Misses' Contemporary Fit Measurements (in inches)

Our Fit Specifications Team works with manufacturers around the world to ensure consistent L.L.Bean sizing. Use the charts shown here to determine your size, then order with confidence.

View in centimeters

Misses' Contemporary Fit Body Measurements (in inches)
Size XS S M L XL
2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Chest/Bust 33 34 35 36 37 38 ½ 40 41 ½
Waist 25 ½ 26 ½ 27 ½ 28 ½ 29 ½ 31 32 ½ 34
Hips/Seat 35 ½ 36 ½ 37 ½ 38 ½ 39 ½ 41 42 ½ 44
Sleeve 29 ½ 30 30 ½ 31 31 ½ 32 32 ½ 33
Torso 57 58 ½ 60 61 ½ 63 64 ½ 66 67 ½
Height 5'4"-5'7"
Adult Hat Sizes (in inches)
Size XS S M
6 1/2 6 5/8 6 3/4 6 7/8 7 7 1/8
Head 20 1/2 20 3/4 21 1/8 21 1/2 21 7/8 22 1/4
Size L XL XXL
7 1/4 7 3/8 7 1/2 7 5/8 7 3/4 7 7/8
Head 22 5/8 23 23 1/2 23 7/8 24 1/4 24 5/8
Sock Sizes
Sock SizeSMLXL
Men's Shoe Sizes5-99-1213-15
Women's Shoe Sizes4-66-1010-12
Mitten and Glove Sizes (in inches)
Size S M L XL
Hand 7½-8 9-9½ 10-10½

How to Measure: Misses' and Women's

Chest/Bust

Measure around the chest at the fullest point of the bust.

Waist

Measure around your natural waistline.

Hips/Seat

Measure around fullest point of seat while standing.

Inseam

Measure similar pants that fit you well. Lay them flat, with the front and back creased smooth. Measure along the inseam from crotch to bottom of leg hem.

Sleeve Length

With arm relaxed at your side and slightly bent, measure from center back neck, over point of shoulder, down the outside of the arm to the wrist.

Torso (Swimsuits)

Start by the neck at the highest point of the shoulder, then measure down over the chest through the crotch and continue up the back to the starting point.

Head (Hats and Caps)

Measure around the largest part of the head, with tape above brow. Convert to hat size using the size chart above.

Hand (Gloves and Mittens)

Measure around the knuckles with hand flat (exclude thumb). Number of inches equals glove size.

Belts

Order same size as your pants waist size. If between sizes, order next larger size.