Clothing - USA vs Australian

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Clothing - USA vs Australian

Postby kittyn » Wed May 05, 2004 9:39 am

HI!! I was wondering if you could help me. Im in Australia shopping on ebay and most of the womens clothes sizes are in US. Are you able to show me the conversion rates US clothes vs Australian clothes.
kittyn
 

Clothing - USA vs Australian

Postby Elfay » Sun May 09, 2004 5:43 pm

I'm an American whose lived in both the UK and now in France - clothes sizes are a bit baffling, but if Australia uses UK or Asian sizes it goes like this:

Women's Clothing Sizes
UK 8 10 12 14 16
USA 6 8 10 12 14
Continental 36 38 40 42 44
Japanese 7 9 11 13 15

Bust 32" 34" 36" 38" 40"

Waist 24" 26" 28" 30" 32"
61cm 66cm 71cm 76cm 81cm

Hip 35" 37" 39" 41" 43"
89cm 94cm 99cm 104cm 109cm


Some styles are sized small, medium and large. The chart below shows explains the sizes.

Order Size S8/10 M12/14 L14/16

Bust 32"-34" 34"-37" 37"-40"
cm 81-86.5 86.5-94 94-101.5

Hips 33"-36" 36"-39½" 39½"-42"
cm 84-91.5 91.5-100.5"
100.5-107


I got this chart from : http://www.ethicallyme.com/help_sizes.html

Hope that helps
Elfay
 

Re: Clothing - USA vs Australian

Postby ang » Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:30 pm

kittyn wrote:HI!! I was wondering if you could help me. Im in Australia shopping on ebay and most of the womens clothes sizes are in US. Are you able to show me the conversion rates US clothes vs Australian clothes.

http://www.onlineconversion.com/clothing_womens.htm
i hope this website helps you basicly a size 12 austaliain is a size 8 american :)
ang
 


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