Avon Fashion Apparel
We simplified our sizes to make it easier to shop. Many products in the fashion apparel categories of bottoms, dresses, and tops are available in both Misses’ and Women’s sizes. From classic casuals to party dresses, the women’s apparel collection has the ensemble you’ve been looking for.
- Misses’ sizes are generally available in XS(0-2), S(4-6), M(8-10), L(12-14), XL(16).
- Women’s sizes are generally available in 1X(18W-20W), 2X(22W-24W), 3X(26W-28W).
FIND YOUR PERFECT FIT
Measure around the fullest/largest part of these three key areas: bust, waist and hips.
If one area is bigger than another, consider the item’s style and silhouette.
Example: If your measurements are Medium for the bust and waist, and Large for the hips:
Order the Medium for a dress that is fitted on top and flows from the waist.
Order the Large for pants that are fitted around the hips.
Our fashions fit the true-to-the-body measurements on the Size Chart. They’re designed to fit with ease, so there’s no need to “size up.”
New Fashion Size Chart and Fit Guide (as of 2021)
1. Measure Band Size
Take a snug measurement around your rib cage, below your bust and shoulder blades. Then add 4 inches. If you get an odd number (like 35), round up to one (to 36).
2. Measure Bust Size
With a bra on and clothes off, measure around the fullest part of your bust.
3. Determine Cup Size
Compare bust measurement to band measurement. Subtract the band measurement (Step 1) from the bust measurement (Step 2). Then use the chart below to determine your cup size.
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- Do your bra straps cut into your shoulders? If so, you may be over-tightening the straps. Loosen them to relieve the strain.
- What is the advantage of an underwire? Underwires help relieve shoulder stress from bra straps by adding support below the breast. Underwires also provide shaping, for an attractive lift and look.
- Does your bust spill out over the top of your bra or bulge under the cups? If so, your bra cups are too small; go up one cup size (but be sure to keep the same band size).
- Do you have wrinkles in your cups at the top or sides? Then your bust is not filling out the cup properly; try a smaller cup size.
- Is your underwire uncomfortable? The underwire should gently surround your bust and should not pinch or poke. If it does, try a larger cup size.
- Does the back of your bra ride up higher than the front? If so, your band is too loose, you should tighten the band and loosen the straps. If that doesn’t help, you should try a smaller band size. Remember the lower the back of the bra fits, the more support you get.
- How do you prevent your bust line from sagging? Try shortening the straps; if your bust line still sags you may need a smaller cup size or try a firm support style with rigid straps.
- Does the band of your bra dig in? A bra that fits correctly should be snug but not tight. Try a larger band size or a bra with a wider band.
- What if one of my breasts is larger than the other? This is a common problem among women. Always fit the larger breast. Choose styles with stretch fabric in the cups or padded cups. You can also adjust the strap of the larger breast looser than the strap of the smaller breast.
- What is the best way to put on shapewear? Gather the garment from the legs to the waist. Step into the legs and pull up. When the bottom is seated correctly, unroll the garment over the torso.
- How often should you be fitted for a bra? You should be fit for a bra at least once a year. You should also be fit if you gain or lose weight, during pregnancy, after childbirth, during menopause and if you begin an exercise program.
- How should you care for your bras? Do use a gentle detergent, and wash in cold water. Do fasten the hooks, and use the lingerie wash bag. Do store bras properly — fold them I half with one cup inside the other, or stack them in a row. Don’t put in the dryer.
- When should you replace your bras? When the color changes: White bras will turn gray, dark colors start to fade. When the fabric stretches out: Band may not feel as tight as it used to, and it may ride up in the back. Straps may slip off your shoulders even after adjusting. When the fabric looks worn: You risk getting jabbed by the underwire, and once the fabric starts getting threadbare, your chances for show-through increases. When it’s too tight or too loose: Your bra may be in perfectly good shape but maybe your figure has changed due to weight loss, childbirth, or surgery.
Download and print out the Women’s Shoe Size Chart. For accuracy, print both pages of this document on 8.5″ x 11″ at 100% (actual size). Use a ruler to verify that your printout is accurate. Place the chart on a hard floor. Position your barefoot on the chart as indicated. Measure both feet, and use the longest toe to determine your size. In between two sizes? Choose the larger size.
Download the Avon Ring Sizer to help find your ring size. Set your printer to 100% before you print. Match circle with the inside of one of your rings to find the size of your new Avon Rings. Women’s sizes: 5-11, Men’s sizes: 8-12 and Children’s sizes: 3-4.
Use the Necklace Length Guide to assist you in selecting the right necklace length based on where it falls on your body. And the Neckline Tool will assist you in selecting the perfect necklace for every neckline.
- Avon is an industry leader in quality control testing. Our products have superior tarnish resistance, color-fastness, and durability under normal wear.
- Avon Jewelry is worry-free for sensitive skin. We adhere to the highest international lead and nickel safety standards.
- Avon’s fine jewelry online collection of our highest-quality accessories is all about jewelry made from sparkling CZ diamonds, sterling silver, and genuine gold that lasts a lifetime. The timeless detail of our sterling silver rings is wrought in 90% pure silver. Another Avon favorite is the fine jewelry online collection that tells her how much she means to you in pure silver and CZ stones.
- Avon’s charm bracelets and necklaces combine the best of traditional jewelry with updated, cute jewelry charm collections that help you tell the story of your life through the years. If you aren’t already part of the charm bracelet movement, it’s time to get started!
- Avon’s fashion jewelry collection offers style-conscious women a variety of statement pieces, with our collection of earrings, rings, watches, bracelets, and necklaces that dazzle.
- Who can resist the appeal of jewelry gift sets that combine the best fine jewelry online with great jewelry deals that allow you to indulge in more than one piece at a time!
- Avon proudly offers one of the highest quality metal painting standards in the industry.
Visit avon.com/fitguide for the most current size and fit information.
Fashion extends Beauty to your personal style, allowing you to express your individuality. With Avon Fashion, you can choose from items in Apparel, Footwear & Intimates to come up with just the right looks that suit both your taste and lifestyle. And if you’re not sure what looks right, you can count on me, your Independent Avon Representative to help. I believe in nurturing the one-on-one connections with my customers, to become both a trusted friend and style advisor.
The below collection of fashion terms are assembled to help you increase your vocabulary to help you talk about clothes and fashion.
— A —
A dress or skirt that is narrower at the top and gradually flares out to a wider hemline, resembling the letter A. This style works well on most figure types; ideal for disguising bottom heavy figures.
Synthetic manufactured fabric that is soft and wool-like. Acrylic is usually found in winter garments such as sweaters and dresses.
Fabric that has been cut and applied to another fabric or garment in order to decorate the material usually sewn or attached with adhesive.
A dress, top, or sweater with one shoulder strap or sleeve. The other shoulder is bare. Hemlines are often diagonal.
— B —
A top or dress with an empire waist (directly under the bust) and an A-line bodice. Can be short sleeved or sleeveless.
A band shaped strapless covering for the bust.
A narrow neckline that is open shoulder to shoulder.
The upper part of a dress or top.
A short jacket with long sleeves.
Also called bootleg. A pant or jean style that is tapered to the knee and very subtly flares out to accommodate a boot to be worn under the pant.
A skirt or a dress that is distinguished by numerous pleats and material that is pleated.
A technique of destroying a layer of fabric to create a patterned effect and generally results in a sexy sheer look.
A garment similar to a corset that is close-fitting, usually strapless, and may be made from highly ornamental fabric.
— C —
A top or dress with spaghetti straps that can be worn alone or as a layering piece.
Calf length women’s pants.
A very short sleeve that extends to just over the shoulder to give that touch of sexy femininity.
A sweater or jacket that opens down the front.
Pants or jeans with pockets on the side of the leg.
A light, sheer fabric typically made of nylon, silk, or rayon.
A feature in a garment that tapers narrowly at the mid-section, accentuating the curves of the body.
A top with cut out shoulders.
Strategically placed contrasting colors paired together on a garment.
A neckline on a woman’s blouse or sweater that hangs in draped folds.
An open knit in which yarn is looped into a patterned fabric.
— D —
Also called batwing. This style is cut very large at the armhole and extends almost to the waist and then tapers at the wrist.
Hanging fabric in folds or covering the fabric in loose folds. Hemlines are often uneven.
— E —
Ornamentation of fabric by using a wide variety of decorative pieces such as sequins or beads.
Ornamentation of a fabric by using any wide variety of decorative hand or machine stitches in the same or contrasting color with needlework.
Waist begins just below the bust which gives dresses and tops a flattering fit. This outline is especially flattering to pear shapes wishing to disguise the stomach area or emphasize the bust.
A type of embroidery with small holes that are cut in the fabric.
— F —
The kinds of fibers represented in a particular garment.
Imitation leather made of materials other than animal skins. Faux leather is lighter and easier to clean than leather.
A strip of decorative fabric attached to one edge to create a wide ruffle.
A neckline that is high and wide. A funnel neckline is attached to the body of the garment and not sewn to the neckline.
— G —
Apparel that has already been washed. The garment is softer and has a worn-in look.
A crinkled, sheer fabric that has a lightweight, flowing look.
A medium or lightweight, plaid or checked fabric using more than two colors with a plain weave made of cotton
A strong, tightly woven corded fabric that has narrow, horizontal ribs. Commonly used as a trim.
— H —
A dress or top that is tied around the neck, exposing the back and shoulders. Also called halter neck.
The hem of a skirt or blouse that is gently jagged to form flowing points that resemble a scarf. This style works well on most figures. Also called hanky hem.
A collarless pullover shirt, characterized by the round neckline, usually having 2–5 buttons. It essentially resembles a collarless polo shirt. The sleeves may be either short or long, and it can be made in almost any fabric, although cotton, cotton-polyester blends, and thermals are by far the most popular.
A broken twill weave that is sewn in opposite directions to form a zigzag pattern.
High low hem
A garment with an uneven hemline varying from long to short.
Hook and eye closure
Fastening system on garments with a small hook that is inserted into an eye loop.
— J —
A fabric with an intricately woven pattern.
A stretchy fine knitted fabric used in t-shirts, sportswear, and figure hugging clothes. This fabric is great for draping.
A garment that incorporates a top and bottom in one piece.
— K —
A teardrop or round shaped cutout that fastens at the front or back neckline.
Cut as part of the bodice, a kimono sleeve has a wide, sloping shape.
— L —
Tight form fitting pants. Sometimes referred to as tights.
— M —
A skirt or dress with a long full length, usually to the ankles.
A knit, woven, or knotted fabric of net-like open texture. Mesh is lightweight and breathable.
A yarn or fiber made partially or entirely of metal and having a metallic appearance.
A striped pattern sewn into a “V” design that slenderized and flatters your figure.
— N —
A seam or waistband that secures or falls at the natural curve of the body. The indentation between the hips and the ribcage.
A synthetic fiber known for its strength and stain resilience.
— O —
Enlarged garments that alter the natural shape of the wearer.
— P —
A swirled pattern curved with teardrop shapes.
A small pocket found on pants or shorts which look like a piece of material sewn on to resemble a patch.
A romantic style top or dress commonly distinguished by a low neckline, ruffles, or free flowing material.
A skirt that is cut in a straight line from the hips to the hem and usually knee length. Can either taper in at the hem or fall straight down from the hip.
A short full flounce or an extension of a garment below the waist, covering the hips.
A fabric trim stitched along the seams or edges of a garment. Trim color can be the same color as the garment or in a contrasting color.
An opening or slit in a blouse, skirt, or dress usually covering fastenings that facilitates putting it on or taking it off. A piece of cloth reinforcing the opening used for closure of a garment.
A type of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and securing it in place.
A circular piece of fabric with a hole cut out for the head, usually worn as a cape or jacket.
A heavyweight and durable tightly woven plain-weave fabric that has fine, crisscrossing ribs.
— R —
A top where the back is cut away in a T-shape to reveal the shoulder blades.
A knitting method where small rows are finely knitted together to form a texture.
A loose one-piece garment combining a shirt and a short.
A sewing technique where fabric is gathered in a repeating pattern creating a ripple appearance. Often used to create draping and texture in a garment.
An ornamental strip of fabric tightly gathered or pleated on one edge and applied to a garment.
— S —
A thicker version of satin that has a thicker weave. Commonly used in eveningwear and jacket lining.
A silky, lustrous fabric with a smooth, shiny surface.
A low, U-shaped or round neckline.
A one-piece collar turned down to form a continuous line around the back of the neck to the front.
A fabric that is transparently thin.
A bra built into the garment.
A loose fitting dress with no defined waistline.
A form-fitting slim fit jean or pant with snug fit through the legs and a small tapered leg opening.
Shorts that have a front covering to resemble a skirt.
An embroidery technique that gathers a section of the material into tight pleats, holding them together with parallel stitches so that it can stretch.
A very thin shoulder strap on a woman’s garment.
A pant or jean with a uniform fit from the top of the pant leg to the bottom of the leg opening.
A garment in which the two halves of the front cross diagonally, forming a V-neck.
— T —
A short, sleeveless top.
A pile fabric, usually of cotton, with loops on both sides.
A pattern created by dyeing the fabric after knotting it to create an irregular pattern.
A very fine mesh like net fabric commonly used in eveningwear and bridal gowns. Tulle comes in loose and tight weaves, giving the fabric different texture.
A woman´s top that is either loose or tight fitting, and extends to the hips or below. Depending on the length, can be worn as a shirt or a dress.
A garment with a close fitting, round, and high collar that folds over and covers the neck.
— V —
A fabric of closely woven thick short pile fabric that is soft to the touch.
A neckline with a V shaped front.
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Apparel. Discover great looks for each and every occasion. Great Style Made Easy. From party dresses to classic casuals, we’ve got you covered.
Tops. Top trends in tees, tanks and tunics.
Bottoms. Flatter your figure with skirts, shorts, denim & more.
Dresses. Flattering and feminine looks for day and night.
Intimates. The styles you love, the support you need.
Jackets. Top off your look and make a fashion statement.
Footwear. Meet Your Sole Mate. A stylish collection of boots, flats, sandals, heels, and sneakers that’ll make your look complete. Let mark shoes put the finishing touches on your outfit. Avon’s selection of mark footwear includes the perfect pair of shoes for you, inspired by the runway.
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