Size vs Fit - What's the Difference?

Let's talk about the difference between size and fit

As we know, women come in unique shapes and fit different sizes. Acknowledging and owning that we are different is a good thing! Clothing companies are often criticized for not showing 'real women' showing their clothing. Understandably, we would all love to be able to see clothing featured on a body that is exactly like our own. Wouldn't that make things so easy? Take a look at the women around you right now. Every single one of them is a different size, shape, height, and proportion. It is truly impossible to show every body type without creating an entire encyclopedia of women's bodies and featuring how a  garment fits on every single one. Let's simply move on, shall we?

Look At The Woman In The Mirror 

Society can be damaging to a woman's self-esteem regarding her body image. There's a lot we can do to change this! Meet the woman in the mirror with a smile. Tell her she looks beautiful, adorable, cute, sexy, and amazing! At the end of the day, when it's just you in front of the mirror, you make a choice about the words you choose to describe yourself. Be kind to yourself and give some words of encouragement and love to that amazing creature looking back at you. It's time to think about your clothing size like you think about your shoe size - it is just a number that corresponds to the length of your feet. It doesn't define your self-worth.

All About The Fit

When you put on your clothes and they fit right, you know it. They feel good. It's not just about going over your body or being able to do up a zipper or a button. It's about pants and sleeves that are the correct length. It's about armholes that don't gap and the way a garment flows over your body. It's about finding the right  pant leg that really fits and flatters your body and makes your legs look amazing! When your clothes fit properly you look and feel like you can take on the world. Most of all it's not about waiting until you're the size you want to be, it's about looking and feeling your best right now! Give yourself that gift!

Warm Regards,

Barb


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