How to Measure Trousers

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

 

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Waist

 

bespoke trousers online 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 trousers. The waistband should be buttoned at the front and the fly zipped closed before taking this measurement. Please measure a pair of trousers that does not have an elastic waistband.

 

Hip

 

custom trousers 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 trousers. The waistband should be buttoned at the front and the fly zipped closed before taking this measurement.

 

Thigh

 

bespoke trousers online uk 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 trousers.

 

Calf

 

made to measure trousers london calf measurement diagram

 

Measure the width of the calf on one leg and side of the trousers.

 

Leg Opening

 

custom pants trousers leg opening measurement diagram

 

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

 

Length

 

made to measure pants length measurement diagram

 

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

 

Centre

 

made to measure trousers 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 trousers.

 

Inseam

 

made to measure pants inseam measurement diagram

 

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

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