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Neck

Run tape around the neck just under the Adam’s apple, putting one finger between the tape and the neck; then adjust the tape measure to your desired size. Do not add too much room or your tie will not sit at the right height. Typical Range is 36cm-45cm.

Shoulder

Place the tape measure on the ‘T seam’, where the sleeve meets the shoulder. Measure from seam to seam; ensuring the tape follows the curved contour of your shoulders which is shown in the picture. The measurement range is generally 44-49cm. Larger guys can be 50cm+.

Sleeve

Place one end of the tape measure on the ‘T Seam’, where the sleeve meets the shoulder. Keep the arm straight and bring the tape down to where you want the sleeve to end, this should be 1.5cm past the joint of the wrist. Typical Range is 59cm-65cm. Guys with longer arms 65cm-70cm

Bicep

Run the measuring tape around the widest part of the bicep, ensuring you are not flexing and that there’s room for one finger. Tape should be level and not too tight.

Chest

Run the measuring tape around the fullest part of the chest, ensuring there’s room for one finger behind the tape; Tape should be level and not too tight.

Front

Place the tape measure at the highest point of the shoulder, where the shirt joins the neck seam and then take the tape measure right down the front of your body to the desired length. This is usually in line with your thumb joint. Typical Range is 72cm-80cm.

Back

Measure from the seam under the back of the collar all the way down your back to the where you want your jacket to end. This will normally be the fold in your buttocks. Typical Range is 72cm-80cm.

Stomach

Run the measuring tape around the stomach, ensuring that the tape measure is inline with the belly button and that there’s room for one finger; Tape should be level and not too tight.

Waist

Run the measuring tape around your waist (on the skin), at the height you intend to wear your pants. Adjust for the desired snugness whilst ensuring there’s room for one finger. It is not uncommon for this measurement to be about 2 inches more than label size of your off the rack pants.

Hip

Run the measuring tape around the widest part of hips (bottom), ensuring there’s room for one finger behind the tape; Tape should be level and not too tight.

Crotch

This measurement is taken from the front middle waistband, between your legs and then up to the top of back middle waistband. Adjust this to the height you want the crotch of your trousers to sit. Typical Range is 63cm-67cm for average guys. Larger guys 67cm+.

Thigh

Run the measuring tape around the widest point of the thigh, ensuring there’s room for one finger, tape should be level and not too tight.

Trouser

Measure from the top of the waistband, down the outer seam, all the way to the bottom of your trousers. From the very top to the very bottom. This should be about 1cm above the floor if you are bare foot.