Ready-to-wear has the same meaning as
Ready-to-wear or prêt-à-porter is the term for factory-made clothing,
sold in finished condition, in standardized sizes. In other words,
you can walk into the store, buy the clothing, and it is ready to wear.
You do not need to take special measurements or have tailoring done to
the clothes. However, you obviously should try the clothing on in
the fitting room to make sure that the clothing fits. Just because
it is ready to wear, it does not mean that it is ready to fit you
The fashion industry tries to utilize some standards, but to be
honest, most manufacturers use different
size specs. An exact
uniformity of measurement does NOT currently exist in the fashion
difference between ready-to-wear and haute couture.
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