Why women’s clothing sizes don’t make sense
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Women's clothing sizes are very inconsistent. So no, it's not you. It's the women’s clothing industry.
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In my opinion, each store should have a size chart with measurements when you walk in, or at least a conversion chart comparing it to other brands.
Most stores do
Unless brand spesific, store will have more than one retailer with different measurements.
Most of brand shops in my country actually have, usually in dressing room. But you know, waist size may be from size S and hips size from M.
I usually look this up online. Stores have a chart with measurements in online shops. Not perfect but useful.
My shirt size is S – XL, depends on the brand.
I certainly wish I was joking.
I just wear xl even tho I’m a m cuz I like oversized shirts
And men’s clothing are way more comfy uwu
That’s why when I buy online I always look at each brand and stores sizing chart, because I know my measurements. Especially because I’m plus size. All stores you go into should have there sizing chart available.
I just buy shirts that are too big for me, it feels weird when it fits somehow.
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lol i’m the one thousand one hundredth
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The only thing worse than shopping for pants is shopping for bras
@13rinslet i have a d and i was looking for a sports bra and the highest security one they had said it wasn’t as good for D and up
glad the replies are giving you support
@13rinslet even harder when your big in the bust but small in the back and want full coverage and support not some silly Lacey thing
OMG you’re so right. I have something like an a cup but I have a large breast. Sometimes it feels like my size doesn’t exist. When the shop assistant asks me what size I wear I just stand there like: “ehm, yeah, It’s not that easy…”
Women problems lol
Who else has never (in their life) found a pair of pants that fit them perfectly around your legs, in length, and around your hips? Because I most certainly have not. I just wear pants that are far too big for me.
All the trousers (mostly jeans) I separate just to hit because I have long legs but the waist is just loose or itchy ugh it’s annoying.
nope, i have average legs wide hips and really thick thighs and a 🍑i have come to the conclusion i am never finding pants
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I found exactly 1 in my whole life
The day that stores start selling women’s pants like men’s, by labelling the length and waist, will be an absolute miracle.
@Yue Kaizawa they also do free hemming for pants that cost over a certain amount ($20? $25? $40? I forget) or you can pay like $5 to get them hemmed ($10 for a special type of hem that some pants require). obviously you can’t then return them afterwards, though.
that said, there are a number of brands that stratify petite-regular-tall and sell by waist size (ish). brands that don’t tend to be cheaper.
And with same sized pockets
@Sanya Sri god, I hope you are joking. Women already have rights here
Oh poor women of first world countries.
They have trouble finding the right size for their pants.
They are so oppressed. 😑
True religion does go by men’s sizing and length as well
Honestly sometimes being a woman just wears me out.
sometimes being a man wears me out
it tears us all.honestly,who likes being a woman?
@Stella Sole clark well don’t agree, but it’s the truth. 💀✌️
@Mike Banning sure, anyone who doesn’t agree with you must be a karen
@Stella Sole clark ok karen
I thought this was going to address the nonsense of having a single digit for a size. As a man, I get pants based on waist and inseam measurements. Women have one number. That seems stupid. They should both have waist and inseam measurements.
i didn’t even know men have two sizes. it makes even less sense as women have more curves than men
Well, I guess it’s normal in the US and UK, but a big part of Europe goes from 32 and up, at least for women 😜
Me: *goes to store and tries on a size 13 jeans*
Jeans: *dont fit*
Me: *puts back on my size 9 jeans and leaves the store*
Women: hey I have a problem
@Yukta Agrawal yeaa
thats the joke
You don’t know what mansplaining is…
Literally havent seen a single comment saying that
@Yukta Agrawal yea
And this is why I don’t buy bottoms online. I have an irrational fear of pants shopping.
Same. I hate shopping for pants with a passion but 9/10 won’t fit so I need to go try it on to feel comfortable getting them. Usually about a three hour long process.
@squirrel dude They don’t mean nothing, I use them to shop at most places
Same. I have to try them on in stores.
I just look at the measurement and get wich fits me the best
@Cinthia HM it’s hard to find big sizes anywhere including thrifting :-/
I gotta save this video somewhere for whenever I hear a guy complain about how long it takes a woman to shop. This. This is why.
Shopping is boring who agrees
@Marije neither are you.
@Nameless ok and? You’re not all women.
This is my problems that drives me insane when I buy jeans, my hips are pretty wide while my waist is thin, so finding jeans that fit perfectly is absolutely impossible, and if I do find them, I consider it a miracle
@ღ丅ᗴᗩ ᔕᑭᎥᒪᒪღ if pants are high waisted waist size is obv important factor
Try American eagle curvy, they’re awesome!
Same to me.
Why is so much of the comments section people saying this video is “cancerous feminism” ? This video doesn’t have to do with feminism, it’s about how outdated sizing charts are and why sizes vary from store to store. I’m pretty sure most of the comments didn’t even watch the video.
@Idkwhyievenbother the title literally says”why women’s clothing sizes don’t make any sense”. What were you expecting? This is a video about an issue that affects women. That doenst mean men dont have problems too. But this is what the video is about. Its like doing a paper about a person and getting a bad grade because you didnt talk about another person. Its not the point
@Lamya Ghanam why?
ーゲーマーボーイー he was being sarcastic but mk
Randolin Plop The video is literally called “Why Women’s clothing sizes don’t matter” they did a video about the women’s jeans problem, did you really expect for them to also say the mens problems when its not in the title?
I agree, I don’t understand how can you make a video about a problem that’s regarding half of population of the world…ugh those toxic feminists…
*Moral of the story “Try before you buy”*
@V Hartle *hmm*
No no. Moral of the story “don’t buy clothes”, naked is the way 2 go
no. Moral of the story, the fashion industry is messed up.
Not with coronavirus
EVERY single time I need to go shop for clothes it triggers my anxiety and my self hatred.
I hate shopping so much because of this. Im a teen and fit into any sizes from a kids medium to a women’s 11
Yeeees. I wear the same cloths until they no longer fit or they fall apart because I hate cloths shopping so much
I used to think I was just really forgetful about my clothing size. Thrift store 6, mall 0 petite. 🙄
I hate shopping for clothes.
One time my Dad and I were in SEARS looking for a women’s blazer and literally *nothing* fit my shoulders. They were fine everywhere else. We decided to go to a “32 and up” store in the same mall and when we got there the cashier said, “Well, I know the sign says we don’t have a size zero, but we do. It actually might still be a bit too big for you though.” That was literally the only thing we could find that actually fit.
Shopping for clothes is just plain tedious, especially when you’re in the body type range where regular brands think you’re too fat and brands especially made for a larger physique think you’re too skinny to appeal to.
I want to be tall and strong and pretty and cool
Leslie Alanis yay us for being between straight sizes and plus sizes 🙃😒
Weird how lots of plus-size brands will still cater to M, L and XL but “straight size” stores can’t bother to expand their range a tiny bit.
Yes, this happens a lot in forever 21 . I would usually wear their XL but I couldn’t find anything in that size so I went to the plus size section and it was all to big.
I hate having wide shoulders 😞 but I guess we have to learn to embrace them 🤷
women’s clothing sizes make NO sense. My clothes range from a size 10 to a size 16, depending on what i bought and where i got it from. Generally, I wear a 12 or a 14, but even that isn’t always reliable.
Same except 11-17 mostly 14.
People be asking what size I wear and I’ll be like ‘1,2,3,4 And sometimes 5’ 😂
ikrrrrrr sameeeeee!!!!! I kid you not a couple weeks back I went to two stores and in store A, a size 10 wouldnt go down my chest and in store B, a size 6 was extremely loose and in the same store B another dress size 8 fit me perfectly ….like hello?????!!!!!
I range from a 4-9 in jeans, and a small to large in everything else. its ridiculous
Exactly! I wear anything from size 9-13 (sometimes even 7) depending on the brand. One time I bought 2 pairs of shorts the exact same but in different colors and one of them didn’t fit.
It’s even worse when you find something you like from overseas. You might wear an XL top in the US size, but if you buy something from China, the size ends up XXXL.
@【ɐpɐɹıP ɐuɐʇıdɐC】 chinese xxxl might not look good on someone with normal proportions though (by normal i don’t mean not-chinese, i mean having a frame that’s common for your height), sometimes they don’t scale these things that well/still assume you are short.
Nope lol, my friend is a s(6) in us women’s sizes and wears a xl-xxl in China lol
I’m 6″7 🙁 this means that as a resident of the uk, I have to order from specialist shops in the us. I don’t think women have this problem but be sure to respond if they do!
Yea, in China clothes have smaller sizes bc the average Asian is smaller
But in America my mom sometimes complains about the lack of small sizes
i was size M in Vietnam but size XS in US and UK …
y’all know when jeans fit around your waist and thighs but not around your calves? those mf’s basically bell-bottomed then lmaooo 😫
They don’t fit in my thighs 🙁
i can’t wear jeans cause they’re either too small that they don’t get past my thighs or they’re too long. but if i happen to one day find the perfect pair i bet they’ll be too small around my calves rather than too big cause even my calves had to be big 🙏
I have thick calves so straight leg jeans end up being super skinny cut on me.
Those are sooo uncomfortable
Ikr same for me too