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Women's

Sizing varies greatly between designers. If you are familiar with a designer, please order the size you normally do. If not, please match your measurements (in inches) to the size guides below.

Classic Size Guide

Petite Small Medium Large XLarge
Size 2 46 810 1214 16
Bust 33½ 33½34½ 35½36½ 3839½ 41
Waist 24 2526 2728 29½31 32½
Hip 35 3637 3839 40½42 43½

Modern Size Guide

Petite Small Medium Large
Size 2 46 810 1214
Bust 32 3334 3536 37½39
Waist 23½ 24½25½ 26½27½ 2930½
Hip 34 3536 3738 39½41

Women's Sizing Guide

1X 2X 3X
Size 1416 1820 2224
Bust 4042 4446 4850
Waist 3133 3537 39½42
Hip 4244 4648 50½53

Petite Size Guide

PXS PS PM PL
Size 2/4P 6/8P 10/12P 12/14P
Bust 32½ - 33½ 34½ - 35½ 36½ - 37½ 39½ - 40½
Waist 24½ - 25½ 26½ - 27½ 28½ - 29½ 31½ - 32½
Hip 34½ - 35½ 35½ - 37½ 38½ - 38½ 41½ - 42½

Tights & Hosiery Size Guide

0 - XS 1 - Small 2 - Medium 3 - Large 4 - XLarge
Hips 31-37" 34-38" 36-42" 40-46" 45-54"
Height 4'9 - 5'1" 5'0 - 5'4" 5'2 - 5'8" 5'5 - 5'8" 5'6-5'10"

Belt Size Guide

Sizes XS Small Medium Large XLarge
American 25 in 27 in 29 in 31 in 33 in
European 75 cm 80 cm 85 cm 90 cm 95 cm
Waist Measurements go up in size for hips or over coats or sweaters

Measuring Instructions

To find out which size belt you wear, simply follow these guidelines:

1. First, decide whether you will be wearing the belt at your waist or on your hips (lower rise). This will affect the fit of the belt.

2. For waist belts, measure around your natural waistline (just at the belly button). This is usually the smallest part of your torso.

3. For hip belts, measure around the fuller part of your hips (not the fullest), where your low-rise jeans would fall. Note: Hip belts are carried in larger sizes so they can be worn on the hips.

4. The measurement that you get is your belt size (in inches or centimeters). Note: See our size guide above for inch and centimeter equivalencies.

5. The size of a belt indicates the measurement from the buckle prong (or other method of closure) to the middle hole of the belt.


International Conversions

Women's Clothing

American European
2/4 34
6 36
8 38
10 40
12 42

Women's Shoes

American European
6 36
7 37
8 38
9 39
10 40
11 41

MEASURE UP: Measuring Instructions for Women

Before beginning, read the guidelines below and then compare your measurements to the charts above. For the best fit, wear little or no clothing while measuring, and use a fabric tape measure.

Bust:  Wrap the tape around the fullest part of your bust, then drop your arms to your sides to measure.

Waist:  Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape comfortably loose.

Hips:  Stand with your heels together, and measure around the fullest part of your hips.

Men's

Dress Shirts (neck size)

American 14½" 15" 15½" 16" 16½" 17" 17½" 18"
European 37cm 38cm 39cm 41cm 42cm 43cm 44cm 46cm

Shirts & Sweaters

American 34" 36" 38" 40" 41" 42" 44" 46" 48"
European 44m 46cm 48cm 50cm 52cm 54cm 56cm 58cm 60cm

Suits & Sport Coats (chest size)

Neck 14-14½" 15-15½" 16-16½" 17-17½" 18-18½"
Chest 34-36" 38-40" 42-44" 46-48" 50-52"
Sleeve 32-33" 33-34" 34-35" 35-36" 36½-37"

Shirts & Jackets

American XS Small Medium Large XLarge XXL XXXL
European 46cm 48cm 50cm 52cm 54cm 56cm 58cm

Undergarments, Pajamas & Robes

Small Medium Large XLarge
Chest 34-36" 38-40" 42-44" 46-48"
Waist 28-30" 32-34" 36-38" 40-42"

Gloves

Small Medium Large XLarge
Hand 7½-8" 8½-9" 9½-10" 10½-11"

Men's Shoes

American European English
6 38
38½ 6
7 39
39½ 7
8 40
40½ 8
9 42
42½ 9
10 43
10½ 44 10
11 44½ 10½
11½ 45 11
12 45½ 11½
13 47 12

Shoe Vendors Using American Sizing

  • Bruno Magli
  • Cole Haan
  • Gucci
  • John Varvatos
  • Puma
  • Salvatore Ferragamo

Shoe Vendors Using English Sizing

  • Paul Smith
  • Prada
  • Gucci
  • Prada Linea Rossa
  • Tod's

MEASURE UP: Measuring Instructions for Women

Before beginning, read the guidelines below and then compare your measurements to the charts above. For the best fit, wear little or no clothing while measuring, and use a fabric tape measure.

Neck:  Measure around the middle of neck (at the Adam's apple). Allow room for your index finger to fit between the tape and your neck for a comfortable fit.

Chest:  Wrap the tape around the highest part of your chest and shoulder blades, then drop your arms to your sides to measure.

Sleeve:  Bend arm and place on hip. Measure along the arm from the center back of your neck to your wrist.

Glove:  Measure around the dominant hand starting at the knuckles, omitting the thumb.

Waist:  Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape comfortably loose.

Inseam:  Measure along the inside of the leg just below the crotch to one inch below the ankle.

Kids'

Apparel - Infant

Size Newborn 0-3 months 3-6 months 6-9 months 12 months 18 months 24 months
Weight (pounds) 5½-8 8½-12 12½-16 16½-19½ 20-23 23½-26 26½-28
Length (inches) 18-19½ 20-23½ 24-25½ 26-27½ 28-30½ 31-32½ 33-35½

Apparel - Toddler

Size 2T 3T 4T 5T
Heigh (inches) 33-35½ 36-38½ 39-41½ 42-44½
Weight (pounds) 26½-28 28½-32 32½-37 37½-42
Age (years) 1½-2 2 3 4

Apparel - Girls'

XS Small Medium Large XLarge
Size 45 66x 78 1012 1416
Height (inches) 39-41½42-44½ 45-46½47-48½ 49-51½52-53½ 54-55½56-58 58½-6061-62½
Weight (pounds) 32½-3737½-42 42½-4848½-54 6066 7484 96110
Age (years) 34 56 6-77-8 8-99-10 10-1111-12

Apparel - Boys'

XS Small Medium Large XLarge
Size 45 66x 8 1012 1416
Height (inches) 39-41½42-44½ 45-46½47-48½ 49-51½52-53½ 54-55½56-58 58½-6061-62½
Weight (pounds) 32½-3737½-42 42½-4848½-54 60 7387 100115
Age (years) 45 67 7-8 9-1011-12 12-1313-14

Shoes - Infant

American 0.0 ½ 1 2 3
European 16 16 16 17 17 18 18
English N/A N/A ½ 1 1 2
Length (inches) 2 45 3¼ 3 58 3 34 4 4 18
Length (cm) 7 8 13 8 910 9 15 10 15 10½

Shoes - Toddler

American European English Length (inches) Length (cm)
19 10 4/5
4 19 3 11 2/5
20 4 58 10 710
5 20 4 4 34 12 110
21 5 12 710
6 22 5 5 18 13
22 13 13
7 23 6 14
23 5 58 14 13
8 24 7 5 34 14 35
25 6 15½
9 25 8 6 18 15 35
26 15 910
10 27 9 16½

Shoes - Kids'

American European English Length (inches) Length (cm)
10½ 27 6 58 16 45
11 28 10 6 34 17 110
11½ 29 10½ 7 17 45
12 30 11 7 18 18 110
12½ 31 11½ 18 25
13 31 12 19 110
13½ 31 12½ 7 58 19 25
1 32 13 7 34 19 710
33 14 8 20 13
2 33 1 8 18 20 35
34 21
3 34 2 21 35

Shoes - Kids' (9 years and up)

American 4 5 6 7
Women's Equivalent 5 6 7 8
Men's Equivalent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 6 7
European 35 36 36 37 37 38 38 39
English 3 4 5 6
Length (inches) 8 58 8 34 9 9 18 9 58 9 34
Length (cm) 21 910 22 15 22 910 23 15 23½ 24 110 24 25 24 45

Eileen Fisher

Our Missy Size

XS Small Medium Large XLarge
Comparable Sizes Sizes 2⁄4 Sizes 6⁄8 Sizes 10⁄12 Sizes 14⁄16 Sizes 16⁄18
Bust 33.5-34.5 35.5-36.5 37.5-38.5 40.5-41.5 43.5-44.5
Waist 25.5-26.5 27.5-28.5 29.5-30.5 32.5-33.5 33.5-36.5
Hips 36.5-37.5 38.5-39.5 40.5-41.5 43.5-44.5 46.5-47.5

Our Petite Size

PP PS PM PL
Comparable Sizes Sizes 2⁄4P Sizes 6⁄8P Sizes 10⁄12P Sizes 14⁄16P
Bust 32.5-33.5 34.5-35.5 36.5-37.5 39.5-40.5
Waist 24.5-25.5 26.5-27.5 28.5-29.5 31.5-32.5
Hips 34.5-35.5 36.5-37.5 38.5-39.5 40.5-41.5

Our Woman Size

1X 2X 3X
Bust 44-46 47-49 50-52
Waist 35.5-37.5 38.5-40.5 41.5-43.5
Hips 45.5-47.5 48.5-50.5 51.5-53.5

Spanx

Hosiery Size Guide

Size A B C D E F G
Height 4'10"-5'3" 4'11"-5'9" 5'0"-6'0" 4'11-6'0" 5'0"-6'0" 5'1"-6'0" 5'2"-6'0"
Weight 95-125 lbs. 120-150 lbs. 145-180 lbs. 155-220 lbs. 165-265 lbs 240-300 lbs. 290-325 lbs.

Hide & Sleek and Slim Cognito Size Guide

Size Small Medium Large XLarge
Bust 33.5-35.5 36-38 38.5-40.5 41-43
Waist 26.5-28 28.5-30.5 31-33 33.5-35.5
Hip 36.5-37.5 38-40.5 41-43 43.5-45.5

Find the right style for you

Need to be in control? Footless Pantyhose.

Think of these as your saving grace during sandal season. They give you all the firming action of control top support hose, not to mention elastic-free bands that guard against annoying skin impressions.

Want to put the squeeze on something? Slim-Cognito Body Shapers.

The suffocating girdles of yore have thankfully been replaced by these less constricting body shapers. Created with double layers of cool, soft fabric, they gently slim the tummy, hips, thighs, and rear, so there's no waiting to exhale.

Feeling a little overexposed? Power Panties.

Sometimes you want more coverage than floss-like thongs can provide (especially with full skirts or pencil-thin pants), which is why these undies are so special. They keep you covered without causing panty lines and create a firmer bottom and flatter tummy—no strings attached.

Wish you could give your slip the slip? Hide and Sleek.

These new sleek undergarments, which range from strapless camisoles to full and half slips-conceal lines, slim figures, and prevent clothes from twisting and turning. What's more, the built-in compression starts below the bra line, so there's no forsaking that va-va-voom cleavage.

Bust:  Measure around your body across the fullest part of the bust.

Waist:  Measure around your waist, where the top of a skirt or pants normally rests. Keep a finger between your body and the measuring tape for accurate fit.

Hip:  Stand with your heels together and measure around the fullest part of your hips.