Vanity Sizing and Retailers

“I said, ‘I do not fear those pants / With nobody inside them.’
I said, and said, and said those words. / I said them. But I lied them.”
—Dr. Seuss

Esquire has a very informative article that investigates the trend in fashion retailing known as “vanity sizing” — that is, making pants a whole lot bigger than they are labeled so that you feel like a skinnier person. 

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