1. Neck Circumference
2. Cross Shoulder
3. Bust Circumference
4. Sleeve Length
7. Head Circumference
8. Shirt Length
9. Neck to Bust Point
10. Bust Point to Bust Point
11. Shirt Waist
12. Central back neck
13. Trousers Waist Circumference
14. Hip Circumference
16. Thigh Circumference
17. Knee Circumference
18. Calf Circumference
19. Trousers Length
20. Trousers Inseam
21. Trousers Waist to Knee
22. Trousers Cuff
You may leave some measurement that are only needed for specific outfits. Make sure you measure carefully and double check with it. It is a good idea to have someone else measure you.
Please keep in mind that you should be wearing normal clothes or undergarments. Jeans and heavy blouses are not recommended while being measured. Lay the tape measure flat against the skin; don’t pull it too tight, nor let it droop.
- Neck Circumference
Measure round your neck in inches. Let the tape measure rest on your clavicle.
- Cross Shoulder
The horizontal width measurement from shoulder point to shoulder point. Take measurement at back shoulder.
- Bust/Chest Circumference
Place tape measure round your chest at the fullest expanse of the bust.
- Sleeve Length
Measure from the top of your shoulder to your wrist.
Pace tape measure round your widest muscle of arm.
Lift the arm a little and bend the elbow slightly – measure around the armhole loosely so that it will not bind when the arm is lifted up and down.
- Head Circumference
Place tape measure round the head. This measurement is required for high necks or stand collars.
- Shirt Length
Measure from shoulder to over bust and down to as long as you want. Usually down to bellybutton or slightly above the knee cap recommended for Shalwar Kameez and Trousers Suits.
- Neck to Bust Point
Place tape measure to the point where neck is starting to the bust point.
- Bust Point to Bust Point
Place tape measure from bust point to bust point.
- Shirt Waist
Place tape measure round the natural waistline.
- Central back neck
Place tape measure to center of the back neck to the point you require the depth.
- Trousers Waist Circumference
Place tape measure round the trousers waistline.
- Hip Circumference
The circumference along the horizontal line at the widest point of the hip across the fullest part of the buttocks and over the end of the thigh bone.
Trousers waist to joined of the leg. You can also take crotch depth by sitting down on a flat hard chair. Take the measurement on the side from the waist to the chair.
- Thigh Circumference
Take thigh circumference round the widest part of the leg. High up on the leg, just below the crotch.
- Knee Circumference
Measure around the knee little loosely.
- Calf Circumference
Measure the girth around the largest part of the calf.
- Trousers Length
Measure as outer length of trousers including waistband. This is the length from top of where you wear your trousers at the waist down till where the trousers hem skims your feet.
- Trousers Inseam
Take inseam measurement from the crotch, where two legs join, to bottom of the leg.
- Trousers Waist to Knee
Place tape measure to the trousers waist until knee cap. This measurement is usually required for ghararas, fishtail and mermaid cuts.
- Trousers Cuffs
The round area on the bottoms of trousers legs.