Measuring Guide for our Silk Line Garments

Guideline measurements for Silk Line dresses in stretchy silk jersey:

  Small
6-8
Medium
10-12
Large
14-16
cm inches cm inches cm inches
Bust 82 32 88 34.5 94 37
Waist 64 23 70 27.5 76 30
Hips 88 34.5 94 37 100 39.5

Keep in mind that these are stretch pieces and your measurements don't need to match the table above exactly - select the size nearest to your largest measurement. For example we would advise a woman with the following measurements to choose a large size:

Bust 95cm
Waist 70cm
Hips 102cm

The measurements are based on body sizes and the silk jersey stretches bigger which allows flexibility in sizing.

The sleeve lengths are as follows:

  Small Medium Large
Short Length 8cm 8cm 8cm
Mid Length 40cm 38cm 36.5cm
Long Length 55cm 55cm 55cm
Top Arm 27cm 28.4cm 30.4cm

World Wide Size Conversion

UK 6 8 10 12 14 16
US 2 4 6 8 10 12
Italy 38 40 42 44 46 48
France 34 36 38 40 42 44
Denmark 32 34 36 38 40 42
Japan 5 7 9 11 13 15
  • Sleeve length - Measure from under arm to the wrist
  • Hip - Measure around your hips at the top of your legs. This is approximately nine inches below your natural waist line and is your widest point.
  • Inside Leg - This is the distance from the top of your inside leg at the crotch down to your ankle.
  • Garment length - The length of a garment is measured from the neckline/nape of the neck down the back to the hem.
  • Waist - The waist is above your navel and below your ribcage. Measure around the narrowest part of your natural waistline.
  • Bust - Measure around the fullest part of your bust and around your back.
  • Shoulder - Measure from the edge of one shoulder to your other shoulder
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  • Rise - The rise of trousers is the measurement from the highest part of the waistband to the base of your crotch.

Help

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