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Old 07-10-2014, 10:45 PM
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i dont think they would create a 'new size' for people to start filling in the future... they likely have a demand for that size now. the image of beauty we have in our culture is disgusting from nearly every angle (and the social pressure to look a certain way is just as bad for men as it is for women. people like to say the pressure is more for women but they forget that our boys are inundated with idealistic and unrealistic body types as well like every Marvel superhero, G. I. Joe, Channing Tatum, David Beckham... the male models that stand next to the same, unrealistic looking female models) but still, people love it.... so let them.

nobody is being forced to wear a size 000. the pressure to look a certain way is really all internal when you look at it. i mean, yes, the images are constantly shoved down our throats... but there's a solution. ignore it, turn your tv off, learn to love yourself and move on.

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I've always been thin, but with my Crohn's always flaring up, I can't seem to put on a significant amount of weight.

I can wear a 00, I didn't even know they made that size until about a year ago, but it felt so wrong. I felt like 12 yr old boys should be wearing them. I'll keep with my 0's and make a new hole in my belt.

We have to wear and do what makes us feel comfortable.

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I have trouble finding clothes that aren't painful in the crotch area.

I buy the, "tall sizes," and have to roll them up.

The do not, however, make shorts and capris in tall sizes. What's up with that?

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Also, if you truly are that short and that thin, you'll have to get all your clothes tailored.

My MIL is Japanese and at 4'11" she has to take everything in, even the crap that stores bend over backwards to tell her is for her specific size.
What does, "MIL," mean?

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MIL = mother-in-law AKA Satan.

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The bustle is making a comeback.

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Re: J. Crew Faces Backlash Over New Size 000

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Well there are women with tiny waists who don't want to wear children's clothes that are healthy... there is no whale out there that is "healthy".
Not a certain mayor from Toronto perhaps?
Hmmmmmmm

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But if we start accepting both like its natural, we're moving in the wrong direction. To buy whale sizes you have to go to specialty stores, so having anorexia-bulimia sizes in an everyday store is bassakwards. Make the bags of bones have to go to a specialty store, too.
This +1000.

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