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Q: Clothing of fat girls ( Answered,   3 Comments )
Subject: Clothing of fat girls
Category: Relationships and Society > Cultures
Asked by: qbert213-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 19 Aug 2006 11:58 PDT
Expires: 18 Sep 2006 11:58 PDT
Question ID: 757674
Why do fat girls wear stripes?
Subject: Re: Clothing of fat girls
Answered By: mother911-ga on 19 Aug 2006 15:14 PDT
Hi Q-Bert,

As a fat guy, I can tell you the theory is because stripes are
supposed to be slimming, it's not always true, and it really only
partially works for vertical stripes. Vertical stripes fool the eye
into thinking the object is taller and narrower then it actually is.

For more information on Stripes, the following link my be very interesting.
Optical Illusions.

[-- Mother911-ga --]
Subject: Re: Clothing of fat girls
From: scriptor-ga on 19 Aug 2006 12:04 PDT
Do they?
Subject: Re: Clothing of fat girls
From: pinkfreud-ga on 19 Aug 2006 12:06 PDT
I used to be a fat girl. I was well aware that nothing I wore would
make me look thin, so I chose clothes that I found to be attractive.
If a striped pattern was pleasing to my eye, I'd wear it. If not, I
Subject: Re: Clothing of fat girls
From: aussietpp-ga on 20 Aug 2006 12:10 PDT
I used to be fat girl also and I don't remember wearing stripes, only
elastic waists.

I wonder if horizontal stripes would make me look less skinny now?


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