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Buying clothing isn’t always the most pleasant of experiences: If crowded stores, bright lights, and wonky dressing room mirrors that seem to magnify your thighs weren’t bad enough, let’s not forget the actual sizes, which seem to change from season to season and store to store.

Have you ever wondered why, exactly, the size you wear at Anthropologie is totally different than the one you wear at Gap?

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