Ask a friend to help measure your body with a flexible measuring tape. Don’t have a measuring tape? Located on the bottom left is a printable flexible ruler you can tape together. Measure completely around the front and back of your shoulders wrapping around your upper back and chest. Measure around the widest part of your bust, which is usually locate in the middle of the bra cups. Measure your waist, which is below your rib cage and approximately 2 to 4 inches above your navel. Measure around your hips. Be sure to get around the widest part of your butt on the hip measurement. Wear snug fitting clothes or underclothes. The tape measure should not be squeezed tight around the body.