Jacket Size Chart for Men & Women

Introduction: Jacket Size Chart

When you wear the ideal-fitting jacket, you can look your best while avoiding fashion disasters. Finding the perfect men’s winter jacket and women’s winter jacket size is simple with a proper and easy-to-understand jacket size chart. Simply adhere to our sizing guidelines, note your size in inches, and then choose between US and international jacket sizes. When selecting a winter jacket for men or women, the fit is a key consideration. Due to this, our jacket size chart includes both chest and waist dimensions. The chest measurement should be in line with the widest part of your body, and the waist measurements with your natural waist. In case you require a specific fit, we also offer a made-to-measure option.


How to find your Jacket Size


You'll need to carefully measure your body's numerous components, most particularly your chest and height, in order to discover a jacket that fits you perfectly. Measure your sleeve, shoulder, waist, and jacket length as well if you are not a normal size and symmetrically built person. With these dimensions in hand, use the jacket size chart on this page to determine your appropriate clothing size. Add an extra 1 to 2 inches to the length of your jacket for overcoats that are primarily designed to be worn over suits. Depending on your personal fit, you can easily add up to 4 inches to raincoats, which are typically worn even more loosely.
The three size categories for women's European sizes are regular (body height between 65 and 68 inches), short (body height under 65 inches), and 3 long (body height above 68 inches).
Standard (body height between 63 and 81 inches), thin (body height between 68 and 78 inches), and small are the three categories for men's European sizes.

Jacket Size Chart – Men

US Alpha Jacket Size 

US & UK Jacket Size 

European Jacket Size 

Chest width (inch) 

Body height (inch) 

XXXS 

30 

40 

30 – 32 

63 - 64 

XXS 

32 

42 

32 – 34 

64 - 65 

XS 

34 

44 

34 - 36 

65 - 66 

S 

36 

46 

36 - 38 

66 - 67 

M 

38 

48 

38 - 40 

67 - 68 

L 

40 

50 

40 - 42 

68 - 69 

L 

42 

52 

42 - 44 

69 - 70 

XL 

44 

54 

44 - 45 

70 - 71 

XL 

44 

56 

44 - 45 

71 - 72 

XXL 

45 

58 

45 - 46 

72 - 73 

XXL 

46 

60 

46 - 47 

73 - 74 

3XL 

47 

62 

47 - 48 

74 - 75 

3XL 

48 

64 

48 - 49 

75 - 76 

4XL 

49 

66 

49 - 50 

76 - 77 

5XL 

50 

68 

50 - 51 

77 - 78 

5XL 

51 

70 

51 - 52    

78 - 79 

6XL 

52 

72 

52 - 53 

79 - 80 

Jacket Size Chart – Women 

US Alpha Jacket Size Women 

US Jacket Size Women 

UK Jacket Size Women 

EU Jacket Size Women 

Bust width (inch) 

XXS

00

2 

32 

29-30 

XS 

0 

4 

34 

31-32 

S 

2 

6 

36 

32-33 

M 

4 

8 

38 

33-34 

M 

6 

10 

40 

34-36 

L 

8 

12 

42 

37-38 

L 

10 

14 

44 

38-39 

XL 

12 

16 

46 

40-41 

XL 

14 

18 

48 

42-43 

XXL 

16 

20 

50 

44-46 

XXL 

18 

22 

52 

47-48 

3XL 

20 

24 

54 

49-50 

4XL 

22 

26 

56 

50-52 

5XL 

24 

28 

58 

53-54 


Jacket Measurement Guide


You may discover the measurements you need to buy a well-fitting men’s winter jacket anytime and wherever you shop by measuring your jacket size. You'll need to take measurements of your chest, waist, shoulders, arms, and back to determine your size. When you are aware of these measurements, you may select a jacket that is the ideal size for you by comparing them to a particular brand’s jacket size chart.

Men’s Measurements

All measures for men’s winter jackets and other outerwear ought to be taken snugly, to not constrict your body. Do not measure over large outerwear, please. You should dress as usual underneath the jacket. Taking your measurements will go much more smoothly with two individuals present, much like a dance.

Chest:
The most crucial measurement for choosing the right jacket size is the chest circumference. This is one of those situations when having that extra aid will make things much simpler. To measure your chest at its widest point, lift your arms a little past parallel to the ground. The tape should have no more than one inch of slack. You can add an extra inch to casual jackets.

Waist:
Similar to how the chest is measured above, the waist is measured by encircling the torso with a measuring tape around where the navel would be.

Jacket length:
The sort of jacket you intend to buy will have a significant impact on the length that works best for you. Standard body sizes are used to create standard jacket sizes. You must measure your upper body if you are either shorter or taller than the average person. Measure with the tape measure from the top of your shoulder while standing straight and erect. Measure down to the top of the thigh for blazers and just above the knee for longer coats.


Women’s Measurements

All measurements for women’s winter jackets should be taken close to the body and over the clothing, you would typically wear underneath the jacket, just like for males.

Chest:
The chest circumference is the most crucial body dimension for women’s winter jackets and other outerwear measuring, as was previously noted. Remain upright. Ask your reliable measuring partner to measure your chest region while you raise your arms. Make sure the tape measure has a small amount of space to move (no more than an inch). You can add one inch depending on the type of jacket (casual vs. formal) (casual can be looser). Using a tape measure, take a horizontal body measurement at the chest's widest point.

Hip:
Once more, the chest is measured at the hips using the same technique as above. At the widest part of the hips, take a horizontal measurement.

Height:
For more accurate head-to-toe measurements, take off your shoes. Simply hold a ruler horizontally over the top of your head, lean back against a wall, and record where it intersects the wall. From the mark, vertically measure to the ground. The door frame is the go-to location for measurements since the height marks can be recorded there like cave paintings and afterwards viewed.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I know my jacket size?

Shoulder
Measure your shoulders from one shoulder's tip across your back to the tip of the other shoulder.
Chest
Measure the chest's circumference around its widest part.
Natural Waist
Natural Waist Count the width of your waist at its narrowest point.
Sleeves Outseam
With your arm at a small angle, measure from the seam of your shoulder to the end of your wrist.

Should the jacket be one size bigger?

Choosing a jacket that is 1 size larger than your shirt size is a good idea. The general recommendation for purchasing a jacket that won't be too tight is as follows. It will be easier to layer the jacket over other clothing if it is somewhat larger than your usual size.

How do I know if my jacket is too big?

Your jacket is probably too big if raising your hands causes the front of the jacket to billow out.

How is a jacket supposed to fit?

The jacket should be parallel and level to the ground, with the back panel ending just below the bottom of the seat.