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Size Guidelines

To help you to choose what size is best for you or the person you are buying for please use the size guidelines below, if you have any doubts please contact aaron@luke1977.com. Please take your actual body measurements under your clothes not over your clothes as these will give a more accurate reading. The measurements below are in good old fashioned Imperial inches, yes inches, that’s what most clothes in the UK are measured in, but we have included continental in a few things to try and be a little inclusive.

How to measure the chest

Firstly raise your arms slightly, no actually first get a tape measure and then measure around the chest area; please make sure you cross over your shoulder blades and the fullest part of your chest, try to keep the tape parallel to the ground. The chest measurement should give you a good indication to your correct size for items like jackets shirts sweats and T’s.

General size guide for Luke tops
size XS S M L XL XXL 3XL 4XL 5XL
inches 34-36 36-38 38-40 40-42 42-44 44-46 46-48 48-50 50-52

Neck measurements

When measuring around your neck try and measure the area including the Adams apple only boys have these, if your girlfriend or wife is helping you do this make sure you haven’t been out on the P**s the night before as you don’t want to smell of ale or give her indoors a chance to strangle you. If all goes to plan you will have a measurement like the ones in the list below.

General size guide for Luke tops
size XS S M L XL XXL 3XL 4XL 5XL
collar 14-14 ½ 14 ½-15 15-15 ½ 15 ½ -16 16 ½ -17 17-18½ 18½ 18½ 18½

How to measure your waist

Ok firstly take off the trousers that most look and feels like a similar fabric to the one you are buying please do this in privacy as we don’t want to scare the neighbours.

Then place a tape measure around your waist, do this where the trousers normally sit on your hips, don’t breath in and make out you are thinner than you really are, great for telling the girls and boys but wont be a true reflection of who you are and the new pair wont fit. Don’t measure around the belly button area as you don’t want them to fit like Simon Cowell’s. Once you have this measurement you need to find your inside leg, this is where we go back to the pair of trouser that fit you well and you have taken off earlier, it’s a little like Blue Peter this is. Ok get the trousers get the tape measure and measure down the inside seam form the crotch to the bottom hem, this will give you your inside leg measurement. Now not many people have exactly the same inside leg as the companies make, normally 32 is classed as regular and 34 is classed as long and this incorporates 4 foot nothing to 6 foot five so you know where we are coming from. If in doubt go longer and get your mom or the local seamstress to sew them. Why don’t we do more leg lengths you ask, we are not clairvoyant we reply.

General size guide for Luke trousers
waist 28 30 32 34 36 38 40
size S M L XL XXL 3XL 4XL
Short Leg 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
Regular Leg 32 32 32 32 32 32 32
Long Leg 34 34 34 34 34 34 34
Continental 36-37 37-38 39-40 41-42 43-44 45-46 47-48

Ok here are some explanations about some of the terminology we use

Slim fit
this fit for slim people
Regular fit
fits normal shapes
Straight leg
it’s an everyday fit not tight a little loose in all the key areas
Boot cut
nope we don’t make this shape go buy this off the Italians
Slim Fit
for students and ageing rockers
Factory Worker
based on work wear shapes, a little roomier and has an industrial feel
Twisted Seam
a technique to but ergonomic shape into the garment (makes it fit the bodies shape better)

Footwear Sizes

UK EU US mm
6 39.5 7 246
7 40.5 8 254
8 42 9 262
9 43 10 271
10 44.5 11 279
11 45.5 12 288
12 47 13  

Women's Sizes

Size 1: UK Size 8
Size 2: UK Size 10
Size 3: UK Size 12
Size 4: UK Size 14