The sizes listed on vintage garments can be, in most cases, not true to our current modern sizing. We use our best judgement to determine an accurate US size. If there is a range of sizes listed, any of those within the range could fit the garment without drastically changing the appearance. 

CLOTHING SIZING

BUST / CHEST- garment laid flat and measured from armpit to armpit, then doubled 
WAIST- garment laid flat and measured from waistline (smallest point of the waist), then doubled 
HIP- from 7" below the waistline, then doubled 
RISE- length from the waistline of pants to the crotch seam 
LENGTH- from the top of the garment, at the middle of the shoulder, to the hem 
TORSO LENGTH- from the top of garment, at middle of the shoulder, to the waistline 
SKIRT LENGTH- length from the waistline to hem 
SLEEVE- length of the center of the neck to the end of sleeve 
SHOULDER- length across shoulders in the front, from sleeve seam to sleeve seam 
HEM- measurement of the bottom of the garment laying flat, then doubled 
INSEAM- length of the pant leg from the crotch to the hem 
THIGH- circumference of the leg at crotch.

The sizes listed on vintage garments can be, in most cases, not true to our current modern sizing. We use our best judgement to determine an accurate US size. If there is a range of sizes listed, any of those within the range could fit the garment without drastically changing the appearance. 

CLOTHING SIZING

BUST / CHEST- garment laid flat and measured from armpit to armpit, then doubled 
WAIST- garment laid flat and measured from waistline (smallest point of the waist), then doubled 
HIP- from 7" below the waistline, then doubled 
RISE- length from the waistline of pants to the crotch seam 
LENGTH- from the top of the garment, at the middle of the shoulder, to the hem 
TORSO LENGTH- from the top of garment, at middle of the shoulder, to the waistline 
SKIRT LENGTH- length from the waistline to hem 
SLEEVE- length of the center of the neck to the end of sleeve 
SHOULDER- length across shoulders in the front, from sleeve seam to sleeve seam 
HEM- measurement of the bottom of the garment laying flat, then doubled 
INSEAM- length of the pant leg from the crotch to the hem 
THIGH- circumference of the leg at crotch.