This article is from the FAQ, by Stef Jones (email@example.com) with numerous contributions by others.
24843 Del Prado, Ste 249
Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone: (714) 496-7042
Catalog $1 (refundable with first order)
Large size bangles -- 8, 9, or 10 inches around.
812 13th Ave.
Sidney, NE 69160
Phone: (800) 237-4444 (orders U.S. or Canada), (800) 742-4008
Web site: http://www.cabelas.com/
GoreTex parkas and pants up to at least 5XL. Many other items up
to 3XL in both big and tall sizes. Reasonable prices.
California Rainbow Tie Dye
Web site: http://www.catalog.com/giftshop/tiedye/td.htm
Tie-dye shirts up to 3X.
Cameo Coutures, Inc.
Dallas, TX 75247
Phone: (214) 631-4860
They custom-make large-size bras. They are expensive (about $50)
but are very comfortable, well-made, and long-lasting, with no
underwires, so they won't poke you or stick out in funny places.
One woman (size 52DDD) reports that changing to Cameo bras
completely alleviated shoulder pain she experienced due to large
breasts and ill-fitting bras.
Carol Doda Boutique
Lingerie boutique in San Francisco.
PO Box 690002
Houston, TX 77269
Phone: (618) 675-0121, (800) 424-1008
T-shirts up to 4X (some have fat-positive designs). The sizes
seem to run small.
Casual Male/Big & Tall
Web site: http://www.thinkbig.com/
Good customer service, nice stuff, reasonable prices. Sizes up
Upscale sister store of PS (see below). Boutiquey, concentrated
in the South and on the East Coast (they also have stores in the
Chicago area). Styles and quality can vary from store to store.
Moderately priced, good service. Nice, good quality lingerie,
nice formal evening wear, among other things. Also leather
bomber jackets. Sizes 14-26, and some up to 32 or 34, also up to
4X. The sizes run large, including the pantyhose and tights.
Mail returned 4/97
Chadwick's of Boston
Phone: (800) 525-6650
1 Chadwick Pl Box 1600
Brockton, MA 02403-1600
Midsize women's clothing. One reader reported they have great
BKI PO Box 782 - Charlene's
Las Vegas NV 89125
Phone: (702) 695-3889
Fax: (702) 735-2309
Email orders: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: http://www.ultimate.org/2531/2531a.html
Sweats and jersey slacks/shirts to 12x.
Phone: (800) 234-0432
All sizes of Levis 501s from tiny to huge. Many other "Western
styles" in big sizes.
There's one at Valley Fair Mall, Santa Clara, CA
Good quality, natural fiber clothes up to size 20/22.
Web site: http://www.flash.net/~dollie/Collar_Extender.html
"Wonder Button" Collar Expander allows men to increase the neck
size of their shirts by 1/2 inch.
Color Me Big
PO Box 9773
San Bernadino, CA 92427
Phone: (909) 887-8969
Sizes 16-60, custom work available.
The Company Store
San Francisco, CA.
Coole Designs (formerly Richman Cotton)
2631 Piner Rd
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: (707) 575-8924, 800-992-8924
Web site: http://www.metro.net/bcoole/designs/index.html
All-cotton, dyed-on-the-premises clothing in sizes from infant
to 3X. Shirts, skirts, dresses, long johns, cotton/lycra bike
shorts, leggings, and Renaissance costumes. Reasonable prices.
Can be slow to ship because they make some things to order and
dye in batches.
Phone: (800) 362-8410
1530 S Myrtle
Phone: (818) 358-6216
Nursing bras in sizes up to 46H, with extenders for larger band
sizes. Large-size bras (including Goddess Bras) and lingerie
(including g-strings). They carry costumes around the various
holidays. They do custom fitting.