Clothing For All
Where to Find Inclusive Sizes for Women's Clothes and Shoes
In a country famous for its textile and clothing production, it can still be challenging to find clothing and shoes that we love. Depending on who you ask, Turkey is a shopper’s paradise, and for others, it is a fashion inferno. We all come in different shapes and sizes and should be able to find stylish, comfortable, and affordable items for our wardrobe. If you love to shop and have the patience to discover the small, independent stores in your neighborhoods and local pazars you can find reasonably-priced and fashionable clothes in an array of sizes. However, if you'd rather shop online or get a sneak-peek at merchandise, here are some resources for clothing and shoes with more inclusive sizing.
Buyuk Bedeniz: They offer everything from undergarments, loungewear, and swimwear, casual clothing, and evening gowns.
Christine Cotton Club: The Christine Cotton Club- C.C.C., founded by Christine Şenol in 1987 prepares special collections for women who want to experience elegance and comfort at the same time, and love to interpret fashion and style in their own distinctive way. There are multiple stores throughout the country, and you can also shop with them online. They offer sizes from 42-60.
Faik Sonmez: Their motto is 'happiness has no size.' Faik Sonmez offers a wide range of colourful and fashionable styles from evening dresses to office and casual wear up to size 56. Their stores can be found all over Turkey, and you can shop on their website.
Love My Body: Love my body was created in response to parent company, adL customer’s demand of having a plus-size range. Their aim is to offer inspirational clothes that are expertly designed for sizes up to 52.
37 Numara: This website has a huge selection of on-trend shoes and over 1000 styles that range from size 41-45
FanFinFon: You can order custom-made shoes, sandals, and boots in all colours, heel styles, and heights from this Istanbul-based store. They do have some pre-made styles available at their workshop in Beyoglu and at other stockists in the city. They make shoes ranging in sizes from 33-48 and sizes 41-48 can run anywhere from 20TL to 100TL depending if you buy a sandal or a boot.
Iriadam: Women’s sizes go up to 45, and Men’s sizes go up to 50. They do have a shop in Istanbul and one in Ankara, and you can find more product offerings on their website.
Bravissimo: This is a UK brand, but several residents in Turkey have had luck purchasing items without getting stuck in customs.
G Lingerie: Their aim is to offer quality products designed with the latest technology at the same price as abroad. They sell a variety of international bra brands in sizes up to 105 F.
Kom: Focusing primarily on underwear and swimwear, Kom has bras in DD and EE sizes up to 100.
For the complete list, please see the article on the free Bloomer Magazine app. On the app go to 'free articles' and select 'style'.