Shopping when your travelling can either be a fun experience or a truly tiring one – there is nothing like getting an Italian wool suit in Italy or a custom made suit in Hong Kong, but if you don’t know the sizes you’ll end up all wrong.

Here is a clothing size conversion chart to help with European, Continental, and US clothing sizes:

Women’s Clothing:

Great Britain 32 33 35 36 38 39
Continental 38 40 42 44 46 48
United States 10 12 14 16 18 20

Sweaters, Blouses

Great Britain 36 38 40 42 44 46
Continental 42 44 46 48 50 52
United States 34 36 37 40 42 44

Shoes

Great Britain 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
France 36 37 38 39 40 41 42
Italy 34 36 38 40 42 44  .
United States 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Men’s Clothing:

Suits

Great Britain 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 42
Continental 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48
United States 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 42

Shirts

Great Britain 14 14 15 15 16 16 17
Continental 36 37 38 38 41 42 43
United States 14 14 15 15 16 16 17

Shoes

Great Britain 8 9 10 10 11 12
Continental 42 43 44 45 46 47
United States 8 9 10 11 12 12

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