Online clothes retailer for a larger gentleman
November 16, 2015 12:24 PM   Subscribe

Where can I buy clothes online for a plus-size male?

I'm overweight (100kg, 171cm, 44y) and have a really hard time finding good looking clothes where I live in Chile. The cool brands skew younger and thinner, and the only brands that cater to your larger body type are for old, boring people who like to wear suits.

I'm thinking that there must be a website where you input your size and can choose from actually well fitting, good looking shirts, t-shirts, polos, jackets and pants?

For reference, I like minimalistic, simple, designer-ey, dark clothes. Calvin Klein hits a lot of my sweet spots, except for sizing. I dress pretty informally and don't wear or own suits or ties.

Reasonably priced is good, though I understand that there might be a premium. It's nice if they ship internationally, but if not I can use a courier service so that's not a deal breaker.
posted by signal to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (5 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Destination XL ships to Chile and has Calvin Klein as well as Polo Ralph Lauren.
posted by St. Hubbins at 12:29 PM on November 16, 2015 [1 favorite]

Also, do you know your suit, waist and/or chest size? I could be wrong, but in American clothing I don't think your size sounds particularly large, so perhaps it's just a matter of finding a standard-sizes retailer who will ship larger-yet-standard clothes to you. (I am just about your size, although I am female, but I do poke around men's extended sizes on behalf of my husband, so I know my way around somewhat.)

Calvin Klein is actually one of the better brands in the US for plus-sized women as well.

If you're looking for higher end clothes, James Corden is now a Burberry model, in part because he appreciates that they offer clothes for someone his shape.
posted by St. Hubbins at 12:33 PM on November 16, 2015

Thanks, that link is the kind of thing I'm looking for, more please!
I don't know my size, but I think I can measure myself when I get home. I had an easier time shopping in the US than in Chile, I think fashionable brands have smaller sizes here.
posted by signal at 12:37 PM on November 16, 2015

I buy from KingSize Direct, and they do ship to Chile.
posted by Faint of Butt at 12:38 PM on November 16, 2015

Jacamo has the least uncool selection of big & tall menswear, in my opinion, but I'm not sure they ship outside the UK. They do have a long list of brands they carry, though, that you might be able to find elsewhere, and -- best part -- a size finder that will tell you what size you should look for in those brands.
posted by babelfish at 1:01 PM on November 16, 2015

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