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The usual complaint about high-end clothing sizing is that it all runs too small, but in this week's Critical Shopper, Cintra Wilson has the opposite problem at Creatures of Comfort. The clothing is all so big and drapey that she has to resort to art-semiotics jargon just to explain it: "Were these clothes a theoretical antithesis of clothing? Were they attacking my sartorial prejudices and forcing me to problematize human body measurements in order to see them as a form of subtle yet all-pervasive oppression?" Finally she decides that the "Mothra huge" dresses aren't cut for human beings at all, "but for creatures." It's not exactly a positive review, but Wilson did come away with a pair of Robert Clergerie platforms that she's pretty excited about. [NYT]

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