Best Men’s Big & Tall Clothing Shops In Atlanta

February 28, 2011 8:00 AM

If you’re a plus-sized man, finding clothes that fit well can be a tall order — literally. These Atlanta shops will have you looking your best in no time.

Leiter’s Big & Tall

1355 Church St. Extension, Suite E
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 428-6136

Family-owned and operated since 1948, Leiter’s Big & Tall is one of the Southeast’s foremost clothing shops for plus-sized men. Located just a few miles north of Atlanta, the shop carries a full line of clothing ranging from sportswear and casual clothes to suits and uniforms. In other words, their selection is large in more ways than one.

J & R Family Clothing

1307 Hwy. 85
Fayetteville, GA 30214
(770) 461-3440

If you’re looking for the best big-and-tall clothing selection on the south side of Atlanta, head to J & R Family Clothing. While they do carry a wide range of standard sizes, their selection of plus-sized clothing and accessories goes far beyond what you normally find in a nonspecialty shop. Prices here are more than reasonable, with free alterations thrown in as an added bonus.

Friedman’s Shoes

209 Mitchell St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) 886-3668

Ever wonder how basketball players and other star athletes with plus-sized feet manage to find shoes that fit? Come to Friedman’s Shoes and you might see a few of them browsing the aisles. Shaquille O’Neal, Magic Johnson and dozens of other famous players have been shopping at Friedman’s for decades, along with plenty of nonfamous patrons who also require big shoes. The store stocks both casual and dress shoes in sizes up to 22, and they stand by their motto that they’ll help every customer find a shoe that fits perfectly, no matter what their size.

The Custom Suit Shop

3333 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 130
Atlanta GA 30326
(404) 869-3113

Buying a suit off the rack isn’t always easy for big and tall men, but the cost of a custom-made suit can be daunting as well. The Custom Suit Shop provides the perfect remedy by creating custom-tailored suits at the amazingly low price of $295. Choose from 100 different fabrics and dozens of optional features to create a suit that fits both you and your wallet to a tee.

— Ty Treadwell

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