Taking Measurements for Online Shopping

While we would love to see each and every one of your in store, we understand that coming in person is not always feasible. Regardless of where you shop with us, we want to make finding the perfect outfit as easy as possible, and knowing your measurements can make all the difference! Here are a few tips when taking your measurements for online shopping.

Tools Needed

A sewing tape measure - This flexible tape measure will curve with your body without accidentally hurting you like an inflexible tape measure will. 

Pen/Paper - If you are taking several measurements at once, we recommend writing down the results as you go. You can also entered these numbers into the notes section of your phone for quick reference later. 

Standard Undergarments - Make sure to wear undergarments that are similar to those you wear each day. Don’t wear any sort of shapewear unless it is a piece that you were consistently. 

Measurements for Jewelry

Neck Circumference - Measure yourself at the thickest part of your neck in a relaxed posture. You can always get a necklace extender if a chain is too short, but knowing this in advance will help you pick the perfect necklace for you. 

Wrist circumference - Measure your wrist circumference at the widest point with your wrist both relaxed and bent. Take the higher of the two measurements to ensure that you will have a bracelet that moves with you. 

Measurements for Tops, Dresses, and Bottoms

Bust - Wrap the tape measure around the largest part of your chest making sure that the tape measure keeps in contact with your skin without being tight. Take this measurement wearing an average bra for you to ensure the perfect fit. 

Waist - Waist measurements make all the difference in how a fitted dress or high waisted jean will fit. You can find this measurement by wrapping the tape measure around the narrowest part of your torso. 

HIps - Your hip measurement can come in handy when trying to find that perfect pair of fitted jeans or form fitting dress. Make sure to measure around the widest part of your hips to get a true measurement. 

Inseam - Your inseam is important to know if you are taller or shorter than the average jean size. You can find this measurement by starting as high up on your inner thigh as possible and measuring down to just below your ankle.

If you have any issues finding your measurements, please come by the shop and we will be happy to help you!

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