How to Measure Shorts

To provide accurate measurements for your African shorts, take measurements of a pair of shorts that fit you well at home by carefully following these instructions:

 

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Waist

 

bespoke shorts waist measurement diagram

 

Measure the waist width across the top of the waistband from one side to the other. This is a flat measurement so only needs to be taken on the front side of the shorts. The waistband should be buttoned at the front and the fly zipped closed before taking this measurement. Please measure a pair of shorts that does not have an elastic waistband.

 

Hip

 

made to measure shorts hip measurement diagram

 

Measure the hip width at the widest point (starting 7 inches below the top of the waistband) from one side to the other. This is a flat measurement so only needs to be taken on the front side of the shorts. The waistband should be buttoned at the front and the fly zipped closed before taking this measurement.

 

Thigh

 

bespoke shorts thigh measurement diagram

 

Measure the thigh width of one leg between the side seam and 1 inch below the crotch seam (where the inseams of each leg meet). This is a flat measurement so only needs to be taken on the front side of the shorts.

 

Leg Opening

 

custom shorts leg opening measurement diagram

 

Measure the leg opening width across the bottom of the shorts hem from one side to the other. This is a flat measurement so only needs to be taken on the front side of the shorts and on one of the legs.

 

Length

 

custom shorts leg length measurement diagram

 

Measure from the top of the waistband to the bottom of the leg opening along one of the shorts side seams.

 

Centre

 

made to measure shorts centre measurement diagram

 

Measure the centre from the top of the waistband to the crotch seam (where the inseams of each leg meet). This is a flat measurement so only needs to be taken on the front side of the shorts.

 

Inseam

 

made to measure shorts inseam measurement diagram

 

Measure from the centre of the crotch seam to the bottom hem along the inside.

 

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