How to Measure for a Dress Coat?

Answer A dress coat is a versatile garment that can make the smooth transition from outerwear to indoor, all-day clothing. If you want to make yourself a dress coat or would like to have one made for you,... Read More »

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How do I measure for a coat or a dress jacket?

Measure the length from your throat to your waist or hips, depending on how long you want the jacket to be. Measure around the largest part of your bust or chest to determine how wide or large the ... Read More »

How do I measure for a sport coat?

Wear the clothes you plan on wearing under the sport coat when measuring your size. Have someone wrap a measuring tape around the fullest part of your chest just under your armpits and around your ... Read More »

How do I measure a man's sport coat?

Stand in a well-lit room wearing clothes similar to those you are most likely to wear under the sport coat. Wrap the measuring tape around your chest, slightly under your arms. Cross the tape over ... Read More »

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