Hyderabad is awakening to the needs of the not-so-thin. One of the main reasons for this change of focus could be that 28 per cent of Indian women and 25 per cent of Indian men are obese. Besides, being fat does not mean that you dress boring. Here are some places in Hyderabad, where you can find clothes for the plus-sized.
Just My Size at Babukhan Mall in Somajiguda, Hyderabad has shirt sizes for men that start at size 42 and go up to 50, which is almost equal to 5XL. The waist sizes for trousers begin at 40 inches and go up to 52. For women, the shirt sizes begin at 14 and go up to 22, while the trouser segment begins at 30 inches and can go up to 53 inches. Most of their collection is casual and semi-formal. They also have suits for both men and women. The price range is from Rs. 699 to Rs. 2,099.
Revolution at Lumbini Mall in Banjara Hills is the ultimate dream destination for all those women who snugly fit into plus-sized clothes. Revolution’s collection includes denims, formals, party wear, casual lounge wear, night wear and lingerie. You can choose from a waist size of 28” (size 2) to a waist size of 44” (size 4). The collection changes with season. For instance, their monsoon collection consists of fabric such as crepe and georgette. The price ranges from Rs. 799 to as high as Rs. 6,999 for their exclusive range of evening wear.
All from Pantaloons has a collection of casual, formal, evening and ethnic wear. Their collection ranges from chest size 38” to chest size 52”. Beside tops in regular fabrics such as cotton and crepe, they also have knitted tops. The trouser waist size begins from 34” and goes up to size 44” and the price begins at Rs. 699.
Not to be left behind, Westside also has targeted the same consumer base with their segment Gia. Their collection comprises casuals and formals only. They have a whole range of shirts in abstract designs. Here the chest size ranges from 46” to 50”. The trouser waist size begins at 34” and goes up till 40”. The price begins at Rs. 499.