the size 0 dilemma

Updated on Jan 12, 2009
united colors of benetton dress - Etsy necklace - Uniqlo tights
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thefieldsofelysium 's Thoughts:

i’m a fan of United Colors of Benetton — simple silhouettes & quality clothing.

but damn it all, UCB (like so many other establishments) thinks women can have both a size-0 (or even 00) waist and boobs. who has both?? i’d like to freakin’ know.

this simple, black sheath dress was perfect everywhere….except the part where i couldn’t fill out the bust area. not even close.

the American market thwarts me, again.

p.s. either clothing has gotten bigger or i’m shrinking. apparently, i’m a 00 at Delia’s. (but that could be because prepubescents shop there, too.)

Comments (6)

SpeckledKiwi
SpeckledKiwi on January 17
Ugh, i can completely sympathize. I have this gorgeous black dress. It fits beautifully everywhere but the waist area; the dressmakers, for some reason, decided that waists are ruler-straight. I'm not a box, thx.
thefieldsofelysium
thefieldsofelysium on January 20
haha. box-shaped dresses are decidedly not for humans. :)
Starrgirl
Starrgirl on January 16
haha I know how you feel
thefieldsofelysium
thefieldsofelysium on January 20
i <3 empathy
fashionloverrr
fashionloverrr on January 13
love the dress!
thefieldsofelysium
thefieldsofelysium on January 13
me, too! if only it had fit properly...
Pink_Champagne
Pink_Champagne on January 13
chic!
thefieldsofelysium
thefieldsofelysium on January 13
thanks! :)
inKARLcerating
inKARLcerating on January 13
beautiful!
thefieldsofelysium
thefieldsofelysium on January 13
aw, thank you~
ninjaneko
ninjaneko on January 12
the dress looks good on you. but i'd shorten the length a bit.
thefieldsofelysium
thefieldsofelysium on January 13
hm, you're quite right. the perils of being short! haha.
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