Beauties, maybe you often see shirt sizes with US or UK markers listed on the label. Did you know that the writing distinguishes the standard size of clothes used in the United States or the United Kingdom? In determining the size of clothes, we must be observant about simple things like this so that we don’t buy the wrong one, Beauties.
Standard clothing sizes used in the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK) & Australia, Europe, and countries in Asia are quite different. This is something you need to know if you buy clothes in international markets or when you are traveling abroad. Therefore, let’s recognize the difference between US and UK standard dress sizes, summarized from the following sources.
Konversi Single dan Dual Size US & Size UK
US & UK size conversion/ Photo: pexels.com/Los Muertos Crew
In US & UK sizes which are the same as Australian sizing standards, dress sizes are specified in both numeric and letter symbols. The size in numbers is referred to as single size where each size has a multiple of 2, while in the form of letters it is known as dual size because it includes 2 sizes single.
European, UK and US clothing size chart/ Photo: pinterest.com/Etsy
In US size, the symbol XS or extra small size 0 – 2, S or small means having size 4 – 6, M or medium size 8 – 10, L or large size 12 – 14, and XL or extra large berukuran 16 –18.
Unlike the US, UK sizes start from numbers 4 – 6 for size XS, numbers 8 – 10 for size S, sizes 12 – 14 for M, sizes 16 – 18 for clothes. large or L, and extra large marked with numbers 20 – 22. For a more detailed comparison, you can see more in the table here.
Perbedaan Dual Size US & UK
US & UK size difference/ Photo: pexels.com/Anna Nekrashevich
To determine the size in dual size, of course there is a slight difference between the two countries, namely the difference of one size. If the dress is in US size it says S (small), then in UK size the shirt is M size (medium), if the clothes in US size are M, then in UK the clothes are large or L.
How to Convert Single Size US to Size UK
Konversi single size US ke size UK/ Foto: pexels.com/Sam lion
When you want to convert your shirt size from US to UK or vice versa, you only need to do simple math. One thing to remember is US standard dress sizes are 2 sizes smaller than UK sizes. For example, if US size is listed size 10, then the shirt is 14 in size UK, if clothes size US size 8 then in size UK i.e. 12 and so on. Conversely, if deep size UK the shirt is size 16, then in size US berukuran 12.
Easy enough isn’t it?
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