David's Bridalhow to measure guide

Follow these measuring tips and David’s Bridal size charts to find the size that’s right for you! If you need additional guidance, text HELLO to 38201.

multiple pieces of undergarments hanging on a rack

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hands holding up a bra and a pair of underwear

1. start with undergarments

Put on whatever you plan to wear under your dress; do not measure over any other clothing.

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2. keep it level

Make sure the measuring tape is parallel to the floor and not too tight or too loose.

3 brides wearing different wedding dresses standing next to each other

3. find your match

Look at the garment’s specific size chart to figure out your size (brands vary, so double-check!).

measuring tips


Measure from the center of the collarbone to the hem. Note: Length is not measured starting at the garment’s neckline.


Measure around the fullest part of the chest.


Bend to one side to find the crease or natural waist and measure around the narrowest part of the waist.


Stand with feet together and measure around the fullest part of the hips.


Order based on bust measurement. If you are newly expecting and the event is months away, order one size up