misses and misses petite
dress, knitwear, and
lingerie sizes

The table gives dimensions in inches for ready-to-wear misses and misses petite (P) sizes, which fit most American women. Dimensions for these sizes in patterns are smaller, often by as much as 2 inches.

Bust
(inches)
Waist
(inches)
Hip
(inches)
US UK Contin-
ental
Bust
(inches)
Waist
(inches)
Hip
(inches)
US UK Contin-
ental
32½ 24 34 2 4  
33–33½ 24½–25 35–35½ 4 6  
32 24 34¾ 4P    
34–34½ 25½–26 36–36½ 6 8  
33 25 35¾ 6P    
35–35½ 26½–27 37–37½ 8 10 38
34 26 36¾ 8P    
36–36½ 27½–28 38–38½ 10 12 40
35 27 37¾ 10P    
37½–38 29–29½ 39½–40 12 14 42
36½ 28½ 39¼ 12P    
39–39½ 30½–31 41–41½ 14 16 44
38 30 40¾ 14P    
40½–41 32–32½ 42½–43 16 18 46–48
39½ 31½ 42¼ 16P    
42½–43 34–34½ 45 18 20 50
41½ 33½ 44¼ 18P    
44½–45 36–36½ 47 20 22  

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