There are certain things in life that really suck - like the fact that back in the days when I actually could have been a size zero - that size didn't exist. Sizing began at 6 and went up - stupid vanity sizing! Here's a size zero I can have now: Rodial Size Zero - 300ml - $68 - a daily...

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Be forewarned that these Givency New Podium high-top sneakers run smaller than most vanity-sized luxury designer sneakers. We're usually a 39, ordered a 40 from ssense.com to be sure, but now have to exchange for the 41. Although the comfortable padding throughout made for a more pleasing fit...

The New York Times did an interesting article on vanity sizing and a new body-scanning service designed to end the size confusion, telling you what sizes you are in different styles at mall stores. Would you try the MyBestFit scanner? Related: Check out this infographic of how a "size 8″...

Ever go to the mall and leave frustrated because "your size" doesn't fit? Studies show there is no such thing as standard sizing in women's clothing anymore. Due to vanity sizing, a woman can be a size 0 in one store and a 12 in another. This issue could eat away at any girl. Tanya Shaw, CEO...

and function like full-body airport scanners, and then give you a printout of what your size would be at various stores in the mall. But is this going a little overboard? Are women really too lazy and emotionally fragile to try on a couple of pairs of pants to get the best fit? Well,...

But, I thought this was my size? I shouldn't have eaten such a big lunch. Have I gained weight? We've all beat ourselves up with that fitting room soliloquy, trying to avoid the inevitable: going (gasp!) the next size up.Believe it or not, however,it's not you. Trust me – I'm a size 4... And...

Many stores seem to randomly pick their size charts out of thin air. According to the "What Size Am I" site I should buy a size 12 or 14 in Next, yet as I've mentioned before I own size 10s from Next. Butterflies and Daisy's Vintage had a similar problem with a Banana Republic dress from...

The topic of vanity sizes has been on my mind for quite some time. I actually started writing this post back in April and forgot about it. Then I stumbled across this article in The Hollywood Reporter. It's all about the origin of size zero clothing and the wild world of vanity sizing. It...

This is truly one of my masterpieces, especially considering the comments about denim vanity sizing. Share your thoughts – and personal advice – in the comments to provide a richer experience for all the newbies! Consider this your crash course in figuring out how to shop for – and select...

 

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