[thechat] Dress sizes

Tony Crockford tonyc at boldfish.co.uk
Mon Mar 15 05:42:00 CST 2004

At 11:04 on Monday, 15 Mar 2004, Madhu Menon wrote:

> Guys,
> I've never understood how these foreign dress sizes work. For instance,  
> I take it that a size 6 is thin? What exactly does it correspond to? And  
> is size 14 big?
> Please enlighten me. :)

and this is fun:

To answer your question above - UK average women are size 12 (14, but  
relabelled I think!)

Size 6 is skinny.

This is big:


The motherlode of size charts:


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