The more I search these days it seems as if there are more and more representation of bigger guys in the world of fashion and I love it. So today I’m bringing you another brand that is helping the wave of big guy fashion. Introducing Large Lad Clothing carries size XL-6XL. He created his clothing line after the common big guy struggle, looking for something nice in your size but come up empty-handed.
So just like any other great entrepreneur when you see a void in the marketplace you try to solve it. James Weir the owner of Large Lad Clothing is filling that void by providing clothes for men of size.
In a expert from his interview with Chubstr he explains what started it all.
Chubstr: What made you decide to start your own big men’s clothing brand?
James Weir: I was a youth counselor for 17 years prior to starting Large Lad Clothing. After moving around a bit, I was ready for a career change, and I knew that I wanted to do something that would help people. One day, I was shopping for a 4X shirt, and ended up covering most of the city of Halifax trying to find one, and I went home frustrated and empty-handed. My wife said to me, why don’t you start your own big and tall store? I put together a business plan and presented it to the Nova Scotia Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and was accepted into a 9 month business program geared to help small business start ups. Without this program, it would have been difficult to get started. It gave me a real blueprint for how to start a business. We launched as a clothing and lifestyle label in January of 2016.