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Height - Weight - Clothes size - how are they related???

(6 Posts)
emkana Fri 14-Jan-05 10:18:36

I spoke to a friend yesterday - she is the same height as me (about 5'11). She weighs nearly 14 stone, I weigh 13 stone 5 pounds. She wears size 14 trousers, I wear size 16. WHY????????? Really can't understand it at all!

wild Fri 14-Jan-05 10:19:40

maybe she has huge chest?

tillykins Fri 14-Jan-05 10:23:38

emkana, perhaps she lies.....!

starlover Fri 14-Jan-05 10:24:41

maybe she is lying?... maybe you are different shapes?
depends where you buy clothes too... i am size 12 in some shops, 14 or even sometimes 16 in others!
my maternity jeans from dorothy perkins are a size 10!!!!!
smallest i've ever been! LOL

lunavix Fri 14-Jan-05 10:25:21

I read a thing in one of the slightly more reputable newspapers a few weeks ago, about sizes and the averages in each country.
To be a size 6 8 or 10, each has a half a stone weight bracket you need to fit in. For size 12 its a one and a half stone bracket. 14, 16 and above is a two stone bracket.

And they wonder why more people are larger sizes? Maths anyone?

Twiglett Fri 14-Jan-05 10:31:47

depends where she shops too .. dorothy perkins size 14 is an M&S 16 and a Next 22 (OK I made the last one up )

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