Obviously, this updated information is crucial for the fashion industry and for women in general. Women shouldn’t have to go to the store and be frustrated that they can’t find something to wear. In fact, that’s the researchers greatest hope, “that women may be relieved in knowing the average clothing size worn is larger than [they] thought,” and that that information might alter the public’s perception of “average size.”
It’s long past time for the fashion industry to start making all clothing sizes available in stores; women shouldn’t have to just shop online.
While we will never participate in body shaming, a size 16-18 is unhealthy and dangerous. Obesity is a precursor to many diseases, including cancer, and shouldn’t be taken lightly. However, please hear me: obese people might be unhealthy but they are still intelligent, funny, deserving of love, capable, hard working, beautiful, etc.
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