Wondering what size you should order for junior clothes? Here’s a helpful guide to junior sizing, including a size chart for junior dresses, tops, bottoms, and more.
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Sizing for infants and toddlers
It can be difficult to know what size to buy for your child, especially when shopping online. Here is a chart that provides general guidance for sizing infants and toddlers. Please note that these are only estimates and that every child is different. When in doubt, it is always best to err on the side of caution and buy a size up.
How to measure your child
To ensure a comfortable fit, take your child’s measurement prior to purchase. For the best results, take the measurement while your child is wearing the type of clothing they will wear under the garment you are purchasing.
Measure around the fullest part of your child’s chest, just under their arms and across their shoulder blades.
Measure around your child’s natural waistline, keeping the tape measure parallel to the ground.
Measure around the fullest part of your child’s hips, keeping the tape measure parallel to the ground.
Sizing for juniors
In junior sizing, Large is generally equivalent to women’s size 8 or 10. If you’re looking for a juniors size Large, you can try on both women’s size 8 and 10 clothing to see what fits best. Keep in mind that junior sizing can vary slightly from brand to brand, so it’s always a good idea to check the size chart for each individual clothing item.
How to measure your child
To find the right size for your child, you will need to take some measurements. With your child standing up straight, use a tape measure to find the following dimensions:
-Chest: Measure around the fullest part of the chest, just under the arms and around the shoulder blades.
-Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
-Hips: Measure around the fullest part of the hips and rear.
Once you have these measurements, you can use a size chart to find the right sizing for your child. When using a size chart, keep in mind that junior sizes are designed for children who are taller and thinner than average. If your child is between sizes or on the border between two sizes, it is usually best to choose the larger size.
Sizing for women
It can be difficult to shop for clothing online, especially when it comes to sizing. Women’s clothing sizes can vary greatly from one store to the next, and even within the same store. When shopping for Junior sizes, you’ll often see size charts that give you a range of sizes for each letter size. But what does that mean? Let’s take a closer look at Junior sizes to see what size you should be looking for.
How to measure your body
To find your body measurements, take a tape measure and inches.Measure the chest over the fullest part of the bust and under the armpits, wrap around your back and tie in front. Bend to one side to find natural indentation in torso. This is your waist. Measure around your natural waistline, keeping tape measure parallel to the floor.Hips: Stand with feet together and measure around fullest point of hip, keeping tape measure parallel to the floor again.
Inseam: This is best measured on a pair of pants that fit you well. Place the pants flat on the floor, measure from the crotch seam to either the top of the shoe or bottom of the heel.