Measuring 101: How to Measure Yourself for Custom Clothing
All men should know their sizing. Not only is knowing your sizes essential for custom clothing. But also for buying clothes off the rack. Many off the rack (non custom) companies publish their sizing charts online, once you know your measurements you can more accurately understand what sizes will truly fit. Follow this guide, and you’ll have perfect fitting clothes in no time. How to Measure Your Neck Place the tape measure around the neck, where the collar would usually and comfortably fit. Depending on your preference we would recommend one or two fingers width between the tape measure and the neck. You can always use another shirt in your closet as a reference.
Extra Slim, Slim and Regular Fit Overview
At You Tailor Bangladesh, we have three different fits. In this section we’ll define them. Extra Slim Fit Extra slim is more progressive than slim. It’s snug against the body and shows more of your silhouette. Extra slim is recommended if you want a shirt that shows off your figure. Slim Fit We recommend slim to 80% of our customers. If you’re looking for a fit that’s handsome and non-restricting then our slim is for you. The slim is a great option if you want something appropriate for in or outside the office. Regular Fit Our regular fit is a great option for someone who appreciates comfort. It’s non restrictive and comfortable, no matter what your size is. The regular fit is for a stoutly guy that likes his clothes looser.
Measuring 101: How to Measure Back Rise on Pants
Grab your favorite pair of pants and measure from the cross section of the crotch seamup to the top of the rear waistband. The back rise should be around 5 inches longer than the front rise.
Measuring 101: How to Measure Front Rise on Pants
Grab your favorite pair of pants and measure from the cross section of the crotch seam, up to the top of the front waistband.
Measuring 101: How to Measure Your Hips
The hip measurement is taken around the fullest part of your bum. Make sure the tape is parallel to the floor.
Measuring 101: How to Measure Your Waist
This measurement is taken around stomach where you would comfortably wear your pants. Do not be surprised if this measurement is at least 2.5” bigger than your “pant waist.”
Measuring 101: How to Measure Shirt Length
Shirt length is measured from the base of the neck down to where you would like the shirt to end. For most men this is about an inch from the bottom of the rear. If you would like grab a well fitting shirt from your closet as a reference. Here are the average lengths for dress shirts— S-30, M-31, L-32, XL-33
Measuring 101: How to Measure Your Hip
Place measuring tape around the fullest part of the bum. Make sure tape is parallel to the floor.
Measuring 101: How to Measure Your Waist
The Waist Measurement is taken around the fullest part of the stomach, usually at or around the belly button. Keep tape measure level at the back, and keep a nice, relaxed posture. Advice – Be natural. Don’t stick out or hold in your gut. Leave tape measure snug, but not tight
Measuring 101: How to Measure Your Chest
The chest measurement is taken at the fullest point of a person’s chest, usually around the nipples. Lift up your arms and wrap the tape measure around the back and to the front. Have the tape snug around your chest, but not tight. Resist the urge to flex. Advice: Avoid wearing thick layers for accurate measurement.
Measuring 101: How to Measure Your Biceps
The bicep measurement is taken around the fullest part of the arm. Refrain from the temptation of flexing to impress the measurer. This measurement happens about 2 inches down from the armpit.
Measuring 101: How to Measure Shoulder Width
This measurement is taken from one end of the shoulders to the other. If you’re measuring your friend have him look forward with relaxed shoulders in natural stance. Start measuring from one end of the shoulder (at the shoulder seam of shirt) to the other end or seam of the shirt. Averages – S: Between 16-17″ M: Between 18-19″ L: Between 20-21″