With arms at your sides, measure around your upper body (all the way around), under your armpits and over the fullest part of your chest and shoulder blades.
Measure from the base of the back of the neck (not including collar) to the top of the pants waistband area.
With arms at your sides, have someone measure the distance on your back of the broadest part of your shoulders and upper arms (back only).
Start from the shoulder seam and measure to about two inches below the wrist.
The natural waist can be considered as the horizontal line crossing through the naval; it is typically the smallest circumference measurement of the torso. Measure all the way around.
Bend to one side to find the natural crease of your waist. Measure at this point, keeping the tape comfortably loose around your waist. Measure all the way around.
Pants Length (Inseam)
In retail and bespoke tailoring, the inseam measurement is used when referring to the length of pants. The inseam measurement is taken from the underside of the crotch (or top inseam point) to the bottom side of the ankle (bottom inseam point).
Pants Front Rise
The “rise” of the trouser, i.e. the distance from the top of the waistband to the “4 corners intersection” below the crotch