Chest or Bust
Women: Place one end of the tape measure at the fullest part of your bust and wrap it around your body to get the measurement, keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
Men and kids: Place one end of the tape measure at the center of your chest. Wrap it around your body, keeping the tape parallel to the floor.
To measure your natural waist, you want to find the narrowest part of your waist, located above your belly button and below your rib cage.
Stand with your hips together and measure the fullest part of your hips. Be sure to go over your buttocks as well. It might be challenging to keep the tape consistently level when you do it alone; it is recommended that you have a friend assist you with this or that you do it in front of a mirror.
How to take care of a wool garment?
Basically, you must always follow the washing instructions on the label, but the following background information will let you know why you need to heed the instructions every time you wash. Some wool fabric is washable, as it will have been treated to help prevent shrinking. You should wash it in cold water with a wool friendly detergent. Use only a mild soap or detergent. The cold water will help control the possibility of shrinkage. You should never pull or wring out a wool garment while it is wet. Lay it out on a thick dry towel, roll up the towel and squeeze the roll to remove more water. Unroll the towel and spread out your wool sweater on a dry towel or flat surface. You may need to move it back into shape. Allow it to dry naturally. This may take some time, as wool dries slowly.
When taking care of a wool garment NEVER use a household bleach containing sodium hypochlorite.
How to measure your bra size?
Firstly, Measure your band size. Wearing your bra (no sports bras or minimizes, please), take a snug measurement around your ribcage in inches, directly under your bust and level all around. If you get an odd number, round up to the next whole number.
Secondly, measure your bust size. Take a loose measurement over the fullest part of your bust in inches, keeping the tape level around your body. If needed, round up to the nearest inch.
Finally, calculate your bra size. Once you've got your band and cup measurements, simply subtract your band size from your cup size. Take the difference between the numbers and match it to the international bra size chart to determine your cup size.
How measurements correspond to sizes?
The first thing to look for when online shopping is the size chart. Clothing manufacturers will lay out bust, waist, and hips measurements in inches or centimeters that correspond to sizes. Each brand or designer uses a different scale, so it's best to check the measurements on which that brand bases its sizing.
What is the proper way of washing different colors (white, black, blue, gray)?
Only launder like colors together. Always wash dark denim alone, in cold water to slow dye transfer; wash white denim in hot water to keep it looking like new. Machine wash to clean, soften, and preserve color with The Laundress Denim Wash. We strongly recommend avoiding the dryer altogether — line drying will prevent fading, shrinking, and extra wear and tear.
How to prevent and treat sweater pilling?
Pilling is a natural process that is inherent in woolen fabric. When you wash your sweater, make sure that it is turned inside out. Select the shortest washing cycle or select the washing option for wool if there is one on your washing machine. Do not leave your sweater in your dryer for too long. Remove it from the dryer as soon as the dryer cycle is completed. To treat the sweater that has already pilled, stretch your sweater on a flat surface and use a razor to shave off the pills carefully.
How to match clothes for the best look?
Black is the go-to color for almost anyone. Red, blue, and yellow are known as the primary colors. All other colors come from a combination of these three hues. Yellow looks good with black, however as it has the tendency to look bright, it is always better to go for lighter shades of yellow when pairing with black. One of the most important things is to look neat and clean and always have fitting clothes. Clean and appropriate outfit will leave a good first impression to others. Even if you are not very stylish or fashionable, you need to have clothes which are unsoiled and neatly fitting.