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sizing guidelines

There are no uniform sizing standards in the apparel industry. Sizes, shapes and fits will vary from brand to brand. We provide a size chart on the product page for many brands. Measurements for many items are in our product descriptions. When a bust or waist measurement is listed for one size, you can determine the measurements for other sizes by adding 2 inches per size to the number listed. For example, if a bust measures 38" on a size 1x, the 2x will be 40" and the 3x will be 42". Lengths are generally consistent across a size range. If a size 14 item has a length of 31", it is likely that the size 26 will also have a 31" length. The size chart below is a general guideline and not a definitive measurement for all the items listed on alight. We are always available to discuss an item's fit with you. We can be reached via email, phone at 516 367 1095 or via live chat. We are open Monday-Friday from 9:30AM to 5:30PM EST.

If your measurements fall between the numbers listed for a size, please order the next larger size. When in doubt, order a size up.

WHERE TO MEASURE

BUST
Measure under your arms at the fullest part of your bust.

NATURAL WAIST
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping tape comfortably loose.

HIPS
Stand with your feet together and measure around the fullest part of your hips.


International Size Conversion Chart

USA 

U.K.

FRANCE 

GERMANY

ITALY 

AUSTRALIA

JAPAN 

12

14

42

40

 46

16

15

14

16

44 

42

48 

18

17

16

18

46 

44

50 

20

19

18

20

50

46

52 

22

21

20

22

52 

48

54 

24

23 

22

24

54

50

56

26

25

24 

26

56

52

58 

28

27

 

This chart is a general plus size chart. Items on the site may vary from the measurements listed.

TOPS

Sizes

Bust

Waist

0X

10W
12W

36-38 

32-34 

1X

14W
16W

39-41 

35-37

2X

18W
20W

42-44

38-40

3X

22W
24W

45-47

41-43

4X

26W
28W

48-50

44-46

BOTTOMS

Sizes

Waist

Low Hip

0X

10W
12W

32-34

40-43 

1X

14W
16W

35-37

44-46

2X

18W
20W

38-40

47-49 

3X

22W
24W

41-43

50-52

4X

26W
28W

44-46

53-55


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