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News From Large and Tall Menswear

Large and Tall Men's Clothes from Leamington Spa. An independent retailer for over 125 years we supply big and tall men’s clothing in plus sizes ranging from big sizes XXL to 8XL, tall sizes LT to 4XLT and shoes sizes 12 to 17.

Man and Boy (Rogers Retiring!)

In 1977 (at the tender age of 15) my father left me alone in his menswear shop in Yardley Wood, Birmingham, while he went out to run an errand. By the time he returned I had sold a pair of Wrangler jeans with matching denim jacket... double denim! And so began my career in the rag trade. Each Saturday morning I was dragged from my warm bed to help in the shop, I didn’t complain because the £6.00 I earnt came in very useful, sometimes to buy red pop… but...

Style Advisor

As a family run business (Great Grandpa Maurice opened his first men's clothing shop in Small Heath, Birmingham in 1892) our experience enables us to offer a personal service to all our customers, including help and advice on what is suitable to wear for a particular occasion and what styles suit our customers best. Whether it is helping to select a tie to compliment a shirt or a suit or crating a complete wardrobe or look of casual and formal clothes, we are able to give guidance and recommendations to enable...

Who Was Ben Sherman?

THE MAN Ben Sherman was a legend in his own right. A man described as ‘always embracing the new and the different’; someone constantly searching for the best of things. He disliked regularity, preferring to search out things that were perceived as unavailable to him. He was a passionate businessman with an artist’s soul. Born Arthur Benjamin Sugarman in Brighton in 1925, at just 20 years old Arthur left a post-war torn Britain for America w here he saw a land of hope and promise; he was full of drive and   ambition. He raised a...

Grab The Raging Bull By The Horns

Our spring/summer 2019  Raging Bull rugby inspired range of big size menswear is now in stock.  Founded in the foothills of the Severn Valley in Gloucestershire, Raging Bull is the brain child of Former England Ruby International Phil Vickery. At the 2003 World Cup, Phil was part of that momentous victory in Sydney to lift the Webb Ellis trophy. He also captained England to the 2007 Rugby World Cup final.Phil's nickname was bestowed on him by Sir Clive Woodward when, during a game against an Italy, an Italian commentator called one...

Large and Tall Has It All Tied Up

New to the largeandtall.co.uk website is a range of men’s extra long neck ties. Measuring 172 cm (68") these ties are suitable for both taller and bigger men. The range include plains and patterns as well as the all important basic black funeral tie. This new range sits alongside the existing extra long pre-tied and self-tied bow ties that we have sold for a number of years as well as our bestselling bow and cummerbund sets.   Three simple ways to tie a men's neck tie. How to tie: Simple Knot 1  Start with...

Another Reason To Visit

National Parks Week Sunday 22th to Sunday 29th July 2018 Its National Parks Week next week, but you don'’t need to travel out of Leamington Spa to visit one of Britain top parks. Jephson Gardens is a beautiful formal Victorian park in the centre of Leamington Spa and within easy walking distance from our Large & Tall Menswear retail shop. It's the perfect place for a relaxing stroll or family picnic with lots of colourful flowerbeds and interesting sculptures. The gardens were first laid out in 1831 as informal riverside walks along the River...

360º Virtual Tour

Check out this cool 360º tour of our Large and Tall Menswear Leamington Spa Store...  ...

Ten Years Ago

This year Large and Tall Menswear celebrates its 28th anniversary and today – April 14th 2018, marks 10 years since they purchased their current building at 113 Warwick Street, Royal Leamington Spa, CV32 4QZ. Moving to these premises in 2008 enabled the company to grow, hold larger stock and welcome customers in a modern air conditioned environment. Business owner Roger Green said “Buying our own premises was a big financial commitment for us and one that has proved to be very beneficial in the intervening years”. Shortly after the initial development of...

BBC Coventry and Warwickshire

All this week, at 1.30 pm, you can hear our very own Roger Green on the Brody Swain radio show on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire. Roger is taking part in the Coventry V Warwickshire quiz where he goes head to head with another independent trader answering 10 questions in 90 seconds. Roger says “It is a nerve racking experience which requires very quick reactions. Not only do I have to think of the answer quickly but remember to shout out my ‘buzzer’ word (Warwickshire) before I give the answer.” He went...

When we were lads...

When was the last time the British weather behaved itself? When the largeandtall.co.uk team were lads the weather was always just right, at least that’s how we remember it. Long hot summers, cold snowy winters, crisp autumns and a promising spring. We have seen plenty of April showers this month… shame it’s already May, but however this year’s summer shapes up you can be sure that Large and Tall Menswear, of Royal Leamington Spa, will do their best to kit the big or tall man out in everything he needs to...