Apparel Classifications and Sizing

Women's, Men's, Infant's and Children's

WOMEN'S WEAR

Sizing

Misses

  • Full figure
  • Longer waisted
  • Sizes even numbers 0-20

Juniors

  • Youthful look
  • Slender and short waisted
  • Sizes odd numbers 0-15

Petites

  • Shorter women usually 5'4" and under
  • Sizes using "P" after number

Women's (plus and half sizes)

  • Larger, fuller figures for average heights
  • Sizes using a "W" after number

Tall (over 5'8")

  • Hemlines, sleeves, and waistlines longer
  • Sizing using a "T" after number

Double ticketing

  • Apparel is marked with two sizes
  • Examples: 5/6, 9/10, 11/12

Dresses

  • One-piece and two piece
  • All Occasion
  • Daytime
  • Sundresses
  • Evening
  • Bridal
  • Cocktail

Sportswear

Pants

  • Athletic
  • Capri/cropped
  • Casual
  • Dress

Skirts

  • A-line
  • Pencil

Sweaters

  • Turtleneck
  • Cardigan
  • Pullover

Tops

  • Blouses
  • Knit tops
  • Shirts
  • Tanks
  • Tees

Denim

  • 5-pocket
  • Low rise
  • Boot cut
  • Stretch
  • Skirts
  • Shirts

Suits

  • Jackets with pants
  • Jackets with skirts

Active Sportswear

  • Swimwear
  • Exercise
  • Beachwear
  • Dance-wear
  • Warm-up suits

Coats and Jackets

  • All weather
  • Leather
  • Trench
  • Rain gear
  • Active
  • Blazers
  • Casual

Intimate Apparel and Sleepwear

  • Foundations ( bra and panties)
  • Camisoles
  • Boy-shorts
  • Tanks
  • Thongs
  • Shape-wear
  • Lingerie
  • Lounge-wear
  • Robes
  • Pajamas

Maturnity

  • Allow for expansion
  • Range of womenswear sizes

MEN'S WEAR

Sportswear

Street-wear (Urban wear)

  • Sean Jean
  • Rocawear
  • G-unit

Jeans

  • Bootcut
  • Carpenter
  • Loose
  • Baggy

Shirts

  • Long-sleeved
  • Short-sleeved
  • Polo
  • Knit

Sizes

  • S, M, L, XL, XXL
  • Dual Sizing for dress shirts. (Neck and sleeve width)

Pants

  • Casual
  • Cargo
  • Utility
  • Dress
  • Khaki

Sizes

  • Waist line and inseam length (34" waist x 36" length)
  • Some S, M, L, XL, XXL

Sweaters

  • Cardigan
  • Pullover (Crew-neck or V-neck)
  • Turtleneck

Tailored Clothing

  • Overcoats
  • Suits
  • Sports Coats
  • Blazers

Sizes

Suits are sized by chest measurements and height.

1. Short:
  • 5'5" - 5'7"

2. Regular:

  • 5'8" - 5'11"

3. Long:

  • 6' - 6'3"

4. Extra Long:

  • 6'4" and over

5. Extra Large:

  • sizes 50 and up, and 6' or taller

6. Portly:

  • Large sizes and 5'5" - 6'

7. Athletic Cut:

  • Expanded chest and narrowed waistlines

Outerwear

  • Coats
  • Jackets
  • Parkas
  • Snow wear

Furnishings

  • Dress shirts
  • Underwear
  • Ties
  • Sleepwear
  • Socks

Underwear and Sleepwear

  • Boxers
  • Boxer-briefs
  • Briefs
  • T-shirts
  • Robes
  • Pajamas

Active Wear

  • Hoodies
  • Tees
  • Warm-ups
  • Jerseys
  • Fleece
  • Pants
  • Shorts

Work Clothing

  • Work shirts and pants
  • Overalls and jeans
  • Uniforms

Formal Wear

  • Wedding Attire
  • Tuxedos
  • Dinner Jackets

INFANT'S AND CHILDREN

Infant's Apparel and Sizing

  • Babies and Toddlers younger than 3 years old.

Sizes:

  • Newborn
  • 0-24 months
  • 3-6 months
  • 6-12 months
  • 12-18 months
  • 18-24 months
  • S, M, L, XL

Toddlers (crawling and walking) Sizing

  • 2T-4T

Children's Apparel and Sizing

  • Girls ages 3-13
  • Boys ages 3-16

Sizes:

1. Preschool:

  • Slim, regular, girls, and boys - 3, 4 , 5, 6, 6x, and 7
  • Small (2-3), Medium (4-5), and Large (6-7)

2. Older:

  • Girls - (7-16) and slim or plus sizes
  • Boys - (8-22) and slim or husky sizes

ACCESSORIES

Jewelry

  • Rings
  • Bracelets
  • Necklaces
  • Brooches
  • Watches

Footwear

  • Dress shoes
  • Casual shoes
  • Slippers
  • Athletic shoes
  • Sandals
  • Boots

Hosiery

  • Pantyhose
  • Stockings
  • Socks

Handbags and small leather goods

  • Clutch
  • Satchel
  • Tote
  • Shoulder bag
  • Billfolds
  • Checkbook case
  • Briefcase
  • Eyeglasses cases

Belts

  • Rope
  • Sash
  • Cummerbund
  • Belts with buckles

Headwear

  • Visors
  • Hats
  • Caps

Handwear

  • Gloves
  • Mittens
  • Work gloves

Neckwear

  • Scarves
  • Shawls
  • Ties