Within these systems, sizes can vary across brands and styles. Factors like rise, stretch, and cut impact fit. Generally, jeans are sized based on waist and hip measurements in inches.
For example, a size 4 fits waists 26-27" and hips 35-36". Most brands size up by half inch increments. So a size 6 has a 27-28" waist and 36-37" hips. Knowing your measurements is key for finding accurate sizes. Below are the frequently asked questions that might provide you with some guidance on how to find your jeans size.
What size jeans would fit a 25 inch waist?
A 25 inch waist would generally correspond to a US size 0 or 2, UK size 6, EU size 32, and Japan size 5 jeans. Refer to the size chart for the exact range.
What US size is a UK size 10 jeans?
A UK size 10 jeans converts to a US size 6 jeans. Always check the size chart when converting between international sizing systems.
If my hips measure 39 inches, what size should I buy?
With 39 inch hips, you would likely wear around a US size 8 or 10 jeans. Be sure to check the hip measurement range for each size.
What is the difference between women's and misses sizes?
Misses sizes are usually cut straighter through the hips/thighs, while women's sizes have more curves. Buy according to your hip measurement.
What does a size 12 jeans mean?
A US size 12 women's jeans indicates a waist of approximately 31-32 inches and 41-42.5 inch hips. It converts to a UK 12 and EU 42.
What is the waist size for a size 14 jeans?
A US size 14 women's jeans corresponds to a 32.5-33.5 inch waist measurement. A UK size 14 equates to a US size 16 jeans.
What is a US size 16 in European sizing?
A US size 16 converts to a European size 44 jeans. Always refer to a size conversion chart when switching sizing systems.
If I'm a US 4 in jeans, what size would I be in Japan?
A US size 4 equates to a Japan size 7 in women's jeans. To convert, go up 3 sizes from your US number.
What waist size is a US 18 jeans?
A US size 18 women's jeans indicates a waist measurement of approximately 34.5-36.5 inches. This converts to UK size 14 and EU size 46.
If I'm between sizes, how do I choose jeans?
When between sizes, size up for comfort or size down for a trimmer fit. You can also look for jeans with stretch for more flexibility.
What is the largest women's jeans size available?
Most brands produce up to around a US size 24 women's jeans, which has a waist measurement of approximately 42.5-44.5 inches.
What are the standard inseam lengths for women's jeans?
Common inseam lengths are 28" (petite), 30" (short), 32" (regular), and 34" (long). Some brands offer 36" (extra long).
What size jeans would fit someone with 35 inch hips?
With 35 inch hips, you would likely wear a US size 4 or 6 jeans. Check the size chart to find the range that includes your hip measurement.