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This article is from the FAQ, by Stef Jones (stef@bayarea.net) with numerous contributions by others.

A1) Where can I find clothing and shoes? M

MTF Geriatrics
[catalog][women][casual]
PO Box 320
Ellis, KS 67637
Phone: (913) 726-4807
Dresses, slips/camisoles, skirts, blouses -- clothing for folks
with disabilities.

Macy's
[chain][women][evening][career][lingerie]
Web site: http://www.macys.com
Department store. Plus-size clothes in Macy's Woman section.
Pricey, evening/career focus. Recommended that you get a
"Personal Shopper" who can help if you have problems. Sizes up
to 24. Jockey For Her underwear to size 12 or 13.

Madame X Lingerie
[catalog][women][lingerie]
3023 N. Clark St., Suite 271R
Chicago, IL 60657
Catalog $5
Lingerie to 4X (24).

Magical Creations Boutique
[single][Oregon][supersize][casual][evening]
4232 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR
Phone: (503) 288-5450
Plus and supersize designer samples, wearable art, ethnic.

Making It Big
[single][California][internet][catalog][women][supersize][petite][tall][casual]
[career][evening][sportswear][lingerie]
9595 Main Street
Penngrove, CA
Phone: (707) 795-6861 (store), (707) 795-1995 (catalog)
Email: gwenn@bigwomen.com
Web site: http://www.bigwomen.com
Dresses, pants, tops, career clothes, some underclothes,
sportswear. Carefully tailored, natural fibers, dyed to order
(so sometimes you have to wait a while), high quality. Good
source of basics. Some pants, dresses, and shirts are available
in petite and/or tall sizes. Some folks feel they aren't
sufficiently responsive to supersize needs; other folks think
they do a good job. They use large models. Pretty colors. They
have their own size chart. Their clothes seem to be long enough
for tall women. "Their leggings are the most comfortable
garments I've ever worn, in a very soft cotton-lycra mix which
does not seem to be available anywhere else. They are receptive
to customer comments." One person said that the environmentally
friendly dyes are not color-fast, but another had no problem
with clothing fading quickly.

Marianne Plus
[chain][women][casual]
Mall store.
Funky clothes at reasonable prices. Cool urban fashion.

Marian's Full Figure Designs
[catalog][women][casual][sportswear]
385 W. Marigold
Altadena, CA 91001
Phone: (213) 681-5845
Catalog $2 (refunded with first order)
Tops, shirts, stirrup pants.

Marilyn's
[catalog][women][lingerie]
PO Box 1117
Santa Maria, CA 93456
Phone: (800) 462-4447
Lingerie in sizes 1X-4X. A little pricey.

Marshall's
[chain][women][men]
Discount store.
Hit or miss, but sometimes they have good stuff.

Marshall Field's
[chain]
Department store. Sizes to 24-28. Not bad in price if you hit a
sale. Quality and selection varies by location.

Massey's
[catalog][women][shoes]
601 Twelfth St.
PO Box 10088
Lynchburg, VA 24506-0088
Phone: (800) 4-MASSEY
Women's shoes up to size 14 in a variety of widths.

MaxMara
[single][California][women]
San Francisco, CA
Limited selection of larger clothes (sizes 12-22). If their
style matches yours, you'll be in heaven.


Miss M.
[catalog][women][supersize][lingerie]
4470-107 Sunset Blvd, Suite 131
Hollywood, CA 90027
"Slutwear" in sizes 1X-6X. Possibly no longer in business
(3/7/95).

Modern Woman
[chain][women][supersize][casual][career][evening][lingerie]
Phone: (717) 396-9000 (corporate headquarters)
Clothing store similar to Lane Bryant; mostly casual and career,
some dressy stuff. Their lingerie selection is much better than
LB's. Somewhat pricey, but great sales, excellent service. Call
corporate headquarters for location near you. Sizes 14-26
mostly, some stuff to size 32.

More To Hug
[catalog][single][California][internet][women][lingerie][evening]
[casual][career]
Phone: (800) 850-8525
Web site: http://www.vcnet.com/moretohug/
Stores in Thousand Oaks and Camarillo, CA.

More To Love, Too
[single][Kentucky][women][supersize][casual][career][evening]
Breckenridge Lane South in the Hikes Point area
Louisville, KY
Sizes from 14 to 36 and can special order anything from a size 3
up to 8x

Myles Ahead
[catalog][single][Florida][women][supersize][tall]
6652 NW 57 St.
Tamarac, FL 33321
Phone: 888-MylesAhead, (305) 724-0500
Fax: (305) 724-7177

 

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