UK to AU Conversion

(7 Posts)
CoolToned Mon 18-Jan-16 21:53:07

I see size guides that say they are equal, some say AU is 1 size bigger, e.g. AU14 = UK12.

In your experience, what is it really?

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ICJump Tue 19-Jan-16 02:24:06

Yes that's my experience. If I'm a 12 uk I'm a 14 Aus

rubybleu Tue 19-Jan-16 02:31:24

Yes (am Australian) - I'm always a 10 in the UK and generally an 8 at home.

Another thing to keep in mind is that mid-market and upwards Australian brands are cut for a broader shouldered, taller woman on average.

rubybleu Tue 19-Jan-16 02:32:42

Sorry, I'm the other way around in that case - I buy a size smaller in Australia. Australian sizing is more generous than UK sizing in my experience.

AllThreeWays Tue 19-Jan-16 13:05:07

I buy online a lot. UK sizzing is one size smaller than Aus. So UK 12 = au10

Newbrummie Tue 19-Jan-16 13:14:43

I agree I'm smaller in Aussie sizes

AnotherCider Tue 19-Jan-16 14:49:15

Agree, Aussie sizes you go down, amost (but not quite) a full size, especially for things like skirts etc. So a UK 14-16 would be a definite Aus 14.

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