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This is because mattresses have a standard size grading, whereas bed frames do not. While many companies in the UK do offer bespoke bed making services, most mass-produced bed linens,  bed frames and mattresses fit only the standard bed sizes above.
A Queen size mattress in the UK is often misunderstood to be one of the larger sizes as is the case in many other parts of the world. At cm in width, however, it is smaller than a UK double. Another common mistake is to use a mattress size as the required space for the full dimensions of the bed and mattress.
Most common sizes for double beds are: In Italy, beds are classified by name and use the term Piazza as in "one place" Standard sizes are: There are some variations between the Nordic countries and the Baltic nations, but these are the most common sizes:.
In China, the regulation standard has following sizes available: In practice, bed sizes are usually categorized by the width. The length is typically two metres, but may vary. The most common sizes are:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 20 March Retrieved 2 April Bed warmer Couch Nightstand. Retrieved from " https: There are a large number of standard sizing systems around the world for various garments, such as dresses , tops, skirts , and trousers.
Made-to-order garments require measurements to be taken, but these do not need to be converted into national standard form.
Traditionally, clothes have been labelled using many different ad hoc size systems, which has resulted in varying sizing methods between different manufacturers made for different countries due to changing demographics and increasing rates of obesity, a phenomenon known as vanity sizing. This results in country-specific and vendor-specific labels incurring additional costs, and can make internet or mail order difficult.
Some new standards for clothing sizes being developed are therefore based on body-dimensions, such as the EN "Size designation of clothes". Before the invention of clothing sizes in the early s, all clothing was made to fit individuals by either tailors or makers of clothing in their homes. Then garment makers noticed that the range of human body dimensions was relatively small. Therefore, sizes were invented to. However, because of the drape and ease of the fabric, not all measurements are required to obtain a well-fitting apparel in most styles.
There are several ISO standards for size designation of clothes , but most have them are being revised and replaced by one of the parts of ISO which closely resembles European Standard EN This has resulted in variations between manufacturers and a tendency towards vanity sizing.
Slim, Normal, or Full, it is designed to fit. There is no mandatory clothing size or labeling standard in the U. S, though a series of voluntary standards have been in place since the s. But the guide was eventually degraded to a voluntary standard until it was abolished altogether in Since then, the common US misses sizes have not had stable dimensions.
Clothing brands and manufacturers size their products according to their preferences. Vanity sizing may be partly responsible for this deviation which began in earnest in the s.
ASOS Size Guide For the correct size, please use the jomp16.tk size guide for measurements & fitting tips. Close [X]. Clothing sizes in the United States are different than those found in most other countries. If you are a visitor from another country shopping for clothes in the USA, it might be useful to know the differences in US sizes. This page is designed to be a useful tool in converting local sizes to approximate US sizes. In clothing, clothing size refers to the label sizes used for garments sold off-the-shelf. There are a large number of standard sizing systems around the world for various garments, such as dresses, .