It is absolutely necessary that we receive your accurate measurements to ensure that the outfit ordered fits you. If possible, get someone else to measure you. Do not make extra allowances. Do not pull the measuring tape too tight.
Notes on how to take the measurements:
1. Height from head to toe: Take off your shoes. Stand straight with your back against a wall. Fix a point on the wall that is level with the top of your head. Take a measurement of the height from this point to the floor.
2. Sherwani Length: Keeping the tape straight start measuring from the inner edge of the shoulder to the desired length depending on your requirement or the outfit.
3. Sleeve length: Start the measurement by placing the tape on the shoulder tip, down towards the arm and measure up to the desired length of the sleeves, preferably up to the wrist for long sleeve or depending on your requirement or the outfit.
4. Shoulder: Keep the measuring tape horizontally on the back from one end of the shoulder to another and measure the shoulder width.
5. Collar: Take measurement around the lowest neck point. The tape should be snug but not too tight. You should be able to fit your index finger between the tape and your neck.
6. Around arm: This measurement helps the seamstress prepare the sleeve to fit your biceps. Wrap the measuring tape across the fullest point of your bicep while keeping the arm relaxed.
7. Arm hole: Wrap the measuring tape around the arm hole, and over the edge of your shoulder.
8. Around Chest: With your arms at your sides, take measurement around the fullest part of your chest, roughly at nipple level. Stand naturally as possible without inflating your chest. You should be able to fit through your index finger between the tape and your chest.
9. Around stomach: Place the measuring tape above waist around navel, around the widest part on stomach. Allow once finger to rest between the tape and stomach, stand naturally as possible, without inflating your stomach.
10. Around waist: Place the measuring tape around the narrowest part of the abdomen, and take a measurement around the point where trouser/pants is to be worn.
11. Around hips: Place the measuring tape around the widest part of your buttocks, to take a measurement, and be sure to keep the tape straight from the front and the back.
12. Churidar length: Stand straight and measure from your waist point where you normally tie/wear your bottoms. Take the tape straight measuring down to your ankle to touch the floor or at the point where you want your bottoms to end. It might be ideal to take extra margins of the footwear height you would wear with this, as it will affect the desired length.
13. Inseam length: Measure from the crotch, where two legs join to the bottom of the leg touching the floor.
14. Fork: Measure from middle of the waist point down to crotch, where two legs join.
15. Around thigh: Measure the circumference of fullest part of the upper thigh by wrapping the tape measure around, while standing straight.
16. Around knee: Measure the circumference of the knee by wrapping the tape measure, while standing straight.
17. Trouser bottom: Measure the circumference of the fullest part of ankle joint by wrapping the tape measure around, while standing straight. Don’t pull the tape too tight.