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Clothing Sizes

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Every product on our website has detailed sizing information available on the sizing tab but of course that is only useful if you know what size you need to begin with. Here is our guide to measuring yourself or someone else.

Ensure tape measure is tight against skin

Height
Stand barefoot with heels, bottom, shoulder blades and back of head against a wall or door frame. Mark off a point which is level with the top of the head and measure down to the ground.

Neck
Measure round the neck where the collar sits. Alternatively you can measure a shirt that fits well. Lay the shirt flat, start at the middle of the button and measure to the far end of the button hole.

Chest / Bust
Measure around the fullest part of the chest and across the shoulder blades.

Waist
measure around the natural waist ( smallest part of the waist ), keep the tape measure taut.

Hips
With feet together, measure around the fullest part of the hips.

Inside Leg
Measure from the inside leg at the crotch to where the hem is to sit on the shoe, alternatively measure a trouser that fits well.

Head
Around the head at the fullest point. For most hats this corresponds to the level the brim will sit.

Shoulder
Across the width of the shoulder tip to tip of collar bone at widest point

Sleeve
From tip of shoulder to wrist, usually measured with a natural bend in the arm to allow for movement without riding up excessively.

Arm ( not shown )
Around the fullest part of the bicep/tricep, measure with arm bent to flex muscle.

Outside leg ( not shown )
From waist to outside ankle bone - equivalent to skirt or overall trouser length

Thigh ( not shown )
Around the fullest part of the thigh

Footlength - see Shoe Size Measurement


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