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How To Take Your Size Measurements

Most women have a good idea what their measurements are, but rather than assume you know, get an accurate measurement. Going to a tailor will give you more accurate measurements, but you can certainly get a close approximation handling the measuring tape yourself. The measurements that you definitely need are your chest, waist, hips, and inseam. You may also want to take your thigh and upper arm measurements. When taking these measurements, use a cloth tape measure, not a metal one. Make…. Click Here to Read More…

Ring Size Conversion

How to determine your ring size Wrap a piece of string or a strip of paper around your finger. Mark the point where the two ends meet. Measure the string or paper against a ruler to get the circumference of your finger. Divide that by 3.14 to get the diameter of your finger. Look up your ring size using the form…. Click Here to Read More…

Women’s Shoe Size Conversion

Because of the many discrepancies between sizing systems and the differences between manufacturers, it is never a good idea to buy shoes based solely on these conversions. Sellers should measure the inside of the shoe heel to toe and list in centimeters and inches, and buyers should request this information to compare to their own shoes. Before buying clothes online check the sellers return policy, as there is a good chance you will end up with a size that does not fit…. Click Here to Read More…

General Clothing Size Information

Sizes for gloves, socks, and stockings are the same in both the US and Europe. Sock sizes correspond to the length of your foot. Clothing sometimes uses approximate size measures, such as XS (Extra Small), S (Small), M (Medium), L (Large), and XL (Extra Large). These letters are especially common on T-shirts. Each letter may represent a range of two or three numbered sizes. International students from Asia should expect their large to correspond to a medium in the United States. But it…. Click Here to Read More…

European Clothing Standard

EN 13402 EN 13402 is a European standard for labeling clothes sizes. It is based on body dimensions, measured in centimetres. It aims to replace many older national dress-size systems, starting in the year 2006. There are three approaches for size-labeling of clothes: body dimensions: The product label states for which range of body dimensions the product was designed. (Example: bike helmet labeled “head girth: 56–60 cm”, shoe labeled “foot length: 28 cm”) product dimensions:…. Click Here to Read More…

Shoe Sizing Systems

Shoe size A shoe size is a numerical indication of the fitting size of a shoe for a person. Several different shoe-size systems are still used today worldwide. In some regions, it is even customary to use different shoe-size systems for different types of shoes (e.g., men’s, women’s, children’s, sport or safety shoes). Foot length versus shoe length The length of a foot is commonly defined as the horizontal distance between two parallel lines that are perpendicular to the foot and in…. Click Here to Read More…

Men’s Shoe Size Conversion

Note to online buyers and sellers: Because of the many discrepancies between sizing systems and the differences between manufacturers, it is never a good idea to buy shoes based solely on these conversions. Sellers should measure the inside of the shoe heel to toe and list in centimeters and inches, and buyers should request this information to compare to their own shoes. Before buying clothes online check the sellers return policy, as there is a good chance you will end up with a size that…. Click Here to Read More…

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