Know it fits - before it's shipped
Fashion can be sized according to different measurements, follow these measuring tips for the most accurate numbers and best fits. The silhouettes below convey the fashion designer's fit and style intent, so you'll know if that shirt you want will hug or hide your curves before you buy it.
|Height Range - Note: Measurements are body sizes, not manufacturing specifications.|
|Petite||4'11" to 5'3"|
|Average||5'3½" to 5'7½"|
|Tall||5'8" to 5'11"|
|How to Measure|
Measure around the fullest point of your bust.
Measure around the natural waistline.
Measure around the fullest point of your hip/seat.
follows your curves, outlining your figure
slightly more relaxed than a close fit; still outlines figure but not tightly
somewhat close to the body, but cut for ease of movement and fabric drape
generously sized for ease of movement and fabric drape
cut very full for complete ease of movement and ultimate comfort