How to take body measurements

Illustration of a woman with measuring points at 1. Neck, 2. Bust, 3. Waist, 4. Hip, 5. Sleeve, 6. Inside Leg Image Map
  • 1. Neck

    Measure around the middle of your neck, at the Adam's apple.

  • 2. Chest

    Measure around the fullest part of your chest and shoulder blades by dropping your arms loosely to the sides.

  • 3. Waist

    Measure around your natural waistline at the belly button.

  • 4. Hip

    Measure at the widest part of your hip.

  • 5. Sleeve length

    Measure from the middle of back of your neck to the wrist.

  • 6. Inside Leg

    Measure from the top of your inside leg at the crotch to the ground without shoes.

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The measurements given refer to body measurements.
Unit of Measure:
USA 2 4 6 8 10 12
Europe 32 34 36 38 40 42
UK 4 6 8 10 12 14
Italy 36 38 40 42 44 46
France 34 36 38 40 42 44
2. Chest 31.1 32.3 33.5 34.6 36.2 37.8
3. Waist 24 25.2 26.4 27.6 29.1 30.7
4. Hip 34.3 35.4 36.6 37.8 39.4 40.9
5. Sleeve length 32.3 32.5 32.7 32.9 33.1 33.3
6. Inside Leg 32.7 33.1 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5