The Funny Math of Clothing Sizes

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NEW YORK, United States — When it comes to women's clothing sizes, there's some funny math going on. The average American woman is about 25 pounds heavier than she was in 1960. Yet women's plus-size clothing, generally defined as size 14 and up, still makes up only about 9 percent of the $190 billion spent annually on clothes.

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Right Brain, Left Brain | Clouds Looming Over Australian Fashion

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BoF’s editor-in-chief reports from Sydney, Australia, on a local fashion market that’s being radically reshaped by the arrival of global fast fashion chains and the meteoric growth of international e-tailers.

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The China Edit | Asos China, Chinese Tourists Shaping Retail, Alibaba’s Weibo Deal, Retail Hotpots In Asia Pacific, CFDA Launches ‘Americans in China’

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The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important must-read fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.

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