Measuring Guide

Summer 2016

Character Dress


The biggest circumference around the chest

Keep measuring tape horizontal, wrap around the biggest girth of the chest, keeping the measuring tape up and close to the arm pits.


Bend to one side to find the crease or natural waist. Measure across the narrowest part.

Arm hole:

Measure from the top of the shoulder, down the front of the shoulder, under the arm pit, and up the back of the shoulder.


Measure from the end of the shoulders to the base
of the neck.

Length from Hollow to Hem

Measure from the center of the collarbone (Hollow) to the dress hem.

Note: The length is not measured starting from the garment neckline.