If you've felt like clothing choices have gotten much more alphabetic and much less numerical in recent years, you're not hallucinating. Purveyors of women's clothing are reverting from offering a dozen sizes represented by numbers into the more simple — and profitable — Small, Medium, and Large. Which, if you ask me,…
Princess Diana's wardrobe is on display at the Mall Of America, and NBC's Janet Shamlian visited the exhibit and asked the question she claims everyone wants to know: What size was Princess Di? Yes, folks, women do not want to know how to balance work and family or how many feet of silk were used in the royal wedding…
Good idea: measuring police officers for bulletproof vests, so that the gear fits correctly and protects them from injury. Bad idea: sending those measurements out in a mass email. Unfortunately, the Indianapolis Police Department did both.
According to a survey, many women experience something called "changing room rage," wherein store fitting rooms leave them frustrated and cranky. You don't say.
An NYT Magazine piece on "The Plus-Size Wars" makes a point we've heard before: fat women are really different from other people. So is it true?
My sister is getting married in May of 2010. As is customary for such events, I had to get fitted for my bridesmaid's dress yesterday, nine months ahead of time. It was, to be honest, a bit of a nightmare.
There's perhaps no fashion magazine feature as infuriating as "dressing for your shape," as most designated shapes don't really take a real woman's body into consideration, but rely on dated and slightly offensive descriptions instead.