I would think a 4 to 6 in pattern but there are also junior patterns that might fit her teenage shape better. A good guide to whether your niece need a teen or misses pattern is her bust measurement. If she is wearing a bra, the cup size will give you a pretty good idea of how far along her adult development has come. I have a granddaughter who wears a RTW ready-to-wear size Large, and needs extra length for pants. She is 5 ft 6 inches, but she has just had her 11th birthday. She wears a training bra, which has a AA cup.
Dresses for Women & Girls
Adult Sizes - Girls Will Be
According to a new report from The NPD Group, mothers of overweight children reported 31 percent of their nine to twelve-year-old boys and 38 percent of girls in this age group are already wearing mens, womens or junior-size apparel. The overweight nine- to twelve-year-old boy and girl appear to be stuck between youth sizing that is too small and adult sizing that is larger, but not proportional. According to the report, 74 percent of overweight boys and 84 percent of overweight girls in the nine to twelve-year-old age group are "sizing up" to buy sizes other than those typically made for children their age. NPD found that pants are the hardest clothing item to buy for overweight children.
Saturday afternoon in a brightly lit high street changing room. A satin bomber jacket in a striking aubergine lies in a heap on the floor next to a pink polka-dot pyjama shirt and spray-on jeans. Despite being years away from adolescence, at an age when children should be into coloured pen sets rather than sexy pencil skirts, she has been lured into a carefully laid trap by the fashion industry, known as the size 4. This dress is absolutely tiny — just 30 inches across the chest and 32 in the hips — and fits my slight, 4ft 5in middle daughter like a glove, meaning a whole range of inappropriate clothes is now within her size and pester range. So what is going on?
Find something adorable and on sale at Gymboree? Oh so comfortable and cuddly, this relaxed-fit cardigan is the perfect topper to any outfit. Plus it comes in three great hues from cotton candy pink to neutral gray.