Plus-sized and tall

nounderwire

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Jan 29, 2006
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I am tall and plus-sized. I noticed that a lot of stores have plus-sized clothing, but they don't have plus-sized clothing in tall. It's hard to find pants that are long enough for me. Other plus-sized and tall ladies, where do you shop for clothes?
 

Korilynn

My little princess
Oct 25, 2007
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Not many plus sized wardrobe readers?
I shop at Lane Bryant...I'm 5'8 and their regular length fits me...so If you're about 5'10 or taller I would go with a long there.
I was also looking for some new stores to shop at. I'm sick of Lane Bryant and Avenue and Old Navy. Does anyone else have any suggestions??
 

stevenash

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Nov 17, 2007
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Try Saks. A lot of the Lafayette 148 pants have a 32"/33" inseam. Do you need longer? I'm tall, but I have short legs. I think there's about a 1" hem too, so you could probably lengthen them if necessary. Ellen Tracy runs long, too, but not quite as much as Lafayette.
 

SonOz

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Nov 3, 2007
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I don't know for sure if they have them anymore but a while back when no one ever had jeans for tall girls, I found some in the JCPenny catalog. Also try places like "the buckle" if you have one near you, they usually have jeans up to inseam of 38", not sure what the waist size goes to...I know at least a 32" or 33"
 

oregonfanlisa

Cherokee H Princess
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Dec 29, 2006
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I'm in this category. I didn't know that about Land's End! I am sick of the same stores too, but now I just think of LB and Avenue as my "basics" stores. I am not giving up on Nordstrom, Saks and NM. NB Last Call in Primm NV had clothes AND shoes for me (11 or 12's in either regular or wide, depending, nice surprise!). Nice to shop for something besides jewelery and accessories (OK, so poor me, but you guys understand what I'm talking about!).
 

Anna Jane

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Feb 19, 2007
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I'm 5.8" and have a 36" inside leg. Here in the UK there is a chain of shops called 'Long Tall Sally' i believe they go up to a 38" inside leg and i think a UK size 18, maybe more! I'm a uk size 8-10 and TopShop do a brilliant 'Tall' range with inside legs of 36" and occasionally 38". I believe they go up to a UK size 16 but the sizing is quite small! I think you can order online at both!

Because of my long legs I am ALWAYS looking for jeans/trousers, it drives my bf mad! as soon as I find soom a often buy several at a time!
 

ILoveMyBug

Oooh sparkly!
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Dec 6, 2006
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I'm 5.8" and have a 36" inside leg. Here in the UK there is a chain of shops called 'Long Tall Sally' i believe they go up to a 38" inside leg and i think a UK size 18, maybe more! I'm a uk size 8-10 and TopShop do a brilliant 'Tall' range with inside legs of 36" and occasionally 38". I believe they go up to a UK size 16 but the sizing is quite small! I think you can order online at both!

Because of my long legs I am ALWAYS looking for jeans/trousers, it drives my bf mad! as soon as I find soom a often buy several at a time!


I'm 5ft10 and also wear a 35/36" inside leg trousers. I find most of mine in Dorothy Perkins, and according to their website they deliver to the US.
Their trousers go up to a UK size 22.

On this subject though, a friend of mine is a couple of inches taller than me, and she's pregnant. She's since found out that almost nowhere does trousers which are tall & maternity! It's either one or the other :rolleyes:
 

Anna Jane

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Feb 19, 2007
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I'm 5ft10 and also wear a 35/36" inside leg trousers. I find most of mine in Dorothy Perkins, and according to their website they deliver to the US.
Their trousers go up to a UK size 22.

On this subject though, a friend of mine is a couple of inches taller than me, and she's pregnant. She's since found out that almost nowhere does trousers which are tall & maternity! It's either one or the other :rolleyes:

TopShop do a maternity line, but i don't know if the combine tall and maternity! long tall sally look like they do a pair of jeans though:

http://www.longtallsally.com/productkit.aspx?ProdId=14P25

but thats it!
 

ILoveMyBug

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Dec 6, 2006
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TopShop do a maternity line, but i don't know if the combine tall and maternity! long tall sally look like they do a pair of jeans though:

http://www.longtallsally.com/productkit.aspx?ProdId=14P25

but thats it!


Yep they do tall, and they do maternity, but they don't do tall maternity. You're obviously not meant to get pregnant if you're over 5ft8 :lol:

She's seen those jeans thank you, I think she'll be getting a pair when she's a bit further down the line :smile:
 
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