HOW TO MEASURE

When taking body measurements, it is important to be accurate in order to obtain a precise fit. Follow the video instructions to learn how to measure correctly each part of your body. On some points, you’ll need the help of another person.

Men

1

Height

Measure vertically from the top of the head to the soles of the feet (without shoes) in an upright position, standing with feet together.

2

FINDING THE CORRECT WAIST POINT

Locate the protrusion of the Iliac crest bones, at the highest point of the pelvic girdle, by feeling the sides of the body with your fingers above the hips. Then tie a string horizontally (perfectly level) around the waist at these points.

A

Neck Circumference At Collar

The circumference Measured at 2 cm below the Adam's apple in the front, and at the 7th cervical vertebra in the back

B

Chest Circumference

Measure around centerline of chest; at widest point standing strait up and maximum extension during normal breathing.

C

Waist Circumference

Measure along center of waistline; 5 cm below naval, during normal breathing, standing, with a relaxed abdomen.

D

Hip Circumference

Measure along center of him line at widest point around hips.

E

Thigh Circumference

Measure at the widest point around thigh, just below buttocks

F

Knee Circumference

Measure at the center of knee, at the height of the center of the patella.

G

Calf Circumference

Measure at the widest point around calf

H

Ankle Circumference

maximum circumference of the ankle, Measured about 3cm above the malleolus.

I

Neck to Knee - Front

Measure length from neck/shoulder to centre of knee

J

Neck to Shoulder

Measure from neck base to end of sleeve joint

K

Sleeve Joint Circumference

Measure around the shoulder, passing under the armpit, and over the top of the most protruding bones of the shoulder.

L

Bicep Circumference

Measure at the widest point around bicep, with muscle taut

M

Elbow Circumference

Measure around arm at elbow (arm to be bent as shown)

N

Forearm Circumference

Measure at largest point around forearm, with muscle taut

O

Wrist Circumference

Measure at widest point around wrist (Measured at the most exposed bone)

P

Shoulder To Elbow

Measure from sleeve joint to elbow point

Q

Elbow To Wrist

Measure from elbow point to wrist bone

R

Shoulder To Shoulder - High

Measure from top shoulder across back from sleeve joint to sleeve joint

S

Neck to Waist - Front

Measure from neck/shoulder to waistline

T

Neck to Waist - Back

Measure from neck base to waistline in a strait line, NO CONTOUR

U

Waist To Knee

Measure from waistline to center of knee on side of leg

V

Knee To Ankle

Measure from center of knee to above ankle bone

W

Crotch To Knee

Measure from Highest Point In Crotch to center of knee

X

Front Waistline To Back Waistline

Measure from front waistline, under the crotch to the rear waistline

Y

Neck to Ankle

Measure from neck base to above ankle bone

Z

Vertical Torso Circumference

Measure from center of stemum, down to crotch, underneath and back to starting point

Woman

1

Height

Measure vertically from the top of the head to the soles of the feet (without shoes) in an upright position, standing with feet together.

2

FINDING THE CORRECT WAIST POINT

Locate the protrusion of the Iliac crest bones, at the highest point of the pelvic girdle, by feeling the sides of the body with your fingers above the hips. Then tie a string horizontally (perfectly level) around the waist at these points.

A

Neck Circumference At Collar

The circumference Measured at 2 cm below the Adam's apple in the front, and at the 7th cervical vertebra in the back

B

Breast Circumference

This measurement is taken at the fullest part of your chest (across your nipples) under the arms, closely around the body.

B1

Under Breast Circumference

This measurement is taken Under the breasts.

C

Waist Circumference

Measure along center of waistline; 5 cm below naval, during normal breathing, standing, with a relaxed abdomen.

D

Hip Circumference

Measure along center of him line at widest point around hips.

E

Thigh Circumference

Measure at the widest point around thigh, just below buttocks

F

Knee Circumference

Measure at the center of knee, at the height of the center of the patella.

G

Calf Circumference

Measure at the widest point around calf

H

Ankle Circumference

maximum circumference of the ankle, Measured about 3cm above the malleolus.

I

Neck to Knee - Front

Measure length from neck/shoulder to centre of knee

J

Neck to Shoulder

Measure from neck base to end of sleeve joint

K

Sleeve Joint Circumference

Measure around the shoulder, passing under the armpit, and over the top of the most protruding bones of the shoulder.

L

Bicep Circumference

Measure at the widest point around bicep, with muscle taut

M

Elbow Circumference

Measure around arm at elbow (arm to be bent as shown)

N

Forearm Circumference

Measure at largest point around forearm, with muscle taut

O

Wrist Circumference

Measure at widest point around wrist (Measured at the most exposed bone)

P

Shoulder To Elbow

Measure from sleeve joint to elbow point

Q

Elbow To Wrist

Measure from elbow point to wrist bone

R

Shoulder To Shoulder - High

Measure from top shoulder across back from sleeve joint to sleeve joint

S

Neck to Waist - Front

Measure from neck/shoulder to waistline

T

Neck to Waist - Back

Measure from neck base to waistline in a strait line, NO CONTOUR

U

Waist To Knee

Measure from waistline to center of knee on side of leg

V

Knee To Ankle

Measure from center of knee to above ankle bone

W

Crotch To Knee

Measure from Highest Point In Crotch to center of knee

X

Front Waistline To Back Waistline

Measure from front waistline, under the crotch to the rear waistline

Y

Neck to Ankle

Measure from neck base to above ankle bone

Z

Vertical Torso Circumference

Measure from center of stemum, down to crotch, underneath and back to starting point

Men

1

Height

Measure vertically from the top of the head to the soles of the feet (without shoes) in an upright position, standing with feet together.

2

FINDING THE CORRECT WAIST POINT

Locate the protrusion of the Iliac crest bones, at the highest point of the pelvic girdle, by feeling the sides of the body with your fingers above the hips. Then tie a string horizontally (perfectly level) around the waist at these points.

A

Neck Circumference At Collar

The circumference Measured at 2 cm below the Adam's apple in the front, and at the 7th cervical vertebra in the back

B

Chest Circumference

Measure around centerline of chest; at widest point standing strait up and maximum extension during normal breathing.

C

Waist Circumference

Measure along center of waistline; 5 cm below naval, during normal breathing, standing, with a relaxed abdomen.

D

Hip Circumference

Measure along center of him line at widest point around hips.

E

Thigh Circumference

Measure at the widest point around thigh, just below buttocks

F

Knee Circumference

Measure at the center of knee, at the height of the center of the patella.

G

Calf Circumference

Measure at the widest point around calf

H

Ankle Circumference

maximum circumference of the ankle, Measured about 3cm above the malleolus.

I

Neck to Knee - Front

Measure length from neck/shoulder to centre of knee

J

Neck to Shoulder

Measure from neck base to end of sleeve joint

K

Sleeve Joint Circumference

Measure around the shoulder, passing under the armpit, and over the top of the most protruding bones of the shoulder.

L

Bicep Circumference

Measure at the widest point around bicep, with muscle taut

M

Elbow Circumference

Measure around arm at elbow (arm to be bent as shown)

N

Forearm Circumference

Measure at largest point around forearm, with muscle taut

O

Wrist Circumference

Measure at widest point around wrist (Measured at the most exposed bone)

P

Shoulder To Elbow

Measure from sleeve joint to elbow point

Q

Elbow To Wrist

Measure from elbow point to wrist bone

R

Shoulder To Shoulder - High

Measure from top shoulder across back from sleeve joint to sleeve joint

S

Neck to Waist - Front

Measure from neck/shoulder to waistline

T

Neck to Waist - Back

Measure from neck base to waistline in a strait line, NO CONTOUR

U

Waist To Knee

Measure from waistline to center of knee on side of leg

V

Knee To Ankle

Measure from center of knee to above ankle bone

W

Crotch To Knee

Measure from Highest Point In Crotch to center of knee

X

Front Waistline To Back Waistline

Measure from front waistline, under the crotch to the rear waistline

Y

Neck to Ankle

Measure from neck base to above ankle bone

Z

Vertical Torso Circumference

Measure from center of stemum, down to crotch, underneath and back to starting point