You will need
- -the tape;
In different countries use a different designation system sizesreferred to in the pants. In any case, measure the waist, hips and length (growth). The second parameter is calculated as follows. Put the pants on a flat surface and measure the inseam distance from the bottom edge of the leg to the place where the separation of the Trouser leg. In the American system sizes waist size is indicated by letters W (from waist - waist). Growth is a letter L (the word length). All the parameters are calculated in inches. When translated to centimeters multiply each number by 2.54. W and L are typically specified in the brackets.
Clothes domestic production is marked with the numbers with step 2, i.e., 40, 42, 44, etc. Each of them corresponds to your waist and hips. Multiply the number by two and add 4 cm You will receive the lower face of the circumference of the hips. The top face 2-3 cm more. For example, a 40 size clothes correspond to thigh volume 84-86 cm, However other manufacturers may be slightly different magnitude, consider this.
To roughly compare the size of different systems, from the designation in the Russian system subtract 16. For example, if you wear size 40 pants, then try foreign clothes marked 24. A number of manufacturers released the pants with a label that indicates sizes for different countries.
European clothes are often marked not with numbers, and letters – from XS to XL. Approximately XS is a hip 85-88 cm (Russian size 40-42), S – 88-94 cm (42-44), M – 94-98 cm (44-46), L – 98-102 cm (46-48), XL – 102-104 cm (48-50).
Except for the pants length and width in the waist do not forget that each individual figure has its own characteristics. Pants can fit your size, but that's called "not sit". And folds or excessive crimping of the legs look less attractive. Therefore, if you decide to order the pants through a catalog or on the Internet, use the services of the company that you already wore.
Advice 2 : How to size pants
Quite often, coming to the store, people can not immediately find the right things for yourself. If you want to buy clothes take less time, we need to know exactly your size. Do you know how to determine the size of the pants, without resorting to the help of consultants?
You will need
- -the tape;
Take your pants where you feel the most convenient. They stretch in the waist area and measure with a centimeter distance between the hands. Received the size in centimeters, multiply twice. You get the approximate circumference of the waist. To translate it to inches, divide the waist circumference by 2.54. The resulting figure is the size of your favorite pants.
If the "model" of pants you have there, and the desire to try on all the sizes of jeans in the store, then take the inch and make a few measurements. First, measure the circumference of the waist. Ensure that the cm does not contract the skin and at the same time not hanging. The resulting figure, divide by 2.54. You get the size that is written next to the letter W. It means waist (in translation from English – zone.
The second digit that interests you, you'll be on the label next to the letter L, which means "lenght" and indicates the length of the inseam. Is the distance from the groin to the floor. Russian translate centimeters into inches and it is in them and measured indicators for pants. For this purpose, as already mentioned, divide the centimeters by 2.54.
Sometimes when specifying the size of the pants you can find such parameters as Rise, and Leg Opening that means the height of the belt and the diameter of the legs near the floor, respectively. They also like other pants are measured in inches. Belt height is calculated as the average between the distance from the crotch to the waist front and back.
Sometimes the pants can meet international size, which is defined in letters from XS to XL (nXL). In this case, don't translate centimeters to inches, and take into account half of the waist or hips (depending on planting pants) and correlate with the letter.
With all the measurements do not strongly pull the measuring tape to the removed indicators were close to real.