However, due to vanity sizing, the current US dress sizes have little or no meaning.
There are a few that appear to be mildly effective. This includes Caffeine, Green Tea and Glucomannan (a fiber that can reduce appetite). However, the results are usually weak and inconsistent and certainly nothing to get excited about.
Misses and womens US dress sizes (also used in Canada) with bust, waist and hip measurement tables for Misses sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 & 20, Womens sizes 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, plus a brief explanation of junior, petite and half sizes. With arm relaxed at your side and slightly bent, measure from center back neck, over point of shoulder, down the outside of the arm to the wrist. Chest/Bust Measure . the Official U.S Misses chart, a size 8 is a "medium size". The standard measurements for a size 8 are bust, ””, waist, ””, and hips, ” ”. A US size 8 is the equivalent of a UK size The British Standard from says that a UK size 14 should be bust, 35” ”, waist, 27””, and hips, 37””. In fact, a "size 8" isn't what it used to be.