Men's apparel retailer Destination XL opened a new store in Towson today, catering to men who wear extra large sizes.
The store in Yorkridge Center, at 815 Goucher Boulevard, will sell more than 100 brands in sizes XL and up, including private label and designer names such as Lacoste, Michael Kors, DKNY Jeans, Lucky Brand Jeans and Robert Graham.
The retailer says there's plenty of demand. Half the men in the U.S. have a waist size of 40 inches or greater, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
"There are currently few options in Towson for these men to purchase fashionable clothing that fits, and often they are relegated to shopping the end of the rack at the major...