How to Measure Your Body (13)

How to Measure Dress Pant Hip Width

The Hip Width measurement determines the widest part of the seat of the pants. With the pants lying face up on a flat surface, button the waistband, zip the fly closed, and use your hands to … Read

Body Measurements vs. Shirt Dimensions

Body measurements and the shirt dimensions stored in your Proper Cloth account are quite different. Chest Width, Midsection Width, Bottom Width, and Sleeve Width are all taken from a shirt laying flat on a surface. Thus, … Read

How to Measure Your Body for Dress Shirts

If you’re ordering a custom dress shirt, one way to create your custom size is to measure your body.  The following explanations and videos will show how to measure for a dress shirt and create your … Read

How to Measure Your Body: Wrist Around

How to Measure Your Body: Wrist Around Measure around your wrist around the wrist bone. Hold the tape measure tight to your skin, but do not squeeze your wrist. Round up to the nearest quarter inch. … Read

How to Measure Your Body: Bicep Around

How to Measure Your Body: Bicep Around With your arm hanging at your side and relaxed, measure around your bicep at its fullest point. This is probably pretty close to your armpit. Make sure the tape … Read

How to Measure Your Body: Shirt Length

How to Measure Your Body: Shirt Length Put the first end of the measuring tape at the base of the back of your neck and measure down your back to the point where you’d want the … Read

How to Measure Your Body: Waist Around

How to Measure Your Body: Waist Around Run the tape around the fullest part of the belly. This is usually around the level of the belly button. The measuring tape should be snug on the skin, … Read

How to Measure Your Body: Chest Around

How to Measure Your Body: Chest Around Run the measuring tape around the fullest part of your chest, tight up under your armpits and over the shoulder blades.  Let your arms hang down in a relaxed, … Read

How to Measure Your Body: Shoulder Width

How to Measure Your Body: Shoulder Width This measurement will require a partner.  If you don’t have a partner, measure a shirt directly.  Either way, it’s helpful to refer to a shirt that fits well in … Read

How to Measure Your Body: Sleeve Length

How to Measure Sleeve Length: Body Measurements Place one end of the measuring tape at the base of the center of the back of the neck. Run the measuring tape over your shoulder, and let it … Read

How to Measure Your Body: Neck Around

How to Measure Your Body: Neck Around Place the measuring tape around the neck at the height where the collar would normally rest. This will be just below your Adam’s apple. Stand relaxed. Do not crane … Read