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Old 01.09.2009, 11:45
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Clothing Size conversions

Does anyone have a good chart that shows the different clothing size conversions from UK to Swiss/Euro?

Mens sizing really confuses me as I have seen different types of sizing (at least it has seemed that way to me) and bra sizes? well I still after 3 and a half years have no idea and order from the UK

Basically what is the euro/swiss size for a mens 36 or 38 waist? I have figured the womens sizing out but not jeans? anyone know how to work out jeans sizes in H&M for example?

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Old 01.09.2009, 11:47
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Jean sizes? Tight and tighter.
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Old 01.09.2009, 11:55
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Re: Clothing Size conversions

I find trying it out is the best option. Take H&M for example....their stuff gets made in different countries and the fit varies. When I try a 30" waist jeans it sometimes fits perfectly, sometimes slightly loose and sometimes it is bit tight.


This link seems to have all kinds of measurements.
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Jean sizes? Tight and tighter.
I have to say most of the jeans I have seen in H&M I think i could just about get my arm in one of the legs

I am being very optimistic, I know i don't have a cat in hells chance of fitting into a pair (yet!!)
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Old 01.09.2009, 11:58
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Re: Clothing Size conversions

Thanks ZDA - looked at that link earlier - why does it say Europe and Italy and France? am I to assume Europe encompasses Switzerland and anywhere else bar France and Italy who decided to have their very own sizing guide? so confusing
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Mens sizing really confuses me as I have seen different types of sizing (at least it has seemed that way to me) and bra sizes?
Men's bra sizes confuse me as well..
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Men's bra sizes confuse me as well.. Usually I prefer to try them on before buying to be sure..
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ha caught the quote before you edited
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you deserve a groan for that

ha caught the quote before you edited
that's why I edited out the buying part.. (too much information)
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Thanks ZDA - looked at that link earlier - why does it say Europe and Italy and France? am I to assume Europe encompasses Switzerland and anywhere else bar France and Italy who decided to have their very own sizing guide? so confusing
Not an expert but you know how the French are and how the Italians can be

The other thing that I really dislike is that lot of MENS stuff is "LOW CUT"! Jeans that fit me nicely are sometimes only in low cut If I wanted to show everyone my hairy @ss and my butt crack then I would wear see through plastic gear I always buy a pair when in England
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The other thing that I really dislike is that lot of MENS stuff is "LOW CUT"! Jeans that fit me nicely are sometimes only in low cut If I wanted to show everyone my hairy @ss ...
ZDA, you are hairy too? That is info I did not want to know- waxing is your solution (b, c & s), then you could grace us with those nicely fitting jeans
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Re: Clothing Size conversions

It's a nightmare. It doesn't just change from inches to cm. It depends what the national average size is... a European 38 is different depending on the country and there are different sizes for Spain , Portugal, Italy, France... etc.
Bra sizes change from inches to cm but the cup size on the continent usually has to be bigger too- a 36B is a XX C...
Really everything has to be tried...
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ZDA, you are hairy too? That is info I did not want to know- waxing is your solution (b, c & s), then you could grace us with those nicely fitting jeans
Don't want to derail another thread but hair is manly I am not super hairy though. Actually I was hardly hairy but the older I get the hairier I become
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Re: Clothing Size conversions

http://www.onlineconversion.com/clothing.htm

Try this link - converts most things (e.g. shoe and clothing sizes, men & women)
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