The sizes listed on vintage garments can be, in most cases, not true to our current modern sizing. We use our best judgement to determine an accurate US size. If there is a range of sizes listed, any of those within the range could fit the garment without drastically changing the appearance. 



BUST / CHEST-   garment laid flat and measured from armpit to armpit, then doubled 
WAIST-   garment laid flat and measured from waistline (smallest point of the waist), then doubled
HIP-   from 7" below the waistline, then doubled
RISE-   length from the waistline of pants to the crotch seam
LENGTH-   from the top of the garment, at the middle of the shoulder, to the hem
TORSO LENGTH-   from the top of garment, at middle of the shoulder, to the waistline
SKIRT LENGTH-   length from the waistline to hem
SLEEVE-   length of the center of the neck to the end of sleeve
SHOULDER-   length across shoulders in the front, from sleeve seam to sleeve seam
HEM-   measurement of the bottom of the garment laying flat, then doubled
INSEAM-   length of the pant leg from the crotch to the hem
THIGH-   circumference of the leg at crotch

 Vaux Vintage Women's Clothing Size Chart


WIDTH AT BALL-   from the widest part of the ball of the shoe
INSOLE LENGTH-   inside length of the shoe
SOLE HEIGHT-   height of the sole, not the heel
HEEL HEIGHT-   height of the heel
BOOT HEIGHT -   total height of the boot, at tallest height, including heel


Vaux Vintage Shoe Size Chart