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Best Plus-Size Clothing Stores In Pittsburgh

November 3, 2010 6:23 AM

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Your clothing is a reflection of who you are. Feeling comfortable and confident in what you’re wearing should never be limited by your size. Here are a few of the best plus-size clothing stores in Pittsburgh, enabling you to embrace your shape and step out in fashion. - Julia Mccandless
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Avenue

120 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 765-1477
www.avenue.com

Shopping at this trendy downtown store is always fun. Carrying women’s sizes 14-32, Avenue has everything from intimates to overcoats to shoes so that you can create a complete look. The clothing here is always trendy, specializing in looks that you could wear to the office, as well as casual and chic weekend apparel. Prices here are very reasonable, as you can get a great overcoat for under $50. Special sizes are also available on the website for petite and tall tailoring. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, closed.

Lane Bryant

Mall at Robinson
100 Robinson Center Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(412) 787-0548
www.lanebryant.com

Lane Bryant is a staple for plus-size women’s clothing for one simple reason: they make fashionable clothes for real women. Sizes are available in 12-32 and are designed to fit an average woman of approximately 5’6″. The jeans here alone are worth the trip, as a range of styles are offered, classified by fit as curvy, moderately curvy or straight. Special sizes are also available for petite or tall women, ensuring that your jeans flatter your best attributes. We also recommend the dresses and skirts here, as they are continuously elegant and chic. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PLUS Consignment Boutique

4136 Library Road
Castle Shannon, PA 15234
(412) 306-7587
www.plusconsignmentboutique.com

This small boutique is truly one of Pittsburgh’s hidden treasures. Owned by a plus-size woman, PLUS caters to the needs of real women and offers a welcoming, friendly environment to buy and sell your duds. As with most consignment stores, there are a variety of styles to choose from, all in sizes 14 and up. This is a great place to find stylish clothing at a fantastic price in a relaxed, supportive environment. Hours: Sunday through Monday, closed; Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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