Waist - hold the tape measure against your skin, just below your rib cage - the slimmest part of your torso. Don't be tempted to leave room for comfort. Denim "gives" with wear and it is ok if they fit a little snug at first, they will soon ease.
Our jeans do not "come up big". If they are too big, then the waist measurement has been taken too low. They are much higher than modern jeans, even other so-called high waisted styles. If the jeans hang too low in the crotch, the waist is too big - a smaller waist also has a lower rise.Measure a similar high waist trouser or jeans as a guide.Firstly,compare the rise measurement so you measure the hip in the correct place.
For the hip, measure at the widest point - approximately 30 cm down from the top of the waistband. If you have the waist measurement right the hip should follow through. Only if you are very curvy would we recommend going up a waist size.WE WILL HELP AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE BUT ULTIMATELY IT IS YOUR CHOICE.
ALWAYS MEASURE BEFORE ORDERING EVEN IF YOU HAVE BOUGHT BEFORE. DO NOT ASSUME YOUR WAIST SIZE - LABELS ARE A GUIDE ONLY - STUDY THE CHARTS. EXCHANGE POSTAGE HAS TO BE PAID!
Leg measurements - Turn-ups/cuffs are NOT sewn in. Thigh and Leg openings are shown in half - ie. measured across with the jeans laid flat, so double the amount to show the all round measurement.
Please note that each edition or style of jean can come up different. So please follow the size chart each time you purchase. An inch here or there shouldn't make too much difference to the fit, after all they're just a pair of jeans!!
Ladies Tops And Jackets
For tops and jackets we show the "over bust" measurement in centimetres.The measurement is taken 3cms down from the armpit. Please measure a top you already have and compare. Sleeve is measured from under the armpit to the edge of cuff. See below for inches to centimetres.