Ready-to-wear sizes have always been tricky, but here are some ways to get a good fit online.Like irises and fingerprints, no two bodies are alike. So it follows that the whole idea of universal sizes … read more
Like snowflakes, DNA, and fingerprints, no two figures are quite alike. As a result, coming up with size schemes that make sense on actual bodies is a challenge that has never been satisfactorily solv … read more
When customer Emily Estes shared the details of a recent trip she made to the Texas capitol, it prodded me to mention Sympatico’s custom cuts and alteration services. Emily wanted me to make a modific … read more
Anyone who’s had to return ill-fitting clothes bought online or struggled to understand sizing schemes in stores, join the club! The reality is apparel makers' size schemes vary wildly. One brand’s me … read more
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I blog about sustainable fashion, earth-friendly fibers like hemp and Tencel, capsule wardrobes, travel wear, and related subjects.