How To Know Plus Size Body Chart

How do we decide what to wear and what to buy? We all strive to buy the correct size and get confused when sometimes instead of sizes we read XL or XXL on the clothes. This can be a problem when we are in no condition to try the outfit but are in dire need to buy them. There are many cloth shops that have great variety and quality but we hesitate to buy from there because we are either confused or unaware about the correct size. This problem exists more in the plus size women and I have often seen them unsure of their own size and are not confident when it comes to shopping and knowing the correct size. It is what we want to clear in this article, we have a chart that you can follow and abide by when you are buying clothes that you are unable to try before buying them.

How do you know that you have an extra small size? Plus Size Body ShapesYou have an extra small size when your bust amounts to 28 – 30 inches or 71 – 76 cm’s. Your neck to cuff size is 27 inches or 68.5 – 70 cm’s. Your back waist is 16.5 inches or 42 cm’s. Your shoulder amounts to 14 – 14.5 inches or 35.5 – 37 cm’s. Your waist comes to 23 – 24 inches and your hips are almost 33 – 34 inches. All these criteria’s meet together to form an extra small size.

How do you know that you have a small size? You have a small size when your bust amounts to 32 – 34 inches or 81 – 86 cm’s. Your neck to cuff size is 28 – 28.5 inches or 71 – 72.5 cm’s. Your back waist is 17 inches or 43 cm’s. Your shoulder amounts to 14 – 15 inches or 37 – 38 cm’s. Your waist comes to 26 – 27 inches and your hips are almost 35 – 36 inches. All these criteria’s meet together to form a small size.

How do you know that you have a medium size? You have a medium size when your bust amounts to 36 – 38 inches or 91.5 – 96.5 cm’s. Your neck to cuff size is 29 – 29.5 inches or 73.5 -75 cm’s. Your back waist is 17.5 inches or 43 cm’s. Your shoulder amounts to 16 – 16.5 inches or 40.5 – 42 cm’s. Your waist comes to 28 – 30 inches and your hips are almost 38 – 40 inches. All these criteria’s meet together to form a medium size.

How do you know that you have a large size? You have a large size when your bust amounts to 40 – 42 inches or 101.5 – 106.5 cm’s. Your neck to cuff size is 30 – 30.5 inches or 76 – 77.5 cm’s. Your back waist is 17.5 inches or 44.5 cm’s. Your shoulder amounts to 17 – 17.5 inches or 43 – 44.5 cm’s. Your waist comes to 32 – 34 inches and your hips are almost 42 – 44 inches. All these criteria’s meet together to form an extra small size.

Being women we all know that we do not just battle with small medium and large, we also battle with 1x, 2x, 3x and so on till 5x. Sometimes even after knowing the correct size in small, medium and large we fall back due to the other parameters of size as some manufacturers follow the other pattern. Here is a sneak peek into the other sizes as well:

How do you know that you have a 1x size? You have a 1x size when your bust amounts to 44 – 46 inches or 111.5 – 117 cm’s. Your neck to cuff size is 31 – 31.5 inches or 78.5 – 80 cm’s. Your back waist is 17.5 inches or 45 cm’s. Your shoulder amounts to 17.5 inches or 44.5 cm’s. Your waist comes to 36 – 38 inches and your hips are almost 46 – 48 inches. All these criteria’s meet together to form a 1x size.

How do you know that you have a 2x size? You have a 2x size when your bust amounts to 48 – 50 inches or 122 – 127 cm’s. Your neck to cuff size is 31.5 – 32 inches or 80 – 81.5 cm’s. Your back waist is 18 inches or 45.5 cm’s. Your shoulder amounts to 18 inches or 45.5 cm’s. Your waist comes to 40 – 42 inches and your hips are almost 52 – 53 inches. All these criteria’s meet together to form a 2x size.

How do you know that you have a 3x size? You have a 3x size when your bust amounts to 52 – 54 inches or 132 – 137 cm’s. Your neck to cuff size is 32 – 32.5 inches or 82.5 – 84 cm’s. Your back waist is 18 inches or 45.5 cm’s. Your shoulder amounts to 18 inches or 45.5 cm’s. Your waist comes to 44 – 45 inches and your hips are almost 54 – 55 inches. All these criteria’s meet together to form a 3x size.

Now that you now the criteria’s you can find your own size and pull it off with equal confidence and elegance. Happy shopping ladies…

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