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Body Measurement Guide for Men

Knowing your body measurements makes online shopping easier. It saves time, money and you are less likely to buy clothes that don’t fit. You can have a professional measure you or you can follow our measurement guide and do it yourself. All you need is measuring tape and time (and maybe a friend), and you’ll be on your way to stress free shopping. Check out our blog post for tips and tricks you need to know when measuring yourself.

HOW TO TAKE BODY MEASUREMENTS

Top Length: Measure from the base of you neck straight to your hip or measure from the base of your neck where you want your top/jacket to fall

Shoulder: Measure from one end of your shoulder to the other

Bicep: Measure around the widest part of your bicep, unflexed, with one finger’s width of space between the tape and your skin

Bottom: Measure the circumference around the widest part of your bottom

Sleeve: Start on the base of your neck on the same line as your shoulders

Height: Measure from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet

Shorts: Measure from your hip bone to wherever you want your shorts to fall

Outseam: Measure from youe outer hip to the bottom fo your ankle where you want your pants to fall

Inseam: Measure from the inner at the crotch, all the way to the bottom of the ankle where you want your pants to fall

Head: Measure around the circumference of your head

Neck: Measure below your Adam’s apple, around your neck

Chest: Measure around your chest, across your nipple, not above or below

Waist: Measure your waist around your belly button. Keep the tape loose so you can still breathe

Hip: This is where your pants’ waistline usually fall on. Measure around

Wrist: Measure your wrist circumference, just above your hand. This is the sleeve opening so keep it fairly loose

Thigh: Measure around the thickest part of your thigh, just below your crotch

Knee: Either measure around the knee loosely while standing, or sit down  with your knees bent and measure around your knee

Ankle: Measure the circumference of the narrowest part of the ankle and keep the tape fairly loose

The dress measurement app is a great way to keep track of your measurements. Read more about it!