Basic Pant Measurement Procedure

Pant is the very popular item of garment for both men and women. But men's pants sizes are easier to take measurements than women's pants sizes. Before buying a new pant with perfect size, it is very important to know about your pants size. For getting an actual measurement and a perfect look of a basic long pant, you should know the right measurement procedure. For taking a right measurement of a basic pant, you have to know the different parts of a basic men’s long pant. Remember it, which is the main part for a measurement process. But measurement techniques are totally different according to different types of pant styles. Here I will discuss step by step measurement procedure for a basic men's pant with picture. 

Different main parts of a basic pant:
Here I will mention different components of a basic pant with picture.

Different Components of a Basic Pant
Fig: Different components of a basic pant
Size chart for men’s basic pant (inches):
Size chart for men’s pant
Fig: Size chart for men’s pant
Required tools for taking measurement:
Some proper measurement tools that are must need to complete this task successfully.

  • Measurement tape
  • Size chart
  • Flat surface or table (If you take measurement from another pant)
  • Full-Length Mirror
  • Helpful assistant
How to take measurement of a men’s pant or trouser:
How to measure a basic pant? It is very simple and only 8 steps are help to take a measurement for a basic men’s pant. Here I will discuss step by step measurement techniques for a pant with picture. Hope it will be helpful for you.

Size measurement of pant
Fig: Size measurement of pant
1. Waist:
Keep the pants on a table with the front facing the inspector. Measure straight from one side of the waist band to another.

  • Hip: Keep the pant on a table with the front facing the inspector. Measure 2” down from bottom of waist band from side seam to side seam. 
  • Seat: Keep the pant on a table with the front facing the inspector. Measure from side seam to side seam 4” above crotch.
2. Thigh:
Place the pant side ways on a table in such a way that inseam and out seam remains in one line. Measure from side to side 2” down from crotch.

3. Knee:
Place the pant on a table as mentioned above. Measure from side to side 12” below crotch.

4. Lag opening:
Measure bottom of leg from one side to another.

5. Inseam:
This is a length from crotch point up to leg bottom.

6. Front rise:
Place the pant on a table with its front facing the inspector. Measure from crotch point up to top of waistband.

7. Back rise:
Place the pant on a table with its back facing the inspector. Take care to eliminate any wrinkle on the hip or seat. Measure from crotch point to top of waistband.

8. Out seam:
Measure from top on waist band up to leg bottom.


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