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Frequently Asked Questions

If your question is not listed, we can still help you. Please call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com and we'll do our best to answer your question.

Price Match

Which items does Staples Promotional Products price match?

  • Items must be identical, including model number, components and U.S. warranty.
  • Items must be in stock and available for purchase at the matched price from an authorized U.S. promotional products distributor, whose authorization we reserve the right to verify.
  • Items must be ordered via phone at 1-800-369-4669.

Which items and services aren't available for price match?

  • We do not price match items sold on auction sites or at local or special events (e.g., grand opening, anniversary, clearance, closeout or liquidation sales).
  • We do not price match taxes and typographical errors.
  • We do not price match blank (non-decorated) items.

Are delivery charges included in the price match?

No, we will only match product pricing.

Are quantities limited on price-matched products?

We may limit the quantities of price-matched items, particularly if the matched distributor does. In addition, we reserve the right to further limit quantities sold to a customer.

Shipping and Delivery

How can I get my order faster?

We will do everything possible to meet your deadline. You may choose faster shipping during the checkout process. Or, call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com. Rush charges may apply.

What are normal production and delivery times?

  • Delivery schedules are based on manufacturer's requirements and location, so please refer to individual product detail pages.
  • All delivery times begin after art/logo approval.
  • All shipments are via UPS ground unless otherwise specified. However, you may choose another shipping option during the checkout process.

Are there certain products that Staples Promotional Products will not ship via air?

Yes. There are certain products that the International Air Transport Association, U.S. Department of Transportation and air freight shippers have designated as "Dangerous Goods" that we will not ship via air. Dangerous Goods are certain products that, when transported via aircraft, may pose a danger to people, animals, the environment or the freight carrier. Promotional products that will not ship via air include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Hand sanitizers (containing alcohol)
  • Insect repellants (containing alcohol)
  • Items containing lithium-ion batteries (examples include portable chargers, wireless speakers, wireless headphones, etc.)
  • Lighters (butane and flammable)
  • Air fresheners (containing alcohol)
  • Magnets

If you order any of these products via our website, they will only ship via ground and only to the 48 contiguous United States.

What happens if a product is backordered?

We make every effort to ensure the products on our site are in stock and ready for decoration. Occasionally, due to circumstances beyond our control, our stock of a certain product may be depleted. When this occurs, we will contact you with a revised ship date. If this revision does not meet your needs, we will do our best to offer you a comparable product as an alternative to the one you ordered.

Can I have my order shipped to multiple addresses?

Yes, simply call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com when placing your order to specify multiple shipping addresses.

Pricing and Payment

How do standard minimum-order quantities affect pricing?

Minimum-order quantities vary by product. Please refer to individual product detail pages.

What charges/requirements are associated with my order?

Pricing includes all color, setup and run charges in the price per piece displayed for all available decoration methods. All pricing is clearly shown before committing to any purchase so you can shop with confidence, knowing what you'll be paying every step of the way. Price per piece varies by item type and decoration method, but the price will still be shown up front.

This all-inclusive pricing is for one decoration location and up to 3 colors for screen print or up to 7 colors for embroidery. Additional locations and colors can be added. Pricing will be shown up front for each additional location selected based on decoration method. If your design exceeds these color limitations, we will contact you.

After decoration, your only additional charges will include PMS color-match charge (if required), tax and freight.

If the decoration location or method you prefer isn’t listed, we still may be able to help. Call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com.

What payment options are available?

You can use any major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express). Staples Advantage customers with a Master Account Number may use on-account billing.

Why is sales tax added to my order?

  • All domestic applicable state and local sales tax will be added to your invoice as required by law.
  • If you have tax-exemption status, please provide proof prior to placing your order. If you are currently on file as a tax-exempt customer, you do not need to provide further proof prior to placing your order.
  • If you have questions about your tax-exempt status or if you are a tax-exempt organization and do not have a tax-exempt customer number, please call us at 1-800-369-4669.

Art and Decoration

Is there a charge if I need a logo or other artwork created?

We are able to work with you to create a logo or other production-ready artwork. Please note there is a $25.00 art charge.

Is there a charge if my submitted file needs to be prepared as production-ready art?

If you order your product on our website, we will waive the $25.00 art charge to prepare submitted vector and most non-vector files as production-ready art.

Will I be charged for simply uploading my artwork?

No. Once you have created an account, you may upload images to My Projects at no cost.

What type of file formats can I submit for use?

Formats that can be uploaded on the website Formats that cannot be uploaded on the site but can be provided via email Formats that must be emailed and may require an art charge
EPS PDF Low resolution GIF, JPG or BMP
AI QuarkXPress
PNG PageMaker
JPG CorelDRAW
BMP Publisher
TIF Freehand
GIF Microsoft Word
WordPerfect
PowerPoint
WMF

NOTE: Changing the file name to an .eps extension does not change the file type.

Still not sure if you have the right kind of artwork file? Please call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com and we will help you.

What is the difference between vector and raster files?

To ensure the decoration process is as fast and efficient as possible, we prefer artwork to be submitted in a usable vector format. If you don’t have a vector file, our highly experienced art team can convert other file types into a usable vector format.

Vector images use x and y coordinates to create shapes with points and lines, making it possible to zoom in or scale up without sacrificing image quality.

The following file types are often, but not always, vector-based: .ai, .eps.
Sometimes these file types are raster or a combination of vector and raster.

Note: Changing the file name to an .eps extension does not change the file type.

Raster images are better known as bitmap images. Bitmap images use a grid or individual pixels, each of which can be a different color or shade.

The following file types are always raster-based: .jpg, .gif, .png, .tif, .bmp

What is the maximum file size for uploading graphics?

There is a 10MB file-size maximum for uploading graphics. If the site doesn’t allow you to upload your file, please call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com and we will help you.

Can I submit photos for use?

Photos may only be used on the following t-shirts:

www.staplespromotionalproducts.com/category/Apparel/T-Shirts/Personalized/1273/

We do not accept photos for any other products.

What are the imprint (decoration) options?

Screen print

Deboss

Emboss

Embroidery

Foil Stamp

Laser Engraving

Heat Transfer

Pad Print

Other decoration methods may be available. Please call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com.

What are the limits on the type of graphics that can be reproduced with embroidery?

  • Small text, fine detail and color gradients can be difficult to reproduce with embroidery. For best results, lettering should be approximately 1mm wide and 4mm tall. All other embroidery should be approximately 1mm thick.
  • The type of fabric or surface material the logo is applied to also affects the level of detail that can be reproduced.
  • In general, screen printing produces a more accurate replica of your logo or artwork.
  • If an alternative decoration method must be used, we will contact you.

Is there a limit to the number of stitches in an embroidery decoration?

Pricing includes embroidery up to 6,000 stitches. Most logos require fewer than 6,000 stitches, but especially large or detailed logos may require more. If you upload a logo that requires more than 6,000 stitches, a customer service representative will contact you with a revised quote before proceeding with your order.

Can I use a specific font in my artwork?

  • Yes. Our art professionals have access to more than 10,000 fonts to provide you with the perfect font choice. Font must be compatible with proposed decoration method.
  • If a specific font is used in your artwork or we do not have access to your requested font, please email the actual font file (not just the name) to a Staples Promotional Products representative at SCS@Staples.com for assistance.
  • If you are submitting an .eps or .ai file, please make sure all fonts are outlined/converted to vector format in your artwork file.

Can I use my own PMS color?

Yes, we provide PMS color-matching unless otherwise stated. If PMS color-matching is not possible on an item, the closest available color will be selected. One of our web specialists can help you select imprint colors for the best presentation of your artwork. For embroidery, we will select the embroidery thread color that most closely matches a specified PMS color. PMS color-matching may result in additional charges. One of our representatives will advise you of these charges upon order confirmation. Please call 1-800-369-4669 or email SCS@Staples.com for details.

How long will my artwork be kept in My Projects?

Your digital artwork will be kept on file for at least one year after any activity. As long as your account stays active, your artwork will be stored indefinitely. And remember, when you use an existing logo on a new product or reorder, you will not be charged additional art fees.

Why does the uploaded artwork in My Projects look blurry? Will the finished artwork on the product also look blurry?

Images in My Projects are shown at a low-quality resolution for easier viewing and faster screen display. When we reproduce your art on your requested product, the vector (higher-quality) image is used.

Orders and Returns

Can I add, cancel or delete items on my order if I change my mind?

We work diligently to process your order as soon as it is placed. Please review your order carefully before placing it. If you need additional items or an adjustment to your order, please call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com to verify order status and ability to make changes. Due to processing orders quickly, changes may not be possible.

Can I get a sample of the product?

  • Yes, we can send you a sample of the actual item you are looking to purchase from our website. Most items are available blank or with random or generic logos.
  • To check for sample availability of your chosen product, order a sample or obtain more information, please call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com and we'll review your specific sample needs.

Can I receive a pre-production sample for approval prior to my order being placed into production?

Yes. To receive a pre-production sample, you must place your order by phone and request a sample at that time. Call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com for additional charges. Delivery time on your order will begin based on when the pre-production sample is approved.

Am I limited to the items shown in the catalog or can I customize my order?

Our special order options are endless. Our online offerings represent only a sampling of the products we can source and develop for you. We have unsurpassed purchasing power with access to many more products. If you don't find what you're searching for, please call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com to begin the custom order process.

What if I want a larger-quantity than those listed on the site?

We love to service larger-quantity orders to meet your price and delivery expectations. Please call 1-800-369-4669 or email SCS@Staples.com for larger-quantity quotes.

How do I get in touch with someone if I have a problem with my order?

You can call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern standard time.

What if I receive more or less than I ordered?

We strive to ship you the exact quantity you ordered for every product. However, due to occasional variations in the identification process, an overrun or underrun of an order quantity may occur. We reserve the right to ship and invoice ± 3% of the original order quantity.

Color Disclaimer

Due to many contributing factors, including variations in monitor settings, printer settings, scanner settings and color balances, we cannot guarantee the colors on your screen are an exact match of the products you receive. If color matching is critical, it is best to see a sample. If you would like to receive product samples, please call us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com.

What is your return policy?

Because all of our products are personalized, we are unable to accept returns. Due to shipping regulations, non-personalized products that cannot be returned include those defined as Dangerous Goods. Dangerous Goods are certain products that, when transported via aircraft, may pose a danger to people, animals, the environment or the freight carrier. Promotional products that will not ship via air include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Hand sanitizers (containing alcohol)
  • Insect repellants (containing alcohol)
  • Items containing lithium-ion batteries (examples include portable chargers, wireless speakers, wireless headphones, etc.)
  • Lighters (butane and flammable)
  • Air fresheners (containing alcohol)
  • Magnets

If you order any of these products via our website, they will only ship via ground and only to the 48 contiguous United States.

If you feel your order was produced incorrectly, please contact us at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com within 30 days of the invoice date. If a material or manufacturing defect is found in your order, we will issue a returned-goods authorization number and accept your return and repay your freight costs. We regret we cannot accept returns sent collect on delivery (C.O.D.) nor can we accept returns based on defects discovered after you have a third party handle the product.

All claims for shortages, loss or non-delivery must be made within 10 days from the date of the invoice. Claims for damages in transit must be made with the individual carrier when you receive the shipment, so please save all shipping cartons for inspection.

Sizing Charts

General and Exclusive Brand’s Sizing

  • Unisex sizes (S,M,L,XL,2X,3X) generally fit adults up to 6'1".
  • Garments available in Tall sizes (LT-3XLT) are noted on the individual product detail pages. Tall sizes add 1-1/2" to sleeve length and 2" to the body length.
  • Many products or brands can fit differently. If you would like more information on a specific garment's fit, call us toll free at 1-800-369-4669 or email us at SCS@Staples.com

Product Sizing Information:

UNISEX STYLES XS S M L XL 2X 3X
Men's chest measurement 30" - 32" 34" - 36" 38" - 40" 42" - 44" 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" -56"
Ladies' shirt/jacket 4 6-8 10-12 14-16 18-20 22 --

LADIES' ONLY STYLES S M L XL 2X
Ladies' Shirt 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18 20-22

YOUTH STYLES XS S M L XL
Shirt 2-4 6-8 10-12 14-16 18-20

CAPS
Adult Caps One Size is adjustable to fit 6-7/8" - 7-5/8"

Jerzees® Sizing Charts

SHIRTS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X
Length 28" 29" 30" 31" 32" 33" 34" 35"
Width 18" 20" 22" 24" 26" 28" 30" 32"

Hanes® Sizing Charts

LADIES' AND MEN'S SHIRTS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X
Length 28" 29" 30" 31" 33" 34" 35"
Width 18" 20" 22" 24" 26" 28" 30"

YOUTH SHIRTS XS
(2-4)
S
(6-8)
M
(10-12)
L
(14-16)
XL
(18-20)
Length 19" 20.75" 23.5" 24.75" 27"
Width 15" 16" 17" 19" 20"

Gildan® Sizing Charts

LADIES' AND MEN'S SHIRTS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X
Length 28" 29" 30" 31" 32" 33" 34"
Width 18" 20" 22" 24" 26" 28" 30"

YOUTH SHIRTS XS
(2-4)
S
(6-8)
M
(10-12)
L
(14-16)
XL
(18-20)
Length 18" 20.5" 22" 23.5" 25"
Width 14" 16" 17" 18" 29"

Anvil® Sizing Charts

LADIES' AND MEN'S SHIRTS S M L XL 2X 3X
Length 27" 28" 29" 31" 32" 33"
Width 18" 20" 22" 24" 26" 28"

YOUTH SHIRTS XS
(2-4)
S
(6-8)
M
(10-12)
L
(14-16)
XL
(18-20)
Length 21" 22.5" 24" 25" 26.5"
Width 16" 17" 18" 19" 20"

Fruit of the Loom® Sizing Charts

LADIES' AND MEN'S SHIRTS S M L XL 2X 3X
Length 28" 29" 30" 31" 32" 33"
Width 18" 20" 22" 24" 26" 28"

Ash City® Sizing Charts

MEN'S GARMENTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X
Neck/Collar Size 13.5" - 14" 14.5" - 15" 15.5" - 16" 16.5" - 17" 17.5" - 18" 18.5" - 19" 19.5" - 20" 20.5" - 21" 21.5" - 22"
Chest 33" - 36" 37" - 40" 40" - 43" 43" - 46" 46" - 49" 49" - 52" 52" - 55" 55" - 58" 58" - 61"
Waist 26" - 29" 29 " - 32" 32" - 35" 35" - 38" 38" - 41" 41" - 44" 44" - 47" 47" - 50" 50" - 53"
Sleeve Length (Regular) 32.5" - 33" 33" - 33.5" 34" - 34.5" 35" - 35.5" 36" - 36.5" 37" - 37.5" 38" - 38.5" 38.5" - 39" 39" - 39.5"
Sleeve Length (Tall) 37" - 37.5" 38" - 38.5" 39" - 39.5" 40" - 40.5" 40.5" - 41" 41" - 41.5"

LADIES' GARMENTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X
Equivalent Ladies’ Sizes 2-4 6-8 10-12 14-16 18 20 22
Chest 32" - 34" 34" - 36" 36" - 38" 38" - 41" 41" - 44" 44" - 47" 47" - 50"
Waist 23" - 25" 25 " - 27" 27" - 29" 29" - 32" 32" - 35" 35" - 38" 38" - 41"
Hip 33" - 35" 35" - 37" 37" - 39" 39" - 42" 42" - 45" 45" - 48" 48" - 51"
Sleeve Length 30" - 30.5" 30.5" - 31" 31.5" - 32" 32.5" - 33" 33.5" - 34" 34.5" - 35" 35" - 35.5"

YOUTH' GARMENTS S M L XL
Equivalent Ladies’ Sizes 6-8 8-10 10-12 12-14
Chest 26" - 28" 28" - 30" 30" - 32" 32" - 34"
Waist 23" - 24" 25 " - 26" 27" - 28" 29" - 30"
Sleeve Length 25" - 26.5" 26.5" - 28" 28" - 29.5" 29.5" - 31"

How to measure:

Important: For the most accuracy, follow the measuring instructions. See diagram at right.

chesT:
Measure just under the arms, across fullest part of chest, around shoulder blades holding tape firm and level.

WaIsT:
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping one finger between the tape and the waist.

hIp:
In standing position, measure around the fullest point of hips.

sleeVe lenGTh:
With arm relaxed at side and slightly bent, measure from centre back neck, over the shoulder, down to the outer wrist.

Inseam:
In standing position, measure from centre crotch to bottom of ankle bone. (Please refer to specific style for garment inseam length.)

sPeCial sizing:

Tall:
Men’s shirts are constructed with added length in the body and sleeves. Short sleeves are 1" longer, long sleeves and body length are 2" longer.

Cutter & Buck® Sizing Charts

MEN'S REGULAR SIZE GARMENTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X
Neck/Collar Size 13.5" - 14" 14" - 14.5" 15" - 15.5" 16" - 16.5" 16.5" - 17" 17" - 17.5" 17.5" - 18"
Chest 36" - 38" 38" - 40" 40" - 42" 42" - 44" 44" - 46" 46" - 48" 48" - 50"
Waist 29" - 30" 31 " - 32" 33" - 34" 35" - 36" 37" - 38" 39" - 40" 41" - 42"
Sleeve Length 31.5" - 32" 32.5" - 33" 33.5" - 34" 34.5" - 35" 35.5" - 36" 36.5" - 37" 37.5" - 38"

BIG SIZE GARMENTS 1XB 2XB 3XB 4XB 5XB
Neck/Collar Size 18" - 18.5" 19" - 19.5" 20" 21" 22"
Chest 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56" 58" - 60" 62" - 64"
Waist 42" - 44" 46 " - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56" 58" - 60"
Sleeve Length 35" 35" 36" 36" 37"

TALL SIZE GARMENTS LT XLT 2XLT 3XLT 4XLT
Neck/Collar Size 17" - 17.5" 18" - 18.5" 19" - 19.5" 20" 21"
Chest 42" - 44" 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56" 58" - 60"
Waist 38" - 40" 42 " - 44" 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56"
Sleeve Length 37" 38" 39" 40" 41"

LADIES' GARMENTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X
Equivalent Ladies’ Sizes 2 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18 20 22
Bust 34" 35" - 36" 37" - 38" 39.5" - 41" 42.5" - 44.5" 46" 47.5"
Waist 26" 27 " - 28" 29" - 30" 31.5" - 33" 34.5" - 36.5" 38" 39.5"
Hip 36.5" 37.5" - 38.5" 39.5" - 40.5" 42" - 43.5" 45" - 47" 48.5" 50"

WOMEN'S PLUS SIZE GARMENTS 1X 2X 3X 4X 5X
Equivalent Ladies’ Sizes 14-16 18-20 22-24 26-28 30-32
Bust 45" - 47" 48" - 50" 51" - 53" 54" - 56" 57" - 59"
Waist 39" - 41" 42 " - 44" 45" - 47" 48" - 50" 51" - 53"
Hip 46" - 48" 49" - 51" 52" - 54" 55" - 57" 58" - 60"

How to measure:

Important: for the most accuracy, follow the measuring instructions. See diagram at right.

Neck:
Measure around your neck at the point where a shirt collar band encircles the neck.

chesT:
Place tape measure up under arms and measure the fullest part of the chest, keeping tape parallel to the floor.

WaIsT:
Tape measure should be straight around waist where pant waistband normally sits.

hIp:
Standing with heels together and with tape parallel to the floor, measure the fullest part.

sleeVe lenGTh:
With elbow bent, measure from the center of the back at the base of the neck, across the shoulder to the elbow and then down to the wrist.

Clique® Sizing Charts

MEN'S GARMENTS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X
Chest 36" - 38" 38" - 40" 40" - 42" 42" - 44" 44" - 46" 46" - 48" 48" - 50" 50" - 52"
Sleeve Length 31.5" - 32" 32.5" - 33" 33.5" - 34" 34.5" - 35" 35.5" - 36" 36.5" - 37" 37.5" - 38" 38.5" - 39"

LADIES' GARMENTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X
Equivalent Ladies’ Sizes 2 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18 20 22
Bust 34" 35" - 36" 37" - 38" 39.5" - 41" 42.5" - 44.5" 46" 47.5"
Hip 36.5" 37.5" - 38.5" 39.5" - 40.5" 42" - 43.5" 45" - 47" 48.5" 50"

WOMEN'S PLUS SIZE GARMENTS 1X 2X 3X 4X 5X
Equivalent Ladies’ Sizes 14-16 18-20 22-24 26-28 30-32
Bust 45" - 47" 48" - 50" 51" - 53" 54" - 56" 57" - 59"
Hip 46" - 48" 49" - 51" 52" - 54" 55" - 57" 58" - 60"

How to measure:

Important: for the most accuracy, follow the measuring instructions. See diagram at right.

Neck:
Measure around your neck at the point where a shirt collar band encircles the neck.

chesT:
Place tape measure up under arms and measure the fullest part of the chest, keeping tape parallel to the floor.

WaIsT:
Tape measure should be straight around waist where pant waistband normally sits.

hIp:
Standing with heels together and with tape parallel to the floor, measure the fullest part.

sleeVe lenGTh:
With elbow bent, measure from the center of the back at the base of the neck, across the shoulder to the elbow and then down to the wrist.

Bella® Sizing Charts

MEN'S HEAVYWEIGHT S M L XL 2X 3X
Chest to Fit 35" - 38" 39" - 42" 43" - 46" 47" - 50" 51" - 54" 55" - 58"

UNISEX GARMENTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X
Chest to Fit 31" - 34" 34" - 37" 38" - 41" 42" - 45" 46" - 49" 50" - 53" 54" - 57" 58" - 61"
Inseam 31" - 32" 31" - 32" 32" - 33" 32.5" - 33.5" 33.5" - 34.5"

WOMEN'S GARMENTS S M L XL 2X
Equivalent Ladies’ Sizes 2-4 6-8 10-12 14-16 18-20
Chest to Fit 32" - 34" 34" - 36.5" 36.5" - 38.5" 38.5" - 40.5" 40.5" - 42.5"
Inseam 31.5" 32" 32" 32.5" 33.5"

MISSY S M L XL 2X
Fit Sizes 2-6 6-10 10-14 14-18 18-22
Chest to Fit 32.5" - 34.5" 34.5" - 38" 38" - 42" 42" - 47" 47" - 50"

Dickies® Sizing Charts

MEN'S SHIRT AND COVERALLS SIZES S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X
Chest 34" - 36" 38" - 40" 42" - 44" 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56" 58" - 60" 62" - 64"
Neck 14" - 14.5" 15" - 15.5" 16" - 16.5" 17" - 17.5" 18" - 18.5" 19" - 19.5" 20" - 20.5" 21" - 21.5"

Use this chart for converting neck or/and chest sizes to a S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL or 5XL size. Measure your chest size and neck (as shown in the illustration below), to determine which size fits.


MEN’S TROUSERS, JEANS AND BIB OVERALLS S/M L/XL 2X/3X 4X/5X
Waist 28" - 32" 34" - 38" 40" - 46" 48" - 52"
Chest 34" - 40" 42" - 48" 50" - 56" 58" - 64"

WOMEN'S SIZES XS S M L XL 2X
Equivalent Ladies’ Sizes 2-4 6-8 10-12 14-16 18-20 22-24
Chest 34.5" 36.5" 39" 42" 46" 50"
Waist 27.5" 28.5" - 29.5" 30.5" - 32" 33.5" - 35" 37" - 39" 41" - 43"
Hips 37.5" 38.5" - 39.5" 40.5" - 42" 43.5" - 45" 47" - 50" 53" - 56"
Petite Inseam 28" 28" 28" 28" 28"
Regular Inseam 31.5" 31.5" 31.5" 31.5" 31.5"
Tall Inseam 34" 34" 34" 34"
UU Inseam 37 37" 37" 37"

How to measure:

Important: If the person’s measurements are between sizes, order the larger size. For example: if a man’s neck measures 15¾ inches you should order size “large” in a short sleeve shirt or a “16-16½” in a long sleeve shirt. For greatest accuracy, have someone take measurements rather than allowing customers to measure themselves.The tape measure should be pulled snug, not tight. Check the size scale of all garments being ordered to ensure that all measurements were taken at the proper points. See diagram at right.

Men's Shirts:

  • NECK measurement is the circumference of the neck as illustrated.
  • SLEEVE LENGTH is measured by placing one end of the tape at the bottom of the collar at the center of the back and marking the distance around the elbow to the bottom of the wrist. It is often helpful to have the arm slightly bent.
  • CHEST is taken at the fullest point of the bust, keeping tape under arms and around shoulder blades. Hold tape level and firmly but not tight.

MEN’S TROUSERS, JEANS AND BIB OVERALLS:

  • WAIST is taken at the top of the hipbone over shirt (not over pants). Tape should only be held snug, do not hold tape tight.
  • INSEAM is taken from the base of the crotch to the top of the shoe or boot. For jeans, add one inch.
  • It is advisable to ask the person being measured how he or she wears their trousers. Not everyone wears their trousers or jeans the same length or height on their hips.

MEN'S COVERALLS:

  • CHEST SIZE is taken at the fullest point of the chest, keeping tape under arms and around shoulder blades. This measurement should be taken over clothing, preferably over same garment or types of garments to be worn with the coveralls.
  • LENGTH: We suggest using your same inseam measurement for pants, but subtracting 1 to 2 inches to accommodate Dickies lower crotch construction.

JACKETS:

  • CHEST SIZE is taken at the fullest point of the chest, keeping tape under arms and around shoulder blades. This measurement should be taken over clothing, preferably over garments or types of garments to be worn with the jacket.
  • SLEEVE LENGTH is measured by placing one end of the tape at the bottom of the collar at the center of the back and marking the distance around the elbow to the outer edge of the wrist.

WOMEN'S WEAR:

  • CHEST measurement is taken at the fullest point of the bust. Measure across shoulder blades with arms relaxed down at sides, keeping tape parallel to the floor. Hold tape level and firmly but not tight.
  • WAIST measurement is taken around the natural waistline. Keep the measuring tape comfortably loose.
  • HIP measurement is taken by standing with heels together. Keep tape straight and parallel to the floor, measure around the fullest part.

Edwards® Sizing Charts

MEN'S AND UNISEX SWEATERS XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X 6X
Chest 30" - 32" 34" - 36" 38" - 40" 40" - 42" 42" - 44" 46" - 48" 48" - 50" 52" - 54" 54" - 56" 56" - 58"

MEN'S SHIRTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X 6X
Neck 13"/13½" 14"/14½" 15"/15½" 16"/16½" 17"/17½" 18"/18½" 19"/19½" 20"/20½" 21"/21½" 22"/22½"
Sleeve length | 30-31
Sleeve length | 32-33
Sleeve length | 34-35 •T •T •T
Sleeve length | 36-37 tall 37T 37T 37T 37T 37T 37T 37T
Regular sleeve length 32 33 35 35 35 35
Short Sleeve | regular
Short Sleeve | tall •T •T •T •T •T •T •T

MEN'S PANTS AND SHORTS
Regular 28" 30" 32" 33" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50" 52" 54"
Tall 30" 32" 33" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46"

Regulars will finish maximum 34 hemmed. Talls will finish to maximum 37 hemmed. Hemmed bottoms can be ordered in 1" increment ONLY.

MEN'S BLAZERS AND COATS
Short | 5'3" - 5'7" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46"
Regular | 5'7" - 6'0" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50" 52" 54" 56" 58"
Long | 6'0" - 6'3" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50" 52" 54" 56" 58"
Extra Long | 6'3" and taller 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50" 52" 54" 56" 58"

MEN'S VESTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X
Chest 32" - 34" 36" - 38" 38" - 40" 42" - 44" 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56" 58" - 60" 60" - 62"

LADIES' SHIRTS AND VESTS 0-2 2-4 4-6 6-8 8-10 10-12 12-14 14-16 16-18 18-20 20-22 22-24 24-26 26-28 28-30
Bust 32" 33" 33"- 34" 34" - 35" 36" - 37" 37" - 38½" 38½" - 40" 40" - 41½" 41½" - 43½" 43½" - 45½" 45½" - 47" 47" - 49" 49" - 51" 51" - 53" 53" - 54"

LADIES' PANTS, SHORTS AND SKIRTS 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 18W 20W 22W 24W 26W 28W
Waist 25" 26" 27" 28" 29" 30" 31½" 33" 34½" 36½" 41" 43" 45" 47" 49" 51"
Hips 34" 36" 37" 38" 39" 40" 41½" 43" 44½" 46½" 49" 51" 53" 55" 57" 59"

LADIES' BLAZERS AND COATS
Regular | 5'4" - 5'8" 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28
Tall | 5'8" and taller 4T 6T 8T 10T 12T 14T 16T 18T
Bust 33" 34" 35" 36" 37" 38½" 40" 41½" 43½" 45½" 47" 49" 51" 53"
Waist 26" 27" 28" 29" 30" 31½" 33" 34½" 36½" 38½" 41" 43" 45" 47"
Hips 36" 37" 38" 39" 40" 41½" 43" 44½" 46½" 48½" 49" 51" 53" 55"

UNISEX SHIRTS, POLOS XXS XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X 6X
To fit men's neck sizes 12"/12½" 13"/13½" 14"/14½" 15"/15½" 16"/16½" 17"/17½" 18"/18½" 19"/19½" 20"/20½" 21"/21½" 22"/22½"
To fit Ladies' sizes 0 2-4 6-8 10-12 14-16 18-20 22-24 26-28

LADIES' HOUSEKEEPING TUNICS AND PANTS XXS XS S M L XL 2X 3X
To fit Ladies' sizes 0-2 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18 20-22 24-26 28-30
Bust 32" - 33" 34" - 35" 36" - 37" 38½" - 40" 41½" - 43½" 45½" - 47" 49" - 51" 53" -54"
Waist 24" -26" 27" - 28" 29" - 30" 31½" - 33" 34½" - 36½" 38½" - 41" 43" - 45" 47" -51"
Hip 34" -36" 37" - 38" 39" - 40" 41½" - 43" 44½" - 46½" 48½" - 49" 51" - 53" 55" -59"

LADIES' HOUSEKEEPING TUNICS AND DRESSES AA A B C D E
To fit Ladies' sizes 0-2 4-8 10-14 16-20 22-26 28-30
Bust 32" - 33" 34" - 36" 37" - 40" 41½" - 45½" 47" - 51" 53" - 57"

MEN'S HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE SHIRTS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X
Chest 34" -36" 38" - 40" 42" -44" 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56" 58" - 60"
Neck 14"/14½" 15"/15½" 16"/16½" 17"/17½" 18"/18½" 19"/19½" 20"/20½"

BELTS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X
Order unisex belt size 30"     32" 34"     36" 38"     40" 42"     44" 46"     48" 50"     52" 54"     56"
To fit men's pant size 28"     30" 32"     34" 36"     38" 40"     42" 44"     46" 48"     50" 52"     54"
To fit Ladies' pant size 0-4     6-8 10     12-14 16     18 18W     20W 22W     24W 26W     28W
Ladies' alpha size XS S M L XL 2X 3X
To fit Ladies' pant size 0-2     4 6     8 10     12 14     16 18-18W     20W 22W     24W 26W     28W

UNISEX SIZING FOR CHEF COATS AND CHEF SHIRTS XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X 6X
Chest/Bust 32" - 34" 36" - 38" 40" -42" 44" - 46" 48" - 50" 52" - 54" 56" - 58" 60" - 62" 64" - 66" 68" - 70"

LADIES' CHEF COATS XS S M L XL 2X 3X
Chest/Bust 32" -33" 33" - 34" 35" -37" 37" - 40" 39" - 43" 45" - 48" 48" - 51"
Waist 22" -23" 23" - 25" 25" -28" 28" - 31" 31" - 35" 35" - 39" 39" - 43"
Hip 32" -34" 34" - 36" 36" -39" 39" - 42" 42" - 46" 46" - 50" 50" - 53"

CHEF PANTS (BAGGY, TRADITIONAL & ULTIMATE) XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X 6X
Waist 24" -26" 26" - 30" 32" - 34" 36" - 38" 40" - 42" 44" - 46" 48" - 50" 52" - 54" 56" - 58" 60" - 62"
Inseam 32" 33" 33" 34" 34" 34" 34" 34" 34" 34"
Hip 32" -36" 36" - 40" 42" - 44" 46" - 48" 50" - 52" 54" - 56" 58" - 60" 62" - 64" 66" - 68" 70" - 72"

Eddie Bauer® Sizing Charts

ADULT SIZES XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X
Chest 32" - 34" 35" - 37" 38" - 40" 41" - 43" 44" - 46" 48" - 50" 52" - 54" 55" - 57"

LADIES' SIZES XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X
Size 2 4/6 8/10 12/14 16/18 20/22 24/26 28/30
Bust 32" - 33" 34" - 35" 36" - 37" 38" - 40" 41" - 43" 44" - 46" 47" - 49" 50" - 52"

Columbia® Sizing Charts

MEN'S GARMENTS S M L XL 2X 3X LT XLT 2XLT
Chest 35" - 38" 38" - 41" 42" - 45" 46" - 49" 50" - 53" 54" - 57" 42" - 45" 46" - 49" 50" - 53"
Waist 29" - 32" 32" - 35" 36" - 39" 40" - 43" 44" - 47" 48" - 51" 36" - 39" 40" - 43" 44" - 47"
Sleeve Length 33" 34" 35" 36" 37" 37" 37" 38" 39"

LADIES' GARMENTS XS S M L XL 1XL
Size 2 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18 16W-18W
Bust 32" - 34" 34" - 36" 36" - 38" 38" - 41" 41" - 44" 42" - 45"
Waist 24" - 26" 26" - 28" 28" - 30" 30" - 33" 33" - 36" 35" - 38"
Hip 34" - 36" 36" - 38" 38" - 40" 40" - 43" 43" - 46" 44" - 47"

How to measure:

Important: For best results, measurements should be taken over your undergarments.

Neck:
Measure at the base or the fullest part of the neck.

Chest/Bust:
Measure around the fullest part, just under arms and across shoulder blades.

WaIsT:
Measure loosely around waist at the height you prefer to wear waistband.

hIp:
Stand, feet together, and measure around the largest circumference at hips.

sleeVe lenGTh:
With elbow bent, measure from center (back) of neck to elbows and down to wrist.

Body Length:
Measure from the highest point of the shoulder to the lower hip.

Next LevelTM Sizing Charts

Next LevelTM Sizing Charts (PDF)

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