Shower Thoughts: Why aren't clothing sizes consistent?

From Nights, 9:15 pm on 27 February 2024

Today's ponderous Shower Thought comes courtesy of Trudy in Christchurch: why don't we standardise clothes sizes? Why do women's sizes start at 6 and go up in increments of 2? Why is a size 10 in New Zealand different in Australia, the UK, and America? Has the world gone mad?

To answer, Kiwi fashion expert Paul Blomfield joins Emile Donovan.

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