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From the Body

By using your body measurements you can create a unique measurement profile to ensure that your shirts always fit perfectly, and it only needs to be done once.

The easiest way to get your measurements is to ask somebody else to take them by following our instructions while using a soft tailor’s tape measure.

From an existing Shirt

Measurements can also be taken from an existing shirt that fits particularly well, simply select the
‘measurement = shirt’ option.

For assistance please contact us by visiting this page.

How To Take The Neck Measurement

  • Keep index finger between the measuring tape and the neck while measuring to reduce tightness
  • Extend the tape around the circumference of the neck
  • Take the measurement reading where the extended tape meets the start of the tape

If you know the collar size of one of your pre-existing shirts, you can use this measurement. It corresponds to the shirt size itself and is expressed either in centimeters (example:40) or inches (example:17).

How To Take The Neck Measurement

  • Place the unbuttoned shirt on a flat surface with the button side up
  • Do not take the measurement from edge to edge
  • Place the start of the measuring tape at the stitching at the back of the collar button
  • Extend the tape across the collar
  • Take the measurement reading at middle of the buttonhole

If you know the collar size of one of your pre-existing shirts, you can use this measurement. It corresponds to the shirt size itself and is expressed either in centimeters (example:40) or inches (example:17).

How To Take The Chest Measurement

  • Keep posture relaxed
  • Extend the measuring tape around largest part of the chest
  • Ensure the tape is flat against body when measuring with no extra room
  • Take the measurement reading where the extended tape meets the start of the tape

The allowance of your shirt's chest is determined by the fit which you select, so make sure that your chest measurement is taken without adding or subtracting space.

How To Take The Chest Measurement

  • Place the buttoned shirt on a flat surface with the button side facing up
  • Place start of measuring tape 2cm (3/4in) below the left armhole stitching
  • Extend the tape across the shirt
  • Take the measurement reading at the right edge of the shirt

How To Take The Waist Measurement

  • Extend the measuring tape around the widest point of the waist (usually at navel)
  • On a larger stomach, measure at biggest point of the stomach
  • Ensure that the tape is flat against body when measuring with no extra room
  • Take the measurement reading at where extended tape meets the start of the tape

The allowance of your shirt's waist is determined by the fit which you select, so make sure that your chest measurement is taken without adding or subtracting space.

How To Take The Waist Measurement

  • Place the buttoned shirt on a flat surface with the button side facing up
  • Count the shirt's first six buttons, using the collar button as number one
  • Starting at the left edge, extend the tape across the shirt between the fifth and sixth button
  • Take the measurement reading at the right edge of the shirt

We will double the measurement that you give us to calculate your final waist measurement.

How To Take The Shoulder Measurement

  • Start by wearing a shirt
  • Place the start of the measuring tape where sleeve and armhole stitching meet at the back of the shirt on the one side
  • Extend the tape across the shirt's yoke horizontal stitching, which is the widest point of the shoulders
  • Take the measurement reading at opposite sleeve and armhole stitching

How To Take The Shoulder Measurement

  • Place the buttoned shirt on a flat surface with the button side down
  • Place the start of the measuring tape at the left shoulder stitching
  • Extend the tape across the shirt's yoke horizontal stitching
  • Take measurement reading at the right shoulder stitching

How To Take The Left Sleeve Measurement

  • Start with arms straight by the side
  • Place the start of the measuring tape at end of clavicle bone or at the top of the shoulder stitching
  • Extend the tape downwards
  • Take the measurement reading at 2cm past the wrist bone

How To Take The Left Sleeve Measurement

  • Place the buttoned shirt on a flat surface
  • Place the start of measuring tape at top of the shoulder stitching
  • Extend the tape down the sleeve
  • Take the measurement reading at the very end of the cuff

If you are measuring a shirt with double French cuffs, please ensure that these are folded before measuring.

How To Take The Right Sleeve Measurement

  • Start with arms straight by the side
  • Place the start of the measuring tape at end of clavicle bone or at the top of the shoulder stitching
  • Extend the tape downwards
  • Take the measurement reading at 2cm past the wrist bone

How To Take The Right Sleeve Measurement

  • Place the buttoned shirt on a flat surface
  • Place the start of measuring tape at top of the shoulder stitching
  • Extend the tape down the sleeve
  • Take the measurement reading at the very end of the cuff

If you are measuring a shirt with double French cuffs, please ensure that these are folded before measuring.

How To Take The Left Cuff Measurement

  • Extend the measuring tape around circumference of wrist at wrist bone
  • Ensure that the tape is flat against the wrist when measuring with no extra room
  • If a watch is regularly worn on one wrist, take that measurement while wearing a watch. This will result in different cuff measurements for each arm
  • Take the measurement reading where the extended tape meets the start of the tape

Make sure that your cuff measurement is taken without adding or subtracting space. We will automatically add 5cm to the circumference measurement which is provided. This will correspond to the finished cuff measurement taken from edge to edge horizontally.

How To Take The Left Cuff Measurement

  • Place the unbuttoned cuff on a flat surface as if preparing to iron
  • Place the start of the measuring tape at one edge of the cuff
  • Extend the tape horizontally across the fully opened cuff
  • Take the measurement reading at other edge of the cuff

How To Take The Right Cuff Measurement

  • Extend the measuring tape around circumference of wrist at wrist bone
  • Ensure that the tape is flat against the wrist when measuring with no extra room
  • If a watch is regularly worn on one wrist, take that measurement while wearing a watch. This will result in different cuff measurements for each arm
  • Take the measurement reading where the extended tape meets the start of the tape

Make sure that your cuff measurement is taken without adding or subtracting space. We will automatically add 5cm to the circumference measurement which is provided. This will correspond to the finished cuff measurement taken from edge to edge horizontally.

How To Take The Right Cuff Measurement

  • Place the unbuttoned cuff on a flat surface as if preparing to iron
  • Place the start of the measuring tape at one edge of the cuff
  • Extend the tape horizontally across the fully opened cuff
  • Take the measurement reading at other edge of the cuff

How To Take The Length Measurement

  • Place the start of measuring tape at base of neck
  • Extend the tape down the back vertically
  • Take measurement reading at just below the buttocks

To make taking the final reading easier, push the tape inwards just below the buttocks. You may add or subtract centimeters/inches if you require a shorter or longer shirt length.

How To Take The Length Measurement

  • Place the buttoned shirt on a flat surface with the button side down
  • Place the start of the measuring tape at the bottom of the collar
  • Extend the tape vertically down back of shirt
  • Take the measurement reading at shirt's hem

Create your measurements profile

Each entry box contains instructions on how to take the correct measurements from your body or from a shirt that fits well. You can also customise a standard size , using it as a starting point.

name of measurements profile:
Unit of measurement:
Measurement on:
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Enter your measurements