Posh Tip: How to Measure Your Items

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Like you, the Poshmark team is eager to buy and sell fashion on the app. There’s nothing better than snagging a major find from a fellow Posher, except maybe when you make a sale.

When it comes to clicking “Buy Now” on those listings we have liked, we too wonder about how the item will fit. As a seller, it can be tricky to know how to best answer fit questions for a potential buyer since sizes can vary.

So whether you’re buying or selling, we’ve come up with this trusty measurement guide to help accurately describe the fit of your item!

How To Measure Shoes

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Want to know if a heel is the perfect height for a night out? Be sure to measure from the base of the heel to the tip!

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Measuring the sole for flats and insole for heels can also help buyers and sellers get a better idea of a shoe’s true size.

How To Measure Dresses & Tops

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Fit can be tricky and can vary by brand and item. To make sure a dress or top is sized just right, the bust can be measured from armpit to armpit.

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Arm length can also be determined by measuring the top of the shoulder all the way down to the sleeve.

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Want to make sure the dress is just the right length for the buyer? Measure from the top of the shoulder down to the bottom hem.

How To Measure Bottoms

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Trying to snag the perfect jeans? Be sure to measure the waist to determine size accurately.

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Measuring the inseam from the crotch to the hem can also help determine the right length for bottoms.

How to Measure Bags

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To be sure that bag in your “likes” can fit all your everyday essentials, be sure to get measurements! Height can be measured from the base to the top of the item. You can also measure the length from left to right at the base of the bag, and measure the width of either side.

How to Measure Watches

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When measuring a watch or bangle, be sure to measure the circumference of the interior to be sure it fits the wrist perfectly!

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