Larger sized socks and hosiery can be some of the most difficult to find in stores.
Diabetics and those with thicker ankles and calves frequently need softer or looser cuffed socks, and compression hose that helps with circulation. Specialty socks for outdoor activities, athletics, and as boot liners can also be harder to find off line, and the internet provides a fantastic resource.
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Amazing Socks is a sock, hosiery and underwear super-seller. Good place to find unusual items like cotton or wool socks, medical and diabetic socks and hosiery, as well as compression stockings, thigh highs, sheers and knee highs. Free shipping on all orders. Select styles available in plus sizes.
Amazon Socks & Hosiery has an amazingly large and deep selection of socks, tights, pantyhose and other hosiery in just about every style that you can think of. If you are looking for medical grade compression hosiery or diabetic socks, it's there: just use the search box at the top to locate easily.
Ashley Stewart carries classic sheer pantyhose, colored and patterned tights, and trouser socks designed for wider calves. Sizes to 3X.
Asos often has a unique, hard-to-find selection of plus-size tights and hosiery with a trendy to ar-to-wear quality.
Avenue carries plus-size tights in a variety of fashion forward colors, patterns and styles in the fall and winter months in their "accessories" category. Sizes up to EE and 365 pounds.
Bare Necessities. Large selection of queen size hosiery from labels like Spanx, Givenchy, Ellen Tracy and more. Styles include sheers, control top, footless, fishnet and opaque tights. Also good selection of cotton socks, knee highs, trouser socks, thigh highs and athletic socks.
Catherine's carries opaque tights, shimmer sheer pantyhose, knee highs and socks in their "intimates" category in sizes up to 7X (400 - 450 lbs).
Champion Woman carries an excellent selection of athletic gear and work out clothes for the active plus woman in sizes up to 3X. Good source for cotton athletic socks.
Danskin although a dance specialist, their opaque tights wear like iron, and are great for extra warmth under pants and skirts in the winter months, not just for dancing. Plus-size 1X - 4X.
Eddie Bauer usually has an excellent selection of fun and quality trouser and boot socks in cotton, wool and microfiber, slipper socks, and tights seasonally in the women's accessories department in sizes up to size XXL.
Evans carries fun patterned socks all year, in addition to colored, lace and patterned tights in season. Sizes up to 3X.
Footsmart carries high quality comfort and orthopedic footwear. Also carries a wide range of specialty items for foot and leg health. Excellent resource for diabetics, office workers who sit for long periods of time, and others with circulation problems. Has things like 100% cotton socks for extra sensitive skin, support hosiery for circulation problems and more. Hosiery available for wide calves and thighs measured in inches rather than weight.
Hips and Curves known
for its great curvy lingerie, also carries an excellent selection of
fun plus-size hosiery such as thigh high stockings with bows,
fishnet hosiery, lace top sheers, striped stockings, and lace body
stockings. Plus-sizes up to 4X.
Just My Size is a super store of basic plus-size pantyhose. They carry full-figured tights, sheers, control top pantyhose, re-enforced toes, knee highs and wide calf trouser socks. Plus-sizes up to 7X.
Kohl's carries a large variety of socks from athletic to ankle and knee highs in solids and patterns. Some tights in season in sizes up to 1X.
Lane Bryant carries lots of fun socks and a selection of Spanx control top pantyhose, daysheers, patterned, colored and opaque tights for the fuller figure. Footed and footless styles frequently available. Look under the "accessories" tab for hosiery. Plus-size 14 to 28W.
Modcloth is an indie designer site with small production runs, so if you see something you like available in your size scoop it up when you can. One of the most unique sock collections on the net. Choose from fun art-to-wear patterns, Christmas socks, pop art and cute animal motifs, and more. Short crew socks, boot liners, and trouser socks, plus fun styles including socks with toes. Unusual patterned tights in plus-sizes have been known to turn up here in sizes up to size 4X.
Old Pueblo Traders carries a small collection of socks and hosiery that often includes hard-to-find items such as 100% cotton socks and wide-calf socks.
One Hanes Place carries and excellent selection of plus-size tights, sheer pantyhose and knee highs in sizes up to 7X.
QVC often has unusual hosiery, such as cashmere and patterned socks.
Sierra Trading Post save 30-70% on famous name brand, high quality socks in wool, cotton, coolmax, silk and more for winter and outdoor sports for both men and women.
Spanx is one of the best-known shapewear labels, and their figure enhancing control top hose, both footed and footless, is popular with models and celebrities on the red carpet, alike. Sizes available to fit up to 325 pounds.
Torrid regularly carries a variety of hard-to-find hosiery in plus-sizes. They frequently have fishnets, patterned tights, thigh highs, lace tights, striped tights, and novelty styles like skull motif tights. Size XL to 5X.
We Love Colors Inc. and this web shop certainly does! If you love unique tights and hosiery like tie dyes, stripes, fishnets and solid colors in a rainbow of hues this is the hosiery shop for you. Each style has up to 45 different colors from which to choose! Carries plus-sizes up to 4X.
Winter Silks carries a
hard-to-find collection of silk and silk-blend socks and boot liners
for both men and women.
Plus-size clothing featured is hand selected by the Elegant Plus Fashion Editor from our
extensive network of plus-fashion business partnerships.
In recent years trendy plus-size tights in bright colors, patterns and fishnets have been easier to find on-line, while lingerie stores are beginning to regularly carry plus-size thigh highs and stockings, particularly popular with brides. Classic sheer pantyhose for working and career women comes in both plus and super sizes at select retailers. Full-figured women with pear or hourglass figure types often require larger than Queen Size pantyhose and tights.
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