# Often asked: How To Size A Dress Shirt?

Dress shirts rely on two measurements, neck size, and sleeve length. The neck size appears first, and increases by half inches range from 13″ to 19″. The second number is the sleeve length.

## How do you properly size a shirt?

Place the measuring tape at the top of the seam where the sleeve attaches to the body of the shirt and measure across to the same point on the other side of the shirt. Don’t worry if you measure beyond the side seam on the shirt, just measure the shirt flat across. The correct measurement in the example photos is 23″.

## What does 34 35 Mean on shirts?

A 34/35 sleeve length shirt actually has a sleeve that is 34.5 inches. in length. The 34/35 is an indication that someone who wears a 34 or a 35 can wear the shirt. The combo sleeve lengths are typically used by mass manufacturers who are looking to cut down on different sizes that they would otherwise need to carry.

## What does shirt size 34 35 mean?

Sometimes you’re a size Medium and sometimes you’re a size 15 34/35. Here’s the scoop: The first number on the size tag refers to the neck size and the second number is the sleeve length. So a shirt size “15 34/35” means that the neck is 15 inches and the sleeve is between 34 and 35 inches.

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## How do you measure shirt size 40?

If you see size 40 in a shirt’s tag/label/sticker, this means that the length of the collar is 40 cm. Similarly, size 42 means, the length of the collar is 42 cm. A size 40 shirt from one brand may have 42 inches chest length, and for another brand, it may have 44 inches chest length.

## How do I know my size in clothes?

Then measure your bust, waist and hips and compare these measurements with the chart below to determine your clothing size. Measure your height without shoes from top to bottom of your feet:

1.  5’4″ to 5’7″: Regular size.
2.  5’2″ to 5’4″: Petite size (P)
3.  Up to 5’1″: Petite Short size (PS)
4.  From 5’8″: Tall size (T)

## How do I know my size?

2. Waist. Measure around your natural waistline.
3. Hip. The hip should be measured around its fullest part (about 8 inch.
4. Inseam.

## How do you read dress shirt sizes?

When looking at dress shirt size the first number on the size tag refers to the neck size, the second number to the sleeve length. As an example a shirt marked “15 ½ 32/33” would mean the man wears a 15 ½ inch neck size and a 32 or 33 inch sleeve length.

## How do you determine dress shirt size?

How to Determine Your Dress Shirt Size

1. Take Your Neck Circumference Measurement. Place a cloth tape measure around the base of your neck, where your shirt collar would normally sit.
2. Round Your Neck Measurement Up.
3. Take Your Full Sleeve-Length Measurement.