3 Piece suits measurement guide
REFER TO THE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION AND MEASURE YOURSELF TO ORDER A PERFECTLY FITTING
1. Shoulder Width - Identify the point where the shoulder seam and the sleeve seam meet on one shoulder. Measure across the back along the contour of your shoulders to the same intersecting point on your other shoulder. The measurement should arc from across one shoulder, towards the neckline and then back down to the other shoulder.
2. Chest - Raise both arms and wrap the measuring tape around your chest at it’s widest part, usually right under the armpits and over the nipples. While taking this measurement place 2 fingers between the tape and your chest. Don’t over tight during measurement. Make sure the tape is parallel to the ground even from the back and isn’t falling downwards or rising upwards.
3. Sleeve Length - Identify the point where the shoulder seam and the sleeve seam meet on one shoulder. Measure from that point down to your elbow. Use you finger to hold the tape near your elbow, then follow the contour of the arm towards the wrist till the point where the base of your thumb meets your wrist.
4. Bicep - Measure across the fullest part of your bicep with 2 fingers between the measuring tape and your bicep.
5. Stomach - Measure around the biggest part of your stomach, usually at navel level. Include two fingers between the tape and your stomach. Avoid holding the tape too tight. Make sure the tape is parallel to the ground even from the back and isn’t falling downwards or rising upwards.
6. Across Back - Measure from the edge of one arm, just under the armpits, across the back till the edge of the other arm.
7. Jacket Length - Measure from the shoulder seam of your shirt, just next to your collar, down to about your thumb knuckle ,when your arms hang loose to you sides.
8. Waist Coat Length - Measure from the shoulder seam of your shirt, just next to your collar, down to the bottom of your belt. You should be wearing the trouser you normally wear on your waist.
9. Hip - Remove everything from your pants pockets. Wrap the tape around your hips at their widest point, several inches below the waistline of your pants.
10. Trouser Waist - Wearing your pants where you normally wear them on your waist, measure just above the waistline of your pants while allowing for one finger between your waist and the tape. It is quite normal for this measurement to be 1-3 inches bigger than your waist size for off the rack pants.
11. Trouser Outseam - Measure from the top of your waistband, on the side of your pants, till the floor. Please remove your shoes for this measurement.
12. Trouser Inseam - Hold one point of the measuring tape to just below the crotch area of the pants that is the crotch point . Measure through the inner part of the leg all the way down till floor. Remove your shoes for this measurement.
13. Full Rise - Measure from the top of your waistband on the front between your legs to the top of the waistband on the back side of the pants. To ensure a comfortable fit make sure not to pull tightly.
14. Thigh - Remove all objects from your pants pockets and slide the tape to the widest part of your thigh, typically right at the base of your crotch. Record this measurement leaving one finger between your thigh and the tape.
15. Trouser Bottom Opening- Wearing dress pants loop the measuring tape around the ankle to measure the pant’s bottom width that you would like. As a guide 17-19 inches are considered standard.