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What Size Should I Order?

Asian sizes vs US sizes how do I choose a size

At Unique Chic Store, most of the garments we sell are imported directly from the manufacturers overseas. Asia is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of clothing, and supplies a majority of the garments sold at retailers in the US. At Unique Chic Store, all items sold are chosen with loving attention to details and quality.  The exporters we purchase from supply specific size charts for each individual item, which is measured by hand to assure accurate sizing.

As these items are not specifically manufactured in the US, the tag sizes reflect the country of origin, which is normally quite different from US tag sizes. Unique Chic Store purchases its items mainly from Asia, so a rule of thumb is to remember that the stated tag size is usually at least 2 sizes smaller by comparison to US sizes. For example, if you see a dress which is stated to be sizes S - XXXL, these would roughly translate to US sizes 4 - 14 (or sizes 2XS - L). 

Remember that with many of the size charts, garments are measured laying flat. So when you compare your measurements to the size charts posted for each item, keep that in mind and allow extra room if you do not want an item to fit too snugly.

A great tip for assuring you buy the correct size is to take a piece of your own clothing which fits you perfectly and measure it, then compare it to the charts provided for the item you wish to buy. Keep in mind that most measurements for the chest, waist and hips are initially measured flat, then multiplied times 2. For example, if the chest on your garment measures 21.65" across, then times 2 would equal 43.3", which would fit a 42" bust comfortably. If ever in doubt, going a size up is always preferable.



Clothing sizes vary widely and there is no universal conversion chart. Your best method for assuring you order the correct size is to take your measurements generously and compare them to the size charts posted with each item. A general guideline is posted below to compare sizes from various regions around the world:

Women’s Sizing Comparisons

Standard EU Sizing

2XS

32

XS

34

S

36

M

38

L

40

XL

42

2XL

44

3XL

46

4XL

48

5XL

50

France

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

Italy

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

54

56

UK

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

18

20

22

USA

2

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

18

20

Asia

XS

S

M

L

XL

2XL

3XL

4XL

5XL

6XL

 

If you ever have a question about the sizing of a particular item, feel free to contact me personally and I will help you choose the best size for your measurements.


Happy Shopping!
Paulette Brooks, Owner
Unique Chic Store
info@uniquechicstore.com

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