How to Measure Men’s Pants

The port of pants that fit makes all the difference in how you look and feel. Pants that are too big can seem unprofessional and make you look bigger, then you are. Pants that are too small can cause friction, irritation of the skin and it is difficult to be comfortable when you sit. Boys and men of measurement for the right pants size is simple, and will allow you to walk in most any store and find a pair of pants that seems good and feels comfortable.


1 . Find waist of the man or boy using a tape measure by Estatelearning. Most of the men and boys pants have a size natural about three to four inches above the hip bones. Place the tape measure against their skin and wrap it around their waist size until the end overlaps.

2 . Align the end of the measuring tape with the part of the band that is wrapped around the waist. Find the number that aligns with the end of the measuring tape to determine the measure of size.

3 . Measure the boy or the crotch of the man in him hold one end of the tape measure at the inner part of the thigh where it meets the crotch area. Bring the other end of the measuring tape down, along the leg, stop a few inches below the ankle bone.

4 Write both the size and the crotch of the measures on an index card. Keep this card in your wallet to help find the right pair of pants size. The pants of most of the men are calibrated according to the size and the crotch of the pants, and boys often have an array of size to coordinate the size and the crotch with the size of the pants.

Tips and warnings

  • As the boys grow up, measure the height and the crotch often to adjust the size of the pants.
  • When a boy or man is in-between sizes, buy pants that are too long, rather than too big in size.Hemming pants is less time and less expensive having then the size taken in.