How to measure trousers?

If you are going to measure your body, remember to take the measurement of the waist in the narrowest point. While measuring hip circumference, bear in mind to do so in the widest point.

Maternity trousers - how to choose them?

When it comes to such products, the right choice is rather simple. Choose your standard size of women’s trousers, because maternity clothes correspond to the size of the pre-pregnancy ones – nothing changes in this regard. Even though your belly will increase in size, clothing manufacturers usually take care of the additional material to make the trousers accommodate to that. For example, if you used to wear size S, do not change it and purchase a product in the same size.

What are the available trousers styles?

While choosing the right size of men's or men's trousers, you should additionally keep in mind the type of trousers you are going to buy. The market offers the following types for women: bootcut, tube or slim fit, regular or straight fit, carrots, bells, wide fit, hipster, and chinos. Men can select from the following: skinny, slim, tapered, jogging, baggy, and regular.

Trousers size conversion for women

Size EU Size UK Size FR Size IT
30 2 32 36
32 4 34 38
32 4 34 38
34 6 36 40
34 6 36 40
36 8 38 42
36 8 38 42
38 10 40 44
38 10 40 44
40 12 42 46
40 12 42 46
42 14 44 48
44 14 46 50
46 16 48 52
48 18 50 54
50 20 52 56
52 22 54 58
54 24 56 60
56 26 58 62
58 28 60 64
60 30 62 66
62 32 64 68
64 34 66 70
66 36 68 72

Women's trousers size chart

Size Size EU Hip (cm) Jeans sizes Waist (cm)
XXS 32 83 – 85 24 – 25 61 – 63
XS 34 86 – 89 26 – 27 62 – 64
S 36 93 – 96 28 – 29 65 – 67
M 38 97 – 100 29 – 30 68 – 71
L 40 101 – 104 31 72 – 75
XL 42 105 – 107 32 76 – 79
XXL 44 108 – 112 33 80 – 84
3XL 46 113 – 117 34 – 35 85 – 89

Trousers size conversion for Men

Size EU Size UK Size FR Size IT
40 30 32 32
40 30 34 34
42 32 34 34
42 32 36 36
44 34 36 36
44 34 38 38
46 36 38 38
46 36 40 40
48 38 40 40
48 38 42 42
50 40 42 42
50 40 44 44
52 42 46 46
54 44 48 48
56 46 50 50
58 48 52 52
60 50 54 54
62 52 56 56
64 54 58 58
66 56 60 60

Men's trousers size chart

Size Sieze EU Hip (cm) Jeans
XXS 42 88 28
XS 44 90 29
S 46 92 30
S 46 92 31
M 48 96 32
L 50 100 33
L 50 100 34
XL 52 104 36
XXL 54 108 38
3XL 56 112 40
4XL 58 116 42

Jeans size charts

Classic, regular, and slim trousers are available in a different size than jeans. It is important to check the size of jeans well and try not to confuse it with the size of the classic men’s / women’s trousers. Jean’s sizes are usually given by using two letters – W and L . What do they mean? W – width and L – length. The main factor that should be taken into account while choosing jeans is width or W. The adjustment of trousers depends on the width of the waist predominantly. They should not be too loose or to tightly fitted. The length of jeans is considered to be a matter being of secondary importance.

There are several types of trousers available on the market. Depending on your style, expected use, and taste, you may opt for:

  • Regular,
  • Women Trousers (Leggings),
  • Ski Touring Trousers,
  • Hipster trousers,
  • Chino.
Waist (Inch)Length (Inch)US / Internat.EuroWaist (CM)Length (CM)
283028/304070 - 7276
293029/304273 - 7576
303230/324475 - 7781
323232/324680 - 8281
333233/324883 - 8581
343234/325085 - 8781
363436/345290 - 9286
383438/345493 - 9886
403440/345699 - 10586
423442/3458105 - 11086
443444/3460110 - 11386

Trouser width and length in W/L inch

While browsing many websites, you may notice that while publishing a trouser size chart, the representatives of a given company predominantly focus on providing width and length measurements in one measuring unit only, namely - in centimeters. Sure, for many customers it will not be a drawback at all - on the contrary, they will be more than happy to be spared the necessity to make calculations and replace inches with centimeters on the fly. However, what about consumers who would like to have their measurements specified in inches?

Trouser size chart is really easy to read nowadays - it includes all the key points of focus, with the most important ones being width and length of the item of clothing that a customer would like to purchase. In short, we can state that when it comes to women, the smallest size available (XXS) is characterized by 24 to 25 inches in terms of width and 33 to 34 inches with regard to length. In the case of men, the numbers are typically 26-27 and 30-31, respectively.

What about the biggest items of apparel on the market? Their width is likely to oscillate around 56 to 58 for women and 57 to 58 for men. The length of trousers designed for ladies will then be around 60 to 61 inches and for gentlemen - around 36 to 37. Many companies also prepare trouser size charts in centimeters, so cross-referencing the data will be easy and effortless for the customers for sure!

Pants vs Trousers

Some may say that while looking at trouser size chart and comparing it with pants-related one, the measurements are almost identical. It is to some extent true, but in order to be sure that the pants size conversion is done right, one should refer to the guidelines prepared by a professional operating on the market for quite some time. Why is that? It will be a guarantee that the client will be satisfied with the final decision made and that the trousers or pants will not be too tight or too loose, which might make their everyday use a bit difficult and problematic.

Trouser size chart, especially if published by a well-known company characterized by a remarkable popularity in the branch of industry it operates in, will most likely include all the key measurements provided both in inches and in centimeters, which will make pants size conversion much easier than it has been several years ago. If one is not able to decide which item of clothing will be the most suitable for him or her, as well as if there is a significant difficulty in specifying which measurements to take to avoid any problems during the purchasing process, one may always ask the representatives of a given brand for help, regardless of whether pants or trousers are to be purchased in a brick-and-mortar shop or in an online store!

  • Trousers is mainly used in British English (UK).
  • Pants is mainly used in American language (US).

Frequently asked questions

  • The 32" size is 32 inches or 81 centimeters at the waist.
  • The 32 "size is 38 inches or 96 centimeters at the waist.
  • Jeans sizes are most often indicated by two numbers followed by the letters "W" and "L". They stand for "width" and "lenght" respectively. Measure your body and check your pants size in our table: jeans size conversion.
  • A size 8 women's jeans trousers are equivalent to 28"- 28.5".