Today’s full-figured women have more options than even to embrace their curves and make a bold fashion statement in trendy, cool pieces. From boutique unique to stand-out department stores to chains that specialize in plus sizes, there are lots of great options in and around Detroit.


Thicke Madam Boutique

250 W 9 Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 298-2785

Ferndale’s Thicke Madam was opened by a mother and daughter team aiming to better meet the needs of full-figured women in Metro Detroit, and share their fashion lines “Sassy, but Classy” and “Me Originals.”  Filled with unique clothing, bags and jewelry, the boutique offers different choices from a traditional department store. Thicke Madam is a great local business to find fashionable and interesting pieces that are tailored for fuller figures.


Locations in Somerset, Twelve Oaks, and Partridge Creek

Nordstrom is best for chic designer duds that come in sizes 14-24.  Stocking every type of clothing from elegant designer dresses to lingerie, Nordstrom has tons of options for full-figured women that embrace curves and have serious fashionable style.


Locations in Somerset, Oakland, Twelve Oaks, Lakeside, Eastland, Fairlane, Westland

Who said you have to pay big bucks for cute top-designer pieces made for plus-sized women? Macy’s has plenty of options, at a range of prices that can meet many budgets. Macy’s also carries junior styles in plus sizes.


Lane Bryant

Multiple locations in Detroit

If you’re sick of stores that have online only plus sizes then, Lane Bryant is your oasis. Specializing in fitting clothes to women with fuller figures, Lane Bryant carries sizes 14-32. They also own lingerie store Cacique, Catherine’s which has great options for work clothing, and Fashion Bug and Loop 18 which carry junior’s plus-sizes.


The Avenue

Multiple locations in Detroit

The avenue is a plus-sized retailer specializing in incorporating fashion trends into affordable plus-sized clothes. Look cute in pieces ranging from size 14-32. The Avenue also carrying boots with wide width options offering a solution to women who want to find the fall fashion staple in the right fit.

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