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    (Original post by lidskoo)
    My measurements come to a size 9
    I'd like to be a size 8
    Preferably a 6 on top 8 on bottoms like I used to be.
    well i dont know what the hell you're on about.
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    I think it used to be 16 and now it has gone down to 14.

    Im a size 10-12 and perfectly happy
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    I'm a size 6-8, BUT

    I'm ethnically Italian/Southern French where women tend to be a lot smaller width-wise, most of my clothes are from abroad because I just can't find my size in so many shops here, even in central London where they generally stock the smaller sizes too.
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    Im size 6/8 in most shops but then Im really short.
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    (Original post by Surfers_Paradise*09*)
    Thought it was 14
    It is, size 12/14 is the average.
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    I'm a 12 on top, 10 on bottom and would only like to change to a 10 on top

    Actually i'd like longer legs too but that isnt gonna happen
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    i reckon if ur in the 8 - 14 bracket then thats pritty healthy,

    size 2, and 4, is rediculous,
    and who wants to have the body proportions of a six year old child.

    its what u make of ur figure that counts,
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    (Original post by atoms4peace)
    well i dont know what the hell you're on about.
    Neither 8 nor 10 fits right as 8 is too small and 10 is too big, so I call my size a size 9.
    I'm aware no such size exists...
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    (Original post by lidskoo)
    Neither 8 nor 10 fits right as 8 is too small and 10 is too big, so I call my size a size 9.
    I'm aware no such size exists...
    I'm usually between sizes too! It's so annoying innit lol.
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    I've got the waist of a size 10 (28 inches), but the hips of a size 12 (38 inches), so all my jeans either cling ridiculously to my bum (if I go for a 10), or slip down and sit on said hips, revealing my arse to the world (if I buy size 12). Most UK high-street stores seem to assume that all women are cylindrical; if you look at their size guides, they tend to assume a 6-8 inch difference between waist and hips.

    Not that this contributed to the debate at all, but I seriously needed a moan about the shape that shops assume women are!
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    i am 6/8 can ocassionally fit into 4 but i would like to be one exact size. probably the 8
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    (Original post by lidskoo)
    Neither 8 nor 10 fits right as 8 is too small and 10 is too big, so I call my size a size 9.
    I'm aware no such size exists...
    alright well good luck with that
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    Normally a 14, due to recent weight gain an 14/16.
    Would like to be a size 10/12.
    I thought national average was a 14 too.

    Btw who gets asked all these questions??
    Like to find out national averages i would have thought theyd ask most of the women in the country, but I dont know anyone who has been asked.
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    (Original post by ELSHA)
    i reckon if ur in the 8 - 14 bracket then thats pritty healthy,

    size 2, and 4, is rediculous,
    and who wants to have the body proportions of a six year old child.

    its what u make of ur figure that counts,
    It depends on your height, for someone 5ft or under size 4 would just mean they are slim, it doesn't mean they want to be they just are.
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    (Original post by Quistis)
    I've got the waist of a size 10 (28 inches), but the hips of a size 12 (38 inches), so all my jeans either cling ridiculously to my bum (if I go for a 10), or slip down and sit on said hips, revealing my arse to the world (if I buy size 12). Most UK high-street stores seem to assume that all women are cylindrical; if you look at their size guides, they tend to assume a 6-8 inch difference between waist and hips.

    Not that this contributed to the debate at all, but I seriously needed a moan about the shape that shops assume women are!


    a size ten waist? isnt that 24 inches???

    because the models at storm,
    have to be 22 or 24 inches, due to the new laws.
    and thats either a size 8 or 10.
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    (Original post by Kelseyyy)
    Btw who gets asked all these questions??
    Like to find out national averages i would have thought theyd ask most of the women in the country, but I dont know anyone who has been asked.
    I don't think they do a national 'poll' - I think it's based on sales numbers; most popular/recurring sizes sold in shops. Just a guess.
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    (Original post by Quistis)
    I've got the waist of a size 10 (28 inches), but the hips of a size 12 (38 inches), so all my jeans either cling ridiculously to my bum (if I go for a 10), or slip down and sit on said hips, revealing my arse to the world (if I buy size 12). Most UK high-street stores seem to assume that all women are cylindrical; if you look at their size guides, they tend to assume a 6-8 inch difference between waist and hips.

    Not that this contributed to the debate at all, but I seriously needed a moan about the shape that shops assume women are!
    lol clothes stretch and shrink besides they don't have to fit perfectly:p: Out of interest hat is the correct size for someone with a 25 inch waist and 31 inch hips?
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    (Original post by repellent)
    It depends on your height, for someone 5ft or under size 4 would just mean they are slim, it doesn't mean they want to be they just are.
    im 5ft 11, and a size 8,


    if that applied to most people
    then im 5ft 11, and a size 16/18

    :/

    i dont think so.

    to be that small, its forces weight loss.

    6 yes i agree with you, but not a four,
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    (Original post by ELSHA)
    a size ten waist? isnt that 24 inches???

    because the models at storm,
    have to be 22 or 24 inches, due to the new laws.
    and thats either a size 8 or 10.
    I have a 24inch waist and I take a 6. but then I am basically a cylinder. I suppose if someone with an hourglass figure had that waist size they could be bigger.
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    (Original post by ELSHA)
    a size ten waist? isnt that 24 inches???

    because the models at storm,
    have to be 22 or 24 inches, due to the new laws.
    and thats either a size 8 or 10.
    no, ive got a 25" waist and i'm a size 8 (but i usually wear 10s cause i like things looking baggy).
 
 
 
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