The key to finding great fitting clothes is knowing your own measurements! Once you know your measurements, it makes it much easier to read size charts online or have an item tailored to you.

Taking your own measurements can be a little tricky so we recommend you use a mirror and find a friend who can help you.

 

Above Bust Measurement- Before you start taking this measurement, it might help to stand in front of a mirror. Take the measuring tape and run it around your upper body, directly above your bust.  

 

Bust Measurement - Continue standing in front of the mirror. Now Measure around the fullest part of your bust as shown.

 

Below Bust measurement - Continue standing in front of the mirror. Take the measuring tape and wrap it around your torso, directly below your bust.

 

Natural Waist Measurement - Stand in front of a mirror. Your true waist is between your ribs and belly button. (Please keep in mind this may not be wear you normally wear your pants.) Use the measuring tape to get the circumference of your waist. 

 

Stomach Measurement - Continue standing in front of a mirror. Measure the circumference of your waist about 2 inches below your belly button. 

 

High Hip Measurement- Continue to standing in front of a mirror. In order to get your hip circumference, you need to place the measuring tape on the widest part of your bum. Then wrap the measuring tape all the way around your hips. We recommend holding the measuring tape in front so you can see the number.

 

Low Hip Measurement - Keep standing in front of a mirror to take this measurement. To get your low hip circumference. Wrap the measuring tape around your thighs right below where your bottom ends. It might be easiest to hold the measuring tape in front so you can see the number.

 

High Point of Shoulder to Bust Measurement- For this one you will either need a friend to help or stand in front of a mirror. Place the measuring tape at the right edge of your neck and run the measuring tape down your front to the fullest part of your bust and note the measurement.

 

High Point of Shoulder to Waist Measurement - For this one you will either need a friend to help or stand in front of a mirror. Place the measuring tape at the right edge of your neck and run the measuring tape down your front to the same place where you took your waist measurement.

 

High Point of Shoulder to Knee Measurement- For this one, we recommend having a friend help you. Place the measuring tape at the right edge of your neck and run the measuring tape down your front to the top of your knee.

 

Total Rise Measurement - You will need a friend to help you with this one. Place the measuring tape at your natural waist and then thread it between your legs. Pull the end of the measuring tape all the way through until it reaches your natural waist on your backside.

 

Thigh Measurement- Take the circumference of the widest part of your thigh. Generally, the widest part is your upper thigh. 

 

Inseam Measurement- You will need a friend to help you with this one. Place the measuring tape on the inside of your leg, where the thigh meets your pelvis area. Then lead the measuring tape down the inside of your leg all the way to your ankle.

 

Outseam Measurement - You will need a friend to help you with this one. Place the measuring tape at the side of your natural waist and guide it along the outside of your leg to the top of your ankle.

 

Calf Measurement - Take the circumference of the widest part of your calf.

 

Knee Measurement - Take the circumference of the widest part of your knee. Generally, should be taken across the middle of the kneecap.

 

Ankle Measurement - Take the circumference of your ankle. Place the measuring tape directly above the ankle bone and wrap it all the way around. 

 

Bicep Measurement - Wrap the measuring tape around the widest part of your upper arm and note the measurement.

 

Arm Length Measurement - For this measurement, we recommend finding a friend. Hold the measuring tape at the top of your shoulder and measure down the length of your arm to the wrist.