Measurement methods

Back Shoulder Width

 

Back Shoulder WidthThis is the distance 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.


How to Measure

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.

Measuring Guide

Bust

 

This is a measurement of the fullest part of your bust or body circumference at the bust. It is a body measurement which measures the circumference of a woman's torso at the level of the breasts.


How to Measure

How to MeasureWrap the tape around the fullest part of your bust and center the tape on your back so it's levelled all the way around.

Measure 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.

Under Bust

 

This is a measurement of the circumference of your ribcage just below where your breasts end.


How to Measure

Wrap the tape around your ribcage right below your bust. Make sure the tape is levelled all the way around.

Measure 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 sit down to your bust point (nipple). Please wear your bras when taking this measurement.


How to Measure

With shoulders and arms relaxed, measure from mid-shoulder point down to the nipple. Please wear your bras when taking this measurement.

Measure Mid-Shoulder to Bust Point

Tips:

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

Waist

 

This is a measurement of your natural waistline, or the smallest part of your waist.


How to Measure

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.

Measure Waist

Waist to Hem

 

This is the distance from your natural waist to the hem of the dress.


How to Measure

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

Measure Waist to Hem

Tips:

When taking this measurement, stand straight with your feet together.

We define knee length as the area just below your knee caps. Measuring too high may result in a dress that is too short.

If this is a floor length dress please make sure you measure without wearing shoes.

Hips

 

This is a measurement around fullest part of your buttocks.


How to Measure

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.

Measure Hips

Hollow to Floor

 

This is the distance from your hollow to the floor.


How to Measure

Hold the measuring tape at your hollow while a friend pulls it down to the floor.

Measure Hollow to Floor

Tips:

Please stand upright and keep your feet together.

Please make sure you measure without wearing shoes.

Arm Circumference

 

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


How to Measure

Measure Arm Circumference

Tips:

Measure with the muscle relaxed.

Wrist

 

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


How to Measure

Measure Wrist

Shoe Height

 

This is the hight of the shoes you are going to wear with this dress.


Notes:

This is the height of the shoes you are going to wear with this dress.

Please leave the shoe height as 0 inches unless you are purchasing a floor length dress.

Height

 

This is your body height.


Tips:

Don't wear shoes when taking this measurement.