Swim, Briefs and Athletic Trunks Inspection

Briefs inspection includes fabric testing, visual inspection for workmanship and makes and size measuring check, all are important.

Swim and Briefs and Athletic Trunks measuring guides

1. Waist

Measure at waistband from side fold to side fold. Waist on elasticized garments should be measured both relaxed and extended.

2. Hip/Seat

Measure straight across hip, from side fold to side fold about 6cm above crotch on boys’ and girls’, while about 8cm above crotch on men’s and women’s.

3. Thigh

Lay leg flat, measure straight across at top of leg, from inseam fold to outseam fold.

4. Bottom or leg opening

Lay leg flat, measure straight across bottom opening from side fold to side fold.

5. Total inseam

Lay inseam flat. Measure from one bottom opening through crotch to other bottom opening. But some inspectors measure inseam length from Crotch to bottom opening.

6. Outseam/side length

Lay garment flat. Measure from top of waistband at outseam to bottom of leg.

7. Front rise

Measure from Crotch seam at front join seam. Along outer edge of fly to top of waistband.

8. Back rise

Measure from crotch seam, at back join seam, along centre back seam to top of waistband.

Swim and brief measuring guides

Swim and brief measuring guides

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