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Discussion in 'Shopping & Other Activities' started by Deafjeff, Jun 17, 2014.

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    Hi,

    Just wondering if USA medium (female) is similar size to UK size 14?

    Jeff
     
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    probably... US members a UK 14 is a 10-12 US - is this classed as medium?
     
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    8-10 is a medium
    Per this chart

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    Thank you so much! I wonder if this should become stickie for others to refer when needed?
     
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    Thank you x
     
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    Keep in mind though, sizes vary a great deal between manufacturers, fiber content and style. So much so that knowing a person wears a "medium" is useful only if you know what manufacturer that person is referring to. At least that is the way it is here.

    For instance, Ralph Lauren's clothing line is very generous. I can wear something that, by label, is two sizes smaller than other lines. If I buy something from a value or budget store, I always have to buy it much larger than I would think I need.

    I never by anything with spandex as it clings, even if it's only 5% of the fiber content. Same for polyester, hate the stuff.

    So, knowing sizes is a general guideline, but very imprecise overall.
     
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    Very true
     
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    Oh vanity thy name is sizing!
     
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    I always measure the girls before we go and then take a tape to the store with me. It's been much more successful that going by sizes :D
     
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    :) Decided to take my mum clothes with me and compare it with clothes at WDW :)
     
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    That's a good idea :D
     
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    :) Decided to take my mum clothes with me and compare it with clothes at WDW :)[/QUOTE]
    o_O:confused: For you???
     

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