In order to help our clients determine which size is appropriate, we publish the exact measurements our garments are designed to serve, and then show how these measurements may be compared to both North American and European sizing charts.
The measurements we use are bust-waist-hip values in either centimeters or inches (the latter shown in parentheses in the table). Note that if you do not know your measurements, it is generally a good idea to have someone else perform the measurement on you, using a tape measure and ensuring that the measurement is made as horizontally as possible. Generally the tape is passed around the back and pulled snug (but not tight) at the front or the side in order to read off the measurement (see below for more details about each measurement).
|XS cm (in)||S cm (in)||M cm (in)||L cm (in)||XL cm (in)|
|Bust||72 (28")||80 (31")||88 (34")||96 (37")||104 (41")|
|Waist||58 (23")||66 (26")||76 (30")||84 (33")||92 (36")|
|Hips||80 (31")||88 (34")||98 (38")||106 (41")||114 (45")|
Since the fabric from which the g-zip garments are made are a cotton knit (and hence have a fair amount of stretch), you would typically choose a garment with a bust size that is slightly smaller than your actual bust.
For your convenience, we provide you with an equivalency chart for comparing our sizes to the European and North American sizing systems.