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How to Measure

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Use this convenient guide to take the most accurate measurements for your new, custom tailored shirt from If you find it helpful, fill out the form and print the page for your reference during checkout.

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Please enter your height and weight:

Height: feet inches   Weight: (in pounds)

For all sizes, enter numbers in decimals only: 1/8=.125, 1/4=.25, 3/8=.375, 1/2=.5, 5/8=.625, 3/4=.75, 7/8=.875

A. Neck Size: (at the skin)
  (finished size)
    Put the measurement tape around the neck where the collar center would be. Add 1" to the exact neck size and enter the finished neck size. (We add 1" because the collar will shrink 1/4" to 3/8" after the shirt is laundered.)
B. Chest:

Measure around the fullest part of the chest.
Do not puff up the chest.

Oversize Extra Charge
Click the button above for Oversize Extra Charges.
C. Waist:
    Measure around the fullest part of the waist.
Do not hold your stomach in.
D. Hips:
    Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
Sleeve Length – Left
E) + F) =
Sleeve Length – Right
E) + F) =
Shoulder: (E+E=Shoulder)

To Get Perfect Sleeve Measurements:
Keep your arms straight. Unbutton your sleeve cuffs. Take two measurements.



Half Shoulder
(From the centre of the neck to the Shoulder Seam) enter in box "E".

Sleeves (From the Shoulder Seam to the end of the unbuttoned Sleeve Cuffs) enter in box "F". If you do not have a shirt that fits well then measure to the knuckle of the small finger and minus 1 1/2”. Repeat if necessary with other arm.

G. Back Length:
    Measure from the base of the collar to the actual length required or to the bottom of the shirt.
Left Cuff:
Right Cuff:
    Measure the actual wrist size over the wrist bone. Add 1/4" if you wear a thin watch, or add 1/2" if you wear a heavier watch.





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