US standard clothing size

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  • Personal Narrative: Tell Me About Myself

    I had a customer who wanted an engagement ring we had for sale but, we didnt have it in her size. I 've only covered the jewlery department for breaks so I don 't have much knowledge about it. So we went through several other rings to try them out only to find we only carry a standard size 7 ring. I too the info about the ring down and called up our other kmart stores to inquire about other sizes. Unfortunately I found all kmart stores only carry in the size 7. So I asked manage managment on our ring size option for our online store. I printed up the skew numbers and gave them to the customer. What is your biggest failure? Not starting college sooner, I am still young, but I felt like I should have started no later than a year after graduating. Waiting this long is just putting myself in the situation to put it off even longer. What questions do you have for me? Location to be working at? Dress requirement including shoes? How often would I work? What times would you most likely need me, since I currently have a part time…

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  • Homage To My Hips Analysis

    society. Piercy offers an example of how a female is body shamed and the negative effects body shaming takes mentally and physically. However, Clifton displays an example of empowerment and the acceptance of a non-traditional body standard. Which of these two works provides a better critique of body shaming? The answer is that Margie Piercy’s “Barbie Doll” offers a better model than Clifton’s “homage to my hips” because it presents issues that females experience in their lives, such as, gender…

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  • The Ideal Body Image

    being marketed makeup and clothing that obviously turns us into someone different” (Svitak, Adora). Society has created an image for the ideal body in today’s world that is harming girls everywhere. With the major advancements being made in technology everyday it is allowing for woman from multiple cultures to show off their bodies to the world. Woman on social media are constantly posting things about how to do makeup, or what you should wear, and how to style your hair properly. This is…

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  • Personal Narrative-Brandy Melville

    because they don't affect us. We write them off as if they are not our problem. Society as a whole sets standards that are unrealistic and unattainable. For this reason people become discouraged and often forget to love themselves as they are. Last week, while visiting a mall in California, this was unfortunately brought to my attention. I went to this mall specifically to visit a store called "Brandy Melville". Brandy is a store that is very popular with my generation and often seen on…

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  • Gender And Identity In The Movie 'WALL-E'

    movie WALL-E, “we consciously or unconsciously switch the gender mix to what delights us the most.” Although the makers of the movie don’t directly state the gender of either character, WALL-E and EVE, we rely on basic appearance cues to determine the gender we believe most fits them. The same is true for nonmetallic beings, humans, who construct intricate methods of yielding desired identities by means of clothing. While the gender of fictional characters, such as those in WALL-E, is…

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  • Mallorie Dunn Fashion

    a prominent clothing company for young adult women. But when 34 percent of teen girls report to buy plus sized clothing (a statistic that has doubled since 2012), the increase in retail options should not come as a surprise. It is more surprising that it’s taken this long. Mallorie Dunn’s fashion education at was far from inclusive. Dunn graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology, ranked the 5th best fashion school globally by the business of fashion, with an A.A.S in Fashion Design. “I…

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  • Fatema Mernissi's Analysis: Sizing Up America

    Sizing Up America For decades, women in the United States have been consumed by their dress size. The weight loss industry rakes in billions of dollars each year peddling diet-related services and products to Americans. Fatema Mernissi argues in her essay, "Size 6: The Western Women 's Harem,” that Western men control the fashion industry, and in turn, control the female perception of beauty. While Fatema Mernissi 's perception of the expectation of US women to maintain a small frame is…

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  • Body Image Of Women Essay

    Social standards of women’s body images are presented in all types of media, constricting our own depiction of women and replacing it with the unofficial rules of society—women must be thin, attractive, have flawless skin, perfectly whitened teeth, act as sexual objects, and must be portrayed as such. Not only does this affect society’s views of women as a whole, but it also enforces internalization of these thoughts by women themselves. Mass media’s use of unrealistic models sends a message to…

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  • Victoria's Secret Persuasive Techniques

    Victoria’s Secret like many other clothing stores are selling the unattainable dream body. The ads used in regards to Victoria’s Secret are causing young teens and adult women to go after the unattainable dream of looking just like them. Women and young girls look up to these models and aspire to have the “perfect body”. The propaganda used in these ads is what makes girls and women buy their products. They buy into the ad selling the sexiest bra in hopes that they will look the same way as the…

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  • Abercrombie And Fitch Swot

    headquartered in the United States. It was founded in 1892, and it is in business of selling casual apparel to men, women, and kids. The company has four brands, which are known to be: Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie, Hollister, and Gilly Hicks. The business is divided into three parts composing of its US Stores, International Stores, and the Direct-to-Consumer parts. (Money, 2014). Abercrombie & Fitch was originally founded as a clothing store to sell camping materials in Manhattan (Farfan,…

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