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Sizing Information: 

We try to measure as accurately as possible. Measurements are the fabric when laying flat. Keep in mind you will need to account for comfort in your measurements. The vintage old sizes are not the same as modern sizing. When measuring for fit, please follow these instructions to ensure your measurements will work. We measure items in their unstretched state (if it stretches) unless description says otherwise. We measure exactly not approximately, so keep that in mind when measuring yourself.

Scroll down below for a chart showing UK and US size equivalents. The chart is approximate, not exact. Different designers have different sizes. The best way to go is to compare the measurements of a similar item you already have to the one you see on our site.

Please keep in mind our measurements are the item's size not yours. If the waist size says 26" you will need to be a little smaller to fit. How much depends on you and your idea of comfort. We usually take measurements while the item is lying flat. This is the way we measure:

Tops, Coats, and Shirts:

1. Arm length is measured from shoulder seam to wrist hem. 
2. Bust/chest measured from underarm, across the chest to the other underarm, the measurement is doubled. 
3. Length is measured from shoulder to hem, or straight down the back not including collar. 
4. Waist is measured across where a normal waist would fall and then doubled. 
5. Back is measured from shoulder seam across to other shoulder seam (see diagram below).

Skirts and Dresses:

1. Dress length is measured from shoulder to hem. 
2. Bust/chest measured from underarm, across the chest to the other underarm, the measurement is doubled. 
3. Waist is measured across where an average waist falls, then doubled. 
4. Skirt length is measured from waistband to hem. 
5. Hips are measured across where an average hip falls, then doubled.


 UK Size  8  10  12  14  16
 US Size  4  6  8  10  12
 Bust  32"  33.5"  35"  36.5"  38"
 Waist  25"  27"  28.5"  30"  31.5"
 Hips  35"  36.5"  37.5"  39.5"  41"

 




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