Underwear sizes and shrinkage

Discussion in 'Underwear, Clothing, and Appearance Issues' started by amazed, Jan 17, 2007.

  1. amazed

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    Has anyone else noticed that underwear sizes have become smaller recently? I firmly believe the new "large" was the old "medium."
    And whatever cotton they are now using shrinks like a magician's disappearing act.

    I even see some designers make an "extra small (XS)." Who could fit into them?
     
  2. Industrialsize

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    Especially the Brand Mundo Unico........i wear a mediem in every brand of underwear there is but with mundo unico I am a large bordering on an extra large.....and i'm 6 feet 185 with a 31 inch waist!......I cant imagine what size real fat people have to buy!
     
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    All fits are not the same.

    My waist is a 33", my hips are 42", my thighs are 23" each. Of course, I also have a lot going on between my thighs.

    Mediums on my undies (the Jockey Pouch) are supposed to fit if you have between a 32-34" waist. They don't. The pouch holds everything fine but the ass and thigh always tear at the seams. I called Jockey and they sent me free larger size of every pair I sent them that was ripped. I buy the Large (36-38" waist) as I need more room.
     
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    weird, i tend to notice the opposite. a lot of boxers i buy now are a lot more roomy than they used to be made.
     
  5. D_Bob_Crotchitch

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    There is no such thing as a standard size. I have found that the cheaper made underwear don't fit well. It's strange but some of the underwear I've bought that was made in Asia has a smaller crotch. Weird, eh?
    Lex that is because baby's got back. :rolleyes:
     
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    And front!
     
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    Yeah...I bought a pair of Mundo Unico in Amsterdam last year and they fit perfectly...just got a pair in the US last week and the same size is like a pressure dressing. Not cool!
     
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