How to measure for a tuxedo coat.
How to measure for a tux coat.
The shirt size for the example shown would be 16 1/2
With these measurements in hand, the shirt should fit as well as the tuxedo.
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If your cuff moves when you lift your arms, you have a problem with the armhole or the shirt length.
50 rows step by step instructions on how to measure for a tuxedo and all it’s components.
To measure the tuxedo, pants and shirt.
Measure around the neck where a shirt's collar would be buttoned.
The next step is to measure the sleeves.
Sleeve length for french cuff shirts.
Start measurement in the middle of your back, just under your neck, over your shoulder, around your bent elbow, to your wrist bone.
Measure around the fullest part of your neck, but don’t measure too tightly—a finger or two should fit between the measuring tape and your neck.
Note that tuxedo pants are typically worn higher than casual pants.
Waist — wrap the measuring tape around your waist at navel height.
Measure with the tape under your armpit all the way around your bust and back on the line of your nipples.
* if it is a ceremonial suit (tuxedo, frock coat, and tail coat), measure vertically to the tip of the thumb.
Measure from the mark to the floor.
That would be the same position you start at to measure shoulder to shoulder.
Measure all the way around your chest high beneath your underarms.
Ideally, a french cuff shirt should reach to the root of the thumb at all times, even when you move.