Dorothy Perkins Size Guide

Finding the right size isn't always straightforward. The fit of your clothes depends on the cut, fabric and styling of the garment. We want to make your shopping experience at dorothyperkins.com as enjoyable as possible, from browsing through the hundreds of new products added daily to selecting the right one for you. By following our easy to use measuring and size guide, you can be confident you've found your perfect fit whether choosing from Dorothy Perkins, Tall, Petite, Maternity or one of our exciting Brands.

Establish your measurements by following our guide below and use in conjunction with our size charts when placing your order.

Size Guide
    6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust cm 80 84 88 92 96.5 102 110 112 116
inches 31½ 33 34½ 36¼ 37¾ 40 43¼ 45½ 48
Waist cm 62 66 70 74 79 84 92 100 108
inches 24½ 26 27½ 29 31 33 36¼ 39¼ 42½
Hips cm 86.5 90.5 94.5 98 104.5 110.5 116.5 124.5 132.5
inches 34 35½ 37¼ 38½ 41 43¼ 45¾ 49 52
Dual Size
  Size
Extra Small (XS) 6
Small (S) 8-10
Medium (M) 12-14
Large (L) 16-18
Extra Large (XL) 20-22

 

Inside Leg Lengths
  cm inches
Short 74 29
Regular 79 31
Longer 84 33

 

Jeans Inside Leg Lengths
  cm inches
Short 76 30
Regular 81 32
Longer 86 34

Inside leg lengths will vary with individual styles. Please refer to the product description for more details.

 

Size Conversion Chart
UK 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Australia 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Denmark 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48
France/Spain 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50
Germany 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48
Italy 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54
USA 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
Hosiery
    S/M M/L XL One Size
Skirt Size   6-10 12-16 18-22 To fit shoe size 4-7 (37-41)
Hips cm 86-101 107-117 122-132
inches 34-40 42-46 48-52
Height cm 155-162 163-170 175-183
inches 5'1"-5'4" 5'5-5'8" 5'9"-6'0"

 

Shoe Sizes
UK 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
European 36 37 38 39 41 42 43
USA 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Australia 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Slippers SML SML MED MED LRG LRG LRG
Slipper Socks / Moccasins S/M S/M S/M M/L M/L M/L M/L

All socks are 'ONE SIZE' to fit a shoe size 4-7 (37-41)

Accessories
Small 8-10
Medium 12-14
Large 16-18
Extra Large 20-22
S/M 6-12
M/L 14-22

All gloves and hats are available in 'ONE SIZE' only, except for leather gloves, which are available in S/M and M/L.

Our Tall range in size 8-22 is cut proportionally longer than our standard sizes to create the perfect fit for you. Follow our standard size guide for bust, hip and waist measurements and refer to the additional information below for the measurements that make the difference.

Tall
    8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Bust cm 84 88 92 96.5 102 110 116 122
inches 33 34½ 36¼ 37¾ 40 43¼ 45½ 48
Waist cm 66 70 74 79 84 92 100 108
inches 26 27½ 29 31 33 36¼ 39¼ 42½
Hips cm 90.5 94.5 98 104.5 110.5 116.5 124.5 132.5
inches 35½ 37¼ 38½ 41 43¼ 45¾ 49 52
  • Shoulder width increased by 1cm
  • Full sleeve length increased by 4cm
  • Waist position is lowered by 3cm
  • Fromt rise in increased by 1cm
  • Back rise is increased by 1cm
  • Inside leg for both jeans and trousers is 91.5cm
Petite
    4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
Bust cm 78 80 84 84 92 97.5 102 110
inches 30½ 31½ 33 33 36¼ 37¾ 40 43¼
Waist cm 60 62 66 66 74 79 84 92
inches 23½ 24½ 26 26 29 31 33 36¼
Hips cm 84 86.5 90.5 94.5 98 104.5 110.5 116.5
inches 33 34 35½ 37¼ 38½ 41 43¼ 45¾
  • Shoulder width reduced by 1cm
  • Full sleeve length reduced by 4cm
  • Waist position is raised by 4cm
  • Fromt rise in reduced by 1cm
  • Back rise is reduced by 1cm
  • Inside leg for jeans is 73.5cm, and trousers 71cm

To help you with the selection of your Brands at DP garment please follow our size guide below. Refer to the UK size that you would normally wear and select a size from your chosen brand accordingly. For example, if you wear a UK10, you will need to orde ra Medium in either Uttam or Purple.

Brands
UK Size 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Dorothy Perkins XS SML SML MED MED LRG LRG XL XL
Uttam London SML SML
S/M
MED
S/M
MED
M/L
LRG
M/L

LRG/XL
M/L

LRG/XL    
Purple SML SML
S/M
MED
S/M
MED
M/L
LRG
M/L

L/XL
M/L

XLRG
M/L
   
Cutie   S/M S/M M/L M/L        
ViVi   SML MED MED LRG        
AngelEye   SML MED LRG          

For the following brands you will need to refer to the guide below as measurements differ from Dorothy Perkins sizing:

Brands
UK Size 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Lila   8 10 12 14 16  
Closet   8 10 12 14 16  
Rock Kandy       8 10 12 14
PDA 6 8 10 12 14 16  

For the following brands you will simply need to select the size that you normally would on dorothyperkins.com

  • Rise Elite
  • Glass Heart
  • Mama-Licious
  • Doll & Frog
  • Billie & Blossom
  • Mariko
  • Glamorous
  • Ruby Rocks
  • Jasmine
  • Sugar Reef
  • Pineapple

For MAMA-LICIOUS jeans, you are required to select both your waist size and leg length, for example '30/32'.

The following waist sizes translate to the UK size listed against them. For your required leg length then select from 30 for Short, 32 for Regular and 34 for Long.

Mama-Licious Jeans Size 26" 27" 28" 29" 30"

31"

32" 33"
UK Standard Sizing 6 8 8 10 12

14

16 18

To help you with the selection of your Brands at DP garment please follow our size guide below. Refer to the UK size that you would normally wear and select a size from your chosen brand accordingly. For example, if you wear a UK10, you will need to orde ra Medium in either Uttam or Purple.

Brands
UK Size 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
Dorothy Perkins XS SML SML MED MED LRG LRG XL XL
Uttam London SML SML
S/M
MED
S/M
MED
M/L
LRG
M/L

LRG/XL
M/L

LRG/XL    
Purple SML SML
S/M
MED
S/M
MED
M/L
LRG
M/L

L/XL
M/L

XLRG
M/L
   
Cutie   S/M S/M M/L M/L        
ViVi   SML MED MED LRG        
AngelEye   SML MED LRG          

For the following brands you will need to refer to the guide below as measurements differ from Dorothy Perkins sizing:

Brands
UK Size 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
Lila   8 10 12 14 16  
Closet   8 10 12 14 16  
Rock Kandy       8 10 12 14
PDA 6 8 10 12 14 16  

For the following brands you will simply need to select the size that you normally would on dorothyperkins.com

  • Rise Elite
  • Glass Heart
  • Mama-Licious
  • Doll & Frog
  • Billie & Blossom
  • Mariko
  • Glamorous
  • Ruby Rocks
  • Jasmine
  • Sugar Reef
  • Pineapple

For MAMA-LICIOUS jeans, you are required to select both your waist size and leg length, for example '30/32'.

The following waist sizes translate to the UK size listed against them. For your required leg length then select from 30 for Short, 32 for Regular and 34 for Long.

Mama-Licious Jeans Size 26" 27" 28" 29" 30"

31"

32" 33"
UK Standard Sizing 6 8 8 10 12

14

16 18