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Sizing Size labeling—included to help determine how garment will fit Voluntary standards—currently in WW there is no standardized sizing Vanity sizing—inflating sizes—lines run large so that they appeal to consumers Lettered sizing (S, M, L, XL) often used on loose or knit clothing a. allows manufacturers to collapse 7 or 8 sizes into 3 or 4 (cheaper to produce) b. eliminates need for precise sizing (cheaper for retailer to buy) c. retailers need not carry so many sizes (cheaper to buy) Childrenswear (CW) 1. infants (3 mo, 6 mo, 9 mo, 12 mo, 18 mo, 24 mo) 2. toddlers (1T, 2T, 3T, 4T) 3. childrens (girls : 4, 5, 6, 6X; boys : 4, 5, 6, 7) 4. girls (7, 8, 10, 12, 14) 5. boys (8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20) Fit Tips A size 18-24M (XL) in Infants is also a size 2T in Toddlers. The difference is that an Infant size garment will likely snap at the crotch. A size 4T and a size 4 are usually close in dimensions. The difference is the selection of styles in each. Generally, boys grow faster in their arms and legs before they start to gain weight (or "fill-
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2009 for the course FASH 222 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Delaware.

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