Are you not from our area? We export items to anywhere around the world and make them per client. This has been very successful and we have exported to the USA as well as Zimbabwe, surrounding areas and all over South Africa.
Tips and instructions on how to measure yourself: (if you decide on having your dress made with us, you can use the form below to submit your measurements.)
Measure yourself instruction video:
1 - Neck: Place measuring tape around your neck, make sure its not too tight. Leave a finger space between your neck and the tape.
2 - Shoulder: Place the tape against your neck till the end of your shoulder.
3 - Top bust: Place tape under your arm pits and measure all around, include the front and the back. If your dress is a boob tube, this measurement needs to be tight.
4 - Bust/Chest: Place tape around around your body on the middle of your bust/boobs/chest. Include the front and the back (all around)
5 - Under bust: Place tape around body under your bust/boobs. Include your back and front (all around)
6- Waist: Where your belly button is. Place the tape around your body and measure
7 - Hips: Place the tape around your hip area. Make sure the tape is not too tight. It should be able to move slightly up and down. (This is very important).If its for a mermaid or a tight fitting dress, make the measuring tape tight around your hips.
8 - Pants Rise: (PANTS or SHORTS ONLY) Place measuring tape at the bottom of your crotch and measure till your waist (where you would want your waistband to be)
9 - Thigh: (PANTS OR SHORTS ONLY) Place tape around your thigh and measure with a finger space beneath the tape. If you want a tight fit, measure without a finger space.
10 - Knee: (PANTS or SHORTS ONLY) Place tape around your knee and measure with a finger space beneath the tape.
11 - Leg: Measure from where you want the waistband to be, to the required length, for example: From the waistband to the floor, from the waistband to your knee. IF YOU ARE WEARING HEELS WITH YOUR FASHION ITEM, YOU NEED TO MEASURE WITH YOUR HEELS ON.
11a - Leg Slit: With your heels on, measure from the floor towards the knee till your thigh to get the measurement of how high you want the slit.
Which Leg? Choose which leg you want your slit on.
12 - Arm: (ONLY IF YOU ARE HAVING SLEEVES)For a full length arm measurement, bend your arm to your waist. Place measuring tape at the beginning of your arm(end of shoulder) all the way down and around your elbow to the end of your wrist bone. the same applies for three quarter length sleeves. For short sleeves or elbow length, keep your arm straight and measure to desired point.
12a - Arm/Bicep: (ONLY IF YOU ARE HAVING SLEEVES). Please the measuring tape around your bicep (upper arm), If you want a tight sleeve the measuring tape must be tight.
12b - Arm Wrist: (ONLY IF YOU ARE HAVING SLEEVES). Please the measuring tape around your wrist, If you want a tight sleeve the measuring tape must be tight.
13 - Length of Dress: Place measuring tape at the top of your shoulder and measure to where the hem of the dress should be. (IF YOU ARE WEARING HEELS WITH YOUR DRESS - MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THEM ON DURING MEASUREMENTS)
14 - Top bust to length of dress: Take the measuring tape, place it on your top bust (in-line with your arm-pit) to the length you want the dress to be.
15 - Under bust to length of dress: Take the measuring tape, place it under your bust, to the length you want the dress to be.
16 - Back under arms: Take the measuring tape and measure your back by placing the one end under your armpit to the other arm pit.
17 - Back shoulders: Take the tape from the end of one shoulder (from the back side of the shoulder) and measure to the same point on the other shoulder.