OT: Re: [LMB] Re: SciFi band, BDU size

DianaH dajini at qwest.net
Sun, 10 Feb 2002 10:57:34 -0800


At 08:36 PM 2/8/02 -0700, you wrote:
>>>I don't mind spending the money. But how large do they go? I've got the
>
>problem that I'm a size 20 woman. I'm not that big on the global scale,
>but 
>I'm definately not army shape.>>
>
>  BDUs are made to be three sizes bigger than you are.  Believe me, there
>are BDUs to fit almost any size.  :)
>  It's actually those of us on the smaller end of the size scale with
>problems getting dressed - on the other hand, I don't worry too much
>about people making off with my stuff because they're too big to wear it.
> :)  Generally, the smallest uniform item will belong to me (boots,
>etc...)
>
> Danielle

The biggest problem with BDUs is that they are made for guys with 
no hips.  Getting pants that fits a womans hips gives *swimming*
space in the legs.  Definately baggy.  Kind of the same problem
with the shirt, room for, er, masses... means extra room from
there down.   

DianaH