE
	Atlanta, GA 30316
	Phone: (404) 522-6622
	If they don't have your size, they will custom-make clothing for
	you (such as jeans) if you purchase at least six of the item.
	Supersize underwear. April 13: Business listed on Yelp but can't
	confirm details

Round House Workwear
	Manufactures overalls to 74" waist and jeans to 54" waist.
	Clothing made in US and available at various online and local
	retailers (see vendors page). April 13

Rush Order Tees
	Printed and embroidered T-shirts and other casual wear from your
	design. Carries several styles of unisex/men's Ts in sizes to 5X
	and at least one style in sizes to 6X (but in limited colors).
	Sweatpants to 5X. April 13

----- S -----

Sanctuarie Designs
	Phone TOLL FREE: (888) 889-5400
	Sizes to 9x (86" chest 94" hip) (actual measurements of clothes).
	Dresses, shirts, pants, and jackets in a wide variety of slinky
	print fabrics. For many items you can choose size, length,
	sleeve, neckline, inseam. Larger sizes don't cost more, but
	added length does. In other fabrics (such as cotton/poly, satin,
	velvet) they offer capes, pajamas/loungewear, caftans, robes,
	goth dresses, t-shirts. Some of these items are to their 9X,
	some to their 6x (78" waist, 74" hip). Halter swimdresses in
	many prints to 80" bust or so. Jeans ("extra extra extra long")
	to 68" waist, 86" hip. They have a "very pear" category of
	clothing with extra room for hips and legs - t-shirts, dresses,
	pants, swimsuits. Prices quite low. Most clothes shown on thin
	mannequins. April 13

Sassy Scrubs
[internet][single][New York][overseas][misc][women][men][unisex]
	102 Church Street, North Syracuse, NY 13212 
	Designer scrub wear (uniforms) for men and women, including
	maternity styles, custom lengths, specialty prints. Sizes to 6X
	(77" hips). Larger sizes cost more. Ship anywhere. Made in US.
	Woman owned manufacturing company. They also sell fabric. April

[internet][catalog][chain][men][women][shoes] (US site) (Canadian site)
	Women's clothing only goes up to 26, some men's goes up to 8X.
	Shoes to 17EEEEE. April 13

Sewfits (Ana's Accoutremonts, Ruth's Custom Sewing and RK Executive Wardrobe)
	Phone: 888-SEW-FITS (739-3487), 512-462-0783
	Custom-made period and fantasy costumes, their design or yours,
	their fabric or yours. Also custom-sized patterns. Custom men's
	wear, bridal wear, and dresses. Ruth's portfolio page includes
	plus-size models (actual customers). You need to provide
	detailed and accurate measurements. Usually 2-3 month
	turnaround; delivery date guarantee. April 13

	340 Poplar St.
	Hanover, PA  17333-0069
	5 Avery Row
	Roanoke, VA  24012-8567
	Phone: (800) 852-2822
	Web site:
	Some items to 6X (66" bust, 68" hips), a few to 7X. You can
	search by size. Some petites. Moderate prices. Thin models.
	April 13: Site is down

Size Queen Clothing
	Studio/retail store (open limited hours; see web site)
	3125B E. Burnside 
	Portland OR 
	Web site: Size Queen Clothing
	Designer/retailer Bertha Pearl sells boxers, robes, and "one of
	a kind, limited edition and custom clothing." Sizes to 8x (81"
	bust, 85" hips) and custom. Variety of fabrics including 100%
	bamboo. April 13

	Online only, but affiliated with Lane Bryant and Catherines. You
	can ship items from Sonsi to a Lane Bryant or Catherine's store
	for pickup. Offers clothing from various manufacturers such as
	Kiyonna and Ulla Popken. Thin models. Sizes to 6X (65" bust, 60"
	waist, 70" hips). You can search by size within category or
	brand. Moderate prices. April 13

Stout Men's Shop (aka Big Men | Tall Men | Stout Men's Shop)
	Phone: 800-458-5650 or 508-879-1400
	Web site:
	Big selection. Very wide size range on many items (some by
	special order, some in stock) -- sweats to size 11X (80" chest),
	suits to waist size 88, shoes to 20EEEEEE, etc. Worldwide mail
	order. April 13

SWAK Sealed With A Kiss Designs
	Stretchy flowy clothing, some items can be wrapped various ways.
	Leggings and skinny jeans. Shop by "look." Some of their items
	are available in extended sizes to 6X (their sizes run small).
	Unstretched measurements given for each garment. Lots of
	polyester and rayon/spandex. Ship overseas (minimum applies).
	Plus-size models. Blog. Videos. April 13

Swimsuits for All
	Sizes to 34 (52" waist, 62" bust), but all the larger size items
	are swimdresses or top + shorts/skirt separates. A few coverups.
	Some slightly plus size models on site. Ships worldwide. Free
	exchanges. April 13

Sydney's Closet
	Elegant prom, bridal, formal, and cocktail attire. They offer
	several lines, each with its own size chart; "calioto" goes up
	to 77", waist 68", and hip 80" (they called this size 44); "glam
	gurlz" goes up to 61" bust, 54" waist, 65" hips (size 32), and
	so on. Larger sizes cost $30 more. Most items specify no returns
	or exchanges. You can sometimes specify extra length. Small and
	midsize models on web site, but there's also a customer gallery
	with larger women. Items for sale at various stores, you can
	search by state or province. Ships worldwide. Articles on
	fitting, hairdos. April 13

----- T -----

Tafford Uniforms
	Web site:
	Wide variety of scrubs and warmups in various fabrics. Also
	shoes. Many different manufacturers. Sizes to 7X. You can search
	by size. Ships in US only. Large sizes cost more. April 13

Team Estrogen
	Sportswear for women with a focus on cycling. Some items come in
	sizes up to 62" hip. You can search by size. April 13

Top Custom Wetsuits Sites
	List of places to buy custom wetsuits, sorted by popularity.

----- U -----

Ulla Popken
	Clothes and classics. Lots of viscose, rayon, and slinky fibers,
	but also cottons and cotton blends. Almost all items available
	to size 32/34 (5X, 60" bust and 66" hips), some to 36/38. You
	can shop by size. They give an indication of the fit for each
	garment: relaxed fit, slim fit, etc. Moderate prices. Slightly
	plus-size models. April 13

	Web site:
	They produce a line of kilt-like garments for men to size 60
	waist (large sizes cost more). April 13

----- V -----

Valley Department Store
	245 N. Euclid Ave.
	Ontario, CA 91762
	Phone: (909) 984-8646
	Valley Big & Tall
	Big and tall menswear up to size 80 waist. Free basic
	alterations. More than 17,000 sq. ft. of men's tailored
	clothing, dresswear, sportswear, workwear, Levi's. Family owned
	since 1929. April 13

----- W -----

Woman Within
	Web site:
	Large collection of clothing, inexpensive to moderately priced.
	Affiliated with RedCats USA, along with Roaman's Jessica London,
	Avenue, King Size, and so forth. Size chart goes to 69" bust and
	71" hips. Some items not available in largest sizes. Thin
	models. It's not easy to search by size. April 13

Westport Big & Tall
[catalog][internet][chain][Connecticut, North Carolina][overseas]
	Full line of men's clothing, familiar brand names such as Cutter
	& Buck. Sizes to men's 6X (66-68" chest, 62-64" waist) and 5XT.
	Catalog and Web store with two retail locations, one in
	Connecticut, and one in North Carolina. They have a club that
	costs $49 per year to join and gives you 10% off your first
	order and free shipping, including on returns. You can shop by
	size on the web site. All sizes cost the same. Most items
	available in all sizes. April 13

Wilsdom African Designs
	Phone: 510.636.9061
	African wedding gowns and formal wear, also some items suitable
	as Western casual wear. Not all items available in larger sizes.
	They make some items to order. Fabrics by the yard available.
	Free shipping. April 13
        9663 Santa Monica Blvd.
        Beverly Hills, CA 90210
	High quality suits and hats for special occasion to business.
	A few items to size 34 (66" bust, 56" waist, 70" hip); you can
	search by size. Web site uses thin models. They also have some
	men's suits.  April 13

----- X -----

----- Y -----

----- Z -----

Copyright 2001-2013 by Stef Maruch (
Permission is granted to copy and redistribute this article in its entirety for non-commercial, educational use only, provided that this copyright notice is not removed or altered. No portion of this work may be sold, either by itself or as part of a larger work, without the express written permission of the author. This restriction covers all publication media, including electronic media.