Style doesn’t have to be sacrificed when weight and height increases

By Tangela – Contributor at
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average height and weight of people living in the United States is higher than in the past. This increase corresponds to a body mass index (BMI) that is classified as overweight. Even though many of the models walking fashion runways are much smaller, sizes 12 and 14 are the sizes that the average American woman are likely to need.

Fortunately Roaman’s carries fashions and footwear for today’s averaged sized women. They carry women’s sizes, petite sizes, and tall sizes (12W – 44W). Roaman’s bras go up to size 56J. Their shoes come in sizes up to 14WW. Plus sized ladies don’t have to sacrifice style when they shop Roaman’s. The clothes are fashionable and functional, made to fit larger women well. They’ve been a plus-size fashion leader for over 100 years.

Tia Ghose, staff writer at, writes that, “Men also didn’t used to be so round in the United States, but lifestyle changes over the last 50 years have made the American population increasingly overweight.” Ghose writes that on average American men have a BMI of 29. According to the same article by Ghose, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention consider a BMI of 29 to be just under obesity.

The big and tall experts at have a large selection of men’s clothing in sizes that aren’t always easy to find in stores. Their big and tall clothing selection includes everything from big t-shirts to wide width shoes. believes that feeling good in clothes is the first step to looking good in them. Men 6’2″ or taller and/or that weigh at least 225 pounds are among the 13 million men in the United States, nearly 1 in 5, who make a perfect fit with KING SIZE.

Roaman’s and both specialize in providing fashions for today’s average and plus sized shoppers. Everything from casual wear to special occasion clothing and accessories can be found on their websites. Fashion and function are an option for women and men of almost every size.


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