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Bisley Fits Explained

Traditional Fit

Workwear garments are traditionally bigger in terms of fit compared to fashion or casualwear. Bisley garments are well known for their generous fit, providing greater comfort and movement when you work.

The ease for Traditional Fit shirts is 23cm.

Modern Fit

Bisley Modern Fit shirts are half size smaller than the Traditional Fit. Bisley Modern Fit pant is lower waisted and slightly slimmer in the leg.

The ease for Modern Fit shirts is 19cm.

Active Fit

Bisley Active Fit shirts are one size smaller than the Traditional Fit.

The ease for Active Fit shirts is 15cm.

Ease

Ease is the amount of excess volume in a garment needed for regular body movement. It is the difference between body measurement and garment measurement. Having ease is very important because this added volume allows you to breathe, move your arms forward, bend your elbows, sit, walk and do all your normal daily activities in comfort and without restriction.

Women's Measurements

1

BUST: Measure around the fullest part of the bust and shoulder, under the arms with your arms at resting position.

2

WAIST: Measure over undergarments at the natural waistline (usually approx. 1cm below the navel).

3

LOWER WAIST: Measure over undergarment approx. 4cm below the natural waistline.

4

HIP: Measure over undergarments at hips (usually the widest part and is approx. 25cm below the waistline).

5

IN‑LEG: Measure from crotch to floor, with shoes.

Female size chart

Men's Measurements

1

NECK: Measure around the neck where the top of the shirt collar would sit.

2

CHEST: Standing naturally, measure around the fullest part of the chest and shoulder, under the arms with your arms at resting position.

3

WAIST: Measure over undergarments at the natural waistline (usually approx. 1cm below the navel).

4

IN‑LEG: Measure from crotch to floor, with shoes.

Male size chart

Women’s - All Styles

Size 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24
To fit bust size (cm) 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125
To fit natural waist size (cm) 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 105
To fit lower waist size (cm) 67 72 77 82 87 92 97 102 107 112
To fit hip size (cm) 87 92 97 102 107 112 117 122 127 132
In-leg length (cm) 75 75 77 77 80 80 80 80 80 80

Men’s Jackets / Knitwear

Size XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL 6XL
To fit body chest size (cm) 87 92 97 102 107 112 117 122 127 132
To fit body chest size (inches)34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52

Men’s Shirts

Size XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL 6XL
To fit neck size (cm) 36 37/38 39/40 41/42 43/44 46 48 50 52 54
To fit body chest size (cm) 81 89 97 105 113 121 129 137 145 153
To fit body chest size (inches)32 35 38 41 44.5 47.5 50.5 54 57 60

Men’s - Shorts

Size 72 77 82 87 92 97 102 107 112 117 122 127 132
To fit body waist size (cm) 72 77 82 87 92 97 102 107 112 117 122 127 132
To fit body waist size (inches)28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52

Men’s Pants

Size REGULAR 72R77R 82R 87R 92R 97R 102R 107R 112R 117R
Size XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL 6XL
To fit body waist size (cm) 7277 82 87 92 97 102 107 112 117 122
To fit body waist size (inches)2830 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48
In-leg length (cm) 7780 82 84 84 84 84 84 84 84 84
Size STOUT 87S 92S 97S 102S 107S 112S 117S 122S 127S 132S
To fit body waist size (cm) 87 92 97 102 107 112 117 122 127 132
To fit body waist size (inches) 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52
In-leg length (cm) 80 80 80 80 80 80 82 82 82 82
Size LONG 74L 79L 84L 89L 94L
To fit body waist size (cm) 74 79 84 89 94
To fit body waist size (inches)29 31 33 35 37
In-leg length (cm) 84 86 88 88 88

Men’s Overalls

Sizes REGULAR 77R 82R 87R 92R 97R 102R 107R 112R 117R
NZ Size 3R 4R 5R 6R 7R 8R 9R 10R 11R
To fit body chest size (cm) 87 92 97 102 107 112 117 122 127
To fit body chest size (inches)34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50
To fit body waist size (cm) 77 82 87 92 97 102 107 112 117
To fit body waist size (inches)30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46
In-leg length (cm) 76 78 80 80 80 80 80 80 80
Sizes STOUT 92S 97S 102S 107S 112S 117S 122S 127S 132S
NZ Size 6S 7S 8S 9S 10S 11S 12S 13S 14S
To fit body chest size (cm) 102 107 112 117 122 127 132 137 142
To fit body chest size (inches) 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56
To fit body waist size (cm) 92 97 102 107 112 117 122 127 132
To fit body waist size (inches) 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52
In-leg length (cm) 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
Imperial size 3.25S 4.25S 5.25S 6.25S 7.25S 8.25S 9.25S 10.25S11.25S12.25S
Bisley internal size code 21 22 23 24 25 26 11 12 13 14
Sizes LONG 74L 79L 84L 89L 94L
NZ size 3L 4L 5L 6L 7L
To fit body chest size (cm) 87 92 97 102 107
To fit body chest size (inches)34 36 38 40 42
To fit body waist size (cm) 74 79 84 89 94
To fit body waist size (inches)29 31 33 35 37
In-leg length (cm) 80 82 84 84 84

* Bisley size charts should be used as a measuring guide only. Garments will vary according to style and fit of the garment.