Size Guide

Why a Size Guide?
We at Louis Copeland & sons want you to be 100% happy with your purchase. One of the most frequent reasons given by online shoppers for returning clothing is an incorrect fit. As happy as we are to exchange or refund any purchase you are not happy with, we would prefer to provide a trouble-free and happy customer experience. Ultimately, we want to ensure that your purchase fits you as well as it does anyone who steps into one of our stores and is served personally by one of our excellent staff members.
This page is designed to help you choose your correct size. This Size Guide has been developed using our expert tailoring knowledge- after all we have been measuring our customers for nearly 100 years. We have also included some extra points on the sizing of different brands – our buyers over the years have noticed how certain brands tend to, say, cut a slimmer line than others, or be more generous with their sizing. In this Size Guide, we pass on our experts’ knowledge to you.

Taking Measurements
Take care not to hold the measuring tape too loosely or too tightly.
Stand naturally.

How to measure your neck size

Measure around the base of your neck, where your shirt collar naturally sits.

How to measure your chest size

For your chest size place tape measure loosely under the arms (over the shoulder blades) around the fullest part of the chest.

How to measure your waist size

Measure just above the waistband of the trousers you are wearing keeping the tape measure slightly loose.

How to measure your jacket body length

Jacket body length:
For your jacket length, measure a well fitted jacket from underneath the collar band at the centre of the back of the garment to the hem.

How to measure your jacket sleeve length

Sleeve length:
Use a jacket which fits you perfectly as a model for this measurement. Lay the jacket flat and then measure from the top of the shoulder to the edge of the sleeve, or try on the jacket and get a colleague to measure from the same points.(as shown above)

Collar or Neck– a measurement of your neck size, taken at the base of your neck at its thickest part.
Shoulder- a measurement from shoulder tip to shoulder tip.
Sleeve- a measurement from the centre of the collar to the tip of the shoulder, down the length of the arm, and on to the end of the sleeve.
Chest – measurement of the chest at its fullest part (over the shoulder blades).
Waist – measurement of your natural waist, where your waistband or belt normally sits. If you are unsure, simply bend to the left or right – where your body ‘creases’ is your waist.
Hip – measurement of the widest part of your hips.
Rise – the distance from the top of your waistband to the crotch of the trousers.
Waist – a measurement of your natural waistline; generally 20cm below where you measure your chest.
Inside Leg – a measurement from the crotch down the length of the leg to your instep. (you can also measure a pair of your own trousers from the crotch to the end of the trousers)

Casual Shirts, Casual Tops and Outerwear Size Guide:

We stock sizes from Small (S), Medium (M), Large (L), Extra Large (XL), Double Extra Large (2XL), Triple Extra Large (3XL) and 4 Extra Large (4XL).

Certain brands, however, only come in certain sizes. For example, BOSS clothing comes in size S to 3XL, while GANT products are available in sizes S to 4XL.

Size S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
To fit chest 36"- 38" 39"- 41" 42"- 44" 45"- 47" 48"- 50" 51”-53” 54”- 56

Formal Shirts Size Guide:
Inch 15" 15 1/2" 16" 16 1/2" 17" 17 1/2" 18" 18 1/2"
CM 38 39 41 42 43 44 46 47

Formal Jackets Size Guide:

If you are 6ft or taller, you will probably need our long (L) length. This gives you approx 1" extra on the sleeve and Jacket length.
Short fittings are for people who are under 5ft 5in, and again these are approx 1" shorter in sleeves and jacket than the regular length
To fit chest 36” 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48"
Regular jacket length 31" 31½" 32" 32½" 33 33½"
Regular sleeve length 34½" 35" 35½" 36" 36½" 37"
Long jacket length n/a 32½" 33" 33½" 34" 34½"
Long sleeve length n/a 36½" 36½" 37½" 37½" 38½

Formal Trousers and Suits Size Guide:

All GANT and BOSS suits and formal trousers come in a choice of Short (30” leg), Regular (32” leg) and Long (34” leg) length and finished ends (i.e., hemmed). Sizes available are: 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58 and 60. These sizes correspond to the following measurements:

Continental Size 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60
Waist 30" 32" 34" 36" 38" 40" 42" 44"
Jacket 36" 38" 40" 42" 44" 46" 48" 50"

Casual Trousers, Jeans and Chinos Size Guide:

Leg Length: GANT and BOSS casual trousers come in a selection of four leg lengths: 30L, 32L, 34L and 36L.

Waist Sizes: Boss offer a range from 30” – 42” (i.e., 30”, 32”, 34”, 36”, 38”, 40” and 42”) while Gant’s range runs from 30” – 46” and include two in-between sizes (30”, 32”, 33”, 34”, 35”, 36”, 38”, 40”, 42”, 44” and 46”).

Shoe Size Guide:
Each brand has its own slight variation on standard shoe sizes; so please refer to each brands’ specific shoe size chart below.

BOSS shoe sizes:

Europe 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42 42.5 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46.0
UK 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12.0

GANT shoe sizes:
Europe 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
UK 2.5 3.5 4 5 5.5 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10.5 11 12.0

Glove Size Guide:
Size 8 8.5 9 9.5 10
Size S M L XL