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Old 11-15-2009, 04:12 AM   #1
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Just interested to know what size people are wearing at different weights and heights.
I am 5'9 and weigh 13st now, and can comfortably wear pretty much all dresses and tops at size14, even buying the occasional 12 if requiring a slimmer fit. Have also just started buying 36B as new Bra size (ie am not a big girl up top)
Trousers with defined waistband, am just on the cusp of 14, ie not fitting in every shop, but 16 a bit big in all shops

By the way, I am talking in UK/Irish sizes here (Size 14 = Us size 10 and so on)

Just interested in this - and also if anyone has specific comments about different shop's sizing???...if anyone wants to post, please include your height

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Old 11-15-2009, 04:26 AM   #2
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im 5'6 and a US size 16 ( 216 lbs )
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Old 11-15-2009, 04:32 AM   #3
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i always loves these posts because i am very curious to see what i might be someday..

okay i was 5'5 242 and i wear a size 18 in shorts and pants.. i am a 44 ddd so my tops are 2x and in tshirts i am a large. i personaly dont look good in dresses so i dont wear them. sorry i cant help u on that. i absolutly love my jackets because im top heavy that really hasnt changed much just down a size so id say 2x+ comfy fit closes perfit no strain..lol
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Old 11-15-2009, 04:42 AM   #4
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I don't understand what all these X's mean in US Sizing - what actual size does say Large Correspond to, and if it is say US size 14, then is XL US 16 and so on??
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Old 11-15-2009, 04:57 AM   #5
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x just stands for extra large lol is that what you were referring 2?
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it kinda varies but a large is like a us 10/12 and a XL is like a us 14/16 but it depends on the store
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Old 11-15-2009, 09:44 AM   #7
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i thought a MEDIUM was a US size 8/10 ... small is 4/6.....
Ayway, its all just arbitrary anyways!!

i am 5'4, approx 137 pounds and i wear a size 4 in most pants/dresses....... usually a small in everything else, sometimes extra small, although sometimes when i buy shirts i have to buy mediums becuz i have a freakishly long torso!!!
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About 5 foot 5, 201 lb and soemwhere between a (UK) size 18 and a size 20 (size 20's too big, most size 18's still too small )
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Old 11-15-2009, 12:20 PM   #9
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I'm 5 foot 8, and just getting into size 18 trousers although it's tight. My size 20's are getting a bit too lose. Same with tops really.
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I'm 5'3", weigh about 115, and wear a US size 0 in jeans and a small in tops.
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I am small framed, pear shaped, 5'7" and weigh around 130 lbs. I wear a 34D bra (lots of loose skin in the old boobies) and small tops. In pants, I wear a US 6 or an US 8 depending on brand/vanity sizing.
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Old 11-15-2009, 02:42 PM   #12
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I'm 5'5 and wear a UK 16 top and 18 bottom. And a 38E bra.

Dorothy Perkins make their clothes slightly bigger, so I always get a 16.
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I'm 5'4" and 165lbs (11st11lb). I'm wearing mainly UK12s in tops and the couple of dresses I own. Most of my skirts are UK14s/US10s but several of these are getting quite large on the waist. Trousers/jeans I always need a 14 to accommodate the still ample rear, although in many I have the back gape at the waist. Bra size I'm a 34DD but as I'm wearing these on the tightest hook, may be more like a 32E.

Its difficult for me to comment about specific shop sizing as I'm still finding this our for myself having been out of the plus-sized shops only recently. M&S 14s seem to be quite a generous fit, I've stopped shopping at Next as they always seem small across the bust but large through the waist and narrow at the hips. Best fitting for me atm is (when I can afford it) size 12 at Hobbs and Laura Ashley. Boden I'm still in a 14 but their clothes are well proportioned for me.

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Old 11-16-2009, 11:55 AM   #14
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5'3" and a UK size 16... i was a 22 when i started.
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Old 11-16-2009, 01:55 PM   #15
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UK girls - Is it just me or is Monsoon quite generous with their sizes? As I can just about get into a size 16 in their trousers.
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