20 Stores Like Express Listed (Some Less Expensive, Extra Sizes, etc)

The following stores are similar to Express in their selection and clothing styles. Some stores sell clothes for both men and women — like Express — while others only sell women’s or men’s clothing. Following this list, you’ll see a breakdown of these stores by price, shipping costs, available sizes, and clothing type.

  • 6pm
  • Ann Taylor (women only)
  • Ashley Stewart (women only)
  • Bonobos (men only)
  • Clothes Mentor (women only; this is a second-hand clothing store)
  • Free People (women only)
  • J. Crew
  • Lane Bryant (women only)
  • Le Chateau
  • Loft (women only)
  • Madewell
  • Maurices (women only)
  • Men’s Wearhouse (men only)
  • ModCloth (women only)
  • New York & Company (women only)
  • Plato’s Closet (this is a second-hand clothing store)
  • RW & Co.
  • Topshop (women only)
  • Uptown Cheapskate (this is a second-hand clothing store.)
  • Zaful

Price

We’ve highlighted which stores are most comparable in price to Express, as well as the stores that tend to be more expensive and those that are often less expensive.

Note: We based our price averages on regular-price items at each store, not including any sales or promo codes.

Comparable in Price

Regular-price Express jeans for men and women cost between $80 and $100, casual tops for men and women cost between $20 and $50, and sweaters for men and women cost between $40 and $100. These stores have comparable prices:

  • Ashley Stewart
  • Lane Bryant
  • Le Chateau
  • Loft
  • Men’s Wearhouse
  • ModCloth
  • New York & Company
  • RW & Co.

Less Expensive

The following stores typically sell clothes that are less expensive than Express — jeans cost between $20 and $80, casual tops between $12 and $35, and sweaters between $15 and $60. Second-hand clothing stores often have even less expensive pricing.

More Expensive

The following stores’ prices tend to run higher than Express prices — jeans cost between $90 and $200, casual tops between $30 and $70, and sweaters between $60 and $150.

  • Ann Taylor
  • Bonobos
  • Free People
  • J. Crew
  • Madewell
  • Topshop

Shipping

Express.com offers free shipping on orders over $50. Below is the list of stores like Express that offer free shipping for less or free shipping on all orders by becoming a rewards member.

  • Bonobos
    • Bonobos offers free ground shipping with no minimum order purchase. Orders over $275 may receive free two-day FedEx shipping.
  • J. Crew
  • Madewell
  • Men’s Wearhouse
  • Topshop
    • Free standard shipping is available on orders over $20; free express shipping is available on orders over $50

Extra Sizes

Express sells women’s sizes XXS (00) to XL (16 to 18) and petite sizes in stores and online. Men’s sizes sold in stores and online range from XS (33 to 35 1/2) to XXL (48 to 50 1/2) for men’s tops and XS (28) to XXL (42) for men’s bottoms. The complete Express size chart can be viewed on the Express website. Below, we’ve highlighted stores like Express that sell plus sizes (18+) and petite sizes for women and big and tall clothing for men.

  • 6pm
    • Sells women’s clothes in petite and plus sizes and men’s clothes in big and tall; size availability will vary by brand and inventory
  • Ann Taylor
    • Sells women’s petite clothing from sizes 00P to 16P
  • Ashley Stewart
    • Sells women’s clothing in sizes L (10/12) to 6X (36); in jeans Ashley Stewart sells Xshort (under 5′), Short (5′ to 5’3″), Average (5’4″ to 5’7″), and Tall (over 5’7″)
  • Bonobos
    • Sell’s men’s extended sizes and short options in some shirts and blazers; size availability will vary by product
  • J. Crew
    • Select women’s clothes are available in petite sizes; men’s tops go up to size XXL (47″ to 49″) and men’s bottoms go up to size XXL (41″ to 43″); tall sizes for men are also available
  • Lane Bryant
    • Sells plus sizes for women from sizes 14 to 28 with some intimate wear and designer items in size 12; also sells petite clothing for women under 5’4″
  • Le Chateau
    • Select women’s clothing in plus sizes XL (16) to 3X (22W); select men’s tops are available from XL (44″ to 46″) to XXL (47″ to 49″) and select men’s bottoms from XL (37″ to 39″) to XXL (40″ to 42″)
  • Loft
    • Sells women’s petite sizes from 00P to 16P; plus sizes are comparable to Express (sizes 16-18)
  • Madewell
    • Sells plus size women’s clothing from sizes XXL (18) to 3X (22-24); petite and tall sizes are available for denim; also sells men’s plus-size tops from XL (44″ to 46″) to XXL (47″ to 49″) and bottoms from XL (38″ to 40″) to XXL (41″ to 43″)
  • Maurice’s
    • Sells women’s plus sizes from 14W to 30W
  • Men’s Wearhouse
  • ModCloth
    • Sells women’s clothing up to size 4X: 54″ to 56″ bust, 47″ to 49″ waist, 57″ to 60″ hips
  • New York & Company
    • Sells women’s clothes up to size 3X (24+), tall sizes for women over 5’8″, and petite clothes for women under 5’4″
  • Topshop
    • Sells women’s clothes in petite for women 5’3″ and under and in tall sizes for women 5’7″ and over

Looking for more plus-size options? See our article: 15+ Plus Size Women’s Clothing Catalogs

Special Occasion Clothing

Express is popular for many reasons, and one of them is that it offers clothes for special occasions. Below, we’ve highlighted the stores like Express that offer formal wear and special occasion clothing.

  • 6pm
    • Gowns and formal dresses for women
  • Ashley Stewart
    • Party dresses for women
  • Bonobos
    • Formal wear for men: tuxedos, tuxedo shirts, pockets squares, and bow ties
  • Free People
    • Party and “night out” dresses for women
  • J. Crew
    • Special occasion dresses for women; tuxedos for men
  • Lane Bryant
    • Party and cocktail dresses and little black dresses
  • Le Chateau
    • Cocktail and party dresses, formal gowns, and little black dresses for women; tuxedo blazers, tuxedo pants, vests, and accessories like bow ties and cuff links for men
  • Loft
    • Party dresses and little black dresses
  • Maurices
    • Wedding guest and cocktail dresses
  • Men’s Wearhouse
    • Formal wear for men: tuxedos, vests, and three-piece suits
  • ModCloth
    • A variety of dresses, including formal, party, cocktail, wedding guest, and holiday
  • New York & Company
    • Cocktail dresses and little black dresses
  • RW & Co.
    • Little black dresses and cocktail dresses for women; men’s formal accessories like bow ties, pocket squares, cuff links, and tie bars
  • Topshop
    • Special occasion dresses for women
  • Zaful
    • Party dresses and little black dresses for women

Professional Attire

Another reason Express is popular is for its clothes that are suitable for the office or other professional environments. Below, we’ve highlighted stores like Express that sell professional attire like blouses, dress pants, suits, and blazers.

  • 6pm
    • Suits, blazers, dress shirts, and dress pants for men and women
  • Ann Taylor
    • Work dresses, work pants, work skirts, suits, business formal, and business casual for women
  • Ashley Stewart
    • Work dresses, sweaters, and blazers for women
  • Bonobos
    • Dress pants, dress shirts, sweaters, suits, and blazers for men
  • Clothes Mentor
    • Stock will depend on the store, but Clothes Mentor typically offers business-wear like dress pants, dress shirts, and blazers
  • J. Crew
    • Work dresses, work pants, work shirts, and blazers for women; vests, blazers, work shirts, and work pants for men
  • Lane Bryant
    • Work skirts, dress shirts, sweaters, cardigans, and blazers for women
  • Le Chateau
    • Work dresses, sweaters, cardigans, skirts, dress pants, blazers, and jumpsuits for women; dress shirts, dress pants, sweaters, blazers, and accessories like pocket squares and cuff links for men
  • Loft
    • Work shirts, sweaters, cardigans, dress pants, work dresses, and blazers for women
  • Madewell
    • Dress pants, dress shirts, cardigans, sweaters, and blazers for women; button-down shirts and sweaters for men
  • Maurices
    • Blazers, blouses, cardigans, dress pants, dresses, and jumpsuits for women
  • Men’s Wearhouse
    • Suits, sport coats, blazers, dress shirts, dress pants, and sweaters for men
  • ModCloth
    • Work dresses, dress pants, blouses, sweaters, cardigans, and work skirts for women
  • New York & Company
    • Dress pants, dress skirts, dress tops, suits, blazers, work dresses, and cardigans for women
  • RW & Co.
    • Blouses, sweaters, cardigans, dress pants, and blazers for women
  • Topshop
    • Work dresses, blouses, dress pants, suits, and blazers for women
  • Zaful
    • Blouses, work dresses, sweaters, and blazers for women; dress shirts and sweaters for men

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