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Women’s measurements

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1. Neck

4. Bust

7. Low Hips

Taken horizontally around the fullest area of the hips ,at the widest part of the hips. (around the most prominent part of the butt) Then tie a ribbon around the hips at that point so you have a reference for later measurements.

10. Depth of High Hips

Measure along the hip from waist to abdomen circ. (Standard measurement approximately 11.5cm) Use the ribbon at the waist as a reference.

13. Point-to-point

The measurement between the most prominent part of each breast (nipple to nipple)

16. Side Length

Place a ruler under your arm next to the armpit Measure down from the upper edge of ruler, along the side down to the waist .

19. Front Length (shoulder)

Measure down from the start point of shoulder, over the breast, to the waist . Use the tape around the waist as a guide.

22. Waist to floor Lenght

Measure down from the waist along the side, perpendicularly, to the floor. Use the tape around the waist as a guide.

25. Crinoline LengthBack

Measure from the waist down to Crinoline or petticoat hem along the center back .

2. Chest

5. Underbust

8. Depth of Low Hips

Measure down from the waist to the low hip along the side of the body. Use the tapes around the waist and the low hip as guides. (standard measure 21,5 cm/ 8 1/2” down )

11. Cross Back

Measure in a straight line from one armpit crease to the other along your back . Make sure the tape measure is parallel to the floor.

14. Front Length

Measure vertically from the center of the neck(from the center of the dimple at the base of the neck) to the ribbon tied at the waist .

17. Shoulder Length

Measure out along the shoulder, from the base of the neck to the end of the collarbone.

20. Shoulder Circumference

Take this measurement horizontally around the body, at the widest part of the shoulders, roughly at the height of the axillary folds.

23. Crinoline Length Front

Please wear the crinoline, then measure from the waist down to Crinoline or petticoat hem, along the center front .

26. Crinoline Circumference

Measure all around along the crinoline or petticoat hem.

3. Cross Front

6. Waist

Measure horizontally around the slimmest part of the torso. (about 6mm/ 1 cm above the navel) Tie a ribbon around the body at this point as a reference for later measurements.

9. High Hip

Measure horizontally around the hips bones. (approximately 11.5 cm below the waist).

12. Figure Lenght

Measure from the center front of the neck ( the center of the dimple at the base of the neck) to the nipple.

15. Back Length

Measure from the first prominent bone at the base of the neck down to the waist. Use the tape around the waist as a guide.

18. Armhole

Measure around the armhole.

21. Arm Circumference

Measure around the fullest part of arm (biceps) .

24.Crinoline Length Side

Measure from the waist down to Crinoline or petticoat hem along the side .