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Standard Body Dimensions

People come in all different sizes and can be measured in lots of different ways.When measuring the body for apparel design and production, it is necessary to have a few key landmarks of which to measure to and from. There are two types of body landmarks, those that are actual points on the body and those that are horizontal circumferences around the body.The Standard Body Measurements are based on the industry’s top fit model’s measurements.

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Standard Body Dimensions

ItemsStandards
Accessories, motifs, prints and trim
  • All accessories, motifs, prints and trims must perform in accordance with the relevant fabric performance standard and care instructions selected for the garment.
  • Securely attach trims and motifs with no puckering. Conceal all raw edges.
  • Embroidery must be neat and clean on the reverse side. Clip and remove all loose threads on embroidery.
  • Securely attach fused motifs using correct time, temperature and pressure. The fusing process must not leave impressions, have an adhesive strike through or distort garments.
  • Trims and accessories must not have exposed sharp edges or sharp points.
Belt loops
  • Securely attach belt loops at the bottom.
  • Neatly clip the loose ends of loops short to give a good appearance.
Bindings
  • Finish bindings to a neat and flat appearance.
  • Bindings must be free of joins.
  • Binding seams must not crack or come apart.

Standard body dimensions for various garments

Body dimensions for infants:
The following table provides the body dimensions for infants garments.

Size000000000000000123
Height (cms)52566268768492100
To fit weight (kg)34681012
To fit chest (cms)5658
Age (months)premnewborn0-33-66-1212-18

Body dimensions for toddlers:
The following table provides the body dimensions for toddlers’garments.

Size234567
Height (cms)92100108115120125
To fit chest (cms)565860626466
To fit waist (cms)545556575859

Body dimensions for girls:
The following table provides the body dimensions for girls garments.

Size7810121416
Height (cms)125130140150160165
To fit chest (cms)666874808690
To fit waist (cms)596062646670

Body dimensions for boys:
The following table provides the body dimensions for boys’garments.

Size781012141618
Height (cms)125130140150160170180
To fit chest (cms)66687276808692
To fit waist (cms)59606468727678

Body dimensions for ladies:
The following table provides the body dimensions for ladies’ garments.

Size8101214161820
To fit bust (cms)859095100105110115
To fit waist (cms)65707580859095
To fit hip (cms)9095100105110115120

Body dimensions for ladies’ full figure:
The following table provides the body dimensions for ladies’ full figure garments.

Size16F18F20F22F24F26F
To fit bust (cms)110115120125130135
To fit waist (cms)95100105110115120
To fit hip (cms)115120125130135140

Body dimensions for men’s general outerwear and underwear:
The following table provides the body dimensions for men’s garments.

SizeXSSMLXL2XL3XL4XL5XL6XL
To fit chest (cms)859095100105110115120125130
To fit waist (cms)7580859095100105110115120

Body dimensions for men’s garments to cover the lower body:
The following table provides the body dimensions for men’s pants and shorts.

Size74R3

77R

79RS
4
82R
84RM
5
87R
L
6
93R
XL
7
97R
2XL
8
102R
3XL

107R

4XL

112R

5XL

117R

6XL

122R

To fit waist(cms)7477798284879297102107112117122
To fit in leg(cms)71747477777982838484848484

Body dimensions for stout men’s garments to cover the lower body:
The following table provides the body dimensions for stout men’s pants and shorts.

Size4S
92ST
5S
97ST
6S
102ST
To fit chest (cms)9297102
To fit waist (cms)747779

Body dimensions for multiple fitting(tailored) outwear:
The following table provides the body dimensions for men’s suits.

Size879297102107112117122
To fit chest (cms)879297102107112117122
To fit waist (cms)7782879297102107112

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