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Best Plus-Size Clothing Stores In St. Louis

January 28, 2011 1:56 PM

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Men and women who wear larger sizes know just how difficult it can be to find the perfect fit. Assembling a flattering wardrobe shouldn’t have to be a chore for those of us who wear bigger sizes. From inexpensive resale items and accessories to upscale career clothes and fashions for dressy occasions, one of these best plus-size clothing stores in St. Louis is sure to have the right look and fit for both you and your budget.

Panache Plus Resale

5400 S. Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO. 63109
(314) 352-3838
www.panacheplusresale.com

One of St. Louis’ best plus-size clothing stores is also a resale store. Panache Plus is a shopping adventure with great handmade gifts, jewelry and locally made crafts. If you find a great addition for your wardrobe but it doesn’t quite fit, Panache Plus does alterations, too – an especially handy service for those who are in between sizes. Panache Plus’ staff will even make an article of clothing for you from the material you provide. Inventory changes rapidly, so check back often for the best bargains. Sell your own gently clothing, too, on consignment. Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dean’s Clothiers

14847 Clayton Rd.
Chestefield, MO 63017
(636) 256-8255
www.deansbigandtall.com

Plus-size men like to look good, too! Dean’s Clothiers offers more than 400 extra-large ties – more than anyone else in Missouri. Belt sizes range from 40 to 70. Dean’s even carries king-size socks. Browse through sportwear designs from St. Croix, Jeff Rose and more. Dean’s seasoned staff has experience fitting larger men and will help you find the perfect look. Dean’s staff will even keep a record of the size and brands you usually buy to help make your shopping experience quick and easy. Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Michelle’s

229 N. Main St.
St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 724-0132
No website

Right in the heart of historic downtown St. Charles, Michelle’s on Main Street is a town favorite. Loaded with stylish designs for women of all sizes – from misses to petites – Michelle’s has fashions for the dressiest of occasions or a casual outing. Small-town customer service makes shopping at Michelle’s a real treat. This city landmark doesn’t have a Web site but doesn’t need one – word travels fast. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

- Dianna Graveman
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