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I read that it's 7 pounds per dress size.

That if you lose 7 pounds, you'll go down a dress size. I think it's over 10. Any experience with this?

Tue. Nov 1, 4:02pm

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Having been a 14/16, then a 12, then a 10 and now back to a size 12, I would say 7 lbs a size is incorrect, but that may just be my body. Considering at the 14/16 I weighed ~200, and at a 12 I weight 165, there is a much larger discrepancy than 7 pounds. I guess it depends on your bone structure and muscle vs. fat content.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005, 4:29 PM

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This subject was brought up recently in another post and it was said that at a plus size it is about 20 lbs. between sizes and a regular misses size is approximately 10 lbs. between sizes. Having worn plus sizes and misses sizes this has proven true for me.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005, 5:01 PM

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I have heard and experienced that losing between 10-15lbs is one regular dress size. It probably depends on the body type. For myself it's more like the 15lbs.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005, 5:43 PM

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Of course, one thing to keep in mind, is that there is no fashion industry standard for womens clothing sizes. A size 8 in one store could be a 6 or 10 in another. They do that just to make us crazy!!!

Sunday, November 20, 2005, 5:29 PM

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Everybody is different. It depends on where you lose the weight. I myself go down a dress size when I lose 12 - 14 pounds, my sister goes down at about 8 - 10 pounds. I have a friend who didn't budge until she lost 20 pounds. So really everyone is different.

Sunday, November 20, 2005, 11:24 PM

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