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Women's Dress Sizes Table
You will need to know your precise American shoe size to find the proper fit for Chinese shoes. Chinese shoe sizes run from size A Chinese men's shoe size 33 would be very difficult if not impossible to find in an American counterpart. A more likely American men's size 6 would correspond to a size 39 in Chinese men's shoe sizing, while size 48 in Chinese men's shoe sizing would correspond to a men's size 13 in American sizing.
Incremental sizing occurs on the whole size and in some instances on the half size. Converting women's clothing sizes from Chinese to American sizing varies according to the item of clothing. In general, American women are larger taller and heavier than Chinese women, so sizes will run small. Additionally, arm length and inseam may be shorter for Chinese sizes than for American sizes.
For custom-made clothing, the best way to make an accurate size determination is to take a series of detailed measurements: Other measurements include shoulder to shoulder, armpit to elbow, outer and inner leg and upper arm to elbow. For off-the-rack clothing, provide your accurate American size along with your standard measurements bust, waist, hips, inseam to the merchant.
Many merchants have their own size charts and can make the conversion for you. Others will provide charts on their websites, although the Chinese sizes may be listed in Chinese characters rather than in English.
As with women's clothing, taking precise measurements is the best way to ensure accurate conversion from Chinese to American sizing for men's clothing. Men's size conversions from Chinese to American sizing for dress shirts run from size 36 to This corresponds to American size 14 to Sizes run on half inch increments.
These charts give an indication of size only and are by no means exact as they vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, sometimes by a full inch up and down. There are multiple size types, designed to fit somewhat different body shapes.
Variations include the height of the person's torso known as back length , whether the bust, waist, and hips are straighter characteristic of teenagers or curvier like many adult women , and whether the bust is higher or lower characteristic of younger and older women, respectively. Please compare to your favorite fit charts.
These measurements conflict with many other size charts. These charts are significantly smaller than many current US clothing companies. Companies who publish catalogs may provide the measurements for their sizes, which may vary even among different styles of the same type of garment. The sizes seen in catalogs generally have roughly the following measurements:.
With the average American woman's height 20 years and older at about However "taller-than-average" women may find their size-height addressed by manufacturers less frequently, and may often find themselves facing issues of slightly too short pant legs and sleeve cuffs, as well as waist lengths. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from US standard clothing size. Body measurements below are given in inches. This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards.
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Dress Sizes Table for Women
International clothing sizes – Women Please find below international conversion charts for women’s sizes, for dresses, jackets, coats, blouses and sweaters. With these you can convert between American, Italian, English/British, French, German, Japanese and Russian size systems. Here you’ll find out what size you have, how to take your measurements properly, or how to convert to European shoe sizes. With different size systems and measuring units in different countries and regions, buying clothes in foreign shops or of foreign makes can be quite difficult. Clothing and shoe size conversion charts give you an idea of the right size to buy or try when visiting London, for example, but you should keep in mind that sizes can vary in different stores, so a size 6/8 might not fit quite right even if that's your converted dress size.