We all know that 'size 10' can vary wildly in different shops. But until every brand cuts from the same template (never going to happen), a new online sizing programme may come to our rescue. What Size Am I, tells you what size will fit you best in different UK and US shops.
I enter my bust, waist and hip measurements and the site comes back with a list showing my top, skirt and dress size in various shops. Depressingly, it tells me my best fit on the high street is Monsoon.
As I suspected I'm a size eight at ASOS, Dorothy Perkins, Karen Millen, Monsoon, Oasis and Topshop but a size six at French Connection, Jaeger, LK Bennett, M&S, Next, New Look, Reiss, Warehouse, Whistles and Zara. At Gap and Banana Republic I'm a four (these two are sister shops).
I'm a fairly normal shape so it's surprising that I split the UK high street down the middle. I test out the site's suggestions in shops, and it's right every time, except in Gap where I prefer the look of size six to the site'sRead More »from Reviewing the latest clothes sizing guide – does it really work?