Size Matters, But Less So Now Thanks To River Island Big And Tall

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Are you struggling to find flattering shapes, or fashionable clothes in the right size? Well, check out this new collection, designed by one of our favourite high street labels, which makes unflattering and unfashionable clothing a thing of the past with on-trend seasonal items as well as wardrobe classics, all available in sizes up to XXXXL and 48in waist.

“We’ve conducted a lot of market research prior to this launch and found that there was a real demand for stylish menswear that accommodates more body shapes,” explains Nicholas Tahir, head of buying at River Island. The retailer deserves plaudits for catering to all, but it is amazing that even though many of fashion’s wardrobe staples haven’t changed for decades, designers and brands have been slow cater to different body shapes.

The Big & Tall line is made up of staple styles such as Oxford shirts, T-shirts, slim chinos and denim, as well as more fashion-forward items like ripped denim and a Harrington style blouson jacket. Together, they make up a range of functional and aesthetically appealing that’s perfect for all ages.

Browse some of our favourite items below, and dive into the collection at

Red and black colour block sweater

T shirt

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£28, buy on

Red check shirt

Red shirt

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£25, buy on

Distressed sweatshirt


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£25, buy on

Black jersey joggers


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£22, buy on

Former fashion editor

Gary Kingsnorth was the fashion editor for Coach as well as Men’s Fitness.