What Is My Jacket Size?


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A suit jacket size is determined by a person's height and chest measurements. The chest measurement is taken by measuring the circumference of the chest at the widest point in inches.

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What Is My Jacket Size?
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The combination of these two measurements provides the size number and determines whether a person needs a short, regular or tall size. Men over 6 feet tall typically need to look at tall sizes for a suit jacket. Local tailors can measure a man for his exact jacket size. Some retail locations that sell men's suits have employees who are trained to measure men to determine their suit jacket sizes.

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