It's Time Manufacturers OF Women's Clothing Stick To A Size Guide

It's Time Manufacturers Of Women's Clothing Stick To One Size Guide

Can they BE any more inconsistent in sizing?!

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Recently I went on a trip to a girl's favorite place: Target. I wanted to look for a new one piece swimsuit but also a dress for graduation. Well I found a cute dress and picked up some bathing suits to try on. When I tried everything on, I was getting annoyed with the sizing variations.

Typically, I wear a small in clothes. I have literally been the same weight for 8 years now so you cannot tell me I've changed in size. Well I tried on the dress in a small and it was actually too big! I tried on an extra small and it fit perfect. No big deal, it was just a minor sizing difference. Then when I tried on the bathing suits, things got interesting. The small was wayyyy to small. The medium fit my body except the bust was still way too small. The large then fit better in the bust, but was baggy around the rest of my body. Can you see the frustration?

Now of days women constantly have to try on clothes in all types of stores because sizing is never consistent. I know there are a lot of body types, but these variations are so extreme anymore. Like how can I go from wearing an extra small dress to a large bathing suit? That is way too big of a difference. Even kids clothes are probably the same way. Some of the outfits I see in the kids section look like they are large enough that I can fit in them! I received a pair of YOUTH LARGE pajama pants for Christmas and they fit me perfectly!

Just look at this tweet I saw the other day. It is one of the most relatable tweets and I saw so many women liking and retweeting it!

https://twitter.com/chloemmx/status/1104013214013116417


It has really become an epidemic in the fashion industry that clothing sizes just aren't standardized anymore. I understand making clothes for plus size or jeans in a short style, but the basic dimensions should stay the change. These vast variations in sizing is probably what leads to low self confidence in some women. If they go from a size 5 to a 10 in a year they might think very poorly of themselves, when in reality they didn't change one bit and here it was the manufacturer of the clothing changing the sizing.

This ridiculous variation in women's clothing really needs to stop. We need influence manufacturers to stop changing their sizing.

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10 Outfits Every College Girl Wears To Class At Least Once

You can thank me later.
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It's happened on more than one occasion.

The occasion of being called out more than once for dressing down for class and by "down" I mean some of the haters we hate to love claiming that they can't see the shorts we're wearing under the oversized band tee on our way to class.

Contrary to popular belief, yes I'm not oblivious to how my choice of outfits for class tends to shift on the more comfortable side and yes, I am aware that it looks like I'm not wearing pants, I like it that way.

Every girl in college wears what they feel is comfortable enough to wear in a 2-hour lecture and these are my ideas of comfort.

1. The infamous oversized tee with Nike shorts.

I'll say it right now, I have a variety of assorted Soffee and Nike shorts that I pair with almost every oversized tee I own and it's my go-to for those 8 AM math lectures.

2. Oversized tee with leggings and riding boots.

Once the first red, yellow and orange leaf is found on campus grounds, you know you're about to see a swarm of college girls, like me, sporting riding boots in every shade of brown. Jeans optional.

3. Oversized tee with leggings and rain boots.

Once the first rainfall hits campus, you better believe you'll see this same 'fit paired with Hunter boots in almost every color.

4. The "I'm going to the gym right after class, I SWEAR" look.

Whether or not I have plans to go to the gym after class or not, I'm probably in my gym gear 4 times of the week and I'm not ashamed by it.

5. Jeans.

I've always had a hate/hate relationship with wearing jeans when I absolutely do not have to and here's why: they make my derriere completely disappear. When (and if) you catch me wearing jeans in lecture hall it's probably because someone paid me a large sum of money to do so.

6. Your boyfriend's flannel paired with... you guessed it, your favorite pair of leggings.

This is probably one of the many flannels I've stolen from my boyfriend and certainly not the last one. Paired with another favorite standard black leggings, you can't go wrong with this outfit to snooze in.

7. The baseball hat and quarter zip ensemble.

One of my all times favorites, you can't go wrong with a zipper up 3x too big for your body and a baseball hat you honestly forgot where you got it from. We also can't forget our infamous black leggings.

8. Your "walk of shame" outfit.

Now, this doesn't mean you roll up to Intro to Psychology wearing what you wore to the lacrosse mixer the night before, no. This is more of the outfit you so quickly had to throw on in a span of two minutes because you left so and so's apartment downtown an hour too late.

9. A v-neck.

Another one of my favorites.

10. Dresses (or anything even relatively formal).

Disclaimer: I personally would never come to class wearing this but gigantic kudos to cute a** girls that do decide to wear this because you look good.

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'Sissy, Why is That Boy Wearing Makeup?'

June is time to celebrate equality.

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This past weekend, I went to the mall with my family. It was just a normal family excursion, and I wanted to walk into Sephora to show my mom a perfume I liked. We go inside, and my mother and I drift away from my dad and 6 year old sister, Sierra. I showed her the perfume I thought smelled amazing (Roses de Chloé) and we look for my sister and father to exit the store. As soon as we leave, my little sister grabs my hand and asks, "Sissy, why is that boy wearing makeup?"

This was the first time my little sister has ever asked about anything like this, and I wanted to make sure I gave her an answer. I turned to her and said, "Sierra, sometimes there are boys who wear makeup, and girls who may dress like boys. People are allowed to wear what they want, it doesn't matter." Sierra looks up at me, says, "Oh okay," and that was the end of it.

Sharing this experience to say, HAPPY PRIDE MONTH!

So thankful to live in a country where all sexual orientations get a day to celebrate their love. That's what this world needs more of-- love. It shouldn't matter who it is, where they are from, the color on their skin, or their gender identity.

When Sierra was born, I always wondered when this conversation would come up. I wondered what I would say, how she would react to it, and how she would be exposed to it. Like I consistently preach, everything happens for a reason, and I'm glad Sierra was able to get exposure and receive an immediate answer. Love is love, and I will forever stand by that.

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