How to measure your neck

Discover how to guide your customers in taking their own neck measurements with our step-by-step article. Learn the precise techniques to ensure a perfect fit and provide them with the confidence to find their ideal size.

Welcome to our size chart and measurement guide series! In this post, we’ll walk you through the process of measuring your neck accurately. Having the correct neck measurement is essential for finding the right fit and ensuring comfort in shirts, blouses, and other necked garments. So, let’s get started!

Step 1

Gather the necessary tools: To measure your neck, you’ll need a flexible measuring tape and a mirror (optional, but it can help for self-measurements).

Step 2

Stand in a comfortable posture: Stand up straight, with your shoulders relaxed and your head facing forward. This posture will help you achieve an accurate measurement.

Step 3

Locate the base of your neck: Using your fingers, feel for the bone at the base of your neck. It’s called the C7 vertebra and is usually the one that sticks out the most when you tilt your head forward.

Step 4

Measure your neck: Wrap the measuring tape around your neck, positioning it just below the C7 vertebra. Ensure that the tape is snug but not too tight. You should be able to slide one finger between the tape and your neck for a comfortable fit.

Step 5

Read the measurement: Look straight ahead into a mirror or ask someone for assistance to read the measurement on the measuring tape. Take note of the number where the tape overlaps itself. This number is your neck measurement.

Step 6

Double-check and record: To ensure accuracy, repeat the measurement two or three times. Write down the average of these measurements for your reference.

Step 7

Match your measurement with the size chart: Now that you have your neck measurement, refer to the size chart provided by the store. Find the corresponding size based on your measurement. Keep in mind that different brands may have slight variations in their sizing, so always check the specific brand’s size chart.


Congratulations! You’ve successfully measured your neck for a perfect fit. Remember, accurate measurements are the foundation of a well-fitted garment. By following this step-by-step guide, you can confidently select the right size and enjoy comfortable clothing that suits your style. If you have any further questions or need assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team. Happy shopping!