How to Measure
Measure with collar unbottoned. Place the tape around the base of the neck at the level the collar would fall if buttoned and take measurement. This important measurement is taken for shirt neck size.
Place the tape line well up under the arms, straight across the back, over the blades, and over the chest in the front. Insert a finger between the tape and body to insure proper ease.
C. Shirt Sleeve
Start the tape at the nape of the neck (center bone) with the arm at the side, run the tape over direct center of shoulder and down to the elbow then to the small of the wrist - rounding off measure to the highest inch.
Variation and Total Sleeve:
Short: 30' - 33'
Regular: 33' - 35'
Long: 35' - 37'
Extra Long: 37' - 39'
Place the tape measure directly over the shirt, just above the hip bones and through the navel. Insert a finger between the tape and body to insure proper ease. This measurement is the same size that your dress slacks are.
Place his pants on his natural waistline, which is 1/2-1' below his belly button. Take the tape and measure from the top of his pants to the floor with no shoes on, this is his outseam. This measurement will be longer then when you purchase slacks, in which you measure the inseam.
From the top of the head to the floor (without shoes) is the height. Most people know their height. The height measurement usually determines the variation. - Variation and Height Range:
Short: 5'4 1/4' - 5'8'
Regular: 5'8' - 5'11'
Long: 5'11' - 6'2'
Extra Long: 6'2' - 6'6'
Most people know their weight. If not, please use a scale. Along with height, this is an important measurement.