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eeyore200343's avatar

Is size 14 fat?

Asked by eeyore200343 (175points) July 24th, 2008
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wildflower's avatar

Not necessarily.

eeyore200343's avatar

necessarily do u mean yeah or no?

marinelife's avatar

Because clothes have been resized to accommodate people getting larger, size 14 is larger today than it was. Look at this comparison. On the other hand, Kate Dillon is not obese there.

wildflower's avatar

I mean that some size 14’s are and some are not. It’s not a yes/no question. Also, are you referring to UK or US size 14?

eeyore200343's avatar

uk size. ive just looked at that picture and i am thinner than kate dillon i have to wear size 14 bottom coz i have wide hips and size 16 top coz ive got size 36E bust but my clothes hang off my midle im a size 10–12 waist

robmandu's avatar

You shouldn’t assess your “fatness” by clothing size… especially women’s clothing sizes as they’re so compromised as to be practically pointless.

Instead, get an evaluation done of your body mass index.

wildflower's avatar

I think very few women are consistent in size all over. Personally I wear larger size jackets than tops and larger size tops than trousers.

jballou's avatar

Size 14 is size 14. Whether you’re fat or not is a separate issue. You can be a size 2 and be really flabby and out of shape, or you can be like Crush or Hellga from American Gladiators and be a size 14 or above and be in awesome shape with little or no fat on your body at all.

cooksalot's avatar

Gee I don’t think it’s that fat. Of course I know what you mean. My butt fits like a size 18/16US, and my waist could really actually fit into a 14US. So my pants keep wanting to fall since the waist is too big. :-p

robmandu's avatar

I must be in real trouble. My pants are 32/32.

eeyore200343's avatar

i just want my boyfriend to see me as attractive and not some big bellied mess :(

robmandu's avatar

Look, not to be harsh… I don’t have a lot of finesse with this kind of thing… but, are you a big-bellied mess?

Fretting about dress size isn’t gonna change that. Doing something to make a positive change to your appearance will.

Your boyfriend should count his lucky stars that he’s got you. Beyond that, if you want to improve, then go for it. Some quality time with a professional physical trainer should be just the thing no matter what your current shape is.

wildflower's avatar

I doubt he’d be your boyfriend if he didn’t find you attractive.
Besides, confidence and comfort in your own skin is far more appealing than any physical attributes :)

eeyore200343's avatar

i know i wish i could be happy in my own skin. and i havnt got time for a personal trainer. i just tthink that i wish i could have a body like you see in the magazines. im going on holiday soon and have not got the confidence to wear a bikini!!

robmandu's avatar

Giving up. Fearing I shall never understand the convoluted machinations of the feminine mind.

jballou's avatar

You know, in all honesty I’ve found women’s clothing sizes to be completely ridiculous and have little if any consistency or relevance to an actual woman’s actual body. Most women I know can fit into a range of sizes and I’ve never been able to understand the logic behind being a size 9 in some clothing brands but being a size 14 in others. With Men’s clothing you sort of know what you’re getting because the numbers correspond to the real world a size 34 means it is 34 inches. What does a size 14 mean? It doesn’t mean anything, it’s an arbitrary number assignment. Why sweat it?

eeyore200343's avatar

it is just a number i know thanks for your advice x

wildflower's avatar

UK 14 = US 12 = EU 42 = jeans 32
But there’s of course variations between brands and styles…..so if you weren’t confused before…

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Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

Sorry but yes….

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