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I love, love, love Roamans!



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I'm 5'0...with a large chest and broad, Hayden Panettiere-ish shoulders. =/

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MY ACTIVE WEAR? Wal-mart and Target --- I can get work-out pants at Wal-Mart at the right size pretty easily. As for any active jackets or tops, I look at the Men's section at Target. They're the Champion brand and I think they're actually kind of sharp and good-looking on me. I haven't found another brand that would allow ample room for my shoulders...

MY SPORTS BRAS? Kohl's --- Champion brand. Sooo breathable, with way awesome support. I don't want to go back to normal bras. I feel my back has felt way better since I got them. I can run without flopping!!! lol

JEANS? Kohl's --- Plus Size brands I like: Craft & Barrow /// Gloria Vanderbilt. Because of my height, I have to find an "S" (short) pair of jeans that is also WIDE. I can usually find a pair that fits my needs under either of these brands.

CASUAL/DRESS Clothes? Kohl's, Walmart --- For single-color shirts and some graphic tees, I go to Wal-Mart. I usually get graphic tees from the men's section, because I kind of think the women's graphics are lame. (Sorry, I don't like Looney Toon's characters!) =P For cute tops and dress shirts/slacks, I go to Kohl's. Seems to be the only place where dress shirts give me enough shoulder room without being too long on me. Brands I like: SONOMA, APT. 9, Croft & Barrow.

WORK-OUT SHOES? Kohl's or Famous Footwear --- I only wear the NEW BALANCE brand of shoes. They come in WIDES and are super durable.

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I love Kohl's obviously. =) Plus there's always a sale there... hehehe

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4/1/12 2:00 A

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Dress Barn is my favorite as well. I can be a size 16 in the clothes they make....whereas Wal-Mart clothes are size 20 and fit horribly! It is a pricey store but well worth the fitted plus size selection and the quality of the clothes!

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I'm also 5'3". Dress Barn has great syles for plus and petite sized women, and let's face it...just normal girls who are not a size 0. Their prices are pretty reasonable and the styles are always up to date and flattering for women of a certain age and/or a certain size. I am on their email list so I always get the coupons. It is also one of the few remaining stores where the sales girls will check on you and get you a different size if you need one. I highly recommend it.

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If you love jeans that actually fit and are comfortable, in many colors and styles, petite, average and tall - try Diane Gilman Jeans at www.hsn.com (HSN - used to be called the Home Shopping Network.) If they don't fit, send 'em back, no questions asked. They are AMAZING!

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I'm not sure this is a 'one size fits all' question. I find it is hit or miss. Sometimes I do ok with stuff from Woman Within or Roamans and others times they don't fit right at all. I'm a pear shape and quite tall and I find it hard to find clothes. I have good luck at Nordstrom a lot as well as jill and jag jeans are nice and long. I do most shopping online.

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It depends on what I want. I alternate between shopping online and in person, and buy online only from online vendors who either have free shipping to and from or who have brick-and-mortar stores nearby that I can return to. I won't buy from places I have to pay to return to because I will return anything that doesn't fit right.

- For business clothes, including suits, I shop at Nordstrom. I especially like their slacks, cardigans and dresses.
- For casual clothes and activewear I like Land's End (returns can be done at your local Sears).
- My favorite fleece is from REI. They don't have as many online plus-size options as I'd like.
- My favorite jeans are JAG, and I buy them online from Zappos.com. They used to be available at Nordies, but aren't anymore.
- Old Navy has good basics - t-shirts, hoodies, and such. Their quality isn't great, and their sizing can be really off, so I try to limit what I get there.
- I shop at Lane Bryant for shorts, and other odds and ends. But I'm there less and less often - their quality has really suffered recently.

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3/31/12 4:17 P

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fashion bug is a nice place to buy clothes they have all sizes and pretty trendy and seems to always have sales if you check online

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for business casual qvc.com has a brand called Dialogue that has true to size clothing with reasonable prices and are nicely made. sizes come up to 3X

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I buy almost all of my clothes at Macy's. With sale prices, clearance and coupons, I found a very nice, stylish blouse for $12. The quality is high, unlike Wal-Mart. I bought some work out clothes from Wal-Mart and the shirts got wider and shorter and I'm constantly tugging them down.

I wear suits and business attire for work, there isn't anyplace else I've found much for stylish clothing other than Macy's. Once in a while I had some luck at Bloomingdale's, but that store closed in my city.

I'm looking for a nice dress to wear to a wedding in a few months and Macy's is my only local option.

The brands I like include Inc, Eileen Fischer ( little pricey), Jones New York,jc (another Jones brand), and Ralph Lauren (a little pricey). The Macy's house brands (including INC) are good.

I have several pairs of black yoga pants from Lands End that have worn like iron, they have not stretched out and are still jet black. I wear these a lot since I'm in between jobs. I also wear them instead of jeans since jeans are much harder to fit.

I have several fleece tops from Land's End that I purchased last fall, they get washed a ton and still look great!



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I scanned through some of the replies on this thread but didn't see anyone mention maternity wear. I used to shop in the maternity sections of my favorite sotres. The clothes always seemed to be cuter than regular plus size clothing. And because of the way they are constructed they grow (or shrink) with you. They can be a little pricey, but you can always find a great sale at the end of each season.

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Let's face it, our choices are not too great, and I'm very tall making my options even more limited. For pants, its very difficult. Sometimes LB's tall pants work and sometimes they don't. Same with their jeans. For tops, I have been having very good luck with the Women's departments in Macy's and Dillards and they also run awesome sales.......

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If you are not averse to it, shop Goodwill Industries or a second hand store. This has been a boon for me as I've needed to continue downsizing and don't want to pay full price for clothes that will hopefully soon be too big.

Bras - Playtex 18 hour is the only thing I buy - I buy several when they are on sale so I don't have to pay full price

Panties - Just My Size - most comfortable I've found

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Jessica London and One Stop Plus offer beautiful work clothes - they are online too! I have also had luck at Fashion Bug Plus. But I agree with most of the posters for workout clothes and just bought some myself. Torrid and Catherines are nice but they are not near me. Love love love Cacique - Lane Bryant's version of Victoria Secret for plus gals! Expensive but georgeous colors and lace - don't have to worry about just white or beige!


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I am short (5'2') and don't even bother with most "regular" sized clothing -- particularly pants. I only by brands that come in a petite or short length when I buy pants. "Regulars" are just not proportioned for short people. I buy most of my pants online at LLBean. They have 3 different lenghts for most of their styles.

As for tops, I can usually wear reglar sizes (16-18) or the larger, "women's" sizes. Petites are often 2 short and too tight in the chest. Unfortunately, a lot of tops that are big enough to get over my large breasts are either too large in the shoulders and/or just too long and "overwhelming" in general.

I hate clothes shopping!

I like skirts for work -- because I can gain or lose 10 - 15 pounds wearing the same size if they have a little elastic in the waist. With pants, if they don't fit right, they look awful. With skirts, there is more leeway.

I'm wearing some of the same skirts I wore 20 pounds ago -- just taken in a little at the waist and raising the hem a little. Those alterations were easy and I could do them myself for free.



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I am also an a Walmart girl for all my active wear! Love them and I am very, very short so it is harder for me to find my size(height) so all my pants aren't dragging, or my short sleeves don't come down to my elbows :).Everything is so cheap so I buy a ton. I find Kohl's has a lot of active wear too and shorter sizes as well, although more expensive they are always having sales. Both those places have a lot of selection and are always changing. Also, a big fan of thrift stoes...

On a more personal note and probably TMI, but since we are talking clothes- I am so happy to see more stores caring plus sizes bras in prettier styles and colors. About 15 yrs ago in my teens/early twenties I was extremely large in that area esp for my height and the only place that even had a bra that fit was JC penny's at $30 a pop. Your color choices: white, beige,and if you were really lucky, you'd find a black one. No teenage girl wants to be wearing that. So bravo to the stores/companies out there that have changed with the times :)...Fortutely I had surgery and now have a much easier time of undergarment shopping and even more important I can now run emoticon

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For those of you looking for jeans, when I was a size 18 I had a pair of Levi's that were just PERFECT. (They don't fit anymore though! emoticon)



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Sidenote: I LOVE this thread...emoticon

A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard.

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3/31/12 9:32 A

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For me, I buy my jeans either at Old Navy or Avenue. They both carry short sizes. I love Coldwater Creek's selection because they finally figured out that they could make the exact same product in plus size as well as regular size. That way you don't have only to go for the horrible prints that are usually offered in plus sizes. I also like that Old Navy carries XXL. Ebay is a really good bet too.



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Love Dress Barn Woman for work clothes; they always have dresses and tops that fit me perfectly. In Canada, Reitmans has just added an XXL/Size 17 to their "normal" sizes, and they also have Plus sizes: lots of overlap between the two ranges now.



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I agree with Walmart when it comes to active wear



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I get my work out clothes at Old Navy. not going to break the bank, they are stylish and comfortable.



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Walmart does have a decent and affordable selection of workout wear. I'm mostly out of plus sizes now but love A.N.A. and Worthington from JC Penney. Old Navy looks great in pictures, but I've never bought anything there that didn't appear cheap and ill-fitting. I own nothing from them, but I can never go wrong at JC Penney.



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I completely agree with Walmart for activewear. I get my jeans at Lane Bryant or Avenue. They are more expensive, but they last me a long time, and it's worth it for jeans that help me feel good about myself. I always check the sale racks when I'm shopping at those stores, too. I have had REALLY good luck finding nice blouses at Goodwill, especially the larger GW superstores. I am able to find something that is a Lane Bryant or Avenue label each time I go. Check it out if you are not averse to gently used clothes. I have found some nice things at Ross as well. Target is hit or miss. They have a larger and nicer selection of maternity clothes than plus size clothes, which always ticks me off.

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You can call me cheap, but especially while I'm losing weight and dropping sizes, I will do most of my clothes shopping at the Salvation Army. The one near me is huge and gets a lot of high end/designer clothes.
I had to go this week since all of my pants are starting to fall off me. I got 3 dress pants(Jones NY, Sag Harbor, Mossimo) , 1 pair of jeans (Torrid), a dress shirt (Maggie) and a casual shirt (Hunt Club)....all in great shape....for a grand total of $24!
Two weeks ago I got 2 pair of Champion active wear pants for $4 each...

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I simply cannot buy clothing from Walmart and in fact, only go there once every 3 months for my Rx. Aside from the fact that everything in there is made in a sweatshop by children, all the clothes there run short, wide, and too old for my age range. I prefer Old Navy brand active wear, Lane Bryant/Venezia jeans and sweaters. I like A.N.A slacks from JC Penney, as well. Torrid has some great pieces, too, but I don't always like the fit.

The thing is, I love these brands, but rarely shop at those stores. Ebay has sellers that sell clothes from GREAT brands at half (or more!) of the retail cost. Most of my Lane Bryant jeans cost $50 to $80 retail, and I get them for $25 to $40 on ebay. I wait for LB's annual jean sale, always hit the Clearance page/rack at Old Navy, and buy everything else online.

Plus, since I've been eating right, I save a lot of money on groceries. That extra money covers what I need to look faaaabulous. :D

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Workout Clothes: Walmart

Office: Lane Bryant

Casual Wear: Ashley Stewart or Old Navy



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I want plus size jeans that are affordable, hug me well and don't look they were made specifically for ancient plus size women. That said, I buy my jeans from rainbow and I am between 5 "8" and 5 "9" and I usually spend at most $25 on a pair. They last, they're trendy, they fit, and they're comfortable. I don't like their shirts but their jeans rule!!

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I like walmart for active gear because its reasonably priced and their plus sized nightgowns are cute and girly. But for more serious clothing, I shop elsewhere.

A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard.

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I see most people putting Wal Mart as a choice for active wear, and i agree with buying there...... its about the only place i shop. But my problem is finding jeans that fit. I like the mid rise bootcut jeans, but i wear a size 18.......... and most jeans that siz run in an average length, which is just a little too short for my liking. Any one have any suggestions on a brand that has a longer leg in my size....... with out spending $50 + on ONE pair of jeans????????



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I find great Champion brand work out clothes at TJ Max for 6.99.Love them!emoticon



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I swear by Old Navy. I think their clothing is just as inexpensive and sometimes even more so than Walmart. The Walmart in Canada has a HORRID selection of plus size clothes(It's harder finding plus size since I moved to Canada) They do have Pennington's/Addition Elle/MXM here. It's expensive though (sometimes even more then Lane Bryant back home) Fashion Bug in the states is great and while Target has a small selection their plus size clothing I find more stylish than Walmart and better made as well. Don't forget thrift stores too. I got a lot of nice looking activewear at the thrift store. You can donate it back and get more when you out shrink them emoticon

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i very much appreciate all the replies on this thread. I've learned options about which I had not clue.

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I buy the majority of my clothes at Wal-Mart. Their xxl sizes fit great, they're economical to buy and although they're not the best quality, at the low price its easy to replace them. I love their work-out clothes.

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I am short 5'2" and for me everything is to long or the shirts are to big as far as v necks and such. I am petite and overweight. UGH!! i am sick of my jeans always getting holes at the bottom from walking. Anywhere I can get clothes that will fit right..UGHH



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I need long length everything - pants, sleeves, even longer shirts since I'm 6' tall. I really like Torrid, there are stores, but I generally order from the website since there isn't a store near me. I am extremely low waisted so I have a hard time finding pants that fit well, most have really bad sagging crotch areas, but Torrid seems okay. Their clearance section is fairly amazing. Target.com has a pretty good plus size section and they have good sales and clearances. onsetopplus.com is a website that pulls from a lot of different websites so it's easier to look through all the sites at one time here by searching for something or just browsing their sections.

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I like Old Navy. I can find different pieces on sale, which helps since my wallet is on a diet also. They carry clothes in the store up to xxl and/or 20. Online, they have larger sizes. I find clothes for work, play and working out there. Also, I have a few pieces of work out and play clothes I bought from Wal-Mart. emoticon



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I used to love Christopher Banks for plus sized clothes and they have a non plus size store as well. The styles are great and fashionable without making you feel like a plus sized person. The store is very affordable as well with constant sales and markdowns.



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3/30/12 11:42 A

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Lately I been finding cute stuff on ideeli when they have their plus size events. the stuff is reasonably priced, fashioned and doesn't look like just a plus size woman can wear it. So I wait when they have their events and then usually purchase up to $100 in merchandise which is 2-3 items...can't beat that.

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3/30/12 11:35 A

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For my work clothes, I like Jones NY Woman; I buy it on sale (usually at Macy's). (I have to dress professionally for work). Lane Bryant for casual clothes -- fairly consistent quality and sizing, pretty good sales.



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3/30/12 11:33 A

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I shop at the AVENUE...Gosh I cant wait to NOT say that!!!

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3/30/12 11:30 A

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Depends on your size. I'm an 18/20, and I can still find comfy workout clothes at Adidas - I was so surprised. I have to try them on though because some fit and some definitely do NOT.

I've also been recently surprised by Wal-Mart recently. I picked up some pretty nice workout clothes there in an XXL and they're comfy and function just as well as my adidas running gear.

I can NOT wait to fit into normal sizes.



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3/30/12 11:02 A

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I love Lane Bryant to buy my "nicer" clothes, but for workout clothes I go to Wal-mart

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3/30/12 10:47 A

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If you have to wear a skirt, buy a couple of wrap skirts in solid colors. Solids so that you can mix and match with more tops. Wrap skirts are adjustable to a point. A well made skirt could get you through a couple of size changes. You can tuck the straps in and cover with a pretty scarf to cinch you in at the waist. I love accessories when my clothes are constantly changing. Accessories are one size fits all.
If you chaf under a skirt, wear a pair of thin shorts or Spanx type item underneath.

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3/30/12 10:42 A

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Tahari Woman. It's expensive but the clothing is well made and stylish.

www1.bloomingdales.com/shop/plus-sizes/des
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3/30/12 10:39 A

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If you are looking for activewear then walmart.com. I just ordered 2 yoga capris one yoga pant and 4 tee and with shipping is only $69 and it is Danskin to boot. PS I am normlly a traget.com girl for normal clothing but walmart.com is catching up. The stores for both are hit and miss though.

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3/30/12 8:21 A

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CrackerJack where do you find QueenLatifah? I do have a Cato I was afraid it was too late in season to get activewear but I'll definitely check it out. Thank you!

My old tracker here. I'll learn and adjust accordingly I may have lost 2 pounds at this point.


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3/30/12 8:16 A

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I don't know if there is a Cato's store near you, but they have GREAT options for plus sized women. Also, Queen Latifah has a clothing line, and she designs GORGEOUS clothing at a reasonable price.

Amanda ;)


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I struggle with the same issue. I ended up deciding to buy only one or two items in a size because of the cost. i tried to buy pants and mix and match them with tops and jackets that I have which fit for a longer period of time. I have also found some things run quite a bit smaller than others so I have my large size and my small size in one size and tend to buy one of each, that way eventually the small size becomes the better fitting before I purchase a lower size. This really is not about brands but it might assist

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3/30/12 7:46 A

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I need the right clothing as I lose weight.

I'd like to be comfortable and stylish in an age appropriate way.

What lines of clothing do you like best for your general body type?

I'm 5'3" trying to be active daily. It's hot in Texas and the humidity is high

My old tracker here. I'll learn and adjust accordingly I may have lost 2 pounds at this point.


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