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Vanity Sizing

What Size Are You, Really?

Danielle James | Posted 09.25.2014 | Style
Danielle James

Making a woman feel insecure regarding how much cloth it takes to cover her body further perpetuates the misogynistic idea that a woman's body is her greatest asset. J.Crew's introduction of a size 000 is a business move, not a personal one.

Another Reason Why Your Dress Size Doesn't Matter

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.23.2013 | Women

Thank you, Tim Gunn, for alerting us to this incredible infographic the New York Times created to show us just how meaningless dress sizes are. Th...

Are Zara Sizes Too Small For Americans?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.15.2012 | Style

Have you ever left Zara empty-handed because the thought of purchasing a pair of jeans a couple of sizes larger than your typical pair is just too muc...

WATCH: Editors Cut Sizes Out Of Clothes To Cater To Celeb Egos

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 06.26.2011 | Style

"The Today Show" took a look at the difference in clothing sizes among retailers, after the New York Times' most e-mailed article on Monday was "One S...

Vanity Sizing Plagues MEN'S Stores

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Vanity sizing has been charted in women's stores for some time now--as the Times UK noted in April, at Gap, "in 2008 a size 14 garment would be 37in a...

Vanity Sizing: Are Retailers Making Clothes Bigger So Customers Feel Better?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We know that some clothes run big and others run small, but could retailers be changing garments' sizes in order to make their customers feel better? ...

Are Zara Sizes Too Small For Americans?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.15.2012 | Style

Have you ever gone into Zara empty-handed because the thought of purchasing a pair of jeans a couple of sizes larger than your typical pair is just to...