SIZING CHART

While we do make an effort to keep our sizing in line with international standard sizing, it is subtly different to most standard size charts as we have developed our chart over years to represent as accurately as possible a modern curvy woman's physique. Please measure carefully and check your measurements on the size chart below before ordering.

Our clothing is designed for a tailored fit and as we do not use stretch fabrics, our clothing will not fit comfortably if your size is incorrect. Please do not try to compensate for expected weight loss or gain, order the size that fits! If you have any questions about sizing, measuring or how to choose your size, please don't hesitate to contact us.

This size chart is in centimeters.

Bust

Waist*

Hip

Arwen Size

US

France

UK & Aus

Italy

Japan

78

58

83

26

0

30

2

34

1

80

61

85

28

0

32

4

36

3

81

65

88

30

2

34

6

38

5

83

69

91

32

4

36

8

40

7

87

73

94

34

6

38

10

42

9

92

78

98

36

8

40

12

44

11

97

82

104

38

10

42

14

46

13

102

87

110

40

12

44

16

48

15

107

94

112

42

14

46

18

50

17

112

102

117

44

16

48

20

52

19

*Waist Natural Hourglass

For all Garments

Always measure yourself accurately (in centimeters if possible) while wearing the type of lingerie you plan to wear underneath the garment. Different foundation-wear can create a substantial change in your measurements.

If you are buying foundation-wear - ie, corset, girdle or suspender-belt, measure either over skin or a very slim fitting top and tights.

Unless otherwise specified, buy the size that most closely approximates what your measurements are. ie: if your measurements are 83;70; 90 - buy a Size 32

For full skirts:

Buy the size skirt that will fit your WAIST measurement even if this size is larger or smaller than what you would usually wear.

For corsets

Do not order your corset by waist measurement whether natural or projected, Our sizing does not work in the same way as other corset manufacturers. We take a wholistic approach to corsetry, considering the entire body, not just your waist measurement to create a comfortable and accurate fit.

As with other clothing, please take a bust, waist and hip measurement, and order according to all three. Do not order corsets according to a planned waist reduction and do not order a smaller size to attempt to get a larger waist reduction, our sizing does not work in this manner and your corset will not fit. If you would like a larger waist reduction that what is standard on our off the rack corsets, please contact us for a custom corset.

However if you are buying a corset, and are losing weight or are unsure, rather buy one size smaller as you will just have a slightly bigger gap at the back. If you are between two sizes, rather buy the smaller one.

To find out your size,

- Measure around your bust at nipple height over a well fitting unpadded bra

  • Measure your waist. This will be around the narrowest and softest part of your waist - usually about 5cm above your belly button, but may be slightly higher.
  • Measure your hips. This is a high hip measurement. You need to measure around your hip-bone and not your bum.

If you have a larger bust and smaller hips, buy the size that will fit your hips, not your bust as corsets are designed to fit a range of bust sizes and can easily be adjusted for a larger bust.

If your hips are larger than your bust, buy the size that will fit your bust as the hip in this case can be more easily adjusted.

Please note that we do have the following options in corsets for differently proportioned people:

  • Larger Bust: to fit DD-cup and larger
  • Larger hips: If you are very pear-shaped
  • Narrow hips: if you are athletically built
  • Extra tummy support and flattening (Merry Widows only)
  • Shorter torso for those shorter than 161cm (5'3")
  • Longer torso for those who are taller than 176cm (5'8")
  • Padded bust: for those who would like a few extra curves

If you would like one of these options, please add it to the "notes" section at checkout

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