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Pakistani Size Chart Guide and Dress Measurement for Ladies

A Guide to Pakistani Dresses Measurement

Perfect dress cuts help to make you look more confident and beautiful. Every girl wants to look like a queen in her dress but it is only possible if you have good sense in choosing a woman’s size chart. In this article, you will get perfect Pakistani size charts for women.

Measuring Key Body Points

You’ll need to measure several body parts to get an accurate size. These include your bust, waist, and hips. 

You can skip some measurements according to your dress type. It will be easy If someone else helps you with the measuring process.

Remember, you should be wearing your everyday clothes when taking measurements. Lay the tape measure flat against your skin; don’t pull it too hard or let it hang loosely.

1. Neck

Measure the circumference of your neck in inches. Let the tape measure rest on your collarbone.

2. Shoulder

Measure the width from one shoulder point to the next, horizontally. Take this measurement from the back of your shoulder.

3. Bust/Chest

Place the tape around your chest at its fullest part.

4. Sleeves

 Measure from the top of your shoulder to your wrist.

5. Bicep

Wrap the tape measure around the widest part of your upper arm.

6. Head

Measure the circumference of your head. This measurement is perfect for high-neck or stand-collar garments.

7. Shirt

Measure from your shoulder, over your bust, and down to your desired length. Usually slightly above the knee cap for the measurement of Shalwar Kameez and Trouser Suits.

8. Shirt Waist

Wrap the tape measure around your natural waistline.

9. Back Neck 

Measure from the center of the back neck to the area where you want the depth.

10. Trouser Waist

Measure the circumference of the waistband of your trousers.

11. Hips

Measure around your hips at the widest point, across the fullest part of your buttocks, and over the end of your thigh bone.

12. Crotch

Measure from the waist to the joining point of your legs. You can also measure the crotch depth by sitting on a flat, hard chair and measuring from the waist to the chair’s surface.

13. Thigh

Measure the circumference of your thigh at the widest part, high up on the leg, just below the crotch.

14. Knee

Measure around your knee, keeping it slightly loose.

15. Calf

 Measure the girth around the largest part of your calf.

16. Trouser

Measure the length of the trousers from the top, where you wear them at the waist, down to where the trouser hem touches your feet.

17. Trouser waist to knee

Place the tape measure from the trouser waist down to the knee cap. This measurement is usually for ghararas, Shararas, fishtails, and mermaid-cut trousers.

UK Size Chart for Pakistani Clothes

 For UK fashion lovers, understanding the women’s size chart for Pakistani Shalwar Kameez and lehenga choli is essential. 

Remember that clothing sizes of women and men can vary between various brands and styles, so it’s always a good idea to check the specific brand’s size chart to ensure the best fit for your body shape. In the Pakistani size chart below, you can easily estimate the accurate cuts of your dress such as salwar kameez, kurta and trousers

Size Custom XS S M L XL
UK size 6-8 8-10 12-14 14-16 16-18
Shoulder As Reqd 13 14 14.5 15 15.5
Chest As Reqd 16.5 18 19 20 21
Sleeves As Reqd Full Sleeves Full Sleeves Full Sleeves Full Sleeves Full Sleeves
Sleeve Opening As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd
Waist As Reqd 15 16.5 17.5 18.5 19.5
Hips As Reqd 19 20.5 21.5 22.5 23.5
Shirt/Kameez Length As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd
Trouser Length As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd
Trouser Bottom Style As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd As Reqd

Lehenga Choli Size Chart

Size Bust ( in inches ) Waist ( in inches ) Hips( in inches)
XS 32 24 34
Size 34 26 36
M 36 28 38
L 38 30 40
XL 40 32 42
XXL 42 34 44
XXL 44 36 46

Finding the perfect Pakistani outfit is a joyous experience, and with the right size chart and measurement guidance, it becomes even more delightful.



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