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SIZE GUIDE

One of the things customers have always loved about Silk Route is their wide range of fits and lengths.

'Modest fit and comfortability is right at the top of things our sisters look for when shopping for their jilbabs, abayas, tops or bottoms.'

Silk Route has gone beyond the fashion industry norms to give their customers up to 4 different fits in 5 different lengths, catering for a wide range of body frames and heights.

SILK ROUTE CLOTHING

Our apparels are offered in up to 4 fittings; Slim, Regular, Loose and Extra Loose. Thereafter, we provide up to 5 lengths for heights 5'0" - 5'8" (152-172 cm). Have a look below to see how Silk Route fittings corresponds to international sizing and matches up with the sizing standards of your country/region.

INTERNATIONAL SIZING COMPARISON
Country Slim Fit Regular Fit Loose Fit Extra Loose Fit
UK/AUS/NZL 8/10 12/14 16/18 20/22
USA/CAN 6/8 10/12 14/16 18/20
EUR 34/36 38/40 42/44 46/48
RUS 42/44 46/48 50/52 54/56

Silk Route Jilbabs and Abayas are available in all four fits. Slim and Regular come in 5 lengths for heights 5'0" - 5'8" (152-172 cm). Loose and Extra Loose are available in the most common heights (see chart below). So, if you are 5'4" tall and a UK size 12, your ideal Jilbab or Abaya size would be Regular 56.

Silk Route Jilbab and Abaya
Length (garment in inches) 52 54 56 58 60
Person Height (inches) 5'0" 5'2" 5'4" 5'6" 5'8"
Person Height (cm) 152 157 162 167 172
Slim Fit (garment chest width in inches) 18.5 18.75 19 19.25 19.5
Regular Fit (garment chest width in inches) 20.5 20.75 21 21.25 21.5
Loose Fit (garment chest width in inches) 22.5 22.75 23 23.25 23.5
Extra Loose Fit (garment chest width in inches) 18.5 18.75 19 19.25 19.5
Silk Route tops come in 4 fittings and various lengths (thigh, knee and 3/4 lengths) to suite your height, whilst maintaining your preference of modesty and giving you more styling options. So, if you are a UK size 12 your ideal top fitting would be Regular.
Silk Route Top
Slim Fit (garment chest width in inches) 18.5
Regular Fit (garment chest width in inches) 20.5
Loose Fit (garment chest width in inches) 22.5
Extra Loose Fit (garment chest width in inches) 24.5
Silk Route skirts are available in 3 lengths; Petite, Regular and Tall for heights 5'0" - 5'8" (152-172 cm). Each length is also available in Slim, Regular and Loose. So, if you are UK size 12 and 5'4" tall your skirt fit would be Regularand Regular length.
Silk Route Skirt
  Petite Regular Tall
Person Height (inches) 5'0" 5'4" 5'8"
Person Height (cm) 152 162 172
Slim Fit (garment Waist and Length in inche) W28 L36 W28 L39 W28 L41
Regular Fit (garment Waist and Length in inche) W30 L36 W30 L39 W30 L41
Loose Fit (garment Waist and Length in inche) W32 L36 W32 L39 W32 L41
Extra Loose Fit (garment Waist and Length in inche) - - -
Silk Route trousers are available in 3 lengths; Petite, Regular and Tall for heights 5'0" - 5'8" (152-172 cm). Each length is also available in Slim, Regular and Loose. So, if you are UK size 12 and 5'4" tall your trouser fit would be Regular and Regular length.
Silk Route Trousers
  Petite Regular Tall
Person Height (inches) 5'0" 5'4" 5'8"
Person Height (cm) 152 162 172
Slim Fit (garment Waist and Length in inche) W28 L28 W28 L30 W28 L32
Regular Fit (garment Waist and Length in inche) W30 L28 W30 L30 W30 L32
Loose Fit (garment Waist and Length in inche) W32 L28 W32 L30 W32 L32
Extra Loose Fit (garment Waist and Length in inche) - - -
Silk Route Hijabs come in one length and 3 different widths because we know customers love having options on how they style their hijabs. The maxi hijab are great for coverage without compromising on style.
Silk Route Hijab
Length (cm) 180
Slim (width in cm) 50
Regular (width in cm) 70
Maxi (width in cm) 100

  HOW TO MEASURE

    Measurements should be taken directly on your body.
    A: Measure your chest over the fullest part of your bust while wearing a bra that fits.
    B: Measure your waist at the narrowest point.
    C: Your seat measurement should be measured around the fullest part of your seat.
    D: Inner leg length is measured from the top of your inside leg down to the floor.

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