What Does Form-Fitting Mean?

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The term "form-fitting" is to describe clothing which fits the body tightly, for example, leggings, tank tops and skinny jeans.

Just a quick one today, we’ve had many of our customers ask us about form-fitting clothing, and what exactly does it mean.

So today we’re going to look at the actual meaning of “form-fitting”.

The term “form-fitting” is used to describe items of clothing that fits the body tightly, for example, leggings, tank tops, and skinny jeans.

The main object of form-fitting clothing is to outline the shape of the body.

In general, form-fitting refers to women’s clothing (dresses and tops), however, in more recent years, certain fitted items are worn also by men such as socks, tee’s and vests.

There are hundreds of clothing brands that specialize in form-fitting clothing.

To give one example, American Apparel’s clothing range is mostly form-fitting.

So if you’re the type that loves your shape, or even just find form-fitting clothing more comfortable, then American Apparel is a good place to start!

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Luke Ward
Luke Ward

Luke Ward is the founder of The Fact Shop. As well as this he’s also a professional blogger & researcher with over 6 years’ experience in fact finding, SEO, web design & eCommerce.

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