Men's size guide

While trying to decipher the size of men's trousers, you need to get hold of one important information - hip circumference. Sometimes a waist circumference may be useful, but it is rarely used nowadays. After checking it, take advantage of the tables below that incorporate the sizes of men's trousers and jeans to what size to opt for with your hip circumference. Remember that there are several types of men’s trousers. You can check all of them here: Types of Trousers.

What does W and L stand for in sizes?

The letter W in the abbreviation of "width", while the letter L stands for "length". If you see 34W and 32L on men's pants, it means that the waist size is 34, and the trousers leg length is 32.

Men's Trousers

Size XS S M L XL XXL XXXL XXXXL
EU/IT 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58
UK 28" 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42"
US 28" 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42"
 Size 28" 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42"
 Low Waist 78.5cm 82.5cm 86.5cm 90.5cm 94.5cm 98.5cm 102.5cm 106.5cm
31" 32.5" 34" 35.5" 37.25" 38.75" 40.25" 42"
 Hip 91cm 95cm 99cm 103cm 107cm 111cm 115cm 119cm
35.75" 37.5" 39" 40.5" 42.25" 43.75" 45.25" 46.75"
 Inner Leg 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm
33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5"

Men's Jeans

Size 28" 29" 30" 31" 32" 33" 34" 35" 36" 37" 38"
 Low Waist 76.5cm 79cm 81.5cm 84cm 86.5cm 89cm 91.5cm 94cm 96.5cm 99cm 101.5cm
30" 31" 32" 33" 34" 35" 36" 37" 38" 39" 40"
 Hip 89cm 91.5cm 94cm 96.5 99cm 101.5cm 104cm 106.5cm 109cm 111.5cm 114cm
35" 36" 37" 38" 39" 40" 41" 42" 43" 44" 45"
 Inner Leg 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm 85cm
33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5" 33.5"

As you can see, everything is easier when you have all the required pieces of information and can compare them by taking advantage of the provided table. Please remember that some manufacturers may have their own measuring standards that may be completely different from the ones presented above. In such a scenario, it is the best solution possible to consult the website of the manufacturer or contact its representatives directly to learn more about the scheme you should opt for. It is vital to be sure that the trousers you want to purchase will fit you, especially while buying a given item in an online shop, in the case of which it may be difficult to request a refund.

Nevertheless, we are sure that if you consult our table and take measurements in a proper manner, there will be no difficulties with purchasing items of clothing you really want to have in your wardrobe. You may even opt for tighter pants to highlight your fitness or for loose ones if comfort and pleasure of wearing trousers are your top priorities!