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Offline mf2020

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tighter or looser?
« on: January 28, 2023, 05:21:23 am »
I am a super fans of leather (faux) legging and I really enjoy the skin-tight feeling.

However, the real problem is, when I get the right size, it will become looser after wearing for 10-20 times, still acceptable, not as tight and good as new one when I got.

I am thinking about getting one size smaller or getting one size bigger for durability?

If I get one size smaller, it will probably become looser after some pulling then it is still very tight because it was smaller.
or if I get one size bigger, then it will still be tight because my body may not be pulling it so much.

Which choice sounds more logical?

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Re: tighter or looser?
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2023, 07:37:22 am »
It depends on the durability of the material.

Smaller - you will be putting much more stress on the material, and on the seams. The material will likely lose its elasticity more quickly. The seams may also fail more quickly due to the increased stress. They may also not be very comfortable.

Larger - you won't get as much of the 'snug' feeling as you like, but odds are the leggings will last much longer.

I have found that thicker clothing tends to last longer than thin clothing when put under stress. My favorite cold weather leggings are made by 'Spyder' and have an inner lining of fleece. They are much thicker than my other leggings and tend to stay tighter throughout the day. I wear 'medium'. I could never get a 'small' past my hips, and 'large' won't stay in place, my hips won't hold them up.

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Re: tighter or looser?
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2023, 09:43:12 am »
Fit is an issue as GGs usually have much wider hips and bottoms are designed accordingly.
Some of my pants have ties to help them stay up.

Women's clothes typically aren't as durable as men's clothes.
Thinner fabrics that feel great don't lend themselves to durability.
Also, women typically have bigger wardrobes which means fewer wears per item.
And women's fashions constantly change.