Measure under your arms at the fuller part of your bust. Keep tape level across your shoulder blade.
Measure around your waist where your pants usually fall. Keep one finger between the tape and your body. For low rise pants, measure a little bit lower than your natural waist.
Stand with your feet together and measure around the fullest part of your hips.
Raise your arms slightly and measure around your body. Be sure to cross over your shoulder blades and the fullest part of your chest, keeping the tape parallel to the ground.
Measure around your waist where your pants usually fall. Keep one finger between the tape and your body to ensure an accurate fit.
Measure around the middle of your neck (at the Adam's apple), keeping one finger between your neck and the tape measure for a comfortable fit.
Place your hand on your hip with your arm bend at a 90 degree angle. Measure from the middle of the back of your neck, across your shoulder and down your arm to your waist.