Your preppy pal's favorite work-wear emporium is stirring up some controversy this week. J. Crew has introduced a Size 000, an even tinier addition to their lineup. Could this be a case of ... [lightening flashes, thunder rolls, bats fly overhead]... vanity sizing?
Every woman knows that there really are no standard sizes when it comes to clothing. As we found earlier, most of us have around three or four different sizes in our closet. There are new efforts to fix the problem, not by making retailers size their clothing accurately, but by helping customers unravel the code…
Sure, guys' pants sizes seem straightforward, but trousers are often bigger than the number on the label. An Old Navy 36, for instance, is 41" at the waist. Great, now buying clothes can be confusing for dudes too!
It really feels like 2008 was the year of "You're Wearing The Wrong Bra Size." But is it all just a bunch of B.S. or do we too easily accept bra sizes as set in stone?