To convert sizes for women's clothing between South Africa and the United States, add 2 to the American size. This conversion is identical to the conversion from American sizes to British sizes.
Clothing in South Africa often carries U.K. measurements. Since U.K. sizes are exactly two sizes larger than U.S. sizes, add 2 to the American size to obtain the South African size.
Clothing in South Africa sometimes carries European measurements as well. In that scenario, the conversion is identical to a conversion from the American clothing size to the European size. This involves adding 30 to the American size.