Body height: upright posture, standing on a solid ground.
Head circumference across the forehead: across forehead and back of the head. If you are going to wear a wig, measure including it, or add 2cm (4/5 inch)
Neck circumference: across lower part underneath the Adam's apple.
Chest circumference (breath in): in front across the nipples, under arms, in the back a little higher (approx. 5cm / 2inches above the front level).
Waist circumference: (approx. 6-8cm / 2-3” above the front hip bone); When oversize, please note your maximal circumference across your belly.
Circumference across hip bones: approx. 6-8cm / 2-3” below the navel.
Thigh circumference: flexed muscle across the widest part.
Knee circumference: across slightly bent knee joint.
Calf circumference: across flexed calf muscle.
Ankle circumference: across the joint.
Inner leg length: from crotch to the bottom; standing astride.
Requested length of the trousers/skirt: from waistline to the trousers/skirt lower edge. If you are going to wear heel shoes, put on these shoes before measuring!
Upper arm circumference: across flexed biceps at bent arm.
Elbow circumference: at slightly bent arm.
Wrist circumference: across the joint.
Shoulder length: from the highest shoulder area (at neck) to the centre of the shoulder joint.
Arm length: measure from the shoulder´s outside at slightly bent arm over the elbow joint to the wrist.
Frontal chest breadth: from one armpit across chest to the other armpit.
Front torso length: from the hollow between collarbones, between breasts down to the waistline.
Chest height: from the highest shoulder edge at the neck down to the nipple.
Back length: from lowest neck vertebra down to the waistline.
Rear back breadth: from one armpit across shoulder blades to the other armpit.
Requested length of the costume: from lowest neck vertebra down to the lower edge of the costume (coat, dress, jacket, ... ) If you are going to wear heel shoes, put on these shoes before measuring!
Seat depth: sitting on a solid chair / bench, measure from the waistline down to the sitting level.
Side length of the torso: sitting on a solid chair / bench, measure from the armpit to the waistline, upright position.