Guide to Measurements: An Introduction

October 23, 2013

Menswear and Men's Fashion blog

We just finished our Guide to Matching Outfits last week. Next up, is our Guide to Measurements. Every week, we will be covering an aspect of sizing and understanding what you’re true measurements are.

Introduction to Measurements


Did you know that your standard size differs across every brand? As alarming as it is, your true measurements are not based on an off the rack size. Go ahead, measure your waist, if it’s 32, you may be a 33, 34, or 35 at any number of different stores. Standard sizing is based on each designer, brand and differs across countries. It also differs across who is taking the measurements and how they are taken as well. So, there are a lot of things to consider in regards to your true measurements.

So what do you do about it?

First, you need to understand your body and sizing. Realize that every thing…

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