Standard Body Measurement for Gents and Ladies

By | January 22, 2018

Standard Body Measurement for Gents and Ladies 

Sanjana Malhotra
Merchandiser & Designer
Apna Wardrobe
Lucknow, India
Email: sanjridhi@gmail.com

 

Body Measurement:

An accurate body measurement is one of the important tasks for sewing. Perfect body measurement is the first condition before garments sewing. According to the body standardization, measurements may be classified two ways regular sizes and tall size. But this body size also varies to Gents and ladies body measurement. Now I am discussing about this body measurement variation both jeans and ladies.

Standard Body Measurement Tips:

Before body measurements few posts of the body should be pointed out for accurate measurement. They are such as chest, waist, hips, inseam, thigh, upper arm, sleeve length, etc. Always use a fabric measuring tape, should not use a metal one, measuring tape is much more accurate then metal one. They’re given few measurements tips as follows-

Standard Body Measurement of Male and Female

  • The measurement of the neck, we should measure accurately from the centre of the buttonhole to the end of the button.
  • Then the measurement of chest, we have to measure below from the arm hole measure around the fullest part of chest.
  • After that the measurement of waist, we should measure that from 1″ below to the navel.
  • At last the measurement of sleeve length, we have to measure that from shoulder end to the end of the sleeve.

Regular Body Measurement for Gents and Ladies:

We know that as previous discussion standard body measurements is classify as regular size and tall size. For body structure variation, regular body size is applied on Asian reason and tall body size is applied on Europe people.

Regular Body Size Measurement for Gents

Points
S
(Small)
M (Medium)
L
(Large)
XL
(X-large)
Tolerance
Neck(+1/2)
14″
14”
15″
15”
16″
16”
17″
17”
±1
Chest(+1/2)
34″
36″
38″
40″
42″
44″
46″
48″
±4
Waist
(+1/2)
28″
30″
32″
34″
36″
40″
38″
42″
±4
Sleeve(+1/2)
32”
33″
33”
34″
34”
35″
35”
36″
±1

Body measurements of Gents

Regular Body Size Measurement for Ladies

Points
S (Small)
M (Medium)
L (Large)
XL(X-large)
Tolerance
Chest(+1/2)
32″
33″
34″
35″
36″
37″
38″
39″
±2
Waist(+1/2)
24″
24″
25″
25″
26″
26″
27″
22″
±1
Hip (+1/2)
35″
35
36″
36″
37″
37”
38″
38″
±1
Sleeve(+1/2)
27″
27
28″
28
29″
29
30″
30
±1

Body Measurement of Ladies

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