Marilyn Monroe was NOT a size She was a size 8. Let me clarify: in s sizing, Marilyn Monroe was a size 14, which would be a size 8 in modern ready—to-wear sizing. If it looks great and you love how you look and feel in it, then why does a silly old number matter? What size is that?
Vintage Size vs. Modern Size: Finding Clothes and Patterns That Fit
Size Conversion Chart, Designer Vintage Clothing
Beyond Retro garments are vintage items unless stated and can vary from the standardised clothing sizes of today. Our garment measurements are taken in inches with the item laid flat to make sure that when they reach you, they fit you like a charm! As it is essential that you know your measurements, please see below our top tips for getting your particulars right. Sizing Tips Size Guideline
How to Shop for Vintage Clothing & Understanding Vintage Sizing
Vintage sizing can be so darn confusing! When I started dress shopping at thrift shops in high school I learned very quickly never to trust the sizes on the tag! At the time I didn't know what the differences were between vintage and modern sizing I just knew that I was always wearing a larger size on tag than it would be if I bought it at the mall. I would shrug it off, buy the dress and rip off the tag before anyone could see! This is based on my own personal experiences!