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0 is the new 8

As waistlines grow, women's clothing sizes shrink incredibly

Wendy Chao showed two skirts that fit her, a size 2 from The Limited and a size 8 from Ann Taylor that she bought in 2000.
By Kate M. Jackson
Globe Correspondent / May 5, 2006

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(Correction: Because of a reporting error, the name of pattern maker and author Kathleen Fasanella was misspelled in a Page One story on Friday about vanity sizing.) (Full article: 981 words)

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