Plus Size Teen Directory

email: teendir@largedirectory.com



Welcome BBteens (Big, Beautiful Teens)!

I hope you find this Directory useful & that it makes a difference in your lives. I consider it a work in progress and I am counting on you for feedback. If you have sites you think I should add or ones you don't like, let me know. If you have good experiences with certain companies, let me know & I'll add a note from you (anonymously if you prefer) to the listing. I want this Directory to have as much teen input as possible, so please help me out. Thanks!

Joan



NOTE FOR SUPERSIZED TEENS
If you need sizes larger than junior plus sizes, consider ordering the: Directory of Resources for Large-Sized Women Although geared towards women, this Directory has sizes through 12X &, with careful looking, you'll find many styles that are "teen-friendly."
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Index

Newest Sites

For Plus Size Teens Only

Additional "teen friendly" Resources
Although not specifically geared to teens, these sites have many items that are "teen friendly." (Includes sources for bathing suits, bras, costumes, equestrian clothing, fitness/exercise/outdoors, fanny packs, general clothing, hosiery, jewelry, patterns, prom, shoes, & uniforms).

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Magazines

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Books

NEW: KIDS SECTION for girls & boys



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Newest Sites

Valkyrie Apparel: Web site:
Valkyrie Apparrel "Valkyrie Apparel’s product line will start with work appropriate options and then expand to clothing for your personal life. Our size range will be 14 to 32 and we will strive to provide accurate sizing by including product measurements whenever we can."

Sun Threadz : Safe in the sun designer clothing. Web site: http://www.sunthreadz.com/ Telephone: 215-805-6002 . Owner Colleen Dougherty Bronstein writes: "Sun Threadz Sun Protection Clothing came about from my malignant melanoma diagnosis in 1999. I designed a few key pieces that were important in my active outdoor lifestyle; I love swimming and sailing and was reluctant to give this up." Sun Threadz are designed and produced in the USA. You'll find, tops, cover-ups, capris, skirts, swimwear & more, all to sizes 2XL.

Mystic Crypt: Web site: Mystic Crypt Plus Size Gothic Clothing, Rockabilly, Renaissance, Medieval, Gothic Purses, Hosiery, Gothic Decor, Jewelry, Accessories, and more! Sizes: 1X-5X (16-32).

SimplyBe.com: Web site: SimplyBe At Simply Be, you'll find the latest plus size fashion clothing available up to size 28 including plus size jeans, dresses & trendy tops, Also shop their great selection of plus size jeans from curve-loving skinny jeans to figure-flattering bootcut jeans. They also carry a fabulous line of wide width shoes for women and other trendy accessories. Get 15% off your first order.

WE BE BOP: 448 25th Street #B;Oakland, CA 94612. Telephone: 510-452-3267. Web site: We Be Bop (Will ship internationally.)
The owner states:"For over 20 years, WeBeBop has been an essential resource of women's plus sizes clothing, offering garments of the highest quality, in fabrics that breathe and flatter the body. We are a major distributor of clothing in sizes from 0X-6X with a wide range of silhouettes from fun, casual and artistic to more traditional looks." This site is amazing with gorgeous batik fabrics for tops, pants skirts and even outerwear to size 6X. They clearly understand the needs of larger women-- with the tunic lengths that are so hard to find plus beautiful and unique designs. And be sure to check out their sale section with beautiful tops under $25.00 ---Joan
note: get 20% off your first order by signing up for emails.

LuckyBrand.com The owner states," Our jeans are made for the free-thinker, the artist, the dreamer." Great jeans, tops, tees, sweaters, jackets in sizes 1-3X. Web site: Get Free Shipping on all orders at LuckyBrand.com! Telephone: 1-866-975-5825.

Belk.com Find Junior Plus clothing that is trendy & contemporary. Over 40 choices of jeans & 40 choices of tops in junior plus sizes. Web site: Belk Telephone: 1-866-235-5443.

AshleyStewart.com Looking for sizes up to 5X? This excellent site has tops, jeans, coats & more. Web site: Shop Clearance at Ashley Stewart (Plus Sizes 12-26)!Telephone: 1-888-520-6948.

FullBeauty.com: This great new site has an amazing selection of plus size bras (36B-58J), panties (to fit hips up to 72") shapewear, (to 5X) & hosiery (to fit up to 375lbs.) Web site: Full Beauty Telephone: 1-877-388-3000.

Pictures On Gold:This company is the leader in custom jewelry products on the internet engraving photographs onto 14k gold and sterling silver Jewelry. Web site:Sterling Silver Photo Lockets Telephone:1-877-703-1143.
Free shipping! Email: info@picturesongold.com

Fashion To Figure: They have a great selection of everything from denim to outerwear in sizes 14-26. Telephone: 1-800-949-3085. Email: info@ftfstores.com Web site: SHOP www.fashiontofigure.com for TRENDY PLUS SIZE CLOTHING! (Limited international shipping)
Stephanie E. emailed me and urged me to add this great site.

Cool-jams: Cool-jams PJ's & Nitegowns regulate your body temperature as you sleep: Their innovative moisture wicking smart fabric keeps your temperature controlled all night. When you're hot, the fabric keeps you cool and when your cold, the fabric will keep you warm. Sizes to 3X. Phone: 888-849-0013. email: info@cool-jams.com Web site Sleep Better Tonight With Cool-jams Wicking Sleepwear For Night Sweats. Free Shipping. (Will ship internationally) Pam H. asked me to add this site writing, "I love their PJ.s!"

Bon-Ton: Check out their Junior plus department with fashions in sizes to 3X. Web site Bon-Ton telephone: 1-866-788-9519. (No international shipping)

Addition Elle: Find all the latest plus size trends for Chill, Work or Club at Addition Elle. The hippest fashions in sizes 12-26. Addition Elle, Canada's premier junior 14+ fashion brand, is 5 years young and gong strong! Ever since its introduction, Addition Elle took the junior plus-sized market by storm and quickly grew in popularity by featuring the latest, hottest looks and trends. Young 14+ fashionistas across Canada can find Addition Elle, available in sizes 14 to 26. Web site: Plus Size Bras! Buy 1, Get the 2nd at 40% OFF at AdditionElle.com! telephone: 1-866-388-4783. At this time they do not ship to Puerto Rico, Guam, Hawaii, or Alaska.

Sealed with a Kiss Designs: I received 4 emails on the same day from teens who were enthused about this store. The items range from size 1X-6X & unlike many web stores, they have a great selection in the sizes 4-6X. From tops to pants, dresses & skirts-- check out their cool clothes. 21216 Vanowen Street; Canoga Park, CA 91303. Phone: 1-866-432-6497. email: support@swakdesigns.com Web site: SWAK

Clothing Catalogs & Websites Specifically Geared to Plus Size Teens Only


Hot Topic: Tel: 1.800.892.8674.Web site:
Hot Topic Will ship internationally. For international orders call: 1.626.709.1189.)

Their merchandise reflects a variety of music-related lifestyles, which include street wear, retro-influenced lounge, punk, club, and gothic. You'll find a great selection of tops in plus sizes that fit up to chest siize 51 inches.

PacificPlex: PacificPlex, PO Box 747, Crestline, CA 92325. Web site: http://www.pacificplex.com Email: info@pacificplex.com
No paper catalog available.

This site specializes in plus size junior clothing with a great selection of tops, bottoms, dresses & coats to size 3X with some to 5X. Check out their plus size prom dresses!

Macys.com: 170 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. Web site: Macy's No paper catalog available. (Will ship internationally)

Check out their new plus size department especially for Juniors with sizes to 3X. You'll find hoodies, skirts , tanks & T's, pants & jeans, Click on "women's, then "juniors," then "plus sizes."

JC Penneys: Telephone:1-800-322-1189. Web site: JC Penney No paper catalog. (Limited international shipping)

This site now carries some junior plus sizes 1X-3X. You'll find some peasant tops and boot cut and flare jeans that come in inseams from 29-34 inches. Jeans start at $30.00.

Alight: 300 Woodbury Road, 2nd floor, Woodbury, NY 11797. Telephone: 516-367-1095 .
Web site: Alight Email: myorder@alight.com No paper catalog. (Will ship internationally)

The ultimate e-tailer for plus-size teens 14W-32W. An unmatched selection of over 75 designer collections. Whether your style is luxe, trendy, classic or hip - alight.com has the perfect wardrobe for work, play, at night or at home. Check out their prom dresses in plus sizes.

Sydney's Closet: P.O. Box 410860, St. Louis, MO 63141. Telephone: 1-314-344-5066. Sizes 14-44
Email: DearSydney@sydneyscloset.com No paper catalog or stores. Visit St. Louis showroom by appointment only.
(Will ship internationally)Web site:Free Ground Shipping from Sydney's Closet - Details Here!

Sydney’s Closet - We Size Up Glamour! Sydney’s Closet - We Size Up Glamour! Discover the perfect plus size dress for Prom or homecoming in hard-to-find sizes 14 to 44. 100’s of hot styles in cool colors. Seen in Teen Prom, Seventeen, CosmoGirl!, Teen People, Seventeen Prom and YM. We PROM-ise you’ll look good and feel great dancing the night away! Read fan mail and see pictures of Happy Customers from around the world.

American Eagle Outfitters: AE Customer Service, 150 Thorn Hill Drive, Warrendale, PA 150864. Telephone: 1-888-232-4535.
Web site:
http://www.ae.com No paper catalog. (Limited international shipping)

They have several different styles of jeans up to size 18, (inseam 33" in long length) flares & bootcut from $29.00. They recently added T's & tops in sizes up to 2X. They now have some pants & leggings in sizes up to 2X.
15 yr. old Amanda from N. Carolina wrote: "I am a size 18 in jeans & the ae low-rise-flare-leg-jeans fit perfectly! I could never wear what the other kids were wearing before this year!"

Torrid: 18305 San Jose Avenue, City of Industry, CA, 91748. Telephone: 1-866-867-7431. Live customer service available.
Web site: Torrid (Will ship internationally)

Geared towards teens sizes 14-26, you'll find Clubwear, Rockabilly, Renaissance, Street & Casual, Novelty Tees, Hosiery, Shoes, Intimate Apparel & more. This web site is a good source for cool clubwear & streetwear for teens. You'll find double striped frayed denim jeans, & black ribbed flared hiphugger jeans. Their larger sizes go up to 3X in some styles & XXL in others but they need to carry more of their items in larger sizes. Drop them an email requesting this. Click "Plus Sizes" on menu on left of screen.

Additional"teen friendly" Resources


(Includes sources for bathing suits, bras, costumes, fitness/exercise/outdoors, fanny packs, general clothing, hosiery, jewelry, patterns, prom, shoes, T-shirts & uniforms.)

Bathing Suits

AlwaysForMe.com: A great selection of swim suits in sizes to 40W. Special section of Junior Plus Size suits. One piece, swim dresses, tankinis and more!
Web site: junior plus size swimwear

Cyberswim: If you can get beyond the message that these suits make you look 10 pounds lighter--these are great swim suits in sizes to 24. (Click on "women's sizes.") Web site: Cyberswim For free catalog call: 1-800-291-2943. Email: service@cyberswim.com
(Will ship internationally) Several BB teens have reported that these suits look great on & wear well.

Bras & Hosiery



We Love Colors: offers tights, fishnet pantyhose, thigh highs, knee highs, bikinis, hot pants, stockings, pantyhose, leotards, unitards, and socks, in hard to find solid colors and brilliantly beautiful fluorescent neon splash colors designs. Sizes to 4X.
Web site: http://www.welovecolors.com/ Email: info@welovecolors.com Telephone: 1-800-770-3177. (Will ship internationally)

Champion: Here you'll find sport bras to size 44DDD. Champion Catalog; P.O. Box 2030; Bethania, NC 27010. Web site: Championcatalog.com (Sara Lee) Telephone: 1-800-662-6048. (Limited international shipping) .

Enell Sports Bra: Sizes to 52DD, but will take custom orders for larger sizes. Bra is designed for larger breasted women to exercise & play sports in comfort. Web site: http://www.enell.com

BiggerBras.com: This online specialty store has a great selection of plus size bras, briefs, panties and body shapers. They carry bras with band sizes from 34 to 56 and cup sizes from A to J. Tel: 1-877-475-8110.
Web site: Bigger Bras Save on great names like Bali, Playtex and many many more.
No paper catalog.(Will ship internationally)

Bare Necessities: You'll find large size bras (to 52-I), panties & shapewear up to size 5X & hosiery as well. Tel:1-877-728-9272.
Web site: Bare Necessities No paper catalog.
(No international shipping.)

Feel Pretty.com: The largest collection of fine lingerie for voluptuous and plus size women on the web. Bras to size 50G, Panties to 5X.
Web site: Feel pretty.com Telephone: 888-802-5208. No paper catalog available. (Will ship internationally)

EssentialApparel.com: Offering the most complete selection of Berkshire brand hosiery including-- Pantyhose, Stockings & Thigh Highs, Knee-Highs, Footsies & Socks, Panties, & their new " Hose without Toes." Sizes to 6X. Web site: EssentialApparel.com Telephone: 1-866-248-3636. Paper catalog available. (Will ship internationally)



Costumes

Costumes4Less.com: Costumes4Less.com® is a leading online retailer of Halloween Costumes & Accessories, Drama and Theme Party Costumes, Over 18,000 distinct Costume Styles! Web site: Costumes for all Occassions Telephone: 1-888-726-7886.

Costume Kingdom: "We constantly update our inventory to include upcoming costume designs recreating the latest movies, animated films and trends. We also have all the special effects, makeup, jewelry, props and garments that are necessary to complete the Halloween look. Costume Kingdom is your one-stop-shop for all your Halloween needs.” Web site:Free Shipping on orders of $50 or more at CostumeKingdom.com

Annie's Costumes: Extensive selection of plus size costumes to size 24. Web site: Annie's Costumes

Frank Bee Costume: Full cut costumes for full figured adults. Big Sizes ranging from X-large to XXX-large. Web site: Frank Bee Costume

BuyCostumes.com: A variety of costumes in sizes to 3X. Web site: Buy Costumes

Halloween Unlimited: Offers plus size Halloween costumes, masks, wigs, props and ideas. Web site: Halloween Unlimited


Fitness/Exercise/Outdoors

SanDiegoFit.com: This company specializes in top quality workoutwear and exercise clothing to sizes 4X (some thru 6X). They carry Danskin bras, tanks, bike shorts & Danskin tights in a great selection of colors. They also feature leggings, unitards & racing back bras in sizes to 6X & in a rainbow of radiant colors, from One Step Ahead. You'll also find the popular Champion Jogbra in sizes to 4X. Telephone: 1-888 257-3348.
Web site: http://SanDiegoFit.com/plus_woman.htm Email: customerservice@sandiegofit.com No paper catalog. (Will ship internationally)


General Clothing

Plussizefix.com: Plussizefix.com; 2212 Cesar E. Chavez Ave; Los Angeles, CA 90033. This trendy store states that all their clothes are originals from LA designers. Sizes range from 14 to 24 and you'll find great denim jeans, a wide selection of dresses, tops, sweaters and more. Web site: Plussize fix (Will ship internationally)
Stephanie E emailed me urging that I add this site. She wrote," They have really cute tops and dresses. You should check them out."

Target: At this site you'll find a good selection of tops, jeans & more --most up to size 30. The prices are reasonable and you won't pay for shipping on orders of $50.00 or more. Web site Save on Clearance at Target.com (No international shipping)
Several teens have emailed me re adding this site. They all mentioned the "cool"Levi jeans for under $20.00 & up to size 24.

Garb The World: Are you looking for gorgeous and unique Goth clothing? Check out this cool site which offers several types of alternative or goth clothing made from velvets and other fine materials. You can even design your own outfit. And best of all, the clothes are customed made to fit your body. And even better, they are really reasonably priced! Telephone:1-800-795-8092 . Email: sales@garbtheworld.com Web site: Garb The World
Telephone:1-800-795-8092. (Will ship internationally)

DrJays.com: This website, recommended by several teens, has lots of brand name items in plus sizes. You can find all styles of jeans, cool T's, Capris & more. Brands include: Baby Phat, Tommy Girl, Fubu, Akademics & Pepe. Jean sizes to 36, T's to 3X. Web site:: Dr. Jay's Click on "women's" then "plus size." Telephone: 1-888-437-5297. No paper catalog available. (Will ship internationally)

Danskin: Danskin, a brand synonymous with femininity, fashion, innovation, quality, comfort and fit for millions of active women and girls, has been the world's leading manufacturer of activewear, dancewear and legwear since 1882. At this website you can find Danskin plus sizes to 4X. They have a great selection of pants, T's, bras, shorts, tights & more. Telephone:1-800-288-6749. Email: contact_us@danskin.com (No international shipping)) . Web site: Danskin

Sanctuarie: Plus size & Super size Discount Clothing to sizes 8X (some items to 9X). They have great 5 pocket dark blue jeans in sizes to 7X! This company has measurment charts for each size and each item. You'll also find some goth clothing here in sizes to 9X. Web site: http://www.sanctuarie.net Telephone: Toll Free: 1-888-889-5400.

Chadwick's of Boston: This site has just about everything! Even shoes in wide widths. And the prices are great. Sizes to 3X. Also petites.
Web site: Chadwicks Paper catalog available. (Limited International Shipping)
Dallas emailed me with the following info: "Chadwick's of Boston offers great clothes for any plus sized woman who needs professional or casual wear - including a teen. I'm 18, and will be doing an internship in a senator's office next fall, and I got almost an entire work wardrobe for a great price. If you look carefully, you can find teen-friendly styles."

Lane Bryant: You'll find a great selection of items at this new site. They carry everything from peasant tops to jeans, shorts, skirts & much more. Sizes go up to size 26-28. Web site:Lane bryant No paper catalog. (No International Shipping Available).
This site is not affiliated with the Lane Bryant Catalog in any way.

Eddie Bauer Plus Sizes: This new collection, in sizes 1-4X, has some "cool" teen-friendly items. Take a look at their denim pants, skirts & jackets.
Web site: Eddie Bauer Telephone: 1-800-625-7935. Paper catalog available. (Will ship internationally)
Melissa P, a teen customer, wrote in to say that she found "really cool cord jeans & a cord jean jacket" to wear with her favorite leather boots.

Big Dogs: High-quality activewear & casual sportswear to size 5X. Web site: Big Dogs Women's Sale! Free Shipping!
Email: internetcustomerservice@bigdogs.com Telephone: 1-800-642-3647. Paper catalog available. (Will ship internationally)

Old Navy: Casual and trendy clothing for teens. Reasonably priced, good quality clothing. Sizes now go up to 3X. You'll find trendy jean jackets, T's, & jeans. Web site: http://www.oldnavy.com Telephone: 1-800-653-6289. No paper catalog. (No international shipping)

Big On Batik: Want styles that are fun, hip and young? Colors and patterns that are pure WOW? You'll find them all at Big on Batik! Sizes range from 1X-6X. They carry plus size petites as well. Web site: Big On Batik Email: satu@bigonbatik.com Telephone:1-888-411-9790. Paper catalog available.
(Will ship internationally.)

The Gap: Jeans (inseams from 26-36 inches), sweaters, skirts, outerwear ,--most items up to size 20. Web site: http://www.gap.com Telephone1-800-427-7895. No paper catalog. (No international shipping) Email this company (form at website) & ask that they expand their size range beyond size 20.

Roaman's: Moderately priced clothing & accessories through size 56. Web site:Big Summer Savings up to 75% off, while supplies last. Tel: 1-800-677-0229.

Woman Within: Sizes 14-60, moderately priced clothing & accessories. This site is affiliated with the Lane Bryant Catalog.
Web site:
Woman Within They now carry wide-calf boots to size 12WW. The calf measures 18 3/4 inches in size 12. Call for free catalog: 1-800-477-7070.

Lands End: If you look through carefully, particularly in the more casual sections, you'll find some great, teen-friendly styles. Click on "plus size" in column at left of screen.Web site: Lands' End Call for free catalog: 1-800-963-4816. Ask for the "18W-26W" collection. (Will ship internationally)

Junonia: Colorful, well-made activewear, sizes up to 6X, including belts, shoes, swimsuits, tees, bike shorts, Danskin products and more.
Web site: Junonia Call for free catalog: 1-800-586-6642. (Will ship internationally)

Just My Size: Large selection of brand-name bras (Playtex, Bali) to 50DDD, panties to size 15, hose to 6X plus casual clothing to size 40W.
Web site: Get a Great Fit with Denim Jeans from JustMySize.com. Shop Now! Call for free catalog: 800-261-5902. Email: jms.manager@justmysize.com (No International Shipping)

Real Bodies: Balinese Batik clothing to size 30. Blouses, skirts, vests, jackets, pants & more. Toll-free: 1-888-244-4188.
Web site: http://www.realbodies.com Email: info@RealBodies.com No paper catalog. (Will ship internationally)

The Avenue: Extensive selection of clothes in sizes to 32. Pants in Petite & Tall sizes. Denim shirts & jackets, pea coats, leather pants & more. Tel:1-800-441-1362. Web site: Discover fashionable plus size clothing at Avenue.com Email: customerservice@avenue.net
Call for paper catalog: 1-888-319-4653. (No international shipping)
Robin J. emailed & requested that I add this site. She said, "I am a size 30 & was desperate to find a denim shirt & jacket. I found both at the Avenue in size 5X!"

Kiyonna Klothing: A contemporary, feminine line of young women's dresses and sportswear in sizes to 5X. Telephone: 1-888-549-6662.
Web site: New Arrivals at www.Kiyonna.com!
Email: customerservice@kiyonna.com No paper catalog.(Will ship internationally)

JJill.com: Although not specifically geared to teens, this store has an extensive selection of everything in sizes to 4X. Their casual clothing appears "teen friendly." Web site: http://www.jjill.com Email: customerservice@jjill.com For paper catalog call: 800-343-5700. (Will ship internationally)
Jenna R. suggested I include this site stating,"My mother forced me to look at this store cause my grandmother bought me a birthday gift certificate here i told her it had old lady clothes & she should use the certificate & give me the cash she agreed if i would first take the time to look thru the clothes i did & i found the most rad velvet broomstick skirt in size 4X i hate to admit my mother was right but she was & there is other cool teen stuff here besides."


Monif C: Monif C. Plus Sizes is the newest contemporary, plus size clothing line catering to plus size women looking for designer clothing that is sexy and sophisticated. Sizes to 3X. . Web site: Monif C. Free Ground Shipping on all domestic orders. (Will ship internationally)
Stephanie E. emailed me suggesting this site. She wrote,"Their clothes are somewhat expensive but really nice!"

GREATGLAM.COM: At this trendy site you'll find over 300 different tops in sizes 1X-3X. They also have a few dresses in these sizes. The owner of this site writes,"Great Glam is an organization for women, by women, and about women. It is our mission to make women look, and by extension feel great."
Telephone: 1-800-971-4669. Web site Great Glam (No international shipping)
Stephanie E. alerted me to this great new site. She wrote:"I just wanted to tell you about a cute site with plus size clothing on it."

Jewelry

ThugFashion.com: Check out their wide selection of hip hop jewelry including: watches, bracelets, earrings, chains, pendants, rings, and much more!
Web site: Hip hop jewelry & clothing at ThugFashion.com (Free shipping, both ways!)

Aunties Beads: At this great site you'll find beads, tools, beading supplies and Swarovski crystal beads for all your beading projects.
Web site: Aunties Beads (Will ship internationally)

alltherageonline.com:
Named the #1 Site for bargain accessories by Seventeen Magazine!
Web site: All the rage

Miscellaneous

TattooFun.com: The largest and best selection of temporary tattoos and body art! Choose from all of these designs: tribal, henna, butterfly, dragon, celtic, suns, and more! Tel:1-888-774-3662. Web site: http://www.tattoofun.com Email: info@tattoofun.com No paper catalog. (No international shipping.)

The Equestrian Collections: At this site you'll find a tremendous selection of plus size riding apparrel. From breeches shirts & jackets to Xwide calf boots, this site has it all. Web site: http://www.equestriancollections.com

Patterns

Petite Plus Patterns®:The owner writes,"Petite Plus Patterns® are designed especially for the woman with narrow shoulders, D cup bra, rounded tummy, and delicious full curves everywhere!" Patterns to size 24. Web site: Petite Plus Patterns Toll free telphone: 1-877-909-8668.

Dana Marie Design Co.: Unique, artistic patterns to size 5XL (Bust-62, Waist-54, Hips 64.)
Web site:
http://www.danamarie.com Call for paper catalog.($2.00). Toll-free telephone: 1-888-455-5143.(Will ship internationally.)


Prom Dresses

edressme.com: Over 45 plus size prom dresses to size 30! Great selection! Web site: edressme.com email: help@edressme.com telephone: 212-239-6505 Free returns in US (Will ship internationally.)

Misses Dressy : At this fabulous site you'll find over 42 beautiful prom dresses to size 30. The owner of this site states, "This collection consists of a creative selection of dresses that are charming and impressive, great for the girl in love with glitz and glamour, Fabulous by Mac Duggal dresses come in handy for the fashion forward woman. They create impressions that are bound to steal the show at any occasion. If you’re the kind of person that loves to look chic and make a dramatic entrance, look no further than these impressive designs that presses the forward button all the time and leaps a step ahead of other designs in the fashion industry." Web site: Misses Dressy
Free International Shipping.

Cybergown.com: Over 80 styles of beautiful prom dresses starting at $49.95. Sizes generally to 3X with a few items to 6X.
Web site: Cybergown.com Paper catalog available. (Will ship internationally)

TJ Formal: Prom, Homecoming, & Bridesmaids dresses generally to size 28, some to size 30. Choose from 45 different plus size gowns.
Web site: http://www.tjformal.com/ No paper catalog. (Will ship internationally)

Prom Girl: Prom dresses to size 32+, some with sleeves. Also carries shawls & handbags.
Web site: Prom Girl No paper catalog. (Will ship internationally)

Alight: You'll find a good selection of prom dresses here in sizes 14-34. Many are priced below $100.00. Tel: 516-367-1095.
Web site: Alight Plus Size Clothing. Email: myorder@alight.com No paper catalog. (Will ship internationally)



Shoes

Zappos: At this site you will find women's wide width shoes and boots in sizes to 13 WW. Choose from a selection of over 100 name brands, and have access to more than 30 million pairs of dress, casual & athletic shoes. They have a Low Price Guarantee which promises that if you find a lower price online, they will refund you 110% of the difference. They now have 27 different styles of wide calf boots! Telephone:1-888-492-7767. email: cs@zappos.com Web site: Free Shipping at Zappos Free shipping on returns too!No paper catalog available. (No international shipping)

Mason Shoe: You'll find well-known and popular name brands such as New Balance, Easy Spirit, Hush Puppies, Rockport, Keds, Ros Hommerson, Naturalizer and more! They specialize in providing hard-to-find sizes & widths. A unique feature of this site is that they offer the opportunity for you to spread your payments out over several months. Web site: Mason Shoes

Anna's Place:You'll find shoes & boots in sizes 7-12 in wide and extra wide widths. Boots are available in ankle and knee lengths and come in EXTRA WIDE CALF SIZES. Web site: http://store.yahoo.net/shoelady702-store/info.html

Payless: More than 400 terrific styles at great prices! Web site: Payless

Bridal Shoes.com: Prom & evening footwear. Sixteen different styles in wide widths to sizes 13. Web site: Prom shoes Tel: 1-800-575-7837.

Cloudwalkers: "Comfort by design." Shoes in wide widths to size 13 WW. They have knee-high, leather boots for wide calves (up to 19 inches) in sizes to 13WW. This website is now located at The Avenue. Web site: The Avenue Call for free catalog:1-800-752-1330. (No international shipping)




T-shirts

Cafe Press: Great plus size T-shirts here. Fit busts to 63 inches.Web site: CafePress.com-Funny, Cool, Promotional T-Shirts and Personalized Gifts! Click here!

Beanteacher: Welcome to the home of cool Hawaiian Aloha Shirts, Retro Bowling Shirts with a Tropical twist, and plus size clothes with a snazzy, island feel! Sizes go up to 6XL. Web site: http://www.beanteacher.com Email: CustomerService@beanteacher.com(Will ship internationally)

Just4yucks: Hilarious T-Shirts and Stuff! Sizes to 3X. Full color designs on top quality Hanes t-shirts. Web site: Just4yucks Email:service@just4yucks.com (Will ship to Canada)


Uniforms

Scrubs Gallery: With over 1000 scrub tops and 178 pants to choose from in sizes to 5X, this is what's called an INCREDIBLE selection. The scrub tops come in beautiful prints and solids, and the pants in straight leg and flare, drawstring and elastic waists.. The site is very user friendly and simply by hovering over an item, you get detailed information about sizes available, fabric content, colors and more. Check out their great nurses' shoes in wide widths. Toll Free: 1-877-381-3999. email: csupport@scrubsgallery.com
Web site:
Plus Size Scrubs at Scrubs Gallery Free shipping on orders of $29.00 or more. (No international shipping)

Junior Girl Scout Uniforms: Skirts, pants, skorts, shirts, shorts, T's -- all in sizes 10½, through 20 1/2.
Web site:
http://www.schoolunif.com/girlscouts1.html Tel: 1-800-372-6523. (Will ship internationally)

S&H Uniforms: Chef apparel, shirts, vests, aprons & scrubs in sizes to 5XL.
Web site: http://www.sandhuniforms.com Call for free catalog: 1-800-210-5295. (Will ship internationally)






Plus-Size Modeling Information


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Plus Model Magazine :

Web Site:
Plus Model Magazine

LOTS of info about plus size modeling.

Venus Imaging Education:

Web Site: http://www.dailyvenusdiva.com/

Lots of practical information here, contests to enter, as well as possible job opportunities for aspiring models.




Magazines


1. New Moon

Web Site: http://www.newmoon.com

This magazine was created as a resource for all girls who want their voices heard and their dreams taken seriously. "New Moon is where girls tell the world who they are, without adults or advertisers as interpreters." Paper subcriptions available (6 issues $35) by calling 1-800-381-4743 or order at website.

2. gURL Magazine

Web Site: http://www.gURL.com

gURL is committed to discussing issues that affect the lives of girls age 13 and up in a non-judgmental, personal way. Their content deals frankly with sexuality, emotions, body image, etc.




Body Image


1. Dads and Daughters

Web Site:
http://www.dadsanddaughters.org

This organization helps provide tools to strengthen fathers' relationships with their daughters and transform the pervasive messages that value daughters more for how they look than who they are. You can subscribe to their newsletter called, Daughters, which will help give you "the information, guidance, and support you need to raise strong, self-confident daughters." Subscription info at website.

2. Eating Disorder Treatment Centers & Information

(a) Mc Callum Place


Web Site: Mc Callum Place

(b) Castlewood Treatment Center

Web Site: http://www.castlewoodtc.com

A Residential Treatment Center for individuals with eating disorders, body image and trauma issues.

3. Joshua Childrens Foundation

Bulimia and Eating Disorders are often caused from child abuse. Suggestions on finding a therapist, lists of support groups, and PTSD articles can be found here



Books


1. Body Positive Books

Web Site:
http://www.BodyPositive.com/booksfor.htm

A good variety of books about body image, eating disorders & other related topics.



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LINKS WORTH CHECKING OUT

Plus Size Clothing : "We're proud to be one of the top online Plus Size merchants featured in this award winning Internet mall."
Web: http://wellingtonsquare.com/PlusSizes.htm

Largely Positive: This Organization promotes health and self-esteem for large-sized people.
Web: http://www.largelypositive.com

Girl.com.au: Australia's Favourite e-zine for REAL GIRL'S; Incorporating the tradtional criteria of a teen women's magazine, Girl.com.au also addresses issues that today's youth face. FREE EMAIL and Chatrooms.Web: http://www.girl.com.au







Plus Size Kids Section

PO Box 60417, Florence, MA 01062-0417
email: kids@largedirectory.com



Index


Websites For Girls & Boys


Belk: Telephone:1-866-235-5443.
Web Site: Belk

Clothing for plus size girls in sizes 12.5-20.5. You'll find dresses, jeans & tops.
Boys clothing in husky sizes is mostly jeans & pants in sizes 8-20.

Sears: Web Site: Sears

There are overv 100 different items for girls including denim pants, tops and outerwear--all in half sizes to 18 1/2. .
Boys husky sizes include 150 different items including denim jeans, tops & outerwear.

The Children's Place: Telephone: 1-877-752-2387. Web Site: The Children's Place (Click on special sizes on list on left.)

The selection for girls includes denim pants,skirts,shorts and dresses to size 14Plus.
In husky sizes to 14, you'll find 13 different styles of denim jeans and some chinos.

Kohl's: Telephone: 1-866- 887-8884. Web Site: http://www.kohls.com (Click on "kids," then "extended sizes," then "girl's plus" or "boys husky.")

For girls you'll find several different style of jeans, pants, shorts, skirts, swimsuits, tees, dresses & tanks in sizes 12 1/2 to 20 1/2.
Boys sizes carried are size 8-20, husky. They feature mostly pants and shorts.

Gymboree: Telephone: 1-877-449-6932 Web Site: http://www.gymboree.com email: Customer_service@gymboree.com (Limited International Shipping)

Girls sizes range from 5-12 Plus. You'll find a great selection of pants & shorts plus some skirts and jumpers. Boys sizes carried are size 5-10 husky. They have a wide variety of all types of pants.

The owners of this company stated the following; "We are obsessed with exceeding our customers' expectations in our products and services. We build and respect our brand by maintaining stringent standards."

French Toast: Telephone:1.800.373.6248 email: service@frenchtoast.com Web Site: French Toast (No International Shipping)

For girls you'll find blouses, pants, skirts, sweaters and windbreakers in sizes to 20 1/2. Boys husky sizes include shirts, pants, sweaters and windbreakers to size 20 Husky..
Before you pass over this site, assuming it is just for school uniforms, please read the following statements sent in by a mother of a preteen. Janet H wrote the following: My daughter, who wears a size 20 1/2, likes plain & simple clothes without the frills etc. found on many trendy teen items. At this site we found blouses, pants, skirts and a great cardigan sweater, all in her size. We just received the clothes which are well-made and fit her perfectly! We are both thrilled! I urge you to add this site to your Directory for the preteens who are looking for these hard-to-find items.

The Gap: Gap Online, 100 Gap Online Drive, Grove City, Ohio 43123-8605. Telephone: 1-800-427-78953. Web Site: http://gap.com
(No international shipping).

This company has an extensive collection of both girls & boys clothing in larger sizes. Girls plus sizes range from size 8 to 16. (Waists up to 30 inches, Chests to 36 inches)) At this trendy website you'll find boot cut jeans, shortalls, many styles of swim suits, a great selection of tanks & T's, hoodies, tops, sweat pants, dresses and underwear--all in plus sizes. Boys sizes range from 7-16 Husky. (Waist sizes 26 to 31 inches). In this department you'll find jeans, cargo pants, sweats, khakis, a large variety of shorts, swim trunks, T's, shirts, underwear & more.

LandsEnd.com: Lands' End Lane, Dodgeville, WI 53595. Telephone: 1-800-734-5437. Call for kids catalog.
Web Site: Lands End On list at left click on "Plus Sizes (for girls) "Husky Sizes" (for boys.)" (Will ship internationally).

This company has great customer service as well as a good selection of clothing for both plus size girls & husky boys. Toll-free phone lines for ordering and customer service are open 24 hours a day, 364 days a year. They also have live customer support on line. Girls sizes range from 7 Plus to 16 Plus. (Waists 26 to 30 1/2). They feature swimsuits, tops, jeans, chinos, shorts & dresses. Boys sizes range from 8 husky to 20 Husky. (Waists 26 to 32 1/2). In the boys department you'll find long & short sleeved oxford shirts plus a larege variety of pants--including jeans, cargo pants & chinos.

JC Penney: Telephone: 1-800-222-6161(toll free from US & Canada). Web Site: http://www.jcpenney.com
(Click on "kids" then on "slim-husky-plus."). (Will ship internationally).

The girls plus sizes run from 10 1/2 to 20 1/2. (Waist sizes 27 1/2 to 35 inches) They feature jeans, tops, shorts, swimwear and dresses. The Husky boy sizes range from 10 to 20 Husky. (Waists 27 1/2 to 32 1/2). Here you'll find Levi Jeans & shorts, Dockers, as well as dress clothes.

Dickies: Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company, 509 West Vickery Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76104. Telephone: 1-800-336-7201.
Web: Dickies Call: 1-800- 342-5437 for more info or paper catalog. email: customerservice@dickies.com (No international shipping)

At this site you'll find girls plus-size pants, pleated skirts, twill shorts, bib jumpers & more. Sizes from 10 1/2 to 20 1/2. (Waists 28 to 34 inches). Boys husky sizes range from 6-20. (Waists from 25 to 32 inches). Items include a good selection of shorts, some chinos & a windbreaker jacket.

Old Navy: Old Navy Online, 200 Old Navy Lane, Grove City, OH 43123-8605. Telephone: 1-800-653-6289.
Web: http://www.oldnavy.com (No international shipping).

You'll find a good selection of plus size jeans, pants & tops. Girls sizes range from 7-16 "extra loose." (Waists to 30 inches, chest size to 36 inches 0r 2XL) Boys sizes range from 8 to 18 "extra loose." (Waists up to 32 inches, chest to 34 inches). They have some nice jeans pants and T-shirts in the larger sizes. Lisa wrote the following:"I found that Old Navy had the best selection of everyday shirts for my 10 year old husky sized boy. I was pleased with their wide selection, the ease of their web site, and in the speed of delivery! Mostly I am grateful to have found the same shirts that come in regular sizes in the husky sizes."

BuyCostumes.com: Costumes for kids in plus & husky sizes. Web site: Costumes

The Women's Therapy Service of Montclair (New Jersey) Web site: http://www.WomensTherapy.net

Counseling and Play Therapy for boys and girls. Barbara Reese, LCSW, ADTR (973) 783-2292.

Stone Soup: Web Site: http://stonesoup.com/ Published 6 times/year. Contains no advertising. One year subscription costs $37.00.
Call to order: 1-800-447-4569 or order at website.

Stone Soup is a magazine by young writers and artists. Young people ages 8 to 13, from all over the world, contribute their stories, poems, book reviews, and art work to Stone Soup. Send in your stories or art work. Info at website.

Peta Kids: Web Site: http://www.petakids.com/

What is PETA? People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights group in the world. It has more than 700,000 members around the globe! At PETAKids.com, we’ll show you how you can HELP animals.

Websites Just For Girls


Justice: Telephone: 1-866-458-3866. Web: Justice email: justice@tweenbrands.com (Will ship internationally).

This site is for girls only. They have over 30 styles of jeans in half sizes to 18 1/2. Click on "Half sizes." Their items change frequently so it is worth checking back often.

Girl Scout Uniforms: Web: http://www.schoolunif.com/girlscouts1.html Tel: 1-800-372-6523. (Will ship internationally)

At this site you'll find skirts, cargo pants, polo shirts, skorts, shorts, T's, belts -- all in sizes 10½, through 20½.

Pattern Making For Plus Size Children: email: support@plussizechildren.com Web site: http://plussizechildren.com

Patterns, Classes, Books & Links that Make it Easier to Sew For Plus Size Children.

Websites Just For Boys


HuskyFashions.com: Web Site: http://www.huskyfashions.com

This company specializes in designing clothing for boys wearing husky sizes. Sizes include pants with waists to 40 inches & inseams to 28 inches. You'll find denim carpenter jeans, cargo pants, twills, shirts, shorts & swim trunks.

Kohl's: Telephone: 1-866- 887-8884. Web Site: http://www.kohls.com

You can buy Levi jeans, & Levi shorts in Husky sizes at this site. Sizes 28H to 34 Husky. Also Dockers twill pants in Husky sizes.



Links

FunBrain.com
Web: http://www.funbrain.com

Fleeting Glimpse
Web: http://www.frontiernet.net/~steve_glimpse/


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