Apparel Sizing and Fit (Vol. 32 No. 1)

  • Published:
    • 2002
  • Format:
    • Paperback
  • ISBN:
    • 1870372506


it and sizing affects comfort, as well as wear life or durability of a garment. However, sizing is often overlooked as an important issue. The sizing systems used by hosiery manufacturers for domestic and international markets vary widely in size ranges and grid chart designs. Most often these are very different from the recommended standards. In that context, the purpose of this study is to examine the various sizing systems and underlying anthropometric data, as well as the fit testing methods used today. Chapters include: Sizing issues; Analysis of anthropometric data; Development of sizing systems; Hosiery sizing; Testing for fit; Future expectations.

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