What would my vintage size be?

A basic rule of thumb to follow is that vintage sizes are at least four sizes smaller than modern sizes. The further back in time you go, the smaller the clothes get, and you may have to adjust up another size or two. Say you wear a size 10.

What is a size 10 in vintage?

Size Chart

Size Bust Natural Waist
S/6 36 28
M/8 37 29
M/10 38 30
L/12 39 31

What is a vintage size medium?

Vintage Size Equivalent: 10 -12. Height: 5′ 4” – 5′ 7” Waist: 28” – 32” Typical Online Vintage Store Size: Medium.

Does vintage clothing run small?

Without getting into the long explanation of how the last 50 years have changed our dieting habits, modern medicine and the American clothing industry. The size charts have changed. Vintage clothing sizes run 4-6 sizes smaller than clothing sizes today.

How to measure men’s clothing sizes?

Men’s Sizes Size, posture, and figure determine men’s clothing sizes. Using a measuring tape, the following measurements are generally needed: (1) chest, (2) waist, (3) hip, and (4) leg or step length. To determine your pants size: (1) Take your waist size at the top of the hipbone over the shirt and not over your pants.

How to choose the right size for men’s underwear?

Detailed Underwear Size Guide for Men can be found here. As a rule of the thumb, plus sizes are chosen when you are 6’2’’ or shorter, and your waist measurement is equal or larger than your chest measurement. Big or plus sizes are marked as 1X, 2X, 3X, etc. An XL is usually equivalent to 1X, and an XXL is like a 2X.

What are the sizes for men’s shirts?

Men’s size standards – US letter sizes US Sizes XS S M XXXL Neck (inches) 13-13 1/2 14-14 1/2 15-15 1/2 19-19 1/2 Chest (inches) 33-34 35-37 38-40 54-56 Sleeve (inches) 31 1/2-32 32 1/2-33 33 1/2-34 36 1/2-37 Waist (inches) 27-28 29-31 32-34 50-52

What are menmen’s size standards?

Men’s size standards – US letter sizes US Sizes XS S M L Neck (cm) 33-34 36-37 38-39 40-42 Chest (cm) 84-86 89-94 96-102 107-112 Sleeve (cm) 80-81 82-84 85-86 87-89 Waist (cm) 68-71 73-79 81-86 91-97