it is Important to know that across the world there are many different kledingafmetingen. In Europe alone, there are 4 commonly used and accepted systems. To make it even more complicated to have some kledingfabrieken and brands also have their own systems, where clothing sizes are adapted to the needs and wishes of their customers. In this chart you can view some kledingmaatsystemen find that we most come in contact with.
International: This dimensioneringssysteem runs from XXS to large XX...L sizes.
EU: If you have a garment with a sizing labels EU, is the size based on a Germanic system that is commonly used in large parts of Europe. The countries that have this system, among others, are Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Poland, the Czech republic, Slovakia and many more.
FR: The French measurement system is used in France, Belgium, Portugal and Spain.
IT: Italy has its own unique system.
UK: British sizes work in a completely different way than in the rest of Europe. There is no use of the metric system, instead, the sizes indicated in ‘inches’. This system is used in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
USA: like the United Kingdom, in America, also talked about “inches”, but they determine sizes, however, different.
Japan: In some cases, seem to be Japanese sizes to European, while in other cases more similar to those of the UK and the USA. Many brands use the international lettermaten, that are slightly smaller than their European variants.Measure your own body
If you (almost) wants to be sure that you always have the appropriate size, it is crucial to have your own dimensions to be measured. On almost every shop there is a table that indicates which broekmaat, for example, you would need to take if you, say, a hip circumference of 86 inches. That is of course no guarantee that the pants you fits like a glove, but in this way will give you all a better indication of the size that you need. Some web shops also have a tool implemented that allows you to select which broekmaat you have in a common brand as, say, Levi's, and then indicating which measure you in their brands need to have on the basis thereof.women's sizes
Sizes for women are 3 different standards provided to women with different body types: standard, petite (smaller than 164 cm) and long (longer than 170 cm). There are also various sizes for round shapes and being. The table below shows conversions and sequences for standard women's sizes.