How to Take Your Own Measurements for Clothes

This guide shows you how to measure your body measurements accurately. To get the right fit, be careful when you measure the dimensions and update regularly. Once you have your measurements, you can obtain your Swedish clothing size here.

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Take out a tape measure and pencil and paper.
Measure the width bust, waist and hip measurements, as described below. Then read your size in the table .

  1. Bust
    Measure with the tape measure across the bust where it is greatest.The tape measure should not be too snug, but not hanging loosely.Check in the mirror that the tape measure is entirely horizontally around the bust and back.
  2. Waist
    Measure with tape measure around the waist where it is narrowest.Do not pull the tape measure and keep it perfectly straight / horizontal.Do not hold your breath while you measure, and measure not immediately after eating a large meal.
  3. Hips
    The hip measurement, measure around the buttocks / hips where they are widest (about 20 cm below the waist, for adults).
  4. Inseam
    inner seam, along with the bone inside, measure the easiest on a pair of pants that fit.Measure from the crotch down to the trouser hem.

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