I have a chambray shirt in a US 2 it is a fairly tailored fit, but the 4 swallowed me whole -- I'm not so into oversized shirts , and also a pair of the Cavendish Girlfriend Jeans where I sized down to a 2 and they fit me more like a slim-straight than a girlfriend, but the 4s were falling-off big. Join the YLF Forum to ask specific questions or just chat about fashion and personal style. Sign in now Or register here Your account Order history. Measure under your arms, across the fullest part of your bust. I order everything is a US2 and get it altered if I think it's a no-brainer because I can't size down.
Boden runs on the bigger side. If you are a US 0, you're out of luck. If you usually wear a US 4, you'll probably be OK with their smallest size. I think you should try an 8. That is the size I take, and I think we take the same size since we both ended up with the CM pants in a 2. Let's see, do you mean that Boden runs small.
A US 8 is too large, but a Boden 8 is smaller? Sorry if I am being a knuckle head. Yep, this completely reflects my Boden experience. Cannot buy pants from them, but because I'm an inverted triangle, their size 8 i. San, with your elegant height and slimness, you would probably be perfect in a size 8 Boden coat.
So if their sizes are generous, could someone like me fit into their largest sizes or do they not go quite that high? Michelle, I think there is a brain teaser going on here with the description of Boden sizing. I would say that their sizes run small. Some say they run big. It depends on whether you are talking about the number on the garment, or the size of the garment.
The numbers run big, the size of the garment runs small. I normally wear a 4. In Boden I wear an 8, so to me their clothes run small because their 8 is as small as a US 4. To the other way of looking at it they run big because you have to buy a bigger size. Are we totally confused yet? Their numbers are just different from ours. They simply use British sizing, which usually begins at an 8 occasionally a 6 but I don't see this very often. Personally, I do not find British and US sizing to be apples to apples.
If it were, sizes would be as follows:. But in my experience, it doesn't quite match up. I have never worn a I say their sizing runs big because their size 8 is the equivalent of a US size 4. A UK 8 should really not be bigger than a US 2. Sometimes when my friend from Australia comes for a visit, we swap clothes. She is the same size as me, and most of her clothes are 8's or 10's as well Aussie sizing also follows the UK system.
So amazingly crisp and tailored. They are on the fluid side of tailored, which makes them very versatile. I can layer chunky knits under too.
I just had to dive in and see. I ordered 2 styles of pants in 8 but could need a 10! I am also interested in the ponte blazer but will hold out for new colors or prints. Below are my things that I just got. I am also thinking about this skirt, but am still concerned about the mid-section area. I am so excited for the possibilities offered by this brand - good quality at an affordable price AND navy always seems to be on offer. I worry that navy will subside and then I'll be stuck.
The green suit is insane. Did you get both pieces? Please let us me know how things fit you. We seem to be about the same size, and I know we have a similar build. Boden usually does shirt dresses.
There are three in at the moment, but maybe not your cuppa tea. I'll see if I like the shade of green in that blazer first! Boden pants are generally too long in the rise for me - I am short in the rise - but maybe I'll order a petite and see if that works in a cropped length.
I think you are more svelte than I, though! They do a lot of bright and clear colors , which are lovely, but just not mine. Then, because I have not learned anything about their sizing and fits, I have no idea how to get started if they DO have something that might be fun. I also think you chose the right sizes. I wear the same size blazer as you though BR fits me better than J Crew. I tried the Boden wool tweed blazer in 2 and 4.
But it was a lovely blazer! I can't wait to see how these work for you, Smittie! I've been so, so tempted by Boden but have not ordered for all the reasons you've been hesitating. What I really want is one in-store visit with try-ons. Suz , between me and Smittie - you should get your Boden sizes right.
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