Measure your child’s height by holding the tape level with the top of the head and measuring to the floor. The child should be barefoot with their feet flat on the floor and heels positioned together.
To measure your child for the correct blazer length, measure down the centre of the back from the base of the neck (2) to the fullest part of the hip (5). Use the childs body measurements to determine the correct age for their chest and waist size.
Top tips for measuring
Find the right size:
no shoes, feet together flat on the floor, measure from the top of the head to the ground.
measure the childs collar where the shirt would naturally sit. Always allow a little room in the collar for growth
measure the chest under the childs arms at the fullest part of the chest. The measurement is given on the circumference.
measure around the child’s natural waistline. The measurement is given on the circumference.
measure at the fullest part around the bottom.
(6) Inside leg
Unlike the other measurements which are body measurement, the inside leg measurement corresponds to the length on the trouser you are buying. Measure from the crotch to where your trouser is normally worn on the shoe.
(7) Back measurement
Like the trouser measurement, the back measurement refer to the length of the blazer you are buying. To measure your child for the correct blazer length, measure down the centre of the back from the base of the neck (2) to the fullest part of the hip (5).