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How To Measure Your Clothing Size

Published at 03/13/2012 21:48:33


Shopping for clothes is fun but for those who do not know their body size, it can be a source of embarrassment and might bring about low self esteem. Measure your body to know your size so that you can find great ways of dressing it to fell confident. 

Step 1

Shopping for clothes is one of the most exciting experiences in life. It is therapeutic and you can bring your sexy back when you buy the correct clothes for your body. Unfortunately, not knowing your body size is a problem that many people grapple with. Knowing your body size is important in knowing your size clothing for a number of reasons.

The first reason as to why you should know your body size is so that you can buy the correct size clothing. It is important that you never shop for ill fitting clothes. Slightly smaller clothes are unsightly while bigger clothes make you look very unkempt. Ensure that you know your size so that you can buy the correct fitting size of clothes. 

Step 2

The next important tip is to ensure that you know your body well not just for size clothing but also to see which designs are ideal for your shape. If you are curvy, you will know to avoid horizontal stripes in certain areas of your body and if you have a nice bust, you can take low neck tops to flaunt it and so forth.

Looking good is not about taking something that looks good and wearing it. The beauty of the clothes can be seen from how well they complement your body. Your size clothing will look great on you and not so great for a differently sized person. 

Step 3

If, like most people you do not know your body size, find ways of having it measured. Most stores offer such services for free. When you go shopping for clothes, the assistants can measure you and tell you your clothing size. To ascertain this, go to the section you are interested in and select some size clothing and see how comfortably they fit.

If you know your body size, you will also know where to shop for the kinds of clothes that are meant for your body. You may be drawn to a certain designer or you could shop in a store that stocks size clothing for your body. If you are lean or voluptuous, find out where best to shop every time.

Step 4

If you like to shop on the internet, you have so many options when it comes to clothing. You can buy many different clothes because you can window shop more. Most of the stores online will allow you to pick the clothes of your choice at your size. If you do not know your size, you can enter your measurements such as the waist, bust, hips, arms, thighs and so forth. This will be used to generate your body size before the correct size clothing is dispatched to you. It’s that simple!

Step 5

It is important for you to know your body size to avoid wasting time and embarrassing yourself. Shopping will be much more fun because you can go to your preferred section and pick out size clothing before you try them out. All you need to worry about is whether you like the clothes or not.


Shopping for clothes is one of the most exciting experiences in life. if you don't know your size, it becomes difficult to shop for your clothes. It is important therefore that you should know your clothing size. 

Sources and Citations

Websites on clothing.