Frequent Question How do you read shirt sizes?

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.

What does shirt size 40 mean?

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 you read clothing measurements?

Body Measurement Chart:

Choose the size that best matches your bust, waist, and hip measurement. The fit of this garment pertains to the below body measurements. (i.e., If your bust circumference is 44, waist is 36, and hip is 48
1X is the size you should choose.)

How do shirt sizes work?

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. Every shirt has two length options that depend on which of the buttons you are using on the cuff.

How do I measure my top size?


  1. Measure from seam of the neck until the front hem of the shirt.
  2. Extend measuring tape from left shoulder point until the right shoulder point.
  3. Measure around the chest area located 1” (2.5 cm) below armhole.
  4. Measure around the hem of the garment.

What is L XL?

Large (L) Extra Large (XL) Double Extra. Large (XXL)

Which size is M or L?

Size Chart

Measurements in Inches Bust Waist
M 36 30
L 38 32
XL 42 34
XXL 44 36

Is size 40 a XL?

XXL Size (Size in Letter) = 46 (Size in Number). Chest measurement for XXL size shirt is 52.5 inches and collar/neck measurement for XXL size shirt is 46 cm.Shirt Size Converter (Letter to Number)

Letter (means) Number Neck
M Size (Medium) 40 Size 40 cm
M Size (Medium) 41 Size 41 cm
L Size (Large) 42 Size 42 cm

How do I measure my shirt in inches?

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 size is a regular shirt?

Shirts, Sweaters & Jackets

Size Neck Waist
Small 15.5 – 16 31 – 32
Medium 16.5 – 17 33 – 35
Large 17 – 17.5 36 – 38
XL 18 – 18.5 39 – 43

What does 15h mean in shirt size?

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.

What size is 42 in shirt?


Size To fit Chest Size To fit Neck Size
Inches Inches
M 38-40 16
L 40-42 17
XL 42-44 17.5

What size shirt is 42 chest?


Tops, Knitwear, Casual Jackets and Shirts
UK/European/USA Size Inches (Chest) CM (Chest)
M To Fit 38-40 96-101
L To Fit 40-42 101-106
XL To Fit 42-44 106-111

How do I know my jersey size?

Body length

  1. Lay your current playing jersey flat on a hard surface with the front of the jersey facing up,
  2. Place the measuring tape at the seam where the collar band attaches to the sleeve and measure straight down the middle of the front of the jersey to the hem at its longest point.

What is XL size in CM?


CHEST (inches) 34 42
CHEST (cm) 85 105

What size is an XL in numbers?


Letter (US Numeric France
L 14 46
XL 16 48
XL 18 50
XXL 20 52

What age is M size?

M – 8-9 years. L – 10-11 years. XL – 12-13 years.

Which size is large L or XL?

“L” (large), “XL” (extra large), “XXL” (extra extra large).

What size is XL in UK?

Women’s Clothing Sizes

UK Sizes Europen Sizes
L 16 44
18 46
XL 20 48
22 50

What is US L size in India?

Clothing Size Guide

US Men’s Shoe Size 9.5 – 11.5
US Women’s Shoe Size 4 – 5.5 10+
EU Shoe Size 34 – 36 42 – 44
Calf Girth (inches) 13″ 16.5″

Is size 48 large or medium?


Global Size UK EU
Small 8-10 36-38
Medium 12 40
Large 14-16 42-44
X-Large 18 46