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livredor
Girl skills failure
Tuesday, 05 October 2004 at 03:14 pm
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So if I'm trying to buy clothes for a male friend, what measurements do I need him to tell me? Friend doesn't know, and I don't know either, because I have no clue about anything to do with clothes. I'm Not A Proper Girl.

Any dressmaking types or other sartiorial experts able to help me out here? Ideally, please tell me, so I can tell my friend, exactly how to obtain the relevant measurements, rather than just their names.

Oh, and GIP, while I'm at it. I've scanned the image from a random greetings card darcydodo picked out because it looks a lot like me. And there's a teapot!


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livredor: teapot
From:livredor
Date:October 7th, 2004 01:26 pm (UTC)
2 days after journal entry, 02:26 pm (livredor's time)
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OK, so what's the definition of a 'chest' measurement? Where do you measure? (I know on girls, but that's not helpful right now.)

And is there any way of distinguishing length (as opposed to circumference) of torso, or does length only count for trousers?
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