Brandy Melville

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  1. oscreux

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    This shop is seriously so amazing, the clothes are super simple and cute, rather affordable and the fabrics are sosososo comfy and soft and the shop aesthetic is pretty much geared specifically towards skinny girls. Most of their closing is "one size fits most" and apparently they've gotten some criticism for how they treat their "larger" customers and how not many of them can actually fit into the clothes.
    I've purchased a few things from here online and i'll probably buy some more!
    Here is there site http://www.brandymelvilleusa.com/
     
  2. classichic

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    I love their stuff but it's too big and kind of unflattering on me. :(
     
  3. oscreux

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    Really? What did you buy from them if I may ask?
    I'm thinking about buying some dresses from there and I don't want them to be too big.
    I got a plain black semi cropped long sleeved and a black hoodie, so theres not that much that can go wrong with them haha.
    But I love the fabric so much, its mainly why I want to buy more.
    My sister bought some skirts from them and she also said they were a bit too big, but they still looked nice.
     
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    I haven't brought anything from there. I tried on a few tops which I wanted to buy. But they were hanging on me and it looked kind of like men wife beaters. I haven't tried any of their dresses or their skirts.
     
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    Just came back from there, I love it ;)
     
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    They just opened one in my city and I LOVE it!!! Haven't gotten anything from there yet, but I'm planning on coming back buying some things this week :)
     
  7. Nosh

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    Cute stuff. Hopefully would fit a shorty like me. I always have a problem with finding jackets and over-sized tops that actually fit. Not that I am very thin, but I am sort of a scaled down human being :D
    @classichic may I ask what's your height, and what are your chest and waist measurements? Might try to order some stuff. @oscreux could you tell me if the pieces stay nice after you wash them?

    Thank you pretties in advance and sorry for the trouble :)
     
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  8. oscreux

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    I'm pretty short as well (about 5'3/5'4) and it all fit pretty well :)
    Yeah! i've only washed the long sleeve top so far but it came out fine, I'm going to wash my hoodie soon I've just been practically living in it haha.
     
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    I didn't last for more than 30 seconds. I wanted to turn it off after her initial giggle :/
    I don't know what she's saying but I took a look at their clothes and there is not a single item which would be acceptable on fat/chubby person

    There are a few items I like but their online shop is only for the US and I wouldn't risk buying unisize online anyway.
     
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    I just read on their website that they're opening a store where i live soon so then i can go try stuff on :) but if anyone here knows, are the clothes not only small in circumference but in length too? would dresses/skirts fit someone taller? or would they be too short?
     
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    Yeah you might have some problems with that. I once tried a long skirt and it was a bit short-ish, I couldn't wear heels with it and even with flats it was very borderline, and I'm only 5'7. But give it a try, maybe it depends on the model of each clothing type, I can't tell if it's going to be like this for everything you'll try on. Hope this helped :)
     
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    start at 1:50 :lol:
     
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    Thank you! I guess i'll just have to wait until the stores opens and i can try things on to be sure.
     
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    aaaa :run:

    If someone told me that I would strech their clothes I would run away and hid in a dungeon with no food until I slim down to appropriate size.
     
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    I'd never heard of this brand before now but most of their clothes seems to be flowy and forgiving in cut and style. To stretch this type of clothing out you would have to be :superpuke: which she is.

    Go bitch at Layne Bryant where you'll fit right in. :rolleyes:
     
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    I went there and all the clothes fit reaaaally awkward, everything was much too short for me, the crop tops didn't fit over my (TINY!?) boobs and were baggy at my waist :wtf:... I probably won't go there again ): Might try their next collection, see if it fits better. ):
     
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    From what I see of the online website, I love the clothes. Its like a less expensive American Apparel advertised on thin girls :)
    I might try to order something to see how it fits... depending on the return policy of course
     
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    Ok, so I realise that this thread is old but I also feel like what I have to add may be helpful and relevant. The vibe of the posts suggests an ambiguity of the sizing but I just ordered an item from the English brandy Melville website and when it arrives I could take some pics and analyse the fit. Hope some of you skinnies out there will be interested because I love the idea of the brand being targeted towards skinnier girls and would like to see how good it is myself. (Apparently the fabric is really soft) :p
     
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    @Ethereal There's a few near me (it's very popular with middle, high school and college girls in East and West coast America and Canada, so I see the same familiar clothes on every girl from 11 to 21, skinny, average and fat) The same cotton shorts and loose sweaters can fit from a 00 to maybe a 4-6 US sized girl. Their denim items and tank tops you need to be skinnier to pull off. I have a pair of one sized jeans from there that fit pretty well and I've been complimented on them. Some of their denim comes in XS, S, and M. It doesn't feel like a "skinny" brand as much to me because I see so many average and chubby girls wearing it

    Honestly if your Bmi is under 20 you'll fit in mostly anything. But I highly recommend trying a variety of styles because they'll all flatter different people. Some tank tops and dresses are super loose on me and always slip low. Some of their shorts and skirts are really unflattering for short girls. Some cuts will flatter thin hourglasses others will flatter board/banana shapes etc. So it's more about your body size and shape than weight.

    Also the quality is definitely good for the cheap price, fabrics are really soft and nicer than their alternatives at Topshop and AA and Urban Outfitters in my opinion.
     
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