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Color Chart Measuring Guide

Measuring Guide

A perfect-fitting dress starts with perfect measurements. Before ordering a made-to-measure dress from wepromdresses.net, we strongly encourage finding a professional local tailor who can help you measure accurately. Here, we'll show you which measurements are needed and how to correctly take them.Warning: measuring yourself at home is trickier than you think! For best results, always have your measurements taken by a proffesional local tailor.

  • Standard Dresses

    Bust
    *This is not your bra size!
    *Wear a bra
    *Relax arms at sides
    *Pull tape across the fullest part of the bust
    Waist
    *Find the natural waist
    *This is the smallest part of the waist
    *Usually about 1 in. above belly button
    *Keep tape slightly loose to allow for breathing room
    Hips
    *Find the widest part of the hips
    *Usually about 7 in. below natural waist
    *Tape should brush across both hipbones

    Hollow to Floor
    *Keep feet together
    *Stand up straight
    *Begin at the hollow space between the collarbones
    *Measure straight down to the heels
    *If you want the dress to fit a high heel, add the heel height on to this measurement
  • Maternity Dresses

    Upper Bust
    *Relax arms at sides
    *Measure the highest part of the chest
    *Pull the tape right underneath the arms
    Bust
    *This is not your bra size!
    *Wear a bra
    *Relax arms at sides
    *Pull tape across the fullest part of the bust
    Under Bust
    *Measure immediately under breasts
    Around Belly
    *Find the fullest part of the belly
    *Pull tape around the belly
    *Keep tape slight loose for comfort
    Hips
    *Find the widest part of the hips
    *Usually about 7 in. below natural waist
    *Make sure tape is parallel to the floor
    *Tape should brush across both hipbones
    Hollow to Floor
    *Keep feet together
    *Stand up straight
    *Begin at the hollow space between the collarbones
    *Measure straight down to the heels
    *If you want the dress to fit a high heel, add the heel height on to this measurement
  • Standard Dresses

    Bust
    Bust - Not your bra size! Take the tape around your back and bring it across the fullest part of your bust.
    Shoulder
    Shoulder - From the edge of the shoulder socket, measure across the back to the same point on the other shoulder.
    Arm Length
    Arm Length - Measure from your shoulder point to the wrist.
    Armscye
    Measure from the top of the shoulder, down the front of the shoulder, under the arm pit, and up the back of the shoulder.