Measuring Guide For Women



You can either choose a size from our size can have your Filipiniana dress or formal dress made according to your personal measurements.

To ensure accurate measurements we suggest having a professional seamstress measure you. If you do not get a professional seamstress to take your measurements you should follow this guide to ensure proper fit.

We will make your garment according to the measurements you provide. Any alterations, fittings, changes or adjustments, if necessary, can be easily be done by any of your local seamstresses or tailors. We are not responsible for a client’s fluctuation in weight.

Note: Please provide your actual measurements in inches.

neck  bust-up
Neck  Neck Opening
Measure around the neck  Measure from center front neck to your desired neckline
front-shoulder  shoulder
Shoulder Front  Shoulder Back
Measure from shoulder tip to shoulder tip  Measure from one edge of the shoulder to the other, across back (taken at back)
front  back
Chest Front  Chest Back
Measure from one mid-armhole
to the other
  Across back, measure from one
mid-armhole to the other
bust  bust_distance
Bust  Bust Distance
Measure around the fullest part of your bust and straight across your back, keeping the tape a little loose for comfort. Kindly wear a bra when you take this measurement. Be aware that wearing no bra versus a strapless or regular bra can make quite a difference in measurements  Measure from bust point to bust point
waist  hips-up
Waist  Hip 1
Measure around your natural waist  Measure around your hips, 3” below your waist
hips-lower   left-up
Hip 2  Shoulder to Bust
Measure around 7" below your waist or around the fullest or widest point of hip  Measure from shoulder to bust point
left-front back-side front-up
Shoulder to Waist (front) Shoulder to Waist (back) Center (front)
Measure from shoulder at neck to waist Measure from shoulder at neck to waist Measure center front neck to waist
back armhole biceps
Center (back) Armhole Bicep
Measure from center back neck to waist Measure from shoulder tip to bottom of armhole to shoulder Measure around your arm, under the armpit
arm front-uplower-side
Sleeve Length Dress Length Skirt Length
Please measure from the tip of your shoulder to desired end point of sleeves Please measure midpoint of your shoulder, over the fullest part of your bust, to hem or desired end of dress (without shoes). For a full-length dress, measure from top of your shoulder to the floor without shoes Measure from waist to hem or desired length