MEASURING GUIDE

  • You should take off everything except your underwear to get an accurate measurement.
  • Wear no shoes when measuring.
  • Please measure everything 2-3 times to be certain.

Bust

Wrap the tape around the fullest part of your bust and center the tape on your back so it's level all the way around.

bust

*tips

  • This isn't your bra size!
  • Your arms should be relaxed, and down at your sides.
  • Wear the bra you're planning to wear with your dress when taking this.

Waist

Run tape around natural waistline, keeping tape parallel with floor. Bend to one side to find natural indentation in torso. This is your natural waist.

waist

Hips

This is a measurement around the fullest part of your buttocks.

Wrap tape around the fullest part of your hips, which is usually 7-9" below your natural waistline. Keep tape parallel with floor all the way around.

waist

Hollow to Hem

This is the distance from your hollow to the hem of the dress.
*Hollow to Floor + Shoe Height.

Hold the measuring tape at your hollow while a friend pulls it down to the length you want your dress.

waist

*tips

  • When taking this measurement, stand straight with your feet together without wearing shoes.
  • We define knee length as the area just below your knee caps. Measuring too high may result in a dress that is too short.

Back Shoulder Width

Place the tape on "top" of the shoulders, measure from the edge of the left shoulder across to the prominent neck bone located at the center of the back of the neck continuing to the edge of the right shoulder.

back shoulder width

    Under Bust

    Wrap the tape around your rib cage right below your bust. Make sure the tape is level all the way around.

    under bust

    *tips

    • When taking this measurement, your arms should be relaxed and down at your sides.

    Mid-Shoulder to Bust Point

    This is the measurement from your mid-shoulder where your bra strap naturally sits down to your bust point (nipple). Please wear your bra when taking this measurement.

    With shoulders and arms relaxed, measure from mid-shoulder point down to the nipple.

    mid-shoulder to bust point

    *tips

    • Measure with shoulder and neck relaxed.
    • Please wear your bra when taking this measurement.

    Arm Circumference

    This is a measurement around the fullest part of your upper arm.

    arm circumference

    *tips

    • Measure with the muscle relaxed.

     Armscye

    This is the measurement of your armhole.

    In order to take your armscye measurement, you must wrap the measuring tape over the top of your shoulder and around under your armpit.

    armscye

    Sleeve Length

    This is the measurement from your shoulder seam to where you would like your sleeve to end.

    Measure from your shoulder seam to desired sleeve length with your arm relaxed by your side to get the best possible measurement.

    sleeve length

    *tips

    • Measure with your arm slightly bent.

     Wrist

    This is a measurement around the fullest part of your wrist.

    wrist