Measurement Guide

Measure with undergarments similar to those you will wear with your dress; Do not measure over other clothing. Make sure the measuring tape is parallel to the floor and pulled evenly across the body with no slack. You may want to consider getting professionally measured.

Standard Dresses

How to Measure bustBust
* This is not your bra size!
* Wear an unpadded bra (your dress will have a built-in bra).
* Relax arms at sides.
* Pull tape across the fullest part of the bust.
How to Measure waistWaist
* Find the natural waist.
* This is the smallest part of the waist.
* Usually about 1 inch (ca. 2.5cm) above belly button.
* Keep tape slightly loose to allow for breathing room.
How to Measure hipsHips
* Find the widest part of the hips.
* Usually about 7 inch (.ca 18cm) below natural waist.
* Tape should brush across both hipbones.
How to Measure shoulder widthShoulder
* Shoulder - From the edge of the shoulder socket, measure across the back to the same point on the other shoulder.
How to Measure hollow to floorHollow to Floor (Bare Foot)
* Stand straight with feet together.
* Measure in bare feet.
* Begin at the hollow space between the collarbones and pull tape straight down to the floor.
* To fit high heels, we will add an extra 2 inch (ca. 5 cm) onto custom-sized floor-length dresses and dresses with trains.
How to Measure heightHeight
* Stand straight with feet together.
* Measure in bare feet.
* Begin at the top of the head and pull tape straight down to the floor.
 
 

Maternity Dresses

How to Measure upper bustUpper Bust
* Relax arms at sides.
* Measure the highest part of the chest.
* Pull the tape right underneath the arms.
How to Measure bustBust
* This is not your bra size!
*Wear a bra
* Relax arms at sides.
* Wear an unpadded bra(your dress will have a built-in bra).
* Pull tape across the fullest part of the bust.
How to Measure under bustUnder Bust
* Measure immediately under breasts.
How to Measure around bellyAround Belly
* Find the fullest part of the belly.
* Pull tape around the belly.
* Keep tape slight loose for comfort.
How to Measure hipsHips
* Find the widest part of the hips.
* Usually about 7 inch (.ca 18 cm) below natural waist.
* Tape should brush across both hipbones.
How to Measure hollow to floorHollow to Floor (Bare Foot)
* Stand straight with feet together.
* Measure in bare feet.
* Begin at the hollow space between the collarbones and pull tape straight down to the floor.
* To fit high heels, we will add an extra 2 inch (.ca 5 cm) onto custom-sized floor-length dresses and dresses with trains.
How to Measure heightHeight
* Stand straight with feet together.
* Measure in bare feet.
* Begin at the top of the head and pull tape straight down to the floor.
 
 

For Bridal Jacket/ Mini Wraps

How to Measure bustBust
* Bust - Not your bra size! Take the tape around your back and bring it across the fullest part of your bust.
How to Measure shoulder Shoulder
* Shoulder - From the edge of the shoulder socket, measure across the back to the same point on the other shoulder.
How to Measure arm lengthArm Length
* Arm Length - Measure from your shoulder point to the wrist.
How to Measure armscyeArmscye
* 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.