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what are h & m sizes like?

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cheesesarnie Fri 30-Sep-11 18:17:08

ive just ordered from theyre website for the first tiume.ive brought clothes from h and m before but online it only goes to size 8.cant think what size ive brought in store.

what are the sizes like?

countydurhamlass Fri 30-Sep-11 18:26:53

i have just bought a jacket and had to buy a size larger than i would normally buy

ClaimedByMe Fri 30-Sep-11 18:28:47

Totally random! I bought a load of size 8 items and some were too tight and others were hanging off me!

ParkerRocks Fri 30-Sep-11 18:29:38

I find H&M sizes complete nonsense to be honest! Don't get me wrong, love shopping there, but I always have to try on. On one occassion left with sizes ranging from an 8 to 14! Anywhere else I'm always a 10 or 12. I've never bought online from there, bit odd it only goes upto size 8.

cheesesarnie Fri 30-Sep-11 18:29:42

thats ok them-for me,maybe not for youconfused didnt know if maybe id brought smaller in the shop.
i know ive tried things on in theyre before and some have been to big so im guessing it depends on style too.

cheesesarnie Fri 30-Sep-11 18:30:26

only goes down to a size 8.

thisisyesterday Fri 30-Sep-11 18:30:50

yep it's absolutely random, always has been

i have had stuff from them ranging from a 10 to an 18, all of which fits.

a friend once wanted a skirt from there and the smallest size was too big on her (she is a regular old 12-14 size)

MrsSchadenfreude Fri 30-Sep-11 19:24:48

DD1 loves H & M - her clothes from there range from an 8 to a 14. She is usually a 10 or a 12.

ellangirl Fri 30-Sep-11 19:39:27

I am a 12 and I usually buy 14-16 if it's dual band sizing, or a 14 if not. On that basis, a size 8 would be more like a 6?

Thehusbandsatcricketagain Fri 30-Sep-11 19:43:15

I just bought a fitted blouse & the label says 12 but 42 in Eur sizes........I always thought a 42 was a 14,anyhoo it fits perfectly so I would say they are a b it skewed

trixymalixy Fri 30-Sep-11 19:44:39

Mostly have to size up in H&M, but better trying on as it can be a bit random.

southeastastra Fri 30-Sep-11 19:45:24

trousers are ridiculously all over the place size wise

flipflopflap Fri 30-Sep-11 19:45:45

I've recently bought a dress in a 10, a dress in a 12 and a skirt in a 14. I'm usually a 10/12 so yes, they are completely random!

glub Fri 30-Sep-11 20:49:47

i can't believe all you lot saying it's random i find they're perfectly standard. i have to go up a size on skirts as i have a comparatively fat waist but that's it.

cheesesarnie Fri 30-Sep-11 21:13:42

hopefully theyre returns policy is good just incase.

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