A woman has been left furious after buying a size 16 top from Primark she thought would be perfect for summer – but it was so tight she couldn’t get it over her chest
As many women will know, buying clothes is never an easy task – especially when we seem to be completely different sizes in every shop.
One of the biggest issues we face comes with buying tops, as we all have different body shapes that impact the way certain sizes fit us, such as having a small waist with big boobs, or a larger stomach with a smaller chest.
And one woman on TikTok has found out firsthand that your body measurements can be a real pain when it comes to finding clothes that fit, as she found herself unable to fit into a size 16 top from Primark because it wouldn’t go over her chest – despite it being a perfect fit in the arms.
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The woman, named Tay, posted a video in which she showed off the green and purple cropped blouse before attempting to put it on and finding that the garment was a great fit in the arms but was a disaster around her boobs.
Tay, who posts under the username @taylormariehunt, then gave a sarcastic thumbs up to the camera and said: “Thanks, Primark”, and captioned the video to say, “Oh the joys of [melons].”
And the woman wasn’t the only one to suffer the fashion blunder, as another TikTok user said the same thing had happened to them when they tried the garment.
They said: “I bought this too! The same thing happened to me. Its sizing is ridiculous.”
Primark has been contacted for comment.
Meanwhile, another TikTok user recently fumed at the sizing differences in high street shops as she said the size 12 pair of Primark trousers she had recently bought had come up smaller than the size 8 pair of jeans from New Look she had been wearing on her shopping trip.
Ally Marie said she had shared a video to social media “to rant” about the problem, as although she is normally a size 10, she had decided to buy a size 12 pair of trousers because they “looked tiny” on the hanger.
And when she got them home, she was unable to do up the zip or the button, as the trousers were just too tight.
In her video, the woman put her jeans back on to show people how well they fit her, before showing what the two trousers look like when laid on top of one another.
When contacted for comment on that article, a Primark spokesperson said: “The fit of our clothing is really important to us and we are always working with both our suppliers and technologists in our quality team to ensure consistency.
“We continue to fit our designs using Size UK data as standard but always encourage customers to get in touch with us if they have concerns about sizing and we will happily look into their query.”
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