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Model measurements on Zappos
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Date: 7/11/13 8:43 AM

I noticed that Zappos has added a feature where you can look at all of their clothing models and see their measurements. Float your mouse over the image to see them (in the link).

I think this is extremely helpful in somewhat understanding how the clothes might relate to one's own body type.

Model measurements

(They also have some cute knit dresses -- good sewing ideas here.)

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Date: 7/11/13 4:51 PM

If you look at www.theoutnet.com (NAYY), what I have found very helpful is that they list the garment measurements. I thought this was a great way of deciding what size to order online.

For instance a boyfriend cut jean versus a pair of skinny jeans; of course the skinny has less wearing ease, but how much?!! And the boyfriend has more ease but do you want more than a 2" difference in the hip? And so on...

Just a thought

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HB: 34"
B: 37.5"
Under B: 32.5
W: 29"
H: 38.5"

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Date: 7/12/13 7:20 AM

That IS very helpful! I know a lot of women probably don't want to share their measurements, but I always add it in my tagline so if people look at my reviews, they get an overall "picture" of my size in relation to pattern size and my reviews.

I was looking at the Jamie Christina Mission Maxi reviews last month and was hoping more people would share their measurements to help me assess a specific size to use. It's rarely done but is immensely helpful for me with independents.

Anyway, that Zappos feature is great!

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Date: 7/12/13 11:43 AM

And that info you and others give is so very helpful. So Big thanks.

Maybe if not adding personal measurements then give the size used to make the garment?

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Date: 7/13/13 8:41 AM

Yes, that would be a great idea! Like a typical RTW size #.

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Big 4 Pattern size 12, RTW bottom: 6, RTW jacket 8, RTW top (no size fits me well!)
Measurements: 34 HB/36 FB (34C bra)/27.5/36 (and working hard to keep it that way.)
Machines: Sewing: Elna 760, vintage Kenmore Model 33 (1967), Janome Gem Gold 3, Singer Model 99, Singer 221/Featherweight. Sergers: Babylock Imagine and Babylock Enlighten. Embroidery Only: Janome 300E. Embroidery/Sewing Combo: Brother Dream machine. Coverstitch: Babylock BLCS. Straight Stitch: Janome 1600P.

If you think your sewing is better than everyone else's around here, get out of my way b****. I hate sewing snobs.

My blog: www.phatchickdesigns.blogspot.com

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Date: 7/13/13 9:31 AM

All I get when I click on the link is a request to sign up to be a VIP customer. Then when I go to Zappos outside the link you provided I get nothing when I roll my mouse. Hmmm

Gad! Those prices are high, but I'm sure they're normal by today's standards. I haven't bought RTW since I can remember.
-- Edited on 7/13/13 9:33 AM --

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Date: 7/13/13 1:18 PM

I am a Zappos VIP member, so maybe that's why.

I thought it was interesting because don't we all wonder how big those clothing models really are? I noticed one was about my size (I guess for the plus-sized clothes).

I doubt if I'd ever actually buy any clothes from Zappos, but I look occasionally out of curiosity.

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Date: 7/13/13 1:31 PM

OMG they are little. Size 2's.

Probably the one close to my size was modeling plus...

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Date: 7/13/13 3:31 PM

It's asking me to register before I can see the page.

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Date: 7/13/13 5:02 PM

I'm not a Zappos Customer, much less a VIP Customer.

But, here's a page with the measurements of the models. It didn't ask me to log in.

Model Measurements

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Bernina B330
Feet: 1,2,3,3A,4,5,7,8,10,13,16,18,20, 29,32,35,37,50,64,70,71,82,85,86, 92

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