(Closed) Anyone else smaller in wedding dress size than street clothes?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
7901 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Depending on the designer, this often happens in smaller sizes. Vanity sizing gets worse as you move up the size chart because there’s more opportunity for expanding size ranges. People only get so small after all.

Post # 4
173 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

@coastalbee88:  I used to work at a bridal salon, and when we used to measure ourselves for fun my hip measurement put me 2 sizes smaller than what I wear in jeans. I’m normally about a six in jeans and in dresses, but my measurements put me at a 4 in the bust and a 2 in the waist and hip. I wouldn’t worry about it too much. They are basing your size off their size chart, and every designer has their own size chart. 

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