Measure around your full chest, under the arms, and across the fullest part of the bust/chest. The tape measure should be flat against the figure, straight across the back, but not too tight.
Find the narrowest part located above your belly button and below your rib cage. Measure around with the tape measure flat against the figure.
Measure around the fullest part of your hips with the tape measure flat against the figure and but not too tight. Be sure to go over your buttocks as well.
Measure straight across the back from the top of one shoulder to the other.
Stand straight, measure down, from your waist to the bottom of your leg.
Measure down, from your shoulder-neck connecting area all the way down to the lower waist.
Measure from your shoulder end to your wrist.